Nominations for the 2018-2019 RRCL Executive Committee

Update (2018-04-15): Nominations Now Closed

Nominations are now closed for next season’s executive committee. All positions have been filled by acclamation,

The Rainbow Rockers Curling League exists because of the tireless hard work of a committee of volunteers who love to curl and give back to their community. Please take the time to participate in the process of creating the executive committee for next year and help ensure the continuation of the league.

Nominations for the 2018-2019 Executive Committee are now open for the position of President, Secretary, Treasurer, Bonspiel Chair, Social Events and Promotions Coordinator, Drawmaster, and Membership Coordinator.

Only current, full time members of the league may make nominations or be nominated to serve on the committee. For more information on the roles of the executive committee, please see

Nominations will be open from 12:00 a.m. March 22, 2018 to 6:00 p.m. April 3, 2018. A member must be nominated by two or more current full-time members in order to be considered for a position on the executive committee. Members may nominate themselves. Nominees will be contacted by the election coordinator by e-mail to confirm that they accept the nomination.

In order to be accepted as a candidate for the executive committee, nominees must respond, in writing or by e-mail, confirming that they are willing to stand for election and to fulfill the duties for the entire 2018-2019 season. Responses must be received by the election coordinator no later than 9:00 p.m., April 3, 2018.

Nominations can be submitted by sending an e-mail to In your nomination message you must state your FULL name and clearly indicate who you are nominating and for which position you are nominating the person for. Failure to do so will void the nomination.

Nominations will be kept confidential until an election is announced otherwise they will be announced at the closing banquet.

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February 18 Ice Conditions

As some of you may be aware, last Sunday, ice conditions for the 5 PM draw were not adequate for curling.  Given the unplayable conditions teams wisely made the decision to abandon the playing surface.  As a result, all 5:00 PM games played on Sunday, February 18 will be declared “no contest.”  The Ottawa Curling Club apologizes for the mistake and has sent the following explanation:

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Congratulations to our League Secretary, Geoff Sheppard!

This past Friday, the Ottawa Curling Club recognized long-time member Rod Matheson and our own Geoff Sheppard as the newest (and only current) Life Members of the Ottawa Curling Club.  This is a special honour and well deserved given Geoff’s longtime and sustained contribution to the OCC.  On top of that, Geoff has served as Secretary of the Rainbow Rockers for many years and is also currently Drawmaster for the Over the Rainbow Bonspiel.  Next time you see Geoff, please thank him for his efforts in making both our league and the OCC so successful.

Christmas Banquet 2017 – Final Call

Join your fellow Rainbow Rockers for our annual Christmas Party on December 17, 2017. Chose to curl at either 3 PM or 5 PM. This fun event uses a skills format and will include the always-popular “short curling.” Sign up individually and be placed on a team. Curling will be followed by a turkey dinner with all the trimmings at 7:00 PM. Lots of prizes too!

Please advise on food allergies or special requirements.

Deadline to register is 7:00 PM Wednesday, December 13. Contact:

2018 OTR Bonspiel Registration

To register for the 2018 Bonspiel please visit Registration will open at noon sharp on Saturday, December 9th.

Update (2018-04-04): Registration for the Bonspiel is now closed.

La période d’inscription pour le bonspiel Over the Rainbow (BOTR) s’ouvrira le samedi 16 decembre à midi. Nous vous demandons de remplir le formulaire d’inscription en ligne disponible au

Mise à jour (2018-04-04): La période d’inscription pour le bonspiel est terminée.