The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is the recognized Provincial Sport Organization for amateur curling in Ontario. Together, with it members, the Ontario Curling Association and the Northern Ontario Curling Association, the OCC provides programs, services and competitions to nearly 55,000 Ontarians who enjoy the sport in approximately 250 member clubs. The Ontario Curling Council’s mission statement is “To promote, develop, and grow curling as a recreational and competitive sport in Ontario.” We are excited to announce that through generous support of
Kraft Heinz and TSN Inspire Communities Across Canada to Build Better Places to Play With The Return Of Kraft Heinz Project Play, Launching Today – Partnering for an 8th consecutive year, Kraft Heinz and TSN encourage Canadians to nominate a local recreation project at KraftHeinzProjectPlay.com for a chance to win infrastructure upgrades – The Grand Prize winner will receive $250,000 towards a recreational facility upgrade, and the three second-prize winners will each receive $20,000 –
Applications are now being accepted for the Ontario Curling Council`s 2016-2017 Next Generation Program. Check out all the details here. The application deadline for next season’s Next Generation program is June 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST.
QUEST FOR GOLD EXPERTS EXPRESS PROGRAM Enhancing Coaching Knowledge in Ontario INTRODUCTION Coaches play a key role in high quality community sport programs. They can inspire and have a positive influence on not only the development of Ontario’s youth, but also have a major impact on an athlete’s sport experience along the pathway to excellence. With funding support from Ontario’s Quest for Gold Lottery–Enhanced Coaching program, the Coaches Association of Ontario (CAO) has re-launched its Experts Express program for a fourth session! “Experts
In anticipation of a continued Next Generation Program for the 2016-2017, program criteria will require applicants to have participated in one of seven (7) Regional Talent ID Camps. Camps are open to curlers who are eligible to curl in juniors or bantams next year, and will be classified as either U21 or U18. Curlers may attend as individuals or as a team. Coaches are welcome, and Coach Professional Development opportunities will be available at all camps. Coaches should follow specific registration link below
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.