COMPETITIONS

The Ontario Curling Council operates several competitions on behalf of its membership due to the nature of the events being developmental, parasport and/or province wide events.

The Ontario Curling Council operates the following events:

Ontario Winter Games

  • Provincial Qualifiers
  • Four disciplines – U17 Boys, U17 Girls, U21 Mixed Doubles and Wheelchair
  • We are the sport governing body who liaises with the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport’s Games Committee
  • Every two years, the next games are scheduled for 2020

Canada Winter Games

  • Provincial Qualifiers
  • Provincial Finals 
  • Boys and Girls only with winner going to the Canada Winter Games
  • Age determined by the Canada Winter Games rules
  • Every four years, the next games are scheduled in 2019

ParaSport Winter Games

  • Invitational event based on previous provincial finishes
  • Opportunity for new teams to enter through a lottery system
  • Wheelchair and Visually Impaired Curling
  • Every two years, the next games are scheduled for 2019

Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel

  • Elite Competitive event for wheelchair teams 
  • Open to teams from out of province/country
  • First come, first served
  • Annually, the third weekend in November in Ottawa

2018 –  Curling Canada U15 Challenge Cups

  • The OCC will pilot a new developmental competition format for Curling Canada in 2018
  • Three pilot sites
  • Age category:  U15
  • Triples, Singles, Fours event focused on developing more well-rounded athletes