Updated Monday, January 21, 2019

Queen's Alumni Funspiel

Kevin Goheen has been running the Ottawa Branch Queen's Alumni Spiel for 10 years. It takes place this year on Saturday February 23 at Ottawa Curling Club. See all the details here...

Continental Cup

It was almost one of the greatest comebacks in the event’s history. Almost.
But Team World finally made it official Sunday in the final draw of the 2019 World Financial Group Continental Cup, presented by Boyd Gaming, picking up the final, precious points needed to clinch the championship. Full story....

Canadian Juniors

The 2019 New Holland Canadian Junior Championships start Saturday in Prince Albert SK.
Representing Ontario are Samuel Steep from Galt and Thea Coburn from Dundas.
Standings women | men
Live streaming is on Facebook. Semifinals and finals will be on TSN on Saturday January 26th and Sunday January 27th.

CurlON Masters

At the Provincial Masters in Ingersoll, Gordon Norton of Oshawa won the men's final over Bruce Delaney of Russell, and Janice Carwardine of Leaside defeated Diana Favel of the Hunt Club in the women's final. Playoffs

Tankard & Scotties Qualifiers

Dayna Deruelle of Harriston and Pat Ferris of Grismsby won the Provincial qualifier for the Ontario Tankard in Penetanguishene Men's Draw
Catherine Auld of Cataraqui (Erin Morrissey playing Third) and Chelsea Brandwood of Listowel qualified in the women's Scotties. Hailey Armstrong of Rideau lost the B final. Women's Draw The  Provincial Tankard and Scotties Tournament of Hearts take place in Elmira January 25 - February 3.

CurlON Wheelchair

Congratulations to the winners of the Provincial Wheelchair Championship: Jim Armstrong, Collinda Joseph, Jon Thurston and Reid Mulligan.  Playoff  They advance to the Canadian Wheelchair Championship in Boucherville QC April 26 - May 1.

Local Celebrity

There's a great story in the latest edition of Fifty-Five-Plus about Earle Morris. You can read it here...

Curling Des Collines

The Gatineau Hills are alive with the sound of the roaring game. The Outaouais region has its first dedicated curling centre and, fittingly, it’s called Curling des Collines. Full story in the Ottawa Citizen...

8 ender at City View

Raymond Martinuk, Gerry Berthiaume, Bill Shields and Dan McGlinchey scored an 8-ender in the first end of the Wednesday afternoon open league.

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.


OVCA Mixed Bonspiel

Winners of the Rock On - The 2019 OVCA Mixed Bonspiel are Paul Madden of Rideau (open) with Natalie Boucher, Michel Boucher and Marlene Elliott; Diana Favel of Hunt Club (seniors) and Marianne Winchester of Navy (colts). The draw is posted on the website.

Dierks Bentley Learns to Curl

Thanks to Alex Young, manager of Carleton Heights Curling Club, for teaching country artist Dierks Bentley how to curl on short notice on Friday January 18.

LCA Stanley Gauthier

Marianne Winchester, Carolyn Fenwick, Sarah Baxter and Katie Kelly of Navy, pictured above, won the LCA Stanley event at Russell this past weekend. Runner up was the RA's Phyllis Odenbach Sutton. Granite's Alison Gaiser won the Gauthier second event, Morrisburg's Sandra Bonyun was runner up. The draw is here.

Grand Slam Canadian Open

Congratulations to Rachel Homan on winning the Meridian Canadian Open women's event in North Battleford SK. Brendan Bottcher won the men's Playoff: Men | Women

Navy's Contribution to Perley

At their annual invitational bonspiel, the Navy Senior Men raised $4,325 to go to the Perley and Rideau Veterans' Health Centre Foundation. The Senior Men have been running this bonspiel for more than 20 years and have contributed over $40,000 to the Perley.
Pictured above is the cheque presentation:
L-R: Stephanie Duggan (President Navy CC), Sara Francis (Perley Foundation Development Coordinator), Daniel Clapin (Perley Foundation Executive Director), DJ Pieper (Senior Men’s Navy Invitational Coordinator), George Mitchell (Senior Men’s President). Missing: John Mayes (Past Senior Men's Navy Invitational Coordinator and Resource Person)