Gifts for curling fans

Finding the perfect gift for somebody special can be a huge challenge. If that special someone happens to be curler look no further. Here are some great gift ideas to light up their eyes come Christmas morning. 1. A Curling Broom – When purchasing a broom there are basically two choices; hair or synthetic. For…

Business of curling

Finding revenue beyond membership fees is a concept that is sometimes forgotten when it comes to curling clubs. Corporate partnerships are great ways to find secondary sources of revenue, an opportunity that many clubs are missing out on. Most companies have a budget for advertising and for community support. A curling club partnership is an…

First Ambassador of the Year

Yves Morissette from the Desjardins Curling Club in Val d’Or received from the hands of Marco Ferraro, General Manager of Curling Québec, the first ever Méritas awarded to the “Ambassador of the Year”. Yves has done exemplary work throughout the season by ensuring that its members are kept abreast of all the activities and services offered…

Women’s and Men’s 2014 Provincial Championships

Press release For immediate release Suggested title: Tankard and Scotties Championships 2014 Val-d’Or: the countdown has begun VAL-D’OR (19 September 2013) – The Pavillon Desjardins Curling Club Sports Belvedere Val d’Or officially launched on Thursday, while the process leading to provincial curling Championships men “Tankard” and female “Scotties”, scheduled from 12 to 19 January 2014.…

Summer training for our top athletes

High Performance Camp A High Performance camp was held last weekend at the Glenmore curling centre in Dollard-des-Ormeaux. The CCA’s conditioning expert, Bob Comartin, evaluated the fitness level of our top teams and prepared a training program for them for the  upcoming season. Team coaches as well as Quebec’s Provincial Coach, Guy Gosselin, were also…

Val d’Or will host the 2014 Tankard and 2014 Scotties

VAL-D’OR (June 25th, 2013) – It is now official.  The Belvédère Sports Centre in Val- d’Or will be the host of the 2014 Women’s « Scotties » Provincial Curling Championships and the 2014 Men’s « Tankard » Provincial Championships from January 12th to the 19th, 2014.  Ten (10) men’s teams and eight (8) women’s team will be taking part in…

Contest winners

The Etchemin and the Buckingham curling club have both submitted beautiful concepts incorporating the circles for houses.  Thank you to the many participating centers and we invite you to prepare for the next competition which will take place at the end of the 2013-2014 season.

 

 

CCA launches virtual hall of fame

Curling fans around the world will be able to access the rich history of the Roaring Game in Canada with just a click of the mouse. The Canadian Curling Association (CCA) announced today that it has launched a new web site for its Canadian Curling Hall of Fame. It can be accessed at www.curling.ca/hof. On the…