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Archives for August 2012

Updated Rule Book alters ‘thinking time’ rules

Changes to the 2012-14 Canadian Curling Association Rule Book will see “thinking time” incorporated into officiated events.

According to the new rules, each team will be given 40 minutes of “thinking time” in which to play a 10-end game, plus five minutes to play an extra end. [Read more…]

Get funding to expand your curling program

The BC Sport Agency is now accepting applications to the Local Sport Program Development Fund. [Read more…]

Tim Hortons Juniors and Grand Slam Curling get broadcasting boost

Curlers and curling viewers in BC are set to become well-served thanks to two new agreements. [Read more…]

Tim Hortons Juniors competition to hit TV screens

The Tim Hortons BC Junior Curling Championships will be televised for the first time ever.

Shaw Cable TV will film and broadcast the event, which is taking place at the Coquitlam Curling Center from January 1 to 6, 2013. [Read more…]

Can you help curling centre bring world record back to Canada?

The Campbell River Curling Club is on the look-out for a digital clock to help them in their attempt to set a new world record.

The club wants to beat the Guinness World Records’ longest curling game record of 61 hours 39 minutes and 33 seconds which is held by curlers from the Dumfries Curling Club in Scotland.

[Read more…]

Calling all curling coaches: Brush up your skills

There are plenty of opportunities to improve your coaching skills thanks to a new round of coaching workshops organized by Curl BC. [Read more…]

‘Summer Ice’ has hit the spot

Summer curling is really hitting the spot in North Vancouver.

For the first time in club history, the ice has remained in for the summer months at the North Shore Winter Club. [Read more…]

Call for more teams for Westcoast Curling Classic

There is still a chance to enter your team in the Westcoast Curling Classic.

Organizers of the 2012 event are hoping that six more teams will join the 18 men’s teams that have already signed up.

[Read more…]

Start the season with high performance training

High Performance camps for juniors and adults are taking place in September to kick off the curling season.

[Read more…]

Grants available to host curling Try-It Days

Curling centres can get $300 in funding to host Try-it Day events for Sports Day in Canada.
 
The organizers of Sports Day in Canada – ParticipACTION, True Sport and CBC Sports – are expanding their reach in BC through a partnership with the BC Ministry of Health.   [Read more…]

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