The Curling Québec board recently restructured its Meritas Awards program with the intent of adding value and meaning to this important recognition process. Five categories now compose the Meritas Awards series; the objectives, timetable and the various steps of the nomination procedure remain unchanged.

CLUB OF THE YEAR

Patrick Péloquin, Claude Henry, Jean Turcotte, Émile Asselin & Pier-Olivier Blain

This award is presented to an affiliated curling club that has distinguished itself through its energy, its originality, its contribution to the development of the sport and its performance in terms of activities, events and membership over the last year.

2021-2022 award winner:
Club de curling Aurèle-Racine

PLAYER OR TEAM OF THE YEAR

Brandon Lafrance (coach), Mégane Fortin, Emy Lafrance, Megan Lafrance and Rémy St-Pierre (absent: Jolianne Fortin)

This award is presented to a player or team that has distinguished itself in a provincial, national or international competition over the last year.

2021-2022 award winner:
Team Fortin (Jolianne Fortin, Emy Lafrance, Megan Lafrance, Mégane Fortin, Brandon Lafrance – coach)

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Mr. Émile Asselin, Mrs. Jacinthe Loiselle, Mr. Robert Bluteau and Mrs. Suzanne Cournoyer

This award is presented to a person in recognition of his or her exceptional and sustained volunteer contribution to the management, development and promotion of curling over the last year.

2021-2022 award winner:
Jacinthe Loiselle – Club de curling et social de Magog

CONTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

Émile Asselin & Claude Forget

This award is presented to a member of the curling world in recognition of his or her remarkable contribution or outstanding and invaluable involvement in the community. Potential nominees in this category include coaches, referees, ice technicians, journalists and any other individual who has made an exceptional contribution to the management, development or promotion of curling over the last year.

2021-2022 award winner:
Claude Forget – Baie-Comeau CC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR

Serge Lévesque, Jacob Lepage, & Pierre Bédard

This award is presented to a person or organization to recognize exceptional and exemplary achievement, performance or contribution in curling over the last year.

2021-2022 award winner:
Jacob Lepage – Baie-Comeau CC

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR

Alanna Routledge & Dominic Chrétien

This award is presented to a person or organization to recognize exceptional and exemplary achievement, performance or contribution in curling over the last year.

2021-2022 award winner:
Dominic Chrétien – Laval-sur-le-Lac CC

NOMINATION PROCESS

To read the complete nomination and selection process for the Meritas Awards, download our guidelines here.

Meritas Nomination Form