Next Generation

2021-2022 Next Gen Teams Announced

The Ontario Curling Council is pleased to announce the 10 teams who will be supported through our Next Gen Program for the 2021-2022 Season.   Tier 1:  Four Teams will be supported in this Tier. These teams will be supported specifically through our Ontario High Performance Sport Initiative (OHPSI) partnership with the Canadian Sport Institute of Ontario.  The OCC appreciates the ongoing support of the CSIO and our HP Programming.   One female “Adult” team from either NOCA or CurlON region:  TEAM INGLIS One male

Next Gen 2021/22 Applications are Now Open

  Applications NOW OPEN   Application Deadline: August 8th, 2021 at 11:59pm Eastern Time   The Ontario Curling Council is optimistic that the Covid-19 Pandemic will allow for a full “Return to Play” in September of 2021.  As a result, we are pleased to open intake to our Next Gen Program for the 2021-2022 Season, in an effort to support teams in their pursuit of curling excellence. The Ontario Curling Council wishes to recognize the continued support of our stakeholders to this program and others:  The

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 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

Applications now being Accepted for 2020-2021 Next Gen “Return to Training” Program

The Ontario Curling Council is now accepting applications for it’s 2020-2021 Next Gen “Return to Training” Program. This year’s program will focus on supporting teams with their training, so that when we are able to return to competition, we are ready. Program Scope The Ontario Curling Council will support ten (10) teams and four (4) individuals in their training efforts for the 2020-2021 season. Teams/Athletes should only apply if they are actively training this season. Tier 1:  Six Teams will be supported at a rate

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