Updated Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Crystal Heart Classic

The committee that organizes the Crystal Heart Bonspiel is looking for 2 members to volunteer - one for the website and one for sponsorship. Contact Nancy Jordan if you can help out.

OVCA Youth Symposium

To find out more about what is happening in youth curling in the Ottawa Valley, the minutes of the 2019 Youth Symposium are here.

HOT Curling League

The H.O.T. Curling League (Head Taxation Office Mixed - at least one woman per team) that plays at the RA on Thursdays at 5 pm is looking for a team or some singles. See their website for more details. Or contact Veronique Fortin

Carleton Heights Mixed

Carleton Heights Friday Night mixed is looking for a few teams/players to fill their league. For more information, contact Greg Hodgins or check the Friday Night Mixed information on the CHCC website.

Job Opportunity

Bill Duck at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club is searching for an assistant or two. See the job description here.

New Women's Cash League

A women's cash league starts in October in Russell on Friday afternoons at 1 pm. See the details here.

Mentor League

The Ottawa Hunt is launching a New Mentor League on Monday evenings, open to all graduates from Learn to Curl Programs. The Mentor league will permit 4-person developing teams to be accompanied on the ice by an experienced coach (supplied or of their choosing). The total cost per team is $1,200 ($300 per person). For further information on the Mentor league please contact Bill Duck, or Doug Kreviazuk.

Junior SuperSpiel

The partial list of teams is now up for the 2019 Brokerlink OVCA Junior Superspiel being held at Ottawa clubs October 25-27. The registration forms are now available for the OVCA Superspiel Qualifier at Almonte October 11-13. See the bonspiel page for more information.

Coaching Clinics

The new schedule, information and registration for all levels of coaching clinics can be found on the Ontario Curling Council website. Locally, a Club Coach Youth will be held on October 5th at Cornwall and October 20th at Huntley. Competition Coach is in Cornwall October 5-6.

Openings in Cash League at OCC

Ottawa Curling Club has spots available in its Wednesday Cash League. This open league sees great competition as teams play for $ each game. To secure your spot, contact the club Manager at manager@ottawacurlingclub.com now.

Mixed Doubles League

The Ottawa Mixed Doubles league will be running again next year. Registration is now open, participants can register at OttawaMixedDoubles.com

 

Shorty Jenkins Classic

Congratulations to John Epping and Jennifer Jones on winning the finals of The AMJ Campbell Shorty Jenkins Classic in Cornwall.
Championship Round  Men | Women

Information Night at the RA

 The RA Curling Club is holding an information Night on Wednesday September 18 from 7pm to 9 pm. Their fixed open Doubles league, will be starting its fourth year, on Wednesday evenings at 9 pm and this year they will also have an open Recreational Doubles league on Sundays at 6 pm. For more details and league information contact Melody Rochon mrochon@racentre.com

Try Curling at the RA

There will be a  Drop in Session at the RA on Saturday September 28 from 10 am to 1 pm to give curling a quick try. Open to adults and youth over the age of 8.

Free Ice Decals Available

The Schmirler foundation is making available, free of charge, in ice decals celebrating their 20th anniversary. Hogline Curlers Proshop will have these by September 9th if any clubs need them.
Call Hogline Curlers Proshop at 613 842-0946 to reserve the decals.

Mixed League at RCMP

RCMP Curling Club has room for two teams in their weekend mixed league, for couples or individuals. All levels of experience are welcome
For more information contact the club manager at manager@rcmpcc.ca or 613-749-7086

Academy of Curling Clinics

The Academy of Curling will be held at City View Curling Club September 20th-22nd, 2019,
featuring Mary-Anne Arsenault, Russ Howard and Grant Odishaw. Two 1 1/2 days sessions are being offered. Sign-up as an individual and be placed onto a team. Capacity: 32 people per clinic, additional 50 people for the banquet dinner. See the poster here.

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 winning bid will be announced by Curling Canada in mid-October 2019. Full story..