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Archives for April 2012

Curl BC Member Satisfaction Survey

Please help Curl BC improve by completing the online Member Satisfaction Survey. If you have been involved in curling in BC this year as a curler, manager, ice technician, official, coach, volunteer or ‘other’, we would like to hear your feedback. Please take 5 minutes to follow this link and complete the annual Member Satisfaction Survey before May 31: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JZFQ25M

Individual responses are kept confidential and the overall results of the survey will be covered at the Annual General Meeting on June 9th.

(Please forward the survey link to your fellow curlers, but keep responses to one per individual.)

Click here to visit post on our surveys page.

Brower & Goodwin win The Dominion Curling Club Championships

Congratulations to this year’s winners of The Dominion Curling Club Championships held in Richmond this past weekend.

Men: Peace Arch – Richard Brower, Berry Breton, Larry Macdonald, Deryk Brower
Women: Comox Valley – Deb Goodwin, Lonnie Schopp, Kim Jonsson, Lori Ross

Brower & Goodwin now advance to the The Dominion Canadian Curling Club Championships in in Scarborough, Ontario from November 19-24, 2012.

Fredericton to stage 2013 World Mixed Doubles & World Sr. Curling Championships

FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, April 23… The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the Canadian Curling Association (CCA) today announced that the City of Fredericton will host the 2013 World Senior Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships and World Mixed Doubles.

All three world championships will take place at the new Grant-Harvey Centre, April 13-20, 2013. Approximately 30 teams are expected to compete for global honours in Mixed Doubles while almost 40 teams will seek to capture Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s world titles.

The $29.5 million Grant-Harvey Centre, scheduled to open in June, has two ice surfaces which will be utilized during the week…one Olympic-size (500 seats) and one National Hockey League-size (1,500 seats). The host committee executive director is 2000 Brier runner-up Wayne Tallon, with both the Fredericton Curling Club and Capital Winter Club acting as co-chairs and host clubs.

World Curling Federation President Kate Caithness said, “We are delighted to be returning to New Brunswick for two events which will run side by side in 2013 – the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship and the World Senior Curling Championships. [Read more…]

Awards nomination deadline April 30th

Curl BC is seeking award nominations for the 2011/12 curling season. Click here to nominate exceptional athletes, volunteers, sponsors and other deserving individuals before April 30.

Vancouver to host the 2013 Williams Moving & Storage BC Mixed Curling Championship

Curl BC is pleased to announce that the 2013 Williams Moving & Storage BC Mixed Curling Championship has been awarded to the Vancouver Curling Club. This unique event that enables men and women to play together on the same team will be held March 14 – 17, 2013.

The BC Championship will host the top eight mixed curling teams from across the province in the 2012/2013 season. Teams will compete in a triple knock-out format with a 4-team page-playoff. The winning team will advance to the 2014 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, November 14-23, 2013 at the Rideau Curling Club in Ottawa. [Read more…]

Summer 2012

Here is an up-to-date  list of what’s still happening in summer 2012. [Read more…]

Prince George awarded 2013 Tim Hortons BC Juvenile Curling Championships

Curl BC is pleased to announce that the 2013 Tim Hortons BC Juvenile Curling Championships have been awarded to the Prince George Golf & Curling Club. This event will run from March 7-10, 2013.

The top eight juvenile boy’s and girl’s teams in BC will battle for these provincial titles with the winners advancing to the U-18 Optimist International Curling Championships. The Championships will be divided into two pools of four teams, with the top two teams in each advancing to playoffs.

The Prince George Curling Club dates back to 1920 and amalgamated with the Golf Club in 1973. It has 8 sheets of ice and has hosted many provincial and national tournaments such as the 2009 Road to the Roar Pre-Trials which brought some of Canada’s best curling teams to Prince George. In 1999 Prince George hosted the BC Men’s Curling Championship won by Bert Gretzinger, and in 2000 hosted the Scott Tournament of Hearts won by BC’s Kelley Law. Last season they hosted the 2011 BC Legion Curling Championship. With the recent news of Prince George hosting the 2015 Canada Winter Games they are thrilled to be awarded the 2013 Tim Hortons BC Juvenile Curling Championships.

CCA Athlete of the Week

Kelowna’s Kevin Folk is the Canadian Curling Association’s Athlete of the Week. Click here to view the feature.

Save the date!

Curl BC’s 2012 Annual General Meeting will take place on Saturday, June 9th at the Richmond Curling Centre. [Read more…]

Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame makes Kirton call

Congratulations to Linda and Daryl Kirton who will be inducted into the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame on April 28, honouring more than three decades of contributions on the curling scene. Click here for the full story.

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