“Curl for Hope” Prostate Cancer Bonspiel

"Curl for Hope" Prostate Cancer Bonspiel


Nov 25, 2023    
All Day


Carleton Heights Curling Club
1436 Normandy Cres., Ottawa, ON, K2C 0N6, City

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Get ready for a day of action-packed curling and community spirit as Carleton Heights Curling Club teams up with Prostate Cancer Support Ottawa (PCSO) to host the inaugural “Curl for Hope” Prostate Cancer Bonspiel on Saturday, November 25, 2023.

Carleton Heights Curling Club and PCSO are joining hands to raise vital funds for men and their families navigating the challenging journey of cancer treatment. Additionally, proceeds will be directed towards crucial research projects specific to prostate cancer in the Ottawa area.

Event Highlights:
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2023
Location: Carleton Heights Curling Club – 1436 Normandy Crescent, Ottawa, ON
Team Slots: Limited to 24 teams (open to men, women, and open teams)

Bonspiel Details:
The bonspiel will feature three draws, each comprising two six-end games. Teams can secure their preferred draw on a first-come, first-served basis. The schedule for each draw is as follows:

Draw A Games: 8:30 AM and 1:45 PM
Draw B Games: 10:15 AM and 3:30 PM
Draw C Games: 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM

All participating teams will enjoy a light breakfast, lunch, and a closing banquet at 7:30 PM. Prizes will be awarded for both competition performance and various team challenges throughout the day.

Fundraising for a Cause:
Once registered, teams will receive a link to the PCSO CanadaHelps donation site to collect contributions for PCSO. This link can be shared with friends and family to encourage support. Teams are encouraged to set a donation goal, such as $500, to back this vital cause. CanadaHelps will issue tax receipts for online donations immediately, while cash donations will require donor information if a tax receipt is requested.

Community Engagement:
This bonspiel is a not-for-profit event, and teams and companies are encouraged to contribute prizes that can be used to generate additional donations for PCSO. All donations, whether monetary or in-kind, will be acknowledged during and after the event.

For more information about the impactful work undertaken by PCSO, please visit their website.

Registration Details:
To register a team, please visit the Curling.io website. The registration fee for a team is $240, and registration will be confirmed upon the receipt of fees either via e-transfer to the club or in person at Carleton Heights Curling Club during operating hours (check our calendar). Register here: Curl for Hope Registration

Contact Information:
For additional inquiries or to connect with the club, please contact us at house-property@carletonheightscc.ca.

We eagerly anticipate your presence at Carleton Heights Curling Club on November 25, as we unite for a day of curling, camaraderie, and making a meaningful impact in the fight against prostate cancer. Join us for Curl for Hope, where every slide and sweep brings us closer to a future free from this disease.

About Carleton Heights Curling Club
Carleton Heights Curling Club is a vibrant community hub in Ottawa, dedicated to the sport of curling and fostering a welcoming, inclusive environment for all ages and skill levels. Our commitment to community engagement and supporting essential causes drives us to host events like Curl for Hope, bringing together curling enthusiasts to make a positive difference.

About Prostate Cancer Support Ottawa (PCSO)
Prostate Cancer Support Ottawa is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for prostate cancer patients and their families in the Ottawa area. Through support, education, and advocacy, PCSO provides valuable resources and assistance to those affected by prostate cancer while advancing vital research to combat this disease.

COST: $ 240
ROCK TYPE (for Youth Bonspiels only): NA