Updated Monday, December 9, 2019

Grand Slam Boost

The next event in the Pinty's Grand Slam Circuit is the Boost National in Conception Bay Newfoundland starting Thursday December 10. Broadcasts are on Sportsnet at 11 am, 3 pm and 7 pm.

Metro Winners

Pictured above is the winning team from the RA of the 2019 Ottawa Ladies Metro League. R to L:
Diane Burgess, Nerine Waldron, Margo Burgess, Elaine Brimicombe, Susan Crawford (5th). Runner up was Team Karen Bradley of Manotick.

OVCA Mixed Bonspiel

There is only one week left to register for the annual OVCA Mixed Bonspiel January 16-19.
There are a few openings in the open and colts divisions. The Seniors is full. Register here

Canada Cup

Congratulations to Ottawa's Rachel Homan on winning the Home Hardware 2019 Canada Cup in Leduc. John Epping with former Ottawan Mat Camm won the men's. Both teams are the first teams to qualify for the Roar of the Rings Curling Trials in 2021.

U21 Challenge Round

 At the U21 Challenge Round in Lindsay, Lindsay Thorne of Rideau and Landan Rooney of Alexandria both advance to the Provincial Championships December 27-30 at Annandale.   Draws Women | Men

World Champs

Above is Team Cochrane with their WCF banner, presented last night at the Russell Curling Club.
L to R Paul Adams, Ken Sullivan, Morgan Currie, Ian MacAuley and Bryan Cochrane.

Hope Beddoe

Congratulation to Nicole Deschesne and her team of Marion McMahon, Carol Hamilton and Carolyn McEwan from Carleton Heights on winning the Hope Event Final (Pictured R-L below). Runner up was Beatrice O'Byrne of Granite. Patti Patterson of the RA won the Silver Salver. Brenda Chapman of Granite won the Beddoe and Bernice Flemming of the Hunt Club won the Edythe Huston. The draw is here.

Ottawa Youth League Video

Check out the inspiring video of the Ottawa Youth League, presented by Hogline Curlers Proshop.

LCA Bantam & Junior Girls

The Ladies Curling Association Annual Bantam (U15) and Junior (U18) Girls event for Districts 1 & 2 will be held at the RA Curling Club Sunday January 5th. See the bonspiel page for more details.



Openings in Crystal Heart

There are a few openings in the Crystal Heart Bonspiel, February 6-9 in the Open division. The seniors is full. The entry form is here.

Ontario Championships

The first four qualifiers have been announced for the Men's and Women's Ontario Curling Championships to be held in Cornwall January 27-February 2: John Epping, Scott McDonald, Rachel Homan and Jestyn Murphy

CurlON Award

CurlON President Elaine Brimicombe presents Mike Johansen of Rideau Curling Club with the CurlON Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award — Mike has his name on five Ontario banners.

LCA Challenge

Diana Favel, with Sheryl Dobenko, Jennifer Langley and Sheila Rogers won the LCA Challenge in Winchester. Runner up was Maureen Broder of Granite. Wendy Statham of Carleton Heights won the consolation, runner up was Sarah Fletcher of City View.

Diana Favel, Sheryl Dobenko, Sheila Rogers, Bill Rogers (coach) and LCA's Joyce Sinclair.

8 Ender in Winchester

At the LCA Chalkenge event at Winchester, the team skipped by Janet Levere scored an 8 ender. The other team members are Janet Lapierre, Wendy Casselman, Janet Thompson.

Club Championships

Winners of the gold medals at the 2019 Canadian Curling Club Championships in Leduc, Alberta were the Ontario men, Paul Moffatt from Kitchener and the Alberta women, Nanette Dupont from Lethbridge. Quebec's Jasmin Gibeau won the men's bronze medal.
Standings  Men | Women

Pictured above are the winners of the Navy Senior Men's Bonspiel played last weekend. This annual event supports the Perley and Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre Foundation and this year they will have raised $3500.

Men's Worlds in Ottawa?

The OVCA, along with the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, and Ottawa Tourism are bidding to host the World Men’s Curling Championship in Ottawa at TD Place in Lansdowne Park April 3–11, 2021, and they need your help! The announcement from Curling Canada is expected within a week or so.