Updated Sunday, October 14, 2018

Pictured above is Cheryl Carroll of City View Curling Club who received a CurlON Lifetime Achievement Award from CurlON President, Doug Kreviazuk.

U21 Crystal Slam

The U21 "Crystal Slam" is this weekend (before the Challenge de Curling de Gatineau) at the Centre Sportif Robert Rochon and Buckingham Curling Club. This event has an international field of 15 boys and 25 girls teams. Teams

World Mixed Championship

The 2018 Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling Championship is at the Kelowna Curling Club. Representing Canada is Ontario's Mike Anderson, Danielle Inglis, Sean Harrison and Lauren Harrison. They won their opening game - read about it here.

Moosehead Classic

RCMP hosted the Moosehead Classic this past weekend weekend. Congratulations to Eric Periard of Buckingham, with Pierre Goeffroy, Charles-André Pilon and Luc Louis-Seize on winning the final 10-8 over Carl Doucette of North Grenville.
Colin Dow of RCMP, with Jordie Lyon-Hatcher, Brett Lyon-Hatcher and John Steski won the Open Championship 8-2 over Chelsea's Mark Homan.  Playoffs  Colts | Open

Stusells Toronto Tankard

Kira Brunton of Sudbury won the Stusells women's final 7-4 over Toronto's Cathy Auld. Reid Carruthers of Winnipeg won the men's final in an extra end over Dartmouth's Stuart Thompson.   Playoffs  Women | Men

Challenge de Curling de Gatineau

The Challenge de Curling de Gatineau will be held at the Centre Sportif Robert Rochon and Buckingham Curling Club (which is celebrating it's 100th Anniversary) October 17-21. There will be 32 elite men's teams, 32 open class teams, and an international field of 15 junior men and 25 junior women playing in the U21 Crystal Slam the weekend before.


Gore Mutual School Curling

Gore school playdowns are December 6-8 at Winchester and Carleton Place. See the details on the Bonspiel page. Or check out their website.

Swiss Teams looking for Games

Four Swiss teams are coming to the SuperSpiel, arriving about Oct 16th. They are looking to play some friendly games early in the week Oct 22 to 24th against local teams. If your team can help out, please contact Tom Sinclair

LCA Centennial

The LCA District 2 Centennial-Mary McGuire (women 55 and over) will be held in Ottawa November 6-8. Entry closing date is October 22. The flyer is here. Women who play in LCA events must be a member of a club who has paid LCA dues.

Crystal Heart Curling Classic

It didn't take long, but the Senior division of the  Crystal Heart Bonspiel is already full. Dates are February 7-10. Entry form

LCA Bantam & Junior Girls

The Annual LCA Bantam (U15) and Junior (U18) Girls competition will be held at the RA on Sunday November 18. Entry forms are on the bonspiel page.

 Ottawa Mixed Doubles League

There is space for one more team in a new league this season for Mixed Doubles. Starting October 13, games will be held on alternate Saturdays at Ottawa, Rideau or Navan Curling Clubs. Visit their website or contact Alicia Krolak.

Updates From the Hunt Club

Learn to Curl instructors are needed at the Hunt Club for Thursday evenings or Saturdays at 11 am. Contact Curling Manager Bill Duck. Still some openings in the Saturday morning sessions, and check for league openings with Bill Duck. Curling for a Cause entry form on November 3rd is now available here.

ProAm Opportunity for Bantams

The BrokerLink-OVCA Junior SuperSpiel is a very popular event and 16 bantam curlers have the opportunity to play with Pros from around the world and Canada. This ProAm event is at Navy Curling Club on Thursday, October 25 at 3pm. One player from each club - on a first come first serve basis. Details are here.  Please send in your requests to Cindy MacKinnon

SuperSpiel Qualifier

Entries are now being taken for the OVCA Junior Superspiel Qualifier in Almonte October 19-21. Entry form. Three men's teams and three women's teams advance to the Brokerlink OVCA Junior Superspiel October 26-28.