OCC Academy Team Announcement

On the weekend of April 30 / May 1, the Ontario Curling Council held our development / try out camp for our Academy Team pilot project at the Dundas Valley…

OCC seeking Independent Councillor (Board Member) for 3-Year Term

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is the Provincial Sport Organization for amateur curling in Ontario.  The OCC works collaboratively with its members CurlON and the Northern Ontario Curling Association to…

OCC U18 Academy Camp – April 30 / May 1

For the 2022-2023 season, the Ontario Curling Council will be piloting a new program.  The Academy Team Project is a Training Group for individuals, with dedicated coaching, testing, curriculum and…

Ontario Winter Games Announcement

Today the County of Renfrew announced that the 2022 Ontario Winter Games to be hosted by the County of Renfrew has been postponed.  Please see the attached media release from the…

Try Wheelchair Curling

    Try Wheelchair Curling with members of Curling Canada’s National Wheelchair Team (athletes and coaches). Join us for a light lunch to hear about what the sport of curling…

BIPOC Youth Project – Mixed Doubles

The Ontario Curling Council is proud to announce that we are launching a Youth Grassroots Project to increase BIPOC participation in curling at the U18 level.  Over the next two…

The research behind instrumented curling brooms

Author’s note: This is joint work with John Newhook, Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University. Over the past two years I have had the privilege to work on…

Striving for peak performance or how the kingdom was won

Performance has been described in many ways throughout the years. Each has its merits and brings light to the murky situation of analyzing a concept that has so many intangibles….

Last Rock Disadvantage

No, it’s not a misprint. You read it correctly. The title of this post is indeed, “Last Rock Disadvantage”. When the four rock rule was adopted by the curling world,…