Skills Funspiel and Holiday Banquet
The Rainbow Rockers annual funspiel and Christmas banquet will take place on Sunday, December 20, 2015. Tickets are $15 for full time members ($30 for spares and guests) and includes a fun game of skills curling, a delicious turkey dinner with all the trimmings, and lots of prizes. Sign up following your game on December 13 or e-mail Colin by December 16. Draw times are 3 PM and 5 PM.
Curling on December 20 and January 3
Please check the schedule for Round 2 draw dates and times. A 1 PM draw will take place on December 20, 2015 and draws at 3 PM and 5 PM have been scheduled on January 3, 2016. If you are curling on December 20, you can still register for the funspiel and banquet – just be sure to register in advance. And be sure to fill the gallery on January 3rd at 5 PM as Team Douglas takes on Team Mantha in a classic 1-2 matchup to determine Ottawa #1 for this year’s Canadian Gay Curling Championships being held in February in Winnipeg. A big thank you to teams Mantha and Douglas for representing Ottawa this year!
Save the Date – Trivia Night – January 9
Mark your calendars for our third annual trivia night coming up on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 8:30 PM. The fun begins following our regularly scheduled games at 2 PM, 4 PM and 6 PM that day. Get your teams together (no more than six people) and start brushing up on your general knowledge. Watch your e-mail for more details. Contact Shala for information.
Thinking about a holiday or a road trip with the added bonus of curling? Registration is now open for most out-of-town bonspiels:
- Vancouver – PacRim Cup (January 22)
- Montreal – La Quête du Roi (February 5 – 7)
- Winnipeg – Bison Cup (February 12 – 14)
- Toronto – Riverdale (March 4-6)
- Halifax – Bluenose (April 1 – 3)
For something a little closer to home, check out the Rideau Men’s Classic from January 29 – 3. And, of course, stay tuned for details of the our very own Over the Rainbow Bonspiel, March 18 – 20, 2016! To foster inter-city support for other Canadian GLBT leagues, the Rainbow Rockers offer a small incentive to full-time members participating at 2015 – 2016 Canadian GLBT out-of-town bonspiels. Happy Holidays from the Rainbow Rockers.