Month: August 2017

First Major Event of 2017-18 Season, Stu Sells Junior Tankard, releases entrants and draw

The Stu Sells Junior Tankard, the OJCT’s  first major of the 2017-18 season, has just released this year’s event plan and draw which will feature some of the top returning U21 teams from Ontario and the United States as well as some up and coming new teams both at the U21 and U18 level. Competition begins on Thursday, September 14th and concludes on Sunday, September 17th at the High Park Club in Toronto. A new triple knock-out event format will be in place this year with an exciting page playoff system for the top four teams from the knock-out rounds to played on Sunday. In the men’s field will be the reigning world silver medalists Team Stopera from the US as well as defending Ontario and Canadian U21 silver medalist Team Hall. The women’s field also features many of the Ontario provincial finalists from 2017 reformed into new teams for the 2017-18 season as well as 2017 Stu Sells U18 Champion and Provincial Champion Team Gray from the Perth Curling Club. Saturday night will feature the annual Stu Sells Support Foundation BBQ so come out to enjoy some great junior curling and be part of the fun at High Park....

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Event Spotlight – Carleton Heights U21 Bonspiel

The traditional season opener on the OJCT U21 event schedule in a new calendar year has been the Carleton Heights U21 Bonspiel at the Carleton Heights Curling Club in Ottawa. This will be no different this year as both regional and teams from other parts of Ontario and Quebec use this as their first event of the season to get their curling slides back into form over the Labour Day weekend (September 1 – 3, 2017).  Teams play a minimum of four games (three on Saturday) with the event wrapping up on Sunday.  There are still some spots available and open to both U21 and U18 teams so contact James Sutherland, Event Organizer or Alex Young, Manager Carleton Heights Curling Club for information. Not only do you get to curl, you can also enjoy the Labour Day weekend in the National Capital Region and the many Canada 150 celebrations still in the area. The event will be the first event to operate with the new OJCT points model as a regular event with the strength of field index for the event to be determined just prior to the event.   You must be registered with the OJCT to earn the points. It is always a great event in the beautiful city of Ottawa. Maybe your team can use this as a springboard to your new season’s success!  It has helped...

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OJCT Major Announcement

The Ontario Junior Curling Tour (OJCT) announces a major revision to the Tour points and ranking system starting with the 2017-18 calendar year and two significant partnerships with Curling Canada and the Ontario Curling Association (CurlOn) supporting these changes. Check out the details of the announcement in the news section of our website and be sure to review the detailed Program Guide V1.2 on the changes, including new season schedules for 2017-18 & 2018-19 for points accumulation, that will be implemented for the 2017-18 season and...

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