The junior event in Langley needs you!

By Rebecca Connop Price

The 2018 Boston Pizza BC Junior Curling Championships are being held at Langley Curling Centre – and volunteers are needed to help make it a success.

A page on the Curl BC website has been set up for volunteer sign-ups. Please visit https://www.curlbc.ca/2018-boston-pizza-bc-juniors-volunteer-sign/ now if you would like to lend a hand.

The host committee, led by Robyn Parkes, will be looking for approximately 50 volunteers for the event, which runs Dec 17-23, 2017.

Robyn Parkes said: “Langley is very excited to have the Junior Provincials at our club this year.

“Whether you can help with planning or help during the event, we want to hear from all volunteers!”

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Boston Pizza supports BC junior curling

By Rebecca Connop Price

Curl BC is happy to announce a new partnership with Boston Pizza.

The Canadian restaurant franchise is being named the title sponsor of the 2018 Boston Pizza BC Junior Curling Championships.

With 61 locations across British Columbia, the entire Curl BC community can take advantage of this partnership. Benefits for Curl BC members will involve special Boston Pizza offers, including exclusive coupons that will be sent out in Curl BC’s January mailout.

Select Boston Pizza locations will also offer a discount on catering services for their local curling facilities.

This partnership will directly benefit junior curling in BC, with the support from Boston Pizza being used to raise the profile of our U21 curlers.

Curl BC CEO Scott Braley said: “We are thrilled to be working with Boston Pizza this season and know that curlers will really benefit from the partnership.

“The majority of curling centres in BC are situated close to a Boston Pizza location, and the restaurants are already popular with curlers, so it is a great fit.”

Ryan Paulson, Marketing Manager at Boston Pizza, said: “Boston Pizza restaurants across British Columbia have had great relationships with their local curling clubs. We are excited to officially partner with Curl BC this season and support the 2018 BC Junior Curling Championships.”

The Boston Pizza brand will be showcased at the 2018 Boston Pizza BC Junior Curling Championships, which will be streamed for a worldwide audience on sportscanada.tv.

The championships will take place at Langley Curling Centre from Dec. 17-23.
For more about Boston Pizza, visit https://bostonpizza.com/.

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Canada Winter Games qualifier announced

By Rebecca Connop Price

Curlers looking to represent BC at the Canada Winter Games will face off in Abbotsford in 2018.

Abbotsford Curling Club will host the Canada Winter Games Qualifier event from March 30 to April 1.

To participate, curlers must be a maximum of 17 years of age on June 30, 2018. (Any athlete born on or after July 1, 2000, will be eligible).

The winning team of U18 boys and winning team of U18 girls will represent BC at the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta, from Feb. 15 to Mar. 3, 2019.
Every member of the team must be a resident of BC.

Coaches will need to be Competition Coach Certified. Coaches of teams who earn the right to represent BC at the Canada Winter Games will need to have Competition Coach Certification with a Canada Winter Games Professional Development Module or be a Competition Development Coach. Curl BC will assist winning coaches in meeting coaching certification requirements following qualification.

To register your team for the event, please visit: https://www.curlbc.ca/canada-winter-games/.

The previous Canada Winter Games were held in Prince George in 2015. Team Tardi and Team Daniels represented BC, with Team Tardi winning a bronze medal for BC.
Anyone with questions can contact Shannon Joanisse at sjoanisse@curlbc.ca or call 604-333-3619.

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Kids in Victoria can try curling at fun session on Sept. 30

By Rebecca Connop Price

Children aged 9 to 12 are being invited to try curling in a fun and relaxed session.

An Optimist ‘I Rock the House’ Curling Camp is being hosted by the Victoria Curling Club from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 30.

Children will learn from experienced junior curlers and certified curling coaches the basics of this sport on ice.

Paul Dixon, Victoria Curling Club manager, said: “This is a great opportunity for families to get out and active after school starts up again. We know the kids will really enjoy learning to curl and meeting other kids in the area.”

The cost is $20 and includes lunch. To register your kids, please visit www.curlbc.ca/i-rock-the-house or call 604-333-3620.

After the session, your child can learn more about regular curling opportunities in the community.

For more information, contact Melissa Sim at msim@curlbc.ca or Al Kersey at akersey@telus.net.

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