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U18/U21 Northern Ontario Men’s Development Grants

  The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to offer Competitive Skill development grants specifically intended to remove barriers to competition and to help competitive teams target improvements. Only U18/U21 Men’s teams in Northern Ontario are eligible to receive these grants. These grants are being released specifically for NOCA U18/U21 Men as result of the response to the recent intake process for the OCC’s Next Gen program.  No applications were received in this category and this money was earmarked specifically for development

World Academy of Sport Curling Voucher Raffle

  Ontario has obtained six voucher codes for CurlON and NOCA combined. Three males and three females will be chosen (through a randomized selection – ie. “Raffle”) to receive a voucher. Applicants may only apply from their home member association. Voucher can only be used once, students must log in by December 31, 2022. The WAoS online course aims to provide an understanding as well as the tools needed for young people to become successful and knowledgeable athletes. The course has

Next Gen Applications for 2022/23 are now OPEN

The Ontario Curling Council announces that the Application Window for NextGen 2022/23 is now Open. The Next Gen Program is designed to support athletes who have proven competitive success over time and help advance them along the LTAD pathway as individual athletes and teams.   The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) wishes to recognize the continued support of our stakeholders to this program and others:  The Government of Ontario, Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario(CSIO), Curling Canada, CurlON, Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA) and

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 Golf and Curling Club.  It was a busy weekend for the athletes as the camp had a developmental aspect to it as well as serving as the try out for the Academy teams. The primary goal of this pilot program is to evaluate how coach led team formation can impact player

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 deliver programs, services and competitions for recreational and competitive curlers throughout the province. The Ontario Curling Council (Board of Directors) is seeking nominations for one Independent Councillor Position with a Financial Specialty, for a three-year term.  The Independent Councillor will be elected by the current Councillors who represent the membership at

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 competitions management.  The primary goal of this pilot program is to evaluate how coach led team formation can impact player development in the Train to Train / Train to Compete stage of development.  The focus will be on DEVELOPMENT of athletes.  Another goal of the program is to determine if regional