Development

Upcoming OCC Webinars for Coaches and Curlers!

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) and its members, the Ontario Curling Association and the Northern Ontario Curling Association have collaborated and will jointly host the OCC webinar series for coach and athlete development. Certified Coaches  and athletes alike will be able to learn from some of the games most qualified subject matter experts on a variety of topics.  The OCC is aiming to “fill” the season with meaningful learning opportunities for coaches and curlers to access.  Certified coaches will earn valuable professional

Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is the recognized Provincial Sport Organization for curling in Ontario.  The OCC is pleased to host of the 15th annual Cathy Kerr International Wheelchair Bonspiel. Date:  November 29-December 1, 2019 Location:  RA Centre, Ottawa, ON Format:  Pool Play – Main and Consolation Event Playoffs Deadline: November 8, 2019 Maximum # of Teams: 16 Fee: $449.00 + HST = $507.37 CDN*     *Fees are non-refundable after November 8, 2019. Includes:  Lunch on Saturday November 30th for five people, Cash Prizes** (**contingent on full draw) Event Guide:  Will be

Mixed Doubles Strategy Webinar with John Epping

Want to learn more about mixed doubles?  What’s a power play?  When do you use it?  How do you defend against it? What’s the difference between traditional fours curling and mixed doubles strategy?  All this and much more to be discussed in a one hour webinar, hosted by the Ontario Curling Council with special guest speaker John Epping! John Epping is currently fifth on the CTRS, and is ranked number one on the Canadian Mixed Doubles Ranking System.

Next Generation Coach Apprenticeship Program – Now Open for Feb 6th and 13th events

UPDATE – JANUARY 11TH – Both of these events are now WAITLISTED – if you would like to be put on the waitlist please send in your application. The Ontario Curling Council, Ontario Curling Association and the Northern Ontario Curling Association are pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for coaches who want to raise their game to the next level.  Coaches will learn from two of curling’s most highly trained and acclaimed coaches during either the OCA or NOCA Men’s Tankard, our

OCC pleased to launch new Support for Curling Program

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is pleased to launch a new “Support for Curling Program” on behalf of its membership associations, the Ontario Curling Association (OCA) and Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA). Together with the True Sport Foundation, curling clubs  can register projects or programs for which they are trying to raise funds.  Donors will receive charitable tax receipts and curling clubs will receive funds donated specifically towards their initiatives. Details of the program can be found here. Don’t wait – register your project and