Updated Monday, December 17, 2018

Boost National

At the Grand Slam of Curling Boost National in Conception Bay NL, Ross Patterson of Scotland won the the men's final and Rachel Homan the women's.  Playoffs  Men | Women

Men's City of Ottawa Bonspiel

Registration is now being taken for the 2019 Alexander Keith's Men's City of Ottawa Bonspiel. This year the main draw has been reduced to 96 teams. The Senior (50+) and Senator (65+) are limited to 20 teams each, and will be playing a round robin format.

Metro Winners

Three teams were tied with records of 6-3, but Barbara Thompson-Walker of Granite ended up winning the 2018 Women's Metro League. See the final standings here.

Canada Winter Games

Qualifier A for the Canada Winter Games was played this weekend in Renfrew.
Women's draw | men's draw
Dominique Vivier of Navan and Chris Inglis of RCMP both advance to the Provincials January 3-6 in Sault Ste. Marie. Team Deschenes from Manotick will also be there. They qualified by placing 2nd at the Ontario Winter Games last season. The Canada Winter Games will be held in Red Deer AB February 15-March 3

Governor General's Trophy

Team Blad and Team McCrady from Rideau Curling Club won The OVCA Governor General's double team playdown at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club on Sunday morning. The Championship final against Quebec is Sunday February 17th at RCMP.

Stu Sells U18

Congratulations to Manotick's Emily Deschenes, Emma Artichuk, Jillian Uniacke and Celeste Gauthier on winning the Stu Sells U18 Junior Tankard. The team went undefeated, winning against Ottawa's Dominique Vivier 7-3 in the final.


CurlON Tankard and Scotties

Team Dow, pictured above, (John Steski, Brett Lyon-Hatcher, Ian MacAulay and Colin Dow) advance directly to the Provincial Tankard in Elmira on winning CurlON Spiel #2 at RCMP over the weekend. Spiel #1 was at Acton where Charley Thomas of Westmount and Rob Retchless of Toronto's Royal Canadian advance. At the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Spiel #1 at Midland, Susan Froud of Westmount and Julie Tippin of Woodstock advance to the Provincial in Elmira. CTRS standings mean that John Epping, Glenn Howard and Scott MacDonald will compete in the Provincial men's, and Rachel Homan and Jacqueline Harrison in the women's. See the explanation here.


At the Provincial Qualifier A for the Masters at Cataraqui in Kingston. Qualifiers are Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club's Diana Favel, Cataraqui's Dianne Wylie, Ottawa's Jim Hunker and Russell's Bruce Delaney.
Draw  Men  |  Women
These teams advance to the Provincial Masters in Ingersoll January 9-13.

Gore Mutual School Curling

Zone 1A girls winner was Grace Cave, 1B Taryn Cooper and Zone 1A boys Mathew Roach all from  from North Dundas District High School. 1B boys winner was Freddy Parisien from Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute.
Zone 2 boys winner Glebe Collegiate, skip Matheo Boudreau. Zone 2 Girls winner Osgoode Township skip Alyssa Blad
Zone 3A Boys winner Fellowes High School (Pembroke) skip Cole Lacroix-Lyon. 3B is Carleton Place High School skip Adam Litle. Zone 3 Girls winner Carleton Place High School Skip Becky Litle

Curling World and Canada Cups

The Curling World Cup second leg was in Omaha Nebraska. Winners of the men's event was USA (John Shuster), Japan won the women's, and Norway the Mixed Doubles. Jennifer Jones and Brad Jacobs won the Home Hardware Canada Cup in Estevan Saskatchewan.

Crystal Heart and OVCA Mixed

Both the OVCA Mixed Bonspiel (January 17-20)and the Crystal Heart Bonspiel (February 7-10) are now full.

Pembroke U18 Winners

Congratulations to Manotick's Nicholas Rowe, Sean Blythe, Mathew MacDonald and Andrew Hollinger on winning the Pembroke U18 Cash Bonspiel this past weekend.