National Volunteer Week

April 6 – 12, 2014 is National Volunteer Week.  Take time to recognize the volunteers who help your club and curlers thrive; coaches, instructors, board and committee members, food / bar service people, ice volunteers,  etc.  These people are the backbone of our curling community – give them a pat on the back or just…

2014 Curling Conferences

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to develop as a Coach, Athlete, Club Volunteer or Staff, Instructor, Ice Technician, or Official. In the fall of 2014, NOCA will present two Curling Conferences:  September 26-28 in Thunder Bay, and October 24-26 in Sudbury.  Agenda Topics include courses in Coaching and Officiating, Workshops on Membership Recruitment, Social…

Travelers and Wheelchair Provincial Champions

Congratulations to the Janice Vettoretti rink (Vettoretti, Meri Bolander, Jessie Orman, Trina Tallon) from the Sudbury CC, and the Dave Barker rink (Barker, Brian Aaltonen, Ron Melhuish, Kurt Pristanski) from the Geraldton CC.  These teams prevailed over 5 other regional teams to win the provincial title.  Both teams will now represent Northern Ontario at the…

Canadian Masters

The Canadian Masters Championships is taking place this week at the Coaldale CC in Coaldale, AB. The teams representing Northern Ontario are the Marion Clark (Clark, Barbara Ward, Tannis Ferguson, Bev Junnila) and Gordon Williams (Williams, Ed Pedersen, Ernie Surkan, Ed Koivula), both from the Port Arthur CC.  Good luck to both teams. Event site

Wheelchair and Travelers Provincials

March 28 – 30 will see the final two provincial championships take place. In Copper Cliff, the 2014 Travelers Curling Club Provincials have 6 men’s and 6 women’s teams vying for the title of Northern Ontario Champion.  The winners will represent Northern Ontario in Halifax next November at the 2014 Travelers Curling Club Canadian Championships. …

CCA National Curling Summit

“The Canadian Curling Association is excited about our first ever National Curling Summit to be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, August 25-27, 2014.  The Summit guarantees to bring together people from all over the world with a passion for our sport and the desire to continue to grow the sport of curling in all our…