Next Generation

2019-2020 Next Gen Program Teams Announced

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce the following teams have been selected to the Ontario Curling Council’s 2019-2020 Next Gen Program. Tier 1 Teams will be supported through the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario’s – Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative. As explained in the initial Call for Applications – the program has been opened in a limited capacity due to stakeholder investment levels being unknown. Should funding level support the acceptance of more teams, we will draw from the

OCC Application Period for Next Gen Program Now Open

The Ontario Curling Council thanks everyone for their patience in waiting for the launch of the 2019-2020 Provincial Next Gen Program. While some uncertainty on the program size still exists, the OCC will start by accepting 10 teams into the program, with a further acceptance of more teams later in the summer. Applications are now being accepted until July 31, 2019 at 9:00 am. Teams being accepted for the initial acceptance are: U18/U21 Teams U25* Teams Adult Teams Details about the program, including links to

Next Gen Program Teams Announced for 2018-2019 Season

After careful consideration of Next Gen Program applications received the Ontario Curling Council’s High Performance Team have determined the following teams will be in the 2018-2019 Provincial Next Gen Program.  Please note, there were a lack of applicants for Tier 1 programs, so the High Performance Team opted to offer the positions to a Men’s team and a Women’s team.   Tier 1:  Next Gen “OnTrack” – Supported by the Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) operated by the Canadian Sport Institute

Next Gen Program Application Period – Extended

  We thank the teams who have already applied for the 2018-2019 Next Gen Program – we still have a few openings and realize that not all teams/athletes may be aware of the program opening due to the time of year.  We have decided to extend the application period until June 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST.  Consideration will be given to the teams who have applied to the original deadline. The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) and its membership, CurlON and the

Next Gen Elite Teams Selected to participate in Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative Program

For the 2017-2018 Season, the Ontario Curling Council has gained entry as a Tier 3 Sport into the prestigious Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) offered by the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario (CSIO). As a result of programming support through the OHPSI, the OCC is expanding our successful Next Gen Program to include Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles teams, this program will be referred to as the Next Gen Elite Program. About the CSIO Mission               

OCC Announces 2017-2018 U18/U21 Next Generation Program Teams

After an incredibly successful 2016-2017 season by Next Gen Program athletes, the OCC made the decision to expand the Next Gen Program for the 2017-2018 season.  A total of four men’s teams and four women’s teams will be serviced through the program.  The OCC is pleased to announce the following teams will be part of their 2017-2018 Program:  Next Gen Elite Program Team Tanner Horgan (NOCA) Team Megan Smith (NOCA) U18/U21 Next Gen Program Women’s Teams Team Emma Wallingford (OCA) Team Bella Croisier  (NOCA) Team Kayla Gray (OCA