With assistance from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Coaching Association of Canada, Canadian Association for Advancement of Women and Sport, the CCA, and Investors Group, NOCA is pleased to host a Curling Conference October 24-26 in Sudbury.

Media Release October 20th

Conference Poster
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Conference Agenda and Brochure

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Learn to Curl Clinic

Pre-Registration is Required – DEADLINE FRIDAY OCT. 17th

Click here to Register

The conferences will feature a stream for Coaches, a stream for Curling Club Volunteers, and a stream for Officials. Keynote speakers include: Tom Coulterman, Coach of the Brad Jacobs Olympic Men’s Gold Medal team: Michelle Cundari, CAAWS; and Clay Melnike, Marketing Minds Int.  The conference will begin at 6:30 pm Friday October 24th with sign up and continue through the weekend.  The Idylwylde G&CC will host a Learn to Curl clinic on Saturday in conjunction with the event.

***  Accommodation for up to two nights will be provided based on double occupancy of  participants.  (This subsidy is for participants of a NOCA affiliated club)  Please contact the NOCA office (info@curlnoca.ca, 888-597-8730) by Tuesday October 21st if you require accommodation.

***  Travel subsidies for NOCA registrants may be available depending on funding

***  Competition Coach participants are eligible for  registration subsidies through the Coaching Association of Canada

Registration Fees: (participants will select which options they desire):

General Fee for all $65
(includes general registration fee, Friday Social, Saturday Lunch, Saturday Awards Banquet)

Coach Stream:
Competition Coach only             $235
Competition Coach and Make Ethical Decisions Combined  $285
Part of the certification process for Competition Coach is to take the Make Ethical Decisions course.  You can either take it online at a cost of $85 or take it with this conference combined with the Competition Coach Course at a cost of $50.
Make Ethical Decisions            $50
Club Coach                 FREE

Club volunteers   $50
Idea Generation: Keys to Running a Successful Curling Club
Presented by Clay Melnike, Marketing Minds Int.
Topics Include:
Sharing Best Practices, Tools & Templates for Success, Trends in Sport, Challenges in the North, Creating a Marketing Plan for your club,  Running a successful Youth Program, Using Floor Curl to recruit new curlers,  Board Member Roles and Responsibilities, Embracing Social Media, Superior Customer Service

Levels 1  & 2 Combined       $60