Volunteers Needed!

The RA and Ottawa Hunt Clubs are hosting the 2024 Canadian U-18 Curling Championships, and they need you!

Scheduled from February 4 to February 10, 2024, this premier curling event involves 42 boys and girls teams competing on the National stage. Young curlers from across the country, along with their family members, friends and coaches, will be spending an unforgettable week in our nation’s capital, with the RA Centre and Ottawa Hunt Club as the hubs for all the activities.

We need volunteers!

No curling experience is required and training will be provided. Volunteers can attend all games for the championship whether they are working or not. If you are interested, please register at https://volunteer.curling.ca/2024u18cc

Ontario Elementary School Championships

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The Stroud Curling Club (Innisfil, ON) is hosting the 2024 Elementary School Championships.

Teams can be formed by any combination of male and female players from the same school district within the CurlON boundaries. Players must be aged 13, or under, as of December 31st, 2023.

All players must wear head protection, be registered as a CurlON Participant and complete the assumption of risk and code of conduct.

To register, visit https://curl-on.ca/elementarychampionships/

Join the Board of Administrators (Deadline Extended)

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submitting an application to join the Board of Administrators has been extended to 11:59pm, Wednesday November 15th.

If you’ve been sitting on the fence, now’s the time to apply! Without the Board of Administrators, the OVCA’s ability to assist clubs in emergencies is AT RISK.

Please consider volunteering your time to this worthy committee.

The OVCA’s Board of Administrators is looking for up to three (3) volunteers to help clubs and centres in our region.

The OVCA’s Development Fund is a loan program available to all member clubs and centres that provides low-interest loans for capital improvements and emergency capital repairs.

The Board of Administrators is responsible for screening loan requests and providing recommendations to the Board of Directors on whether the applications should be approved. In addition, the Board of Administrators can provide recommendations to the OVCA on the operation of the Fund and its criteria.

The Board of Administrators is looking to fill up to three (3) positions. Each position is for a three year term. The Board of Administrators is a standing committee of the OVCA that meets only when an application is received (typically once or twice a year).

Specifically, the Board of Administrators is looking for candidates with experience/skillsets in: Finance, Law, Risk Management and/or Engineering. The OVCA is committed to building a diverse committee and we encourage those who identify as persons with a disability, persons from visible minority groups, persons who identify as LGTBQ2S+ or non-binary, and indigenous persons to apply.

See our Board of Administrators policy and Development Fund page for more information.

Application Deadline

Deadline for application is 11:59pm, Tuesday, October 31st, 2023. Not all who may apply will be appointed, and only successful candidates will be contacted for follow-up. Direct all applications to the OVCA Chair (chair@ovca.com) with the subject “BoA Candidate Submission 2023

Select “Download” above to download a copy of the application form.

2023 OVCA AGM

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The OVCA Annual General meeting will be held MONDAY, September, 18th at the RA Centre in Ottawa – Courtside Rooms


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AGENDA

  1. Land Acknowledgement
  2. Call to Order and Welcome
  3. Approval of the Agenda
  4. Introductions
  5. Moment of Silence
  6. Approval of Minutes from 2022 AGM Held virtually on Monday, September 19th, 2022
  7. New Business Arising from minutes of last year’s AGM
  8. Acknowledgement of Partner Associations
    • Ladies Curling Association
    • Canadian Branch of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club
    • Curling Outaouais – Roger Smith
    • CurlON – Matt Allen
    • Curling Canada – Danny Lamoureux
  9. Chair’s Report
  10. World Men’s Curling Championships – Elaine Brimicombe
  11. Directors Reports – no presentations planned. Questions and/or comments are welcomed
    • Board of Administrators
  12. Financial Report
  13. New Business
  14. Board for Members 2023-24
    • Election of 3-year Directors
    • Election of 2-year Directors
  15. Ken Thain Award Recipients
  16. Closing Remarks and Adjournment