Rainbow Rockers Curling League

Ottawa's Gay and Lesbian Friendly Curling League

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Euchre and Rummoli Night – Nov 10

Please join us for Euchre and Rummoli after our Saturday games on November 10, 2018. Our games night is a fun way to warm up after your game and enjoy a great time with friends.

Are you game? Partners, family and friends are welcome!

Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. and games start at 7:00 p.m. sharp. The euchre format will be 6 games with cash prizes going to the top scorers and to the player with the most lone hands. Rummoli players benefit from splashed pots. There will also be a 50/50 draw and several other fun prizes during the night.

Entry for both Rummoli and Euchre is $20.00 and includes snacks. All fees will be collected at the time of registration. Cash payment only.

To secure your spot please email promotions@rainbowrockers.ca before November 8. Please indicate whether you will be playing Rummoli or Euchre

New 5 Rock Rule This Season

This season our league has decided to adopt the 5-rock rule along with all other leagues at the Ottawa Curling Club, playing the same rules as the elite curling teams.

Here is a link to the rule 5-rock-Free-Guard-Zone-Rule-Change.pdf

& Curling Canada’s, Rules Of Curling For General Play 2018-2022 rules-of-curling-for-general-play

See rule 12, Pg. 17 for the 5-Rock Rule.

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Round 1 Draw Schedule

 The draw schedule is now available. See Fall 2018 – Round 1 Schedule

September Newsletter

September 2018 Newsletter THURSDAY – MEET & GREET

Gear up for the 2018-2019 curling season at the annual Rainbow Rockers Meet and Greet. Pick up the season calendar; check out team rosters and sign up for clinics and/or opening day practice curling and pizza party (see details below).

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Time: 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Place: Beerocracy, 340 Somerset Street W.
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2018-2019 Calendar

The new 2018-2019 Season Calendar is now available.

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2018 Bocce and BBQ Event

Looking for a great way to kick off summer? Join us for a BBQ and some Bocce Ball on Wednesday, June 20th
The cost is $10 per person (payment to be collected at the event) and includes food and bocce. BYOB but please make sure you arrange for designated drivers or public transport.

This event will be held at 221 North River Road (near the Cummings Bridge and where Rideau Street becomes Montreal Road). Arrive before 6:00 p.m., as games will start at 6:00 p.m. sharp. Rain or shine! Please note, there is no parking on River Road but several options on side streets.

Bocce is a fun and easy game to learn so beginners are welcome! Games will be played on the lawn of the park across the street along the Rideau River. Teams of two are encouraged to sign up in advance, please indicate your team with your RSVP.  Don’t know who you want to play with?  Sign up individually and be paired with another player.

Bring your friends, partners, and any new or prospective league members to give them a chance to get to know our group. Members of the Executive will be on-hand to meet people and answer questions.

We need to purchase food ahead of time and arrange the bocce teams, so PLEASE RSVP to Kevin at promotions@rainbowrockers.ca  before Friday, June 15, 2018. to secure your spot and your dinner!

April 15 Year End Banquet!

It is that time of year again where curling is coming to a close 🙁 Before we put away our shoes and brooms on April 15 we will have one last go at curling but a little different for those looking to try something new. We will be holding two QUEER DOUBLES draws and one regular draw.

If you were inspired by the Olympic Curling and would like to try your hand at our version of mixed doubles we invite you to come and give it a try. We have enough room for 20 teams of two so don’t delay in signing up. Games will be an hour and a half the faster the play the more ends you play!

Banquet will be a bit earlier we are aiming for 6:30 (give time to the last draw to get off the ice). There will be great food, prizes and merriment. Really we will have a Gay Ole time (insert giggle or groan).

Registration for Banquet and the Curling will be electronic. You can pay directly to Colin during the specify draws in the form. Please click the “Fill out my form” below and sign up. Thank you

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