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

High school program for all abilities

VCC offers a high school program on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, beginning on Oct. 19. The fall session runs for nine weeks until Dec. 14 and costs $63.00 plus GST per student.

We welcome students of all abilities, including beginners, and provide instruction and equipment for those who don't have their own.

For more information and online registration, visit our high school program page.

VCC team in the medals at BC Senior Games

VCC senior tam

Left to right: Nick Parotta (second), Joel Bronstein (lead), Harvey Meller (skip), Joanne Mick (Zone 4 coordinator and VCC curler), Croft Bain (third)

Congratulations to the Harvey Meller team from VCC that won the bronze medal in the BC Seniors Games men's curling event at Coquitlam. There were six zones from around the province represented in the event, which was won by the Kevin Jeannotte team from Langley.

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

AMG logo

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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