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 – U18 Boys, U18 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 2023 in PEI

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
  • The last games were held in 2019, the next games in 2021 will be a summer version, curling will not participate in those games.  Next games date TBA

Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel

  • Elite Competitive event for wheelchair teams 
  • Open to teams from out of province/country
  • First come, first served
  • Held annually in late November in Ottawa, ON

Curling Canada U15 Challenge Cups presented by Ontario Curling Council

  • New developmental competition format 
  • Age category:  U15
  • Triples, Singles, Fours event focused on developing more well-rounded athletes
  • Multiple sites across Ontario
Name of GamesNext Games DatesNext Games LocationsDisciplines to CompeteMulti-Sport Webpage 
Ontario Winter GamesFebruary 27-March 1, 2020OrilliaU18 Boys - 6 teams, U18 Girls - 6 teams,
U21 Mixed Doubles - 6 teams, Wheelchair - 6 teams
Games Webpage
Canada Winter Games Qualifiers2023PEIBoys, Girls, Mixed Doubles - Ages to be announcedCanada Games - PEI
Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair BonspielNovember 29-December 1, 2019RA Centre - OttawaOpen entry - WheelchairN/A
U15 Challenge CupsTBDTBDU15 Open - any combination of male/femaleN/A
ParaSport Winter GamesUnknown - possibly 2023UnknownWheelchair Curling - 6 teams, Visually Impaired Curling - 4 teamsN/A