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  • CHERYL KREVIAZUK and KAREN SAGLE - STOH Challenge Round Winners

    Congrats to our CHERYL KREVIAZUK and KAREN SAGLE (lead and second of Team Duncan), as they won the B-Side of the STOH challenge round this past weekend. They will now compete in Whitby on January 10-14. Good luck, ladies!

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  • TEAM ROBILLARD wins Men's Colts Provincial Championship

    Congrats to our TEAM ROBILLARD for winning the Colts Provincial Championship this past weekend! Way to go SEBASTIEN ROBILLARD, RYAN McCRADY, BOWIE ABBIS-MILLS, and ANDREW DENNY-PETCH! 

    The team has secured a berth in the 2018 Ontario's Mens Provincial Championship in Huntsville, ON from Jan 30 - Feb 4, 2018!

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  • TEAM HOMAN wins Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings!

    Congrats to Rachel, Emma, Joanne, Lisa, Cheryl, and Adam! Team Homan is going to the OLYMPICS! We couldn't be more proud of this team and to be the home of Team Homan!

    Team Homan wins ROTR - Calvin Li

  • Kreviazuk family well represented at the Roar of the Rings

    TSN's Vic Rauter introduces us to Doug Kreviazuk. "He's volunteering his time as a statistician at the Roar of the Rings in Ottawa, but is also keeping a close eye on his three daughters, all of whom are competing in the tournament." (LYNN KREVIAZUK and Alison Kreviasuk are on Team Flaxey, and CHERYL KREVIAZUK is on TEAM HOMAN.) Click here.

    The Kreviazuks

  • Scotties Tournament of Hearts Provincial Qualifier A (East)

    Congrats to five of our elite female curlers for qualifying for the Ontario Scotties in Whitby, ON from Jan 10-14, 2018!

         CASSANDRA DeGROOT, lead of Team Inglis
         LYNN KREVIAZUK, second of Team Flaxey
         LEE MERKLINGER, second of Team Sherry Middaugh
         LYNSEY LONGFIELD, second of Team Hailey Armstrong
         ERICA HOPSON, third of Team Hailey Armstrong

    Scotties Qualifier East

  • Carleton Place Scotch Doubles

    Congrats to our MATTHEW BELLEY (with his father, Luc Belley) for winning the Carleton Place Scotch Doubles bonspiel on Sunday, Nov 26, 2017. This is the 2nd time in three years this pair have emerged as champions of this Scotch Doubles.

    Scotch Doubles

  • 2017 World Women's Curling Championship banner

    The formal presentation of CANADA’s TEAM HOMAN’s world championship banner was presented on Nov 24, 2017.

    Congratulations to RACHEL HOMAN, EMMA MISKEW, JOANNE COURTNEY, LISA WEAGLE, alternate CHERYL KREVIAZUK, and coach ADAM KINGSBURY!

    We are so proud of you!

    World Banner with Team Homan Matthew and Doug

    2017 World Curling Banner

  • TEAM WALLINGFORD wins U21 A-Side Provincial Qualifier

    Congrats to TEAM WALLINGFORD (EMMA WALLINGFORD, GRACE HOLYOKE, LINDSAY DUBUE, and HANNAH WALLINGFORD) for winning A-Side of U21 Provincial Qualifier on Nov 19, 2017. 

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  • TEAM ROBILLARD and TEAM ALLEN victorious

    Congrats to TEAM ROBILLARD (SEBASTIAN ROBBILARD, RYAN McCRADY, BOWIE ABBIS-MILLS, and ANDREW DENNY) for winning Colts Provincial Qualifier on Nov 19, 2017. 

    Congrats to TEAM ALLEN (STEVE ALLEN, RITCHIE GILLAN, RICK ALLEN, and KEVIN RATHWELL) for winning the Burnt Rock Curling Co. Carp Classic on Nov 19, 2017. 
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  • TOM PETERSON and HENRY CHAN win Brockville Senior Men's

    Congrats to Tom Peterson and Henry Chan for winning the Brockville Senior Men's Bonspiel on Nov. 5th! 

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  • Roar of the Rings - Have extra tickets?

    Do you have extra tickets to the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings but do not know how to connect with interested buyers? You can post a comment on our OCC Facebook page* with details (date, draw time, etc.) and interested buyers can private message you via Facebook Messenger. OCC Facebook - Roar of the Rings marketplace Good luck!

    *The Ottawa Curling Club will not take responsibility; we are just providing a liaison to connect the curling community with tickets.

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  • TEAM HOMAN Send-off Celebration - Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 7:00pm


    Help The Ottawa Curling Club send off the Women's World Curling Champions, our very own TEAM HOMAN to the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, Canada's Olympic Curling Trials, being held in Ottawa, December 2-10.

    The entire team will be there: Rachel Homan, Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney, Lisa Weagle, alternate Cheryl Kreviazuk, and coach Adam Kingsbury. The celebration will include the formal presentation of the team's world championship banner. Come out and show the team how proud their club, their city, and their country are of their accomplishments.

    Team Homan send-off celebration

  • Good luck to our curlers competing at the Road to the Roar in Summerside

    The Ottawa Curling Club wishes our elite curlers all the best at the Road to the Roar in Summerside, PEI at Credit Union Place this week!

    - DON BOWSER of Team Balsdon

    - DAVID MATHERS of Team Glenn Howard

    - JEAN-MICHEL MENARD of Team Menard, and

    - LEE MERKLINGER of Team Sherry Middaugh.

  • Last chance to purchase OCC club jacket

    Due to popular demand, we will be offering one last chance to order an OCC club jacket from Nov 1 - Nov 12, 2017.

    Each OCC club jacket will come standard with club logo (full colour heat-transfer) on front left chest, “OTTAWA CURLING CLUB” in white on right arm, and your name in white on interior zipper flap.

    Price: $130 + HST.

    Please see Dalal for sample sizes and to place your order.

    OCC Jacket

  • ADAM KINGSBURY receives Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award

    Congrats to our ADAM KINGSBURY, the dedicated coach of Team Homan, for being awarded the Petro-Canada Coaching Excellence Award!

    Adam Kingsbury

  • Happy Halloween, curlers!

    The Tuesday evening Women's league dressed up for the occasion.

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  • DAVID MATHERS wins Huron ReproGraphics Oil Heritage Classic

    Congrats to  DAVID MATHERS (throwing 2nd with Glenn Howard, Adam Spencer, and Scott Howard) as his team won the Huron ReproGraphics Oil Heritage Classic this past weekend! Way to go Team Glenn Howard Curling!

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  • CRAIG SAVILL RECEIVES WORLD FAIR PLAY DIPLOMA

    Congrats to CRAIG SAVILL for receiving the World Fair Play Diploma, along with Glenn Howard and Pat Simmons. Check out the story by Curling Canada: Canadian curlers honoured by international fair play committee

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  • JOHN CHIARELLI receives Community Contribution Award

    Congrats to John Chiarelli, a long time member of the Ottawa Curling Club, on receiving an award commemorating his contribution to his community!

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  • LAUREN HORTON wins Stroud Sleeman Cashspiel

    Congrats to LAUREN HORTON (throwing 3rd with Susan Froud, Margot Flemming, Megan Arnold, and Coach Jamie Arnold) as her team won the Stroud Sleeman Cashspiel this past weekend! Way to go Team Froud!

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  • Membership Fees 2017-2018

    Membership fees are due Monday October 16, any unpaid membership is subject to a $50.00 penalty and loss of ice privileges.

  • Team Lehoux presented Thursday Men's League trophy

    Maureen McDonald and League Convenor John Whitaker presents the Scott McDonald Ottawa Curling Club Memorial Business Men's League Trophy to Team Lehoux (Joel Lehoux, Bob Chevrier, Eric Graham. Not pictured, Mitch Besner & Brian Henderson)

    Congrats to the Thursday Men's Champions!

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  • TEAM HOMAN wins Curlers Corner Autumn Gold

    Congrats to TEAM HOMAN (RACHEL HOMAN, EMMA MISKEW, JOANNE COURTNEY, LISA WEAGLE) for winning the Curlers Corner Autumn Gold in Calgary this Thanksgiving weekend!

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  • Practice Ice

    The Practice ice is now available online.
    NOTE:
    Owing to the demand for practice ice, bookings are for 30 minutes (a half-hour) only.

  • TEAM HOMAN wins Prestige Hotels & Resorts Curling Classic

    Congrats to TEAM HOMAN (RACHEL HOMAN, EMMA MISKEW, JOANNE COURTNEY, LISA WEAGLE) for winning the Prestige Hotels & Resorts Curling Classic on October 1, 2017 in Vernon, BC!

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  • Updated OCC Outdoor Sign

    What a fantastic sign! So proud to be the home of Team Homan!

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  • JEAN-MICHEL MENARD wins Moosehead Fall Open

    Congrats to JEAN-MICHEL MENARD (with Martin Crete, Eric Sylvain & Philippe Menard) as his team defeated Team Kean 6-5 in an extra end in the finals of the Moosehead Fall Open.  
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  • 2016-2017 Danny Lamoureux Shield

    At our AGM on Sep 19th, the 2016-2017 Danny Lamoureux Shield was awarded to Darlene Engelbrecht
    (In recognition of outstanding contribution to the sport of curling and The Ottawa Curling Club) Congrats, Darlene!Darlene Volunteer

  • Ottawa Curling Club Celebration - CANCELLED

    We are sorry to announce that we are cancelling the Celebration that was scheduled for Saturday, September 30. Unfortunately, we did not get the numbers we needed to go forward with the event. We will look for an opportunity later in the season to announce and properly honour our new life members. 

  • Annual General Meeting 2017

    The Annual General Meeting is taking place on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 7pm at the club. The AGM package was sent by email .

    All league schedules will be posted on-line this week. League games are scheduled to begin on Monday, September 25.

    Practice ice time will be posted online when it might be available.

    Please refer to the Club Calendar for further information on dates, etc.

  • Travelers Club Championship - OCC playdowns on Oct 7th

     
    Our OCC Travelers Championship Playdowns will be held on Saturday, October 7th, starting at 2pm. The event is a single knockout competition with a random draw for position on the draw.
     
    • The Travelers Men’s Club Championship is a competition for adult curlers (19+) which means athletes born on or before November 1, 1998.  With teams comprised of four male players.
    • The Travelers Women’s Club Championship is a competition for adult curlers (19+) which means athletes born on or before November 1, 1998.  With teams comprised of four female players.

    Teams MUST have at least three players who have played together in a club league last season. The Travelers rules of eligibility must be followed as posted at the site below.

    The team(s) emerging to represent the club must pay the Travelers registration fee upfront by October 8th, and will be reimbursed after playing in the Traveler's Club Championship for Zone 1 at Gananoque Curling Club from Oct 20-22. (If successful, Ontario Finals are at Niagara Falls Curling Club from Oct 27-29.)   

    Please email your team's intent to enter the playdown to Dalal before Thursday, Oct 5, 6:00pm. 
     
  • RACHEL HOMAN - Finalist in the SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

    Please vote for Rachel! She has been nominated as a finalist for Sportswoman of the Year thanks to the Women's Sports Foundation. You can vote for her daily in the Team Sport category!

    Rachel is the only Canadian amongst an international group of distinguished athletes!

    (Voting runs from Aug. 16 – Aug. 27 at 11:59 p.m. EST.) 

    http://sportswomanoftheyear.com/

    Rachel Homan

     

  • Spot available for team in Wednesday Cash League for 2017-18 season

    We have one more spot for next season in the Cash League. If you are interested in curling on Wednesday night in one of the best curling leagues around, please sign up at https://www.ottawacurlingclub.com/membership/teamsignup

    (One team member must pay fees in full as a non-refundable deposit to secure the spot.) 
    https://www.ottawacurlingclub.com/membership/signup

    If you know of any curlers who might be interested, please spread the word!

  • 2017-2018 Membership

    The 2017-2018 Membership in now available online.

    One team member must pay in full by Thursday June 8th  in order to hold the spot for the up coming season.
    Club hours:

    Friday June 2nd: 2 pm - 6 pm
    Saturday June 3rd: 10 am - 4 pm
    Sunday June 4th: Closed
    Monday June 5th: 12 pm - 6 pm
    Tuesday June 6th: 12 pm - 6 pm
    Wednesday June 7th: 12 pm - 5 pm
    Thursday June 8th: 12 pm -6 pm

    Payment can be made in person at the club or by phone.

    Returning team policy
    Team Sign up
    Membership Sign up

  • NOT A SPORTS BAR CAMPAIGN FOR CURLING CLUBS

    Rogers and Bell recently increased fees paid for cable packages that include TSN and Sportsnet by licensed establishments with capacity over 100 people. The target of the rate increase is sports bars, but the OCC and the thousands of other curling rinks across Canada that are licensed are unfairly getting caught up in this rate increase. It will cost us an extra $3,000-$5,000 a year. The OCC is not for-profit and is volunteer driven. Help us stop Bell and Rogers from gouging community curling clubs. Tell them to cancel the increase in cable fees to our crinks. We aren't sports bars. These fees hurt and aren't necessary. Please visit www.notasportsbar.ca. We need you to send emails and post to Twitter and Facebook about this campaign so that the cable companies and the government hear your concerns.

    Curling Clubs are Not a Sports Bar

     

  • Life membership nominations wanted

    As we announced at the Spring Meeting, the Board is looking for nominations for life membership. Since the meeting, we have updated the policy to make it simpler and clearer. 

    If you know a member who meets the criteria below and you think is worthy of the honour, please forward your nomination to Dalal at manager@ottawacurlingclub.com

    We will award life membership to a small number of worthy nominees at our opening celebration in September. Please get your nominations in soon and, preferably, no later than the start of September.

    New OCC Life Member Policy
    Life Membership is the club's recognition of a member's sustained and exemplary contributions to the Ottawa Curling Club. It is awarded by discretion of the board to active members in good standing that have long tenure and who are easily recognizable as having made these extraordinary contributions to the club through volunteering, representing the club in competition, or being active in the club's community.

    Board nominations

    We are also accepting nominations for the board. They must be received in writing at the club by August 25, 2017. Two members in good standing can nominate another member in good standing. The nomination must be signed by all three and the nominee must agree to stand for election and serve a term of two or possibly three years.

     

  • COLIN PALMER wins Greenwood (NS) Men's Closing Bonspiel

    Congrats to our COLIN PALMER (throwing 3rd with Curt Palmer, Ben Palmer, Glenn Josephson) as his team won the Greenwood (NS) Men's Closing Bonspiel on Apr 23, 2017. Well done, Colin!

    Colin Palmer - Greenwood Men's Bonspiel

  • LYNN KREVIAZUK wins Perth Ladies CCT

    Congrats to our LYNN KREVIAZUK (playing with Allison Flaxey, Clancy Grandy, Morgan Court) for winning the CCT City of Perth Ladies International on April 2, 2017.

    Team Flaxey - Perth Ladies CCT

  • TEAM HOMAN wins Humpty's Champions Cup

    Congrats to our TEAM HOMAN (RACHEL HOMAN, EMMA MISKEW, Sarah Wilkes, LISA WEAGLE) for winning the women's Humpty's Champions Cup in Calgary, AB, defeating Anna Hasselborg 5-4 in the final on Apr 30, 2017.

    Team Homan - Humpty's Champions Cup

  • The 56th Annual Gordie Perry Bonspiel

    April 22 - April 30, 2017
    Entry Fee: $320 per team

    April 1st deadline for entries in both divisions. Entry here. Full
    Entries paid in full by March 16, 2017 will be entered into a draw for a free entry to the 56th Gordie Perry Bonspiel.

    The Gordie Perry Draw

    50/50 Draw:
    Unclaimed Prizes
    1-Ticket # 0004982
    2-Ticket # 0013725
    3-Ticket # 0234954

    THE BIG DRAW:
    1-2 full passes to Roar of the ring Ticket # 0886397 Claimed
    2-IPAD Air 2 Ticket # 0884125 Claimed
    3-Camp Kit/ Beaus Tour Ticket # 0004793 Claimed

  • Club Championship 2017

    Our OCC Club Champion is… TEAM COOPER! Congrats to SPENCER COOPER, KEITH COULTHART, GARY FINDLEY, & JOHN SHERAR who curl in the Wednesday Cash League. They defeated the Saturday League champs, TEAM DELAGE, in the club championship final on Apr 12, 2017.

    Club Champion 2017 - Team Cooper

  • OCC Golf Day - Friday, June 9th

    The Ottawa Curling Club Golf Day is set for June 9th at Pine View Golf Course.  The sign up sheets are at the club but feel free to contact Dalal and she will register you.

    OCC Golf 2017

  • Team Peter Funspiel delivers huge support

    Thank you doesn't express the deep gratitude and appreciation that go out to OCC members and other friends and family who attended the March 25th Team Peter Funspiel -  in support of Peter Glover, our family and the ALS journey we find ourselves on.  What an inspiring and uplifting event that was. And fun! Together this wonderful community raised over $20,000 towards Peter's care - absolutely remarkable and a testament to the goodness in so many and the strength of the human spirit.  Be proud, each and every one of you, for your participation and your contribution - this sort of funding makes personal care and specialized equipment more attainable as Peter's needs escalate. 

    Special hugs to Scott Fisher for his tremendous $800 contribution raised by outplaying so many at the crokinole table. 

    The team organizing this event was absolutely amazing and worked tirelessly behind the scenes, and in front, to stage a seamless, well-run event for all to enjoy.  Thank you, so much, to our club wonder Dalal and ace organizers Laura Trinkle-Mulcahy, Diane Lagace, Fiona Murray, Natalie Fletcher, Maureen and Tony Antonello, Lisa Presley-Burke, Mike Burke, Kim Eaton, Richard Scott, Charles Mulcahy, Sandy and Dave Hood, Alan Tyndall, Gary Corbett, Tom Lagace and a raft of volunteers. 

    Those who delivered silent auction and raffle items - excellent work. And those who brought a wonderful variety of snacks - delicious and we're still eating the leftovers.  Those who came to curl - work on your short game.  And those that came to dance - party on.

    Carol Anne Meehan shot some video at the event, posted to her March 25th blog:

    https://www.carolannemeehan.com/blog/2017/3/25/funspiel-for-pter-glover

    We were humbled and honoured to be the recipients of so many good wishes, such a terrific event and such generous donations.  Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

    Peter, Pat, Jack and Hanna

    If you weren't able to attend, or would like to do more in support of Peter's ALS fund, a gofundme site has been set up in his name.  The proceeds from the Funspiel will be added to this fund, giving us a very solid funding base to draw upon in the coming months. https://www.gofundme.com/Help-Peter-Glover-manage-ALS-at-home

  • INVITATION: Team Canada Rally

    Ottawa City and OCC

    INVITATION

    Please join the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Curling Club to celebrate our very own Team Canada – Rachel Homan, Emma Miskew, Joanne Courtney, Lisa Weagle, Cheryl Kreviazuk and coach, Adam Kingsbury – for winning the gold medal at the 2017 World Women’s Curling Championships.

    “Hurry, Hard!” to this celebration of our hometown champions and their gold medals. Come meet the team and get some autographs!

    Date: Tuesday, April 18
    Time: noon to 1 p.m.
    Place: Jean Pigott Place, Ottawa City Hall
    110 Laurier Avenue West

    (If you have an OCC jacket, you are encouraged to wear it to display your support and pride!)

  • TEAM BOWSER - ROY BLAIR BONSPIEL WINNER

    Congrats to TEAM BOWSER (DON BOWSER, PAM PONIC, CONNOR GRINNELL, MICHAEL NIMCHUK)  for winning the Roy Blair Bonspiel on April 8, 2017!

  • JOANNE COURTNEY WINS CANADIAN MIXED DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP

    Congrats to our JOANNE COURTNEY (curling with Reid Carruthers) for winning the Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship in Saskatoon, SK on Apr 9, 2017. (They defeated RACHEL HOMAN and John Morris in an extra end.) Joanne and Reid will be representing Canada at the World Mixed Doubles Championship in Lethbridge, AB from Apr 22-29.

    Canadian Mixed Doubles 

  • The Club Championship

    The 2016-2017 Club Championship Rules & Draw

  • Roy Blair/ Club Closing Banquet

    The Roy Blair Draw and Results

    With Spring in the air it’s time to sign-up for The Roy Blair Bonspiel a fun OCC event designed to mix club curlers with top skips from the region. Sign-up for your opportunity to play with some of the best players !

    Each player signs up as an individual at a specific position 3rd (should have at least three years experience), 2nd or lead. On Draft night (Tuesday April 4th) your name will be drawn and you choose a skip to play with for the bonspiel

    Its only $25 payable on Tuesday, April 4th to Dalal and you get dinner and DJ Saturday night, as well as three 6-end games.

    This event is a lot of fun. Curlers of all capabilities are encouraged to play. It’s a great opportunity to meet some of your fellow club members.

    Total of three six-end games (either Wednesday, April 5th and Saturday April 8th or Thursday, April 6th and Saturday, April 8th).   Games on Wednesday and Thursday are 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm and Saturday at 2:00 pm or 3:30 pm.

    Pick your own skip (at the draft night Tuesday April 4th)

    Saturday night Club Closing Banquet (Dinner and DJ) tickets available from the bar.

    Members and guests welcome

    All for just $25

    Annual Spring Meeting 7:00 pm (Calcutta approx. 8:30 pm)

    Free Drink and munchies

    Draft night (be there to choose your skip, if you do not attend you will be placed where space is available).

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  • TEAM CANADA wins Women's Curling World Championships!

    Huge congrats to our TEAM CANADA (RACHEL HOMAN, EMMA MISKEW, JOANNE COURTNEY, LISA WEAGLE, alternate CHERYL KREVIAZUK, coach ADAM KINGSBURY) for defeating Team Russia 8-3 in the finals of the CPT World Women's Curling Championship in Beijing, China on Mar 26, 2017!

    The team finished with the best tournament record of all-time, winning 13 straight games from opening game to the gold medal final!

    The Ottawa Curling Club, and curlers across Ontario and Canada, are super proud of your accomplishment! - Way to go, ladies!

    Team Canada - World Champs

  • Earle Morris honoured by RMC

    Congratulations to Earle Morris for being inducted into the Royal Military College of Canada Athletics Wall of Distinction on Mar 20, 2017!  

    Earle Morris sliding

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