Archive for November, 2010

Elmira featured by the CCA

November 30, 2010

This afternoon, Mort Cooper, who writes on Little Rock curling for the Canadian Curling Association, posted an article about the Elmira and District Curling Club Little Rock program, including some pictures of the kids from the visit November 14 by the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s curling team. Check it out! Tweet

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Reminder: no Junior curling on November 28

November 25, 2010

A reminder to everyone that the Elmira and District Curling Club is hosting an OCA Senior Zones event this weekend, and hence there’s no Junior curling this Sunday, November 28. Enjoy the Grey Cup game and cheer on those Saskatchewan Roughriders! Wear Rider green! A further note: on Sunday, December 5 we will be starting […]

Tags:
Posted in Club events, Program | No Comments »

Elmira Little Rockers to enter two January bonspiels

November 23, 2010

I’ve arranged for two Elmira Little Rock teams to play in bonspiels this coming January. The first bonspiel is the Galt Curling Club Little Rock bonspiel on Saturday, January 15 2011. Start time is unknown as there are two draws and the Elmira rink might be placed in either draw. Entry fee is $100 per […]

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Bonspiels | 1 Comment »

2010/2011 Elimination Draw

November 23, 2010

Tickets for the Elmira and District Curling Club’s 2010-2011 Elimination Draw are now available and can be purchased from either Glenn Paulley or Marc Bernard at the curling club on Sunday afternoons. Once again this year the proceeds from the elimination draw are to be used to support Junior Curling at Elmira. The Elmira and […]

Tags: , ,
Posted in Club events | No Comments »

Elmira Junior Curling is now on Facebook

November 20, 2010

For those curlers and their parents who use Facebook, Elmira Junior Curling now has its own Facebook page. The Elmira Junior Curling fan page’s “Wall” will contain links to the articles on Throwing Stones, along with other material posted by readers. The Facebook page is also a great way to be notified of new content […]

Tags:
Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The technique of brushing

November 19, 2010

Curling is a team sport; every shot is a team shot. Each shot requires co-operation by all four players: the skip to call the line, the thrower to throw the stone at the broom, and the sweepers to place the stone at exactly the right point on the sheet. But brushing, while being critical to […]

Tags: , , , , ,
Posted in Technique | 3 Comments »

Picture Day

November 19, 2010

This Sunday November 21, Kevin Garrett of PKG Photography will offer portraits of all Little Rockers on the ice, along with a group photo. Photo packages will be available including trading cards, composite photographs, and even buttons. You can use this form – Elmira Little Rock Curling order sheet – to order your pictures. Pictures […]

Tags: , ,
Posted in Program | No Comments »

Exhibition games with K-W Granite

November 16, 2010

Cindy Wright, convener of the Little Rock program at the K-W Granite club, and I have agreed on Sunday, December 19 as the date for Little Rock exhibition games between rinks from Elmira and K-W Granite. The makeup of rinks, and the locations for each game, will be decided in early December. Tweet

Tags: ,
Posted in Program | No Comments »

McDonald’s Restaurants sponsors junior curling

November 15, 2010

A huge thank-you to McDonald’s Restaurants, and to John Moseley-Williams in particular, for donating a significant sum of money to sponsor junior curling at the Elmira and District Curling Club. The greater portion of the funds will be used to assist in the purchase of the new Lite Rock stones from Canada Curling Stone, which […]

Tags: ,
Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Emergency contact forms

November 7, 2010

I’ve placed a link to an Emergency Contact Form on the Registration page. The coaching staff need this information for each curler – both Little Rock and Bantam – so that we can convey the necessary information to medical staff in case of an accident or emergency. We would also like to know about allergies, […]

Tags: ,
Posted in Program | No Comments »