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Archives for September 2009

Enderby Curling Club leads Canadian Direct Insurance Contest

The Enderby Curling Club is currently in the lead to win $1,000 cash from Canadian Direct Insurance.

Members of Curl BC affiliated clubs that enter to win a 46″ Sony XBR LCD HDTV from the Canadian Direct Insurance website, will have a chance to win their club $1,000.  [Read more…]

Canadian curlers lose tough competitor & strong supporter

Curl BC would like to send its thoughts and wishes to the family and friends of Sandra Mulroney. Mulroney, a national level women’s curler from Saskatchewan (member of the Sherry Anderson team) passed away this past Sunday after a two and a half year battle with cancer. Click here for the full story.

Curl BC’s thoughts are also with Jim Armstrong (BC’s own paralympic curler) as his wife Carleen also lost her battle with cancer earlier this month.

Opportunities for Jr/Juv. teams

Junior teams that would like to practice at the North Shore Winter Club prior to the Coastal Playdowns are encouraged to contact Liz Goldenberg regarding ice availability.

Both Junior and Juvenile teams are also encouraged to sign up for Curl BC’s “Competition Camp” hosted by Regional Coach Al Moore. This camp will take place at the Golden Ears Winter Club from October 9-11th. Teams can register for this Camp by emailing Al at amoore@curlbc.ca


Curling’s elite appear live on the internet

Welcome to a new era of communications for the Season of Champions. October 7th at 7:00pm (MT) marks the inaugaral livestream online webcast of Season of Champions TV. And it features seven of the eight skips that have qualifed for the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings – December 6 – 13 in Edmonton’s Rexall Place. [Read more…]

Local Sport Development Funding Available

Applications are now being accepted for the first round of funding from the Local Sport Program Development Fund. The Fund will provide up to $2,000 to support new and expanded programs that increase opportunities for new participation in community sport.

The next deadline for applications is Friday, November 13, 2009, 4:00pm. Program Guidelines are available on the 2010 Legacies Now website.

If you had an opportunity to inspire the world, would you take it?

Time is running out if you’re interested in applying to be a volunteer performer in the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies!!! On October 9, 2009, the on-line application will be closed, so don’t miss your chance. Inspired people of all ages and abilities are needed to make up the Paralympic Ceremonies casts, so don’t hesitate to apply even if your best performance skill is enthusiasm!!! [Read more…]

Sign up today for October Courses

Please see the chart below for the courses being offered this month throughout the Province.

Course

Location

Date

Ice Tech Level 1

Oliver

Oct. 3&4

Club Coach

Powell River

Oct. 3&4

Officiating Level 1

Prince George

Oct. 17

Club Coach Youth

Williams Lake

Oct. 18

Competition Coach

North Shore

Oct. 17&18

Club Coach

Kitimat

Oct. 17&18

Ice Tech Level 1

Castlegar

Oct. 17&18

Competition Coach

Grand Forks

Oct. 24&25


To register follow the link  http://www.curlbc.ca/capacity-building-interaction/camp-registration/

Calling all coaches

Are you a coach that wants to improve your skills or certification level? Curl BC Provincial Coach, Sharon Delver-Morrison is asking that all coaches who would like to become a part of a “Coaches Network” submit their names to her at smorrison@curlbc.ca. [Read more…]

World Curling Tour Cashspiels hit BC

The first of five World Curling Tour events to be held in BC this season begins this Thursday. The Vernon Twin Anchors Invitational Men’s & Women’s Cashpiels will host some of the top teams in the country, many of whom are preparing for the upcoming Road to the Roar in Prince George (Nov. 10-15.) [Read more…]

Host a Sandra Schmirler Fundraiser

The Sandra Schmirler Foundation is designated by Curl BC as the charity of choice for curling in BC. Since its creation in January 2001 as a legacy to our 3-time world curling champion and Olympic gold medalist, and in recognition and celebration of her love of family, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation has contributed one million dollars to help seriously ill children across the country. [Read more…]

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