Updated Friday, May 26, 2017

The OVCA is Taking a Road Trip

As the final phase of the Brier Funding Consultation process, the OVCA will be visiting 4 clubs throughout the OVCA region to present the findings of theiur survey and the new and enhanced funding programs available to OVCA member clubs:
TUESDAY, June 6th, Vankleek Hill 7 pm
THURSDAY, June 8th, Renfrew 7 pm
TUESDAY, June 13th, Smiths Falls 7 pm
THURSDAY, June 15th, City View 7 pm
See all the details here...

Story from PEI

A great story about Ottawa's Ian MacAulay can be found here...

Jamie Sinclair Qualifies for USA Trials

 Jamie Sinclair, formerly of Manotick, is skipping one of the women's teams in the Trials in the USA. A total of 3 women's teams and 4 men's teams will compete in Omaha November 11-18. Read about it here...

Love of Curling Scholarships

The application process for the Love of Curling Scholarships is open until June 30, 2017. Applicants must be under the age of 23 by December 31. For more information, or to apply, go to the Curling Canada Website.

Roar of the Rings

Fourteen of the teams have been confirmed for the Roard of the Rings in Ottawa December 2-10 at the Canadian Tire Centre. Four of these teams are from Ontario: Rachel Homan, John Epping. Alli Flaxey and Brad Jacobs. Read more here...

Academy of Curling

Russ Howard's Academy of Curling will be held September 22-24, 2017 at City View Curling Club. Some events are already sold out. Register here.


Pre-Trials Field Expanded

Two more teams of each gender will get a chance to chase their gold-medal dreams at the 2017 Road to the Roar Pre-Trials later this year in Summerside, P.E.I., it was announced by Curling Canada. Full story...

New Ice Tech for Carleton Heights

Carleton Heights Curling Club has selected Dennis Elgie to be their Head Ice Technician for the 2017-18 season.  

Team Homan Junior Camp

The 2017 Team Homan Junior Curling Camp September 22-24 at the Ottawa Curling Club is now full. See all the details on the Team Homan Website. The poster is here.

News from the World Curling Federation

Those interested in what is going on in the world of curling can read the latest newsletter from the World Curling Federation here...

Volunteers for The Roar

Volunteer positions  for the Roar of the Rings in December are still available in the Patch in both Bar Services and Patch Banking. For a description of the positions and to register, click here.

Future Stars

Curlers, between the ages of 12-16 and members of an OVCA affiliated club, can apply to be a Future Star at the 2017 Roar of the Rings.
See all the details on the OVCA website. Deadline has been extended to June 16.