Quest for Gold Draft Nominees Announced

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce a draft list of athletes and alternates who have been nominated for Ontario Cards under the 2013-2014 Quest for Gold – Ontario Athlete Assistance Program (OAAP). The athletes nominated were selected using the sport specific selection criteria developed by the Ontario Curling Council, approved by its Board…

Busy Weekend for NOCA Competitions

This is  a busy weekend for Bantam, Men, and Women curlers in Northern Ontario. The last two Bantam teams (one per gender) earn berths in the Tim Hortons 2014 NOCA Bantam Provincials.  The East Challenge has 4 boys teams and 4 girls teams competing at the Deer Trail CC in Elliot Lake, while the West…

Fort Frances CC Feature Article

When the Fort Frances Curling Club replaced its aging physical plant with a new geothermal heating and cooling system in 2011, the benefits were noticed right away. And so were the high financial costs of such a significant capital investment. Enter the Kraft Celebration Tour, the annual online voting contest that awards amateur sports organizations…

Competition Registration Deadlines

Registration Deadlines for competitions are as follows. Please note that the entry deadline is  12:00 pm (NOON) on the date listed Senior – Jan. 10, 2014   Register Men East Qualifier – Jan. 14, 2014  Register Youth Challenge Idylwylde – January 15th   Register The Dominion Curling Club Championship – Jan. 17, 2014  Register Mixed Doubles –…

Junior Provincial Champions Declared

The Junior Men’s and Women’s Provincial Champions were declared Sunday.  The Tanner Horgan rink (Horgan, Nicholas Servant, Jacob Horgan, Maxime Blais, and Coach Gerry Horgan) earned the Junior Men’s title at the provincial event hosted at the Longlac Curling Club.  Horgan beat the Jordan Potter rink (Port Arthur CC) 6-4 in the final game.  Horgan…

Ontario Scotties Jan. 6th-12th

January 6 – 12, 2014 will see 10 Women’s teams compete for the Ontario Scotties Tournament of Hearts Champion.  4 teams from Northern Ontario are competing against 6 Ontario Curling Association teams in the round robin event. This is the last year that teams from NOCA will compete with teams from the OCA to declare…

Junior Provincials January 2-5, 2013

January 2-5 will see eight Junior Men’s teams and eight Junior Women’s teams compete for the title of 2014 NOCA Junior Men’s and Women’s Champions.  The winners will represent Northern Ontario at the M&M Meat Shops Canadian Junior Curling Championship to be held in Liverpool, NS., January 16-25, 2014. The Junior Championships include curlers up…