Updated Monday, February 20, 2017

LCA McCallum Filly

The McCallum Filly Champions, pictured above, are from Navy: Stephanie McClennan(skip), Mary Chamberlain, Marianne Winchester, and Karen Martin. The runner-up was Alexandra Nur, also of Navy. The Hamilton Shield was won by Metcalfe's Sarah Willits and the runner-up was Richmond's Kellie Wier-Burtt. The LCA Championship game between District 1 and District 2 will be held in Prescott March 18, 2017.

 Scotties

The 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts started Saturday in St Catharines. Rachel Homan is tied with Manitoba at 3-0. The television schedule is here...

Gore School Curling Provincials

Markham High School won the boys event in The Gore Schoolboy & Schoolgirl Provincial Championships in Perth February 15-18. Kingston lost in the semi final. A.N. Meyers SS of Niagara Falls won the girls' event. Cassandra Allen of Vankleek Hill won the consolation.
This year's participating teams from Eastern Ontario: St. John Catholic High School in Perth skipped by Mikayla Gemmill; Vankeel Hill Collegiate Institute skipped by Cassandra Allen; Loyalist Collegiate in Kingston skipped by Bilal Islam; Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute skipped by  Cameron Laroque. Boys' Final | Girls' Final

World Juniors

The VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships started Thursday in Korea. Representing Canada are Kristen Streifel of Alberta and Tyler Tardi of BC. Canada is leading the standings in the women at 4-1 and is in third place in the men at 3-2. The broadcast schedule on youtube is here... 1400 Korean Time is midnight EST.

Fundraiser at City View

Water Colour Paint Afternoon at City View on Monday February 20 from 2 pm until 5 pm.
Register on line at https://cityviewcurling.ca/

Final qualifiers for Brier

The list of the participating teams in the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier in St John's was finalized this weekend. Read the whole story here...

Academy of Curling in September

Russ Howard's Academy of Curling will be held at City View Curling Club September 22-24, 2017. See the poster here, registration is on line here.

City of Ottawa Men's Bonspiel

The City of Ottawa Bonspiel deadline is coming up on Saturday, February 25th. Contact Peter Smith for information, or register on line

Senior Provincials

Congratulations to Howard Rajala, Rich Moffatt, Chris Fulton and Paul Madden of Rideau on winning the Senior Men's Provincials in Lindsay.
They advance to the Canadian Championships in Fredericton March 18-25. Jo-Ann Rizzo of Brantford won the Senior Women's..
  Playoff

Colts & Trophy

The Colts & Trophy Provincial Qualifiers were this weekend. Bill Woods of Russell and Mark McDonald of Cataraqui advance to the provincials
in Meaford March 15. There were no Trophy entries. Draw

Joe Pavia's Column

Read this week`s curling column in the Ottawa Sun by Joe Pavia here...

Governor Generals/Lady Tweedsmuir

It was all Quebec at the finals of the Branch Governor General's Trophy and the LCA Lady Tweedsmuir. Ormstown Curling Club (skips Simon Rember and Scott McClintock) defeated Dalhousie Lake (Bill Woods Jr. and John Wilson). Glenmore  (Nancy Harvey and Laura Thomas) defeated Richmond (Jennifer Langley and Shirley Reddick). The women's game went down to the wire, an exciting show for the crowd who braved the snow.

CurlON Events last weekend

Spencer Cooper and Gary Rowe, both of Ottawa Curling Club and L. Freeman of Kingston and Jennifer Harvey of Belleville advanced to Intermediate Provincials March 1-5 in Fenelon Falls. Men's Draw | Women's Draw
At the U-21 Mixed Doubles in Prescott, Sutherland/Ryan (Hunt Club), Taylor/Taylor (Huntley), Goodkey/Horton (Ottawa) and Calwell/Butler (Navy) advanced to Provincials March 10-12 in Huntsville. Draw

Sport Tourism Awards

The 2016 Tim Hortons Brier has been nominated for the CSTA Canadian Sport Event of the Year Award. Winners will be announced on March 21 at the CSTA's annual Sport Events Congress at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa. Read more here..