OWG – Wheelchair

Qualification:

  • Automatic Entry:  The top 2 teams from the Northern Ontario Curling Association 2019 Provincials & Top 3 teams from the 2019 CurlON provincials have pre-qualified for the 2020 OWG providing they have 3/4 returning players from their provincial teams.  
  • One open lottery entry position for teams who have not prequalified or newly formed teams will round out the qualification field.
  • If a pre-qualified team does not have 3/4 returning players, or a team declines, that spot will also go to a lottery team.
  • Lottery team(s) will be selected on Friday, December 13, 2019.  Teams must enter the lottery by December 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST.

Enter the Wheelchair Lottery here.

Age Eligibility:

Wheelchair – no age restriction

Coach Certification Standards:

All coaches will be required to complete Mandatory Training (see below) and have a valid Criminal Record Check on file with the Ontario Curling Council valid for the entire duration of the competition (qualifiers + provincials).  Coaches needing to obtain a Criminal Record Check can do so online.

Only coaches with the standards outlined below will be granted on-ice access (practice/breaks/timeouts) during competitions.

Wheelchair:  Certified Competition Coach

Team Composition:

Only athletes who are members of a CurlON or NOCA Affiliated curling club are eligible to enter the competition.  Team members do not have to be members of the same curling club.  

Fifth Players/Alternates are NOT permitted at any level of the event.  This is due to athlete quota at the Ontario Winter Games itself.