STICK CURLING CORNER
Information on local curling for Vision Impaired, Physically Handicapped, and Intellectually Challenged people.
CurlTech on Advanced Strategy
CCA Notices of Motion
Comments to be sent to Stan Shiraishi by July 25th, for transmittal to the OCA who will be voting in August. For more information see "CCA National Curling Summit" below.
Grand River Dinner Cruise for Curlers
We need to get more curlers signed up. Two boats have been reserved for just curlers Friday night 6 pm June 20 or day trip Thurs. 11:30am June 26.
BGCC Welcomes 2014 Brier Champions Team Koe
BGCC Welcomes 2014 Brier Champions Team Koe Sunday, April 13th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Curling to stay at Glendale
Recently as reported in a Hamilton Spectator interview from the 2014 Brier, Greg Balsdon, skip of Team Ontario and Curling Manager/ Associate Professional at Glendale Golf and CC stated that curling is a go for next season and the foreseeable future.
HACA is extremely pleased with this announcement and looks forward to an active association with Glendale Golf and CC to the benefit of curling in the Hamilton area.
CCA National Curling Summit
The Canadian Curling Association is excited about our first ever National Curling Summit to be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, August 25-27, 2014. [ more details ]
HACA supports Balsdon Rink's Brier Journey
At a reception held by Glendale Golf and CC on Feb. 26, Gary Breshnahan presented a cheque for $ 500 on behalf of HACA to Greg Balsdon , skip of Team Ontario. The team now travels to Kamloops , B.C. to compete in the Brier which begins on March 1.
Team Bice representing Ontario in the 2014 Brier
HACA congratulates Greg Balsdon (skip), Mark Bice, Tyler Morgan, Jamie Farnell and Steve Bice representing the Glendale Golf and Country Club who won the Ontario Men’s Provincial Curling Championship this past weekend and will now represent Ontario at the Tim Horton’s Brier in Kamloops BC March 1-9. [ see photo page ]
HACA as a community resource
The Hamilton and Area Curling Association (HACA) is a regional sports body incorporated in November 1992 as a non-profit organization. Founding members are eight area curling clubs and four district bonspiel committees.
The volunteer board of directors is committed to development of curling to its full potential in Hamilton and area.
HACA offers itself as a resource for curling information and activity of interest to curlers, prospective curlers, media and all who wish to relate to the sport of curling.
Curling is an Olympic medal sport, and continues to offer Fun, Fitness and Friendship for all ages.
HACA's aims are:
Support for Youth Curling
HACA supports youth activity at area curling clubs, such as the annual Harry Clark Memorial Little Rock Bonspiel for children aged up to twelve, and starting in 2009 is the overseeing body for "The 64s" Bantam recreational league. HACA will arrange opportunities for high school students to participate at area clubs if required.