The OVCA Mixed Bonspiel is being held January 15-18, 2009 at area clubs.
There are three divisions: Open, Senior, and Recreational (for teams with at least 2 players who are new to bonspiels). The OVCA has asked for a couple of teams to from our club enter this fun event. For more information and the entry form, see the bonspiel website at: http://ovcamixedbonspiel.ovca.com.
The schedule for Round 2 has been posted by the drawmaster.
Please note that there is no curling on December 14th or on December 28th, and resumes on Saturday, January 3rd.
The Christmas Funspiel and banquet will be held on December 21st.
Congratulations to Teams Gallant, Mantha, Taylor, Nixon and MacDonald who all participated in the Rotators Bonspiel in Toronto November 22-23, 2008.
A special note goes to Team Gallant who were B Event Finalists, Team Mantha who were D Event Champions, and Team Taylor who were D Event Finalists.
This year the Rainbow Rockers Curling League (RRCL) will be hosting it’s annual Over The Rainbow Bonspiel (OTRB), March 27-29, 2009.
We are looking for committee members to help organize this year’s event. We are looking for 10-15 people to help. Current members and vacancies are listed below:
Co-Chairs of the Committee: Lee M., RRCL Bonspiel Chairperson, & Kevin F.
Club Liaison: Colin C., RRCL President
Treasurer: Steve H., RRCL Treasurer
Drawmaster & Ice Conditions: Geoff S.
Sponsorships: Lee M.
Program: Kevin F.
Secretary: Rory M., RRCL Secretary
Host : Rory M.
Webmaster: Ross T., RRCL Webmaster
Translation: responsible for translation of all posters, program content
Printing: responsible for organizing printing of posters, programs and other materials
Theme & Decorations: responsible for recommending a theme to the committee and decorating
Ceremonies & Presentations: responsible for organizing opening and closing ceremonies and prize presentations
Draws & Raffles: responsible for organizing the 50/50 draws and any door prize raffles during the entire event
Hospitality & Entertainment: responsible for organizing entertainment, (i.e.) music and such, for Friday and Saturday nights
Members-at-large: Anyone interested in helping out but not linked to a specific area identified above
Meetings will take place approximately once a month, with regular updates requested by the Committee Co-Chairs via email. The first meeting will take place at noon, Saturday, January 3rd, 2009 at the Ottawa Curling Club.
If you are interested in volunteering, please advise Lee Mantha at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lee Mantha and Kevin Falkingham
Co-Chairs of the Organizing Committee for the OTRB 2009
The World Out Games will be holding a competitive curling tournament next year in Copenhagen.
For more information, please see their website at http://www.copenhagen2009.org/Sport/Disciplines/Curling.aspx