OCC pleased to launch new Support for Curling Program

The Ontario Curling Council (OCC) is pleased to launch a new “Support for Curling Program” on behalf of its membership associations, the Ontario Curling Association (OCA) and Northern Ontario Curling Association (NOCA). Together with the True Sport Foundation, curling clubs  can register projects or programs for which they are trying to raise funds.  Donors will receive charitable tax receipts and curling clubs will receive funds donated specifically towards their initiatives. Details of the program can be found here. Don’t wait – register your project and

Coaching certification renewals effective January 1, 2014

The Canadian Curling Association has announced the re-certification requirements for Competition-Introduction and Competition-Development coaches. In a nutshell, coaches must accumulate 20 or 30 “points”, respectively, in each five-year period following the year in which they first become a certified coach in order to remain certified within the sport. A range of options to accumulate the necessary points are enumerated on the CCA website. Coaching a competitive