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Archives for February 2010

Win a fishing trip to Duncanby Lodge & Marina

Curl BC and Duncanby Lodge & Marina would like to announce a new fishing trip raffle.

The grand prize will be a 4 night all-inclusive trip for two to Duncanby Lodge & Marina valued at $7,000.

The package includes:
• return airfare from Vancouver to Duncanby Lodge in beautiful River’s Inlet
• Deluxe land based accommodation in an ocean front cabin
• All meals, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, house wine and beer
• Use of computer and telephone lounge
• Access to hot tub, sauna and fitness facility
• Use of kayaks and canoe fleet for a relaxing paddle
• Professional fishing instruction
• Cleaning, dressing, vacuum sealing and packaging of your catch
• Fishing gear and safety floatation device
• Bait and cut plug equipment
• Use of modern fleet of 16’ Boston Whalers or 17’ Hourston Glasscrafts

Second place will win an iPod Nano provided by Kenzen.

All proceeds go to wheelchair and junior curling. [Read more…]

CTV weather reports live from Marpole Curling Club tomorrow morning

Canada AM is looking for curlers to fill the ice at the Marpole Club to play practice games in the background of the weather reports from 3-9am tomorrow morning. If interested, please email Tina at tina.daenzer@ctv.ca. Please do not contact the Curl BC office regarding this opportunity.

Suzanne Bertrand loses battle to cancer

Whitehorse’s Suzanne Bertrand lost her battle with cancer this past Monday.

Suzanne was a long time volunteer with the Whitehorse Curling Club and the Yukon Curling Association. She was the receipient of the 2005 CCA Volunteer of the Year Award and served as Yukon’s Technical Coordinator and Master Learning Facilitator for 15 years.

Many BC curlers had the oppotunity to meet Suzanne over the years at coaching courses and competitions. Her outgoing and caring personality was present at all times. Curl BC would like to send its wishes to the family and friends of Suzanne.  

Curl BC shares the words and thoughts of Yukon’s current Master Course Conductor, Gord Moffatt, “She was a wonderful friend, a true ambassador to the sport of curling and she touched so many people in a profound way. She will be deeply missed.”

Teams ready for 2010 BC Masters’ Curling Championships

Richmond, BC (February 15, 2010) – Teams are ready for the 2010 BC Master Men’s & Women’s Curling Championships next month in Grand Forks, March 1-7.

Over the past two weeks, eight men’s and eight women’s teams were declared through regional playdowns to compete in the Provincial Championship which will host the top 60 years and over curlers in BC. Teams will complete an eight-team round robin followed by a three-team playoff. The winners advance to the National Championship March 28 – April 4, in Saint John, New Brunswick.

The men’s teams are: [Read more…]

Everything you need for 2010 Olympic Curling

2010 Olympic Curling starts Tuesday, February 16th!

Websites:
Click here to visit the 2010 Olympic Curling website.
Click here to visit the CTV Olympic website. You can find live online streaming of curling games throughout the next two weeks.

TV Schedule:
Curling will be televised on multiple networks throughout the week and additional games will be aired online only on the CTV Olympic website. Please click here to view the complete schedule. You must scroll through the guide to find the curling games. To save you time, we’ve gone through and picked them out already. [Read more…]

Rocks & Rings School Program thank you letter

Click here to view a thank you letter from L’Ecole Bilingue/Bilingual School that hired the Rocks & Rings Program to teach their students about curling.

For more information about Rocks & Rings, please visit the website.

Team Sanders selected as finalists for Sport BC Team of the Year

Congratulations to Team Sanders (Pat Sanders, Cheryl Noble, Roselyn Craig and Christine Jurgenson) for being selected as finalists for Sport BC’s Team of the Year. Team Sanders won the 2009 World Senior Women’s Curling Championship last spring. The winner will be announced on March 31st at the 44th Annual Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards.

Click here to see the other finalists.

Simpsons go curling this Sunday

Marge and Homer Simpson will go curling in this Sunday’s episode of “The Simpsons.” The two cartoon characters will hit the ice as part of the US Olympic team in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Click here for the full story.

USA Curling is holding an online auction with the feature item being an autographed script of the episode. Click here to view the other auction items.


CANADIAN CURLING AND THE 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES

The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) announced a number of features to better inform and involve Canadian curling fans about the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver during the curling dates – February 16 – 27, 2010.

The following are features the CCA will institute on February 16 – the day curling starts at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games: [Read more…]

GO CANADA GO!

Curl BC would like to wish all athletes the best of luck over the next two weeks in the 2010 Olympic Games! We’re in for a treat with the world’s best athletes now in Vancouver.

Olympic curling starts Tuesday, February 16th. Click here to view the TV schedule.

Click here to view what the Vancouver Curling Club is up to over the next two weeks as well. They are located right beside the Olympic Curling Venue.

The 2010 Paralympics begin March 12th and feature our BC athletes of Jim Armstrong, Darryl Neighbour, Ina Forrest, Sonja Gaudet and coach Joe Rea.

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