Harvest Bonspiel registration now open

Registration for the annual Harvest Bonspiel, Oct. 28-30 at VCC, is now open. For information and registration go to http://www.vancurl.com/events/harvest2016

Learn to curl at VCC

VCC has a variety of learn-to-curl clinics and programs that start in September, including room for individuals or teams in our Monday evening novice league. For more information visit our instruction page.

Thank you VCC coaches

This week is National Coaches Week (Sept. 17 - 25) and a good time for us to thank our VCC coaches. We have over 20 coaches at VCC who handle the rental groups and learn-to-curl programs, clinics and lessons. All are Curl BC certified and range in age from high school students to retirees. Thanks VCC coaches! Without your help our club wouldn't be able to offer the wide range of services and programs we provide.

Advanced competition clinic on Saturday, Oct. 15

Jim and John

VCC is hosting an advanced competition clinic aimed at helping teams considering entering playdowns feel more prepared and confident. The clinic, set for 2:15 pm to 6:15 pm on Saturday, Oct. 8, will be run by Karen Watson and Robbie Gallaugher, both level 3 certified coach. Watson has also coached at provincial championships and Gallaugher has curled in the playoffs at the BC men's championship.

Delivery analysis and sweeping clinics on Oct. 8

VCC is offering two separate delivery analysis and sweeping clinics on the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 8, led by Will Sutton, a Curl BC high performance coach and education manager. For more information and registration visit our clinics page.

Saturday night doubles league curling now available at VCC

New this season, VCC is offering seven-week sessions of doubles league curling on Saturday nights. The first session runs Sept. 24 to Dec. 17. There will be separate registration for a winter session running on seven Saturdays from Jan. 7 to April 1. For more information and registration, visit our Saturday Night Doubles League page

We can help you find curlers or a league

If you are looking for a team or league to join or need curlers for your team, please contact Richard Brower at msc@vancurl.com or 604-874-0122, ext. 2. Richard is trying to keep a database to put curlers and teams together.

Shortill team wins mixed event at AMG

Dave Shortill from the Kerry Park CC near Duncan has won the mixed event championship at the Americas Masters Games, defeating Richmond's Vic Shimizu 7-4 in the final. Shortill's team included VCC curler Jan Bos at second, along with third Donna Langlands and lead Crystal Murray.

VCC skip Keith Switzer won the bronze medal after qualifying through the C event for the playoffs, but losing the semi-final to Shortill.

Mixed event now on at Americas Masters Games

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The Island Girls, composed of curlers from various Vancouver Island communities and skipped by Lynne Noble, have won the women's event of the Americas Masters Games at VCC. The Steve Wright team from Royal City CC and Kelowna has won the men's event.

The mixed event is now on until Sunday. For all the results and information, go to http://amgcurling.curlbc.ca/.

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