Lounge Servers Wanted!

The VCC is currently seeking Bartender/Cooks for daytime and evening shifts Monday through Sunday (and as required for special events) to start at the end of August 2017 until the end of March 2018.

New Helmet Recommendations from Curling Canada

Representatives of Curling Canada’s 14 Member Associations approved a motion that endorses the immediate release of a Curling Canada statement to encourage Canadian curling clubs and facilities to acknowledge a concern about head injuries and concussions, and urges clubs and facilities to implement helmet-use initiatives in beginner and novice curling programs, and that helmets are strongly suggested for all in the Under-12

Leagues looking for curlers in 2017-18

Information here will be updated as league reps provide it. Click on the league links below for more details and contact information about leagues looking for curlers and teams for the 2017-18 season. If you are an individual looking for a team to curl with or a partial team looking for team mates, contact Richard Brower at msc@vancurl.com or 604-874-0122.

Monday Novice (Monday evenings)

Saturday Novice (Five-week sessions on Saturday evenings)

Norwesters Senior Men (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 am)

Pharmacists & Travelers  (Thursdays 4:30 pm)

Tuesday Women  (Tuesday evenings)

North Shore Day Ladies  (Wednesdays 10:00 am)

Point Grey  (Wednesday evenings, spares and wait list only)

High School/Youth Program (Wednesdays 4:00 pm)

Vancouver Senior Men  (Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 pm)

Pacific Rim (Sunday afternoons and Monday evenings)

Granville Island (Tuesday evenings)

Sunday Open  (Sundays 6:45 pm)

North Shore Mixed (Sundays 9:30 am)

Junior Program (Saturdays 11:30 am)

453 League (Fridays 6:00 pm)

Saturday Doubles (Saturdays 9:15 pm)

Engineers (Saturdays 8:30 am)

B&B (Fridays 8:15 pm)

Motors (Tuesdays 4:30 pm)

Purple & Gold (Sundays 4:30 pm)

VCC Brazilians finish 3-4 at world mixed doubles

Brazilian mixed doubles

VCC Brazilian curlers Anne Shibuya and Marcio Cerquinho tied for fourth in their pool with a 3-4 record at the World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship in Lethbridge, April 22-29. Event coverage can be found at http://www.worldcurling.org/wmdcc2017.

Forrest team wins VCC Championship

The Andrew Forrest team from the Thursday Open League has won the annual VCC Championship and the Brock Tully team from the Super Senior League took the B event. Photos and more info can be found on our VCC Championship webpage

VCC team wins silver at Pacific International Cup

Forrest team

Congrats to the VCC men's team of Andrew Forrest, Andrew Gray, Dave Marchant and Kris Davis, silver medalists in the BC pool at the Pacific International Cup in Richmond, losing a close final to Nanaimo. For all the details go to www.picup.ca.

VCC juniors at BC high school championship in Smithers

VCC juniors Bill Lou and Marcus Dee were curling in the BC High School Curling Championships in Smithers, Mar. 2-4, as members of the St. George's boys' team. St. George's finished with a 3-4 record. Kelowna won the event. More info is on the Smithers Secondary Facebook page.

Charity Skins Bonspiel a great success!

Thanks to the generosity of participants, the 20th annual Barry Naimark Charity Skins Bonspiel, held this past weekend (Mar. 3-5), raised $3,400 for the St. James Music Academy for inner-city youth. The finals were exciting with the A final coming down to a 13 skin carry over with a draw to the button to win. Congratulations to Team Brown - Chris Brown, Craig Whitaker, Makoto Tsukishima and Hamish Macdonald!

Other events were won by: B Final: Team Gardner - Paul Dunkin, Mickey Bishop, Rob Gardner and Jurgen Wolter. C Final: Team Tully - Brock Tully, Jeff Guinard, Chris Faa and Nick Kuit. D Final: Team McKenzie - Jerry McKenzie, Rob Goble, John Meier and Bill McGinty. Congratulations everyone!

A special shout out and thank you to VCC Special Events Committee for coordinating such a fun and worthwhile event!

BC seniors finish 4-5 at Canadians

The BC senior men's tean, including VCC curler Stan Walker, finished up the week with a 4-5 record at the Everest Canadian Seniors Curling Championships in Frederiction, NB. BC was 3-3 in their pool round robin, tied for third with PEI and Newfoundland, but those two teams advanced to the championship pool as they had both defeated BC. BC was then 1-2 in their seeding pool matches. Alberta won the final over Ontario. The BC team pictured below is, left to right, Craig Lepine, Stan Walker, Craig Mcleod and Mike Pellech.
BC senior men

VCC curlers second at BC Mixed

Three VCC curlers were on a team out of Richmond CC that finished second at the BC Mixed Curling Championship in Parksville, Mar. 2-5. Jaime McLaren, Heather Hansen and Chris Chute teamed up with Richmond skip Aaron Watson, losing the championship final to three-time former BC mixed champion Tom Buchy from Kimberley.

The Andrew Forrest team from VCC (Becky Abbot, Dave Marchant and Alison DenToom) went 1-3 in the triple knockout event.

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