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World Academy of Sport Curling Raffle Now OPEN

  ENTRY EXTENDED!   Ontario has obtained eight voucher codes for CurlON and eight voucher codes for NOCA- on August 3, 2021 – four males and four females from each Member Association will be chosen (through a randomized selection – ie. “Raffle”) to receive the voucher. Applicants may only apply from their home member association. Voucher can only be used once, students must log in by December 31, 2021. The WAoS online course aims to provide an understanding as well as the tools needed

CSIO – Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative Announcement

The Ontario Curling Council is happy to share that the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) has renewed the inclusion of curling in their Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) program.  The OCC values our relationship with the CSIO and is excited about our inclusion in the program and wants to thank the CSIO for including us.  Our relationship with the CSIO through the OHPSI program has provided significant benefits for our High Performance teams in the past and will now

Ontario Curling Council seeks Independent Councillor for a 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, for a three-year term.  The Independent Councillor will be elected by the current Councillors who

Ontario Curling Council announces “Return to Training” Next Gen 2020-2021 Teams

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce the teams/athletes it will support through its “Return to Training” Next Gen Program for 2020-2021. The Next Gen Program for 2020-2021 was undersubscribed, so we are pleased to be able to announce that all eligible teams who applied will be supported in some fashion. Meet the Teams   Tier 1 Teams  Team Croisier – Female U18/U20 team from NOCA region Team Salari – Female U18/U20 team from CurlON region Team Burgess – Male U18/U20 team from NOCA region Team

Return to Play – Youth Programs

[Please note this information comes from an OCC Webinar recently held on this topic.  Click HERE to access the recording of that webinar] Starting up curling programs during the worst pandemic in recent history is the current challenge for curling clubs across the country.  Youth programs may have special considerations for many reasons.   The following is for information purposes only and is not to be considered as recommendations by NOCA or anyone affiliated or