January newsletter is out

The January edition of our monthly newsletter is out and available online by clicking here. You can also view past newsletters by visiting our newsletter page.

Elementary students can try curling on Feb. 15 Pro D Day

VCC is hosting an Elementary School Try Curling Event on the afternoon of the Feb. 15 professional development day when local students will be off school. Click here for more information and registration.

Enter the BC Club Challenge by Jan. 22

The format for this season's Mainland Club Challenge has changed and VCC no longer will be holdling a club playdown to send a VCC representative to the event. Any eligible team can now enter the Mainland Club Challenge, Feb. 8-10 in Richmond. The entry deadline has been extended to Jan. 22. More details at https://www.curlbc.ca/bc-club-challenge/.

VCC members can put messages on Legacy Rock handles

Rock handle

VCC members now have the chance to put their name and a personalized message on rock handles in use on the ice. Proceeds will support junior, high school and blind curling programs. Click here for more information on the Legacy Rocks program.

Waiting list for the Doubles Bonspiel

Doubles Bonspiel poster

We now have 32 entries and are taking names for a waiting list. For more information and registration visit our Doubles Bonspiel page.

VCC curler comes close at Pacific Asia Championship

Chinese Taipei curling team

The Chinese Taipei team (Taiwan) has finished with a 4-4 record at the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships in Korea, one spot back of a playoff spot and a chance to qualify for the world championship. The team included Thursday Open League curler Nick Hsu (second from the right) at third. VCC junior program head coach Brad Burton coached the Chinese Taipei team.

2018 Harvest Bonspiel

THE HARVEST IS DONE FOR ANOTHER YEAR

The 2018 Harvest Bonspiel saw fantastic curling in the house of VCC.

A weekend of awesome curling, Halloween hi-jinx and curling camaraderie all started on Friday and culminated in the crowning of a new victor on Sunday.

Click here for the winners and to view the daily draw results.

VCC Brazilians in World Mixed Curling Championship

Brazilian mixed team

The Winn Rentals World Mixed Curling Championship ran Oct. 13-20 in Kelowna with a VCC team taking part! The Brazilian team, left to right, is lead Erick Santos, second Luciana Barrella, third Claudio Alves and skip Anne Shibuya. Anne's husband, Matthew Gervan, coached the team. 

Lessons available with high performance coaches

For high performance coaching, VCC now offers lessons with level 3 certified coaches Robbie Gallaugher and Heather Beatty. Heather is a former high performance and competitions manager at Curl BC, and has competed at multiple women's and mixed provincial championships. Robbie has coached internationally and competed in men's and mixed provincial champioinships. Both Robbie and Heather teaching coaching courses for Curl BC. For more information, go to our lessons page.

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