Final Reminder: “She Leads” events from Sport PEI start Tuesday

Sport PEI presents three “She Leads” events. Cost for each event is a $20 donation.

Curler Kathy O’Rourke is among the panelists at the kickoff event at the Confederation Centre.

For more information or to register for any of these events, email lboudreau@sportpei.pe.ca

Tuesday November 24
Confederation Centre of the Arts
Homburg Theatre- Corner of Queen & Grafton Charlottetown
Building Women Around You
Panelist  –  Heather Moyse,  Kathy O’Rourke, Kailea Switzer, Karolyn Godfrey with Janet Clarke 6:45 to 7:10 pm registration
7:15 pm to 8:45 pm Panel Discussion with Q & A

Thursday November 26
Online Interactive session on Zoom
What makes a Leader People want to follow?
Speaker & Leader – Jill Sadler
7:30 to 9:00 pm
Jill will walk attendees through some exercises that provoke us to think about leaders

Saturday November 28 
Benevolent Irish Society -583 North River Rd
Leaders of Today and Tomorrow
Mother-Daughter Event

Guest: Heather Moyse, Alana Taylor,  Louise Martin, Tammy Roche, Tracey Gairns
8:45 to 9:10 am registration
9:15 to 11:45 am event

Reminder: Curler Kathy O’Rourke among panelists at “She Leads” kickoff event at Confederation Centre

Curler Kathy O’Rourke is among the panelists at the kickoff event for Sport PEI’s three “She Leads” sessions.

Tuesday November 24
Confederation Centre of the Arts
Homburg Theatre- Corner of Queen & Grafton Charlottetown
Building Women Around You
Panelists  –  Heather Moyse,  Kathy O’Rourke, Kailea Switzer, Karolyn Godfrey with Janet Clarke 6:45 to 7:10 pm registration
7:15 pm to 8:45 pm Panel Discussion with Q & A

For more information or to register for any of the three events, email lboudreau@sportpei.pe.ca

McCullum rink wins 8th annual Masters Plus Bonspiel at Cornwall

The annual Masters Plus Bonspiel wrapped up recently at the Cornwall Curling Club, with the David McCullum rink from the Sussex/Thistle St Andrews clubs in New Brunswick emerging as the top point-getter, making eight different winners in the event’s eight-year history. The Masters Plus format is for teams with three players age 60 and over, and one player who is at least 55. Here are the top five rinks this year:

David McCullum – Sussex/St Andrews – 50pts
Ken Nicol – Sackville – 45pts
Peter Murdoch – Cornwall 45pts
Paula Dobson – Antigonish – 40pts
Des Arsenault – Summerside – 40pts
 
Thanks to all the rinks who participated, to Edgar Coffin, Paul Arsenault,  Alan Acorn, the Giggeys, and all the other organizers, and to the many prize sponsors!
 
Here is a photo album from the event. Click on an image to enlarge.

Looking for at least 2 more teams: signup deadline extended to Nov. 23 for U21 Doubles Dev’t League at Cornwall, open to all PEI clubs

 
The Cornwall Curling Club is setting up a new U21 Doubles League, intended to provide an opportunity to learn the sport of doubles curling (Mixed Doubles is an Olympic sport) and provides a competitive doubles league experience for teams of two (regardless of gender) Junior-age curlers age 14-21 or age 14 and under with curling ability assessment.  Over each of the 6 sessions, teams will get a ten-minute clinic on the rules and skills of doubles curling, followed by an eight-end game. There is a focus on learning the rules around tournament play, and a hope that experienced teams will mentor new teams. 
 
Organizers are looking for at least 2 more teams to make this league a “go”.
 
Entry deadline has been extended to Friday, November 23 at 5 pm.
 

League fee is $60 plus tax per curler.

To register, call the Club at (902) 566-4427 or go to:
 
 The league will run six selected Saturdays, following the Saturday morning U16 league, but will start on November 28th, with a 1 pm draw time. Scheduled Dates: November 28, December 19, January 2, January 30, February 6, March 13, (*March 20 is an extra date in case of a reschedule).
The drawmaster will attempt to construct the draw in a way that experienced doubles curlers will compete mostly against each other, with new curlers mostly competing against each other. While there will be a Junior Curling representative to guide at these sessions, it is recommended (but not required, as the instructional portion is intended to support development) that each team find a coach to help support and guide them.
 
Although every attempt will be made to meet scheduled league play dates, the Club reserves the right to re-schedule and/or cancel sessions without compensation due to weather and/or Club events. Teams may also reschedule their games if they can find ice time.
 
 

2020 Sport PEI Award nominations now open

2020 Sport PEI Award nominations are now open.

Sport PEI welcomes nominations from sport groups and the general public in establishing a short list of potential finalists. Forms can be found below.  Click here for a list of previous years’ award winners.

Nomination Forms

Nominations for the 2020 Amateur Sport Awards must be submitted by December 15, 2020.
Submissions are online-only, all information must be entered and finalized.  Submissions cannot be saved.

For criteria please click here.

Please click the applicable link to nominate.

Nominations will open on November 16, 2020

Athlete of the Year (Senior, Junior, Intercollegiate and/or Master)

(Sponsored by Cox & Palmer, D.P. Murphy Hotels, Synergy Fitness and Nutrition, and ADL)

ADL Volunteer Administrator of the Year 

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Official of the Year

PEI Mutual Insurance Company Coach of the Year

CBC Team of the Year

SCORE! Event of the Year

Inspiration Award

Other Awards

Lt Governor’s Award 

Premier’s Award for Sports Organization of the Year

President’s Award for Outstanding Contribution 


For the latest info, visit
sportpei.pe.ca/annual-awards

 

Check out some of Sport PEI’s new plaques highlighting Sport PEI award winners through the years. Thank you Chucker’s Trophies & Awards for the plaques!

Curl Moncton effectively closes to members at midnight until their zone returns to yellow level

 
In New Brunswick, Zone 1 (Moncton region) moves to Orange level as of midnight tonight under the province’s revised COVID-19 recovery plan. In the Orange level, subject to the Public Health and WorkSafeNB COVID-19 general guidance, the following apply: Recreational and sport organizations may operate but are limited to practices and/or skills and drills within a single team.
Curl Moncton will not be able to offer ice time for team practice and/or skills and drills unless the team prepares its own ice. Practice ice time must be reserved through the Executive Director.
Curl Moncton is effectively closed to members, as of midnight November 19, until Zone 1 returns to Yellow Level. The exception is volunteers critical to the operational viability of the club but they must follow all COVID protocols in accordance with the Operational Plan.

Curling Day in Canada is Feb. 27. Mark your calendar and join the celebration! (Curling Canada)

This year has been a year of adjusting, but that doesn’t stop us from celebrating the sport of curling – we adjust and #keepcurling.
 
How have you continued to curl or stay connected to your curling community over these past few months? Maybe it was a backyard rink, you and your teammates wearing matching masks, Zoom social times, or watching the great curling reruns on TSN.
 
No matter how you have managed to #keepcurling, we want to know!
 
Let the countdown to the Curling Day in Canada 2021 celebrations begin—there are so many amazing ways that you can safely get involved throughout the lead-up and day-of festivities on February 27th, 2021.
 
Here are some of the ways you can join in on the fun:
 
Share your favourite personal curling story by February 1st and your submission could be selected to advance to the voting round for the chance to win a trip for four to the 2022 Tim Hortons Brier!


Let us know how your curling centre will safely celebrate Curling Day in Canada, in person or virtually, for the chance to host the iconic Brier Tankard throughout the day! Share your plans by the February 1st submission deadline.


Celebrate by joining Canada’s BIG Game & Fundraiser on February 27th for the chance to win a $10,000 renovation grant for your curling centre. Check out all the easy (and fun!) ways that you can earn ballots!

 
So, make sure to mark your calendar, get your curling gear ready, and don’t forget to join the conversation with using the hashtags #CurlingDayinCanada and #KeepCurling on social media.
 
Stay safe and #keepcurling,
 
Danny Lamoureux
Director, Club Development and Event Operations
 
P.S. Don’t miss the chance to look great while supporting the sport you love! All proceeds from YOUR Curling Day in Canada purchase will support youth curling programs across Canada.

 

For the latest information on Curling Day in Canada, visit CurlingDayinCanada.ca

 

Updated: PEI teams staying home from weekend Moncton Junior spiel

After listening to Dr. Heather Morrison during Tuesday’s regular update and her recommendation to not travel off PEI, the Cornwall Under 18 team skipped by Mitchell Schut announced that they have decided to withdraw from this weekend’s Junior Fall Spiel at Curl Moncton. Team Easter from the Silver Fox has made a similar announcement, and we have been informed that Cornwall’s Dalton and Ella Lenentine teams have withdrawn as well

 

Attention teachers: Rocks and Rings is your Online Source for Teaching Fun!

Rocks and Rings is teaming up with Curl PEI and Egg Farmers of Prince Edward Island to bring their curling education resources to PEI educators for free!  Get cracking and create your free account at rocksandrings.com/education/ to access curriculum-based lessons, resources, and worksheets for grades 1-6.

Deliver fun, curriculum-based lessons in math, science, social studies, and language based on the sport of curling. The free lesson library is full of ideas you can download and use for your classroom or virtual classroom.

Teams and Draw set for annual Murphy’s Pharmacies Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel at Cornwall on Saturday (Revised)

The annual Murphy’s Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel is set to go, on Saturday, Nov 21 2020 here at the Cornwall Curling Club, and is a great way to kick off the curling season! This event, open to female curlers from all clubs, is a Single Entry event this year. The draw and a couple of teams have been revised slightly as one curler can no longer attend.

Here are the teams (Skip to Lead)

Team Number 1 – Carlene Peters, Amanda MacIntosh, Pat Blackett, Naida Leslie

Team Number 2 – Karen Currie, Shauna McGill, Lacey Gallant, Jane McKay

Team Number 3 – Shirley Berry, Paula Ling, Marlene Proude, Mary MacPhee

Team Number 4 – Linda Fairhurst, Anne Partridge, Marjorie Matthews, Lisa Indris

Team Number 5 – Myrna Sanderson, Sharon Campbell, Anne Boswall,  Niki McLaughlin

Team Number 6 – Cathy MacDougall, Gloria Turner, Patsy McCarville, Sandra McKay

Team Number 7 – Carol Sweetapple, Kathy Thompson, Jessie MacPhail, Laurie Kelly

Team Number 8 – Ruth Stavert, Angela Sanderson, Colleen MacDonald, Valerie Acorn

Waiting list: Kathryn Roberts 

Cathy Clarey is willing to spare one game any time on Saturday 

Draw for Murphy’s Ladies Bonspiel 2020, Saturday, Nov. 21

Time Ice 1 Ice 2 Ice 3 Ice 4
9:30 am 4-Fairhurst vs
7-Sweetapple
6-MacDougall vs
3-Berry
8-Stavert vs
1-Peters
2-Currie vs
5-Sanderson
11:30-12:15 LUNCH
12:15 pm 6-MacDougall
vs 1-Peters
4-Fairhurst vs
5–Sanderson 
2-Currie vs
7-Sweetapple
8-Stavert vs
3-Berry
2-2:45 pm BREAK
2:45 pm 2-Currie vs
8-Stavert 
7-Sweetapple
vs 1-Peters
5-Sanderson
vs 3-Berry
4-Fairhurst vs
6-MacDougall 
4:30 pm AWARDS
5:00 pm DINNER

Prizes, continental breakfast, soup and sandwich lunch, baskets, drink specials, Dinner, and more! 

Gluten-free/veggie option available. Please let the organizers know via email if you require this option.

A day of fun and laughs guaranteed!

A BIG THANK-YOU TO SPONSOR MURPHY’s PHARMACIES

 

2020 PEI Curling Hall of Fame Bursary Recipients Announced

Three junior women’s and one junior men’s student-athletes, from Spring Valley, New Haven, Crapaud, and North Tryon, are the 2020 recipients of PEI Curling Hall of Fame and Museum bursaries, awarded annually to PEI residents enrolled in a full-time post-secondary institution. Other criteria include curling achievements, passion for the sport, and community involvement. Bursaries are provided by anonymous donors.

Nicholas Johnston

Nicholas Johnston of North Tryon is studying Engineering at UNB and is the recipient of a $1,000 bursary. His list of curling accomplishments includes representing PEI at the Canada Games, winning the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Provincial U18 championships, as well as the 2014, 2015, and 2017 Provincial U16 titles.

Lauren Ferguson

Lauren Ferguson of Spring Valley has also received a $1,000 bursary, and is also studying Engineering, at Dalhousie, and is currently curling with the reigning Nova Scotia Junior Championship rink, skipped by Taylour Stevens. Lauren also represented PEI at the Canada Games, skipped the PEI Junior Women’s Championship team in 2019 and 2020, and won the Provincial U18 title in 2018 and 2019. She took home a silver medal in the Mixed Doubles competition at the 2018 U18 nationals. She also won the PEI Mixed Doubles title in 2018.

Sydney Howatt

Sydney Howatt of Crapaud, who is in the Bachelor of Science program at UPEI, is the recipient of a $500 bursary. She was on the 2020 PEI Provincial Junior Women’s championship team and the finalist rink at the 2019 PEI Canada Games, the 2018 PEI Mixed Doubles, the 2017 Provincial U16, and the 2015 Provincial Under 13 Championships.

Kristie Rogers

Kristie Rogers of New Haven is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree at St. Thomas University, and received a $500 bursary. Her curling accomplishments include:

Three-time Provincial Junior Women’s champion (2017, 2018, 2020), finalist at the 2018 PEI Scotties, provincial U18  and U16 champs and second-team All-Star honours at the 2020 Canadian Juniors.

Volunteer activities include instructing junior and adult curlers.

 

 

Book a Team Technical Tuneup with Peter Gallant on Nov. 27. Open to all teams, all ages!

Book a 75-minute Team Technical Tuneup at the Silver Fox with Curl PEI Performance Director and former Olympic Curling Coach Peter Gallant on Friday, November 27 (a school PD Day). Open to all teams regardless of age. Coaches are welcome and PD points will be awarded to those who attend (but they are not required to attend).

Practice times available:

9-10:15 am

10:30-11:45 am

12:30-1:45 pm

2-3:15 pm

3:30-4:45 pm

Please book your tuneup time with Amy (902-368-4208 or aduncan@sportpei.pe.ca) as soon as possible, as they’ll fill up fast.

There will be a $20 fee/team/practice.

New Scotland Clothing Junior Mixed Doubles Spiel with U15, U21 Divisions coming up in Chester NS Jan. 16-17

Please see below the details for our 2nd annual Jr Mixed Doubles event.  We are running January 16/17 this year and are excited to bring New Scotland Clothing on board as a sponsor.  Details are being ironed out with Scott and Kevin but we will be able to offer some prizes in the form of New Scotland product or gift cards this year. 

We are bumping the entry up to $80 a team as we need to rent the full upstairs to give enough space to meet covid restrictions and to allow some warmup space so our expenses are up a bit.  

Right now we are taking 8 teams in each field, but as the draw guy I am really trying to find a way to possibly take more if Covid allows.  We will take the confirm the first 8 on each side and let those on the waiting list know where they stand.  If Covid stays under control we will reassess later in December about possibly expanding.  Obviously, everything is subject to change based on conditions when we get to the spiel.  

Please respond to Beth at the Junior Curling email address chesterjuniorcurling@hotmail.com so we can maintain a record of who enters first as we anticipate this filling quickly.

Any questions you can ask either her or myself,

Andrew Atherton

Poster/Entry Form:

New Scotland Junior Mixed Doubles Spiel

January 16/17th

Chester Curling Club

Guarantee 3 games

Under 15 & 21 division

8 teams each division

$80

Divisions:  Under 15____               Under 21___

 

Team:

 

Female -__________________________   Date of Birth:_____________

 

Male – _________________________      Date of Birth: _____________

 

Reminder: Curler Kathy O’Rourke among panelists at “She Leads” kickoff event at Confederation Centre

Curler Kathy O’Rourke is among the panelists at the kickoff event for Sport PEI’s three “She Leads” sessions.

Tuesday November 24
Confederation Centre of the Arts
Homburg Theatre- Corner of Queen & Grafton Charlottetown
Building Women Around You
Panelists  –  Heather Moyse,  Kathy O’Rourke, Kailea Switzer, Karolyn Godfrey with Janet Clarke 6:45 to 7:10 pm registration
7:15 pm to 8:45 pm Panel Discussion with Q & A

For more information or to register for any of the three events, email lboudreau@sportpei.pe.ca

Silver Fox Junior Program starts Dec. 2

The Silver Fox Curling Club’s Junior Curling program will start Dec 2: – Tuesdays 4-5:15 pm instructional day – Wednesdays 4-5:30 game day,.   All registration will be handled online this year so if you have any difficulties please contact … Continue reading

Cornwall hosting annual Masters Plus spiel Thursday and Friday

The Cornwall Curling Club is hosting its 8th annual Masters Plus Bonspiel on Thursday November 19th and Friday November 20th,with curlers from several Maritime curling clubs taking part. Masters Plus teams include one player who is age 55 or older … Continue reading

Several PEI U15 and U18 teams in Curl Moncton Fall Junior Spiel, starting Friday

PEI teams Schut, Lenentine, Dalton, and Easter are among the rinks competing in the Fall Junior Spiel coming up this weekend at Curl Moncton, with U15 and U18 Boy’s and Girl’s Divisions. Many of the teams who curled at the … Continue reading

Reminder: Nov. 20 is signup deadline for U21 Doubles Developmental League at Cornwall, open to all PEI clubs

  The Cornwall Curling Club is setting up a new U21 Doubles League, intended to provide an opportunity to learn the sport of doubles curling (Mixed Doubles is an Olympic sport) and provides a competitive doubles league experience for teams … Continue reading

Team Stevens, with PEI’s Lauren Ferguson, wins Lakeshore Curling Club Jr. Cashspiel final

Nova Scotia’s Team Stevens, which includes Spring Valley PEI’s Lauren Ferguson at third stone, won this weekend’s Junior Cashspiel Lakeshore Curling Club in Lower Sackville NS. They completed round-robin play with a 2-1 win-loss record, earning them a bye to … Continue reading

Team Gushue, with PEI’s Gallant, wins Stu Sells 1824 Halifax Curling Classic (CBC)

(by Devin Heroux) Brad Gushue has strung together 15 curling consecutive wins, his latest on Sunday afternoon clinched another title for his team from Newfoundland and Labrador. Gushue defeated Nova Scotia’s Matthew Manuel 6-2 to claim the Stu Sells 1824 Halifax … Continue reading

Sophie Blades-skipped team from Lakeshore club in NS, Team Boyle from Fredericton NB win O’Connor Glass Cornwall Classic U16 Spiel

The First-Annual O’Connor Glass U16 Cornwall Classic, which featured top Under 16 (Canada Games age) teams from across the Maritimes, wrapped up Sunday afternoon at the Cornwall Curling Club with the Sophie Blades team from the Lakeshore Curling Club in … Continue reading

Teams and Draw set for annual Murphy’s Pharmacies Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel at Cornwall on Saturday (Revised)

The annual Murphy’s Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel is set to go, on Saturday, Nov 21 2020 here at the Cornwall Curling Club, and is a great way to kick off the curling season! This event, open to female curlers from … Continue reading

PEI’s Lauren Ferguson on NS Team Stevens books bye to 3:30 pm NS Lakeshore Curling Club Jr. Cashspiel final. Watch on livestream

Nova Scotia’s Team Stevens, which includes Spring Valley PEI’s Lauren Ferguson at third stone, is playing in a junior spiel at the Lakeshore Curling Club in NS this weekend. They completed round-robin play with a 2-1 win-loss record, earning them … Continue reading

O’Connor Glass U16 Cornwall Classic: Boys finals set (Snow in Cons.), Ella Lenentine vs S Blades, Easter vs C Blades in Girl’s Semis underway, both on livestream

  The Girl’s crossover semifinals are underway this morning at the O’Connor Glass U16 Cornwall Classic. Cornwall’s Ella Lenentine is facing Team S. Blades while the host Cornwall club’s Team Easter is playing Team S Blades. Watch both these games … Continue reading

Curl PEI’s Amy Duncan and Peter Gallant, Sport PEI’s Lynn Boudreau, along with Heather Moyse on SpudFM Sports Roundup at 9 am Sunday

Listen to Sports Roundup with Paul M. Schurman at 9 this morning on SpudFM radio or online at http://spud.fm, when Paul talks with Curl PEI’s Executive Director Amy Duncan and new Performance Director Peter Gallant. Also on the program will be … Continue reading

Watch PEI’s Team Snow vs Team MacIsaac from Truro on livestream at noon at O’Connor Glass U16 Cornwall Classic

  What is promising to be a great game is coming up at noon on Facebook Live live stream from the Cornwall Curling Club, as the Brayden Snow team from the Silver Fox and Cornwall takes on Team MacIsaac from … Continue reading

Gallant and Peterman supporting KidSport PEI and Smiles Thru Lindsey Foundation with your Curling Cares Calendar purchases

PEI’s Brett Gallant, a KidSport Ambassador, along with his fiancé Jocelyn Peterman, have announced that sales of the “Curling Cares Calendar” bought using their promo code “JoceBrett2021” will save you $5 off the purchase price and also jointly support their … Continue reading

‘Fun-loving’ Summerside school bus driver and curler Leo Stewart recognized posthumously for dedication (Journal)

 “On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me: three dead skunks, two rotten eggs and a chicken in a crab apple tree!” If Leo Stewart’s voice come to mind just now, the reader probably travelled to … Continue reading

Facebook Live – one way to watch curling (including this weekend’s O’Connor Glass U16 Classic) during COVID-19

Spectators are restricted at this weekend’s O’Connor Glass U16 Cornwall Classic at the Cornwall Curling Club, due to PEI COVID-19 requirements. However, Team Snow Curling from the Silver Fox and Cornwall clubs and Team Blades have both confirmed they are … Continue reading

CBC Livestreaming from the Stu Sells 1824 Halifax Classic this weekend. On now!

Watch live curling action from the Stu Sells 1824 Halifax Classic this weekend, include Sunday’s final. Games on Sheet 8 are being show. Click the link below for the current game. Skips are miked. https://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/winter/curling/world-curling-tour-stu-sells-halifax-classic-1.5798985     … Continue reading

Nov. 20 is signup deadline for U21 Doubles Developmental League at Cornwall, open to all PEI clubs

  The Cornwall Curling Club is setting up a new U21 Doubles League, intended to provide an opportunity to learn the sport of doubles curling (Mixed Doubles is an Olympic sport) and provides a competitive doubles league experience for teams … Continue reading

Gushue team in Stu Sells 1824 Halifax Classic at Halifax Curling Club. Watch them live now!

The Halifax Curling Club is hosting the third annual Stu Sells 1824 Halifax Classic from November 12-15, 2020. This a triple-knockout  WCT sanctioned event. Scoring at https://www.curlingzone.com/event.php?eventid=6554&eventtypeid=81&view=Scores There are no PEI rinks on the 16-team roster, but Team Gushue with … Continue reading

Updated: Technical tuneups with Curl PEI Performance Dir. Peter Gallant on Nov. 20 school holiday

With no school on November 20, Curl PEI is offering Technical Tune-Up practice times with former Olympic curling coach and Curl PEI’s new Performance Director Peter Gallant. Peter Gallant (World Curling Federation photo) Teams can book 75-minute on-ice sessions with … Continue reading

Reminder: Three “She Leads” events coming this month from Sport PEI

Sport PEI presents three “She Leads” events. Cost for each event is a $20 donation. Curler Kathy O’Rourke is among the panelists at the kickoff event at the Confederation Centre. For more information or to register for any of these … Continue reading

Annual Kevin Gallant Memorial Bonspiel goes Nov. 20-21 at the Maple Leaf

The Kevin Gallant Memorial Bonspiel, proudly sponsored by the O’Leary Co-op, takes place Nov. 20 and 21 at the Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary. Silent Auction & Bake Sale,  Proceeds to the Kevin Gallant WestIsle Bursary. Entry fee: Stick … Continue reading

Cornwall Curling Club hosting top Maritime U16 curlers this weekend at O’Connor Glass Cornwall Classic

The  Cornwall Curling Club is hosting the First Annual O’Connor Glass U16 Cornwall Classic on November 13th, 14th and 15th, with the top U16 (Canada Games age) teams from across the Maritimes taking part.  Here are the team rosters:  Boys … Continue reading

Reminder: Annual Island Petroleum Cashspiel set for early Dec. in Summerside

The annual Island Petroleum Cashspiel moves to an open (any combination of players) format this year, and runs Dec. 4-6 at the Silver Fox in Summerside, with entry deadline of Nov. 23, a limit of 24 teams and an entry … Continue reading

Curling at Crapaud starts Nov. 16. Open House on Friday Nov. 13

The Crapaud Community Curling Club has announced that curling will start on November 16. They will have an open house/and orientation to the new COVID curling guidelines on Friday, Nov 13: Orientation at 7 pm, upstairs. Registration, free popcorn. Chase … Continue reading

Curl PEI holding three more Junior Dev’t Clinics in 2020. Space still avail. this Sat.

Curl PEI is happy to announce three more Junior Development Clinics to be held in 2020. Clinics are targeted to U20 (including but not limited to U20 & U18) or U16 (including but not limited to U16 & U13) teams … Continue reading

Olympic curling coach Peter Gallant named as Curl PEI performance director (CBC PEI)

Nine-time P.E.I. men’s champion, former Canadian mixed champion and Olympic curling coach Peter Gallant has been named Curl P.E.I.’s performance director. P.E.I.’s Peter Gallant was supposed to be in South Korea this year, but COVID-19 had other plans. (Matt Rainnie/CBC) Gallant’s … Continue reading

PEI Tankard competitor and former Jeopardy! champion reflects on Alex Trebek’s legacy

Charlottetown resident and Summerside native Jonathan Greenan, who competed on Team Darren Higgins in the PEI Tankard provincial men’s curling championship last year, was on CBC PEI’s Mainstreet radio program on Monday, reflecting on the fond memories of his time … Continue reading

Silver Fox conducting Adult Curling Lessons on Monday evenings

The Silver Fox Curling Club is conducting Adult Curling Lessons on Monday evenings from 6:45 to 8:45 on ice sheets 1 and 2. No experience is needed, and fun is guaranteed! There is no cost for paid club members, while … Continue reading

Reminder: Maple Leaf holding Open Houses/Registration Nov. 9-12

The Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary will be holding the following Open House events from Nov. 9-12: Youth Curling: Monday and Thursday @4:30 pm Stick Curling: Tuesday and Thursday @1:00 pm Regular Curling: Monday (8-end games) and Thursday (6-end … Continue reading

Charlottetown curler and children’s entertainer Robbie Doherty takes his ‘silly’ character to TV (Guardian)

(by Dave Stewart) Robbie Doherty remembers the exact moment he knew he wanted to entertain children for the rest of his life. The 32-year-old Charlottetown man, who created the Silly Robbie character two years ago, was coming off the stage … Continue reading

Team Schut finishes 2nd at TSA Jr. Cashspiel in Saint John

It was a pretty good weekend for Cornwall’s Team Mitchell Schut at the TSA Junior Cashspiel at the Thistle-St.-Andrews Curling Club in Saint John NB, winning all three of their qualifying games, plus their Semi-Final against Josh Nowlan and his … Continue reading

Reminder: Annual Murphy’s Pharmacies Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel open to curlers from all clubs

The annual Murphy’s Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel takes place Saturday, Nov 21 2020 at the Cornwall Curling Club, and is a great way to kick off the curling season! This event is open to female curlers from all clubs, and … Continue reading

Internationally-renowned Curling Coach and Canadian Champion Peter Gallant named as Curl PEI Performance Director

One of the best-known names in Prince Edward Island curling will be guiding the development and performance of the sport’s athletes and coaches, it was announced today by Curl PEI. Nine-time P.E.I. men’s champion and former Canadian mixed champion Peter … Continue reading

Watch PEI’s Team Schut take on NB’s Team Nowlan in NB Jr. Spiel semifinal

Cornwall’s Mitchell Schut team, and the Josh Nowlan  (Lou’s grandson) rink from NB are playing now in the semi-finals of the TSA  Junior cashspiel at the Thistle-Saint Andrews Curling Club in Saint John NB. The Schut rink have a 3-0 … Continue reading

Montague holding Bogside Brewery Women’s Cashspiel

The Montague Curling Club, in conjunction with nearby sponsor Bogside Brewing, is holding the Bogside Cashspiel, a 10-team women’s event, which gets underway at 9 am on Friday November 27. Nov. 20 Update: because of rising cases of Covid 19, … Continue reading

Curl PEI holding Junior Dev’t Clinic on Nov. 14 at Montague Curling Club

Curl PEI is excited to announce our first Junior Development Clinic of the season will be November 14, 2020 from 10 am-2 pm at the Montague Curling Club. The clinic is open to U20 teams and their coach(es).  Due to … Continue reading

New U21 Doubles Developmental League at Cornwall open to curlers from all PEI clubs

  The Cornwall Curling Club is setting up a new U21 Doubles League, intended to provide an opportunity to learn the sport of doubles curling (Mixed Doubles is an Olympic sport) and provide a competitive doubles league experience for teams … Continue reading

Breaking: Brier, Scotties, Mixed Doubles nats, Men’s Worlds, 2 GSOC events likely relocating to Calgary bubble (CBC Sports)

Canada Olympic Park could host marquee events, including men’s worlds, in 2021 (by Devin Heroux) Three major curling bonspiels will not be held in their scheduled host cities this winter, CBC Sports has learned. Instead, the Brier, Scotties and men’s … Continue reading

Leo Stewart wins School Bus Driver of the Year award, posthumously

Well-known Summerside curler, icemaker, firefighter and school bus driver Leo Stewart, who passed away in April, was posthumously presented with the “2020 School Bus Driver of the Year” award today at Elm Street School in Summerside.   … Continue reading

Montague Curling Club holding annual Curl for Cancer fundraiser today and Sat.

Montague Curling Club 2020 Curl for Cancer November 06 & 07 Friday, Nov 06 Draw 1: 6:15pm Ice 1: Ruth’s Rascals vs. Hardings Ice 2: Scott Annear vs. Rick Renaud Ice 3: Wayne Chaisson vs Alan Munro Ice 4: 7:30pm … Continue reading

Curler Kathy O’Rourke among panelists at “She Leads” kickoff event at Confederation Centre

Curler Kathy O’Rourke is among the panelists at the kickoff event for Sport PEI’s three “She Leads” sessions. Very excited to be part of this panel – hope you can join us! https://t.co/zpxucYhOyH — Kathy O’Rourke (@kurlingpartner) November 6, 2020 … Continue reading

Three “She Leads” events coming this month from Sport PEI

Sport PEI presents three “She Leads” events. Cost for each event is a $20 donation. Curler Kathy O’Rourke is among the panelists at the kickoff event at the Confederation Centre. For more information or to register for any of these … Continue reading

Last chance! Sign up 5 pm Friday to learn the basics of curling with FREE Quick Sessions on Nov. 7th at the Cornwall Curling Club

Check out the Cornwall Curling Club’s FREE “Learn to Curl~Quick Sessions” on Saturday, November 7th, 2020. Please pre-register by emailing  cornwallcurling@eastlink.ca or calling 902-566-4427 by 5 pm Friday, November 6th. Let them know which session(s) you are interested in. 11 … Continue reading

Cdn. Curling Hall of Famer Leo Hebert, on winning team at Ch’town’s only Brier, passes away (Curling Canada)

Leo Hebert, a former Brier and world curling champion from British Columbia has passed away. Hebert died on Oct. 28, one day after celebrating his 89th birthday. Inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame in 2000, Hebert was the … Continue reading

Sign up now for Cornwall’s 8th annual Mixed Doubles Cashspiel on Dec. 5 (Open to teams from other Clubs)

  What: Eighth–annual mixed doubles cash curling bonspiel. Where:  Cornwall Curling Club Date:      Sat. December 5, 2020 Time:       8:30 am to 5 pm Cost:      $40.00 per 2-person team Games:   3 six-end games Entry deadline  – December 1, 2020 First sixteen … Continue reading

Annual Murphy’s Pharmacies Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel open to curlers from all clubs

The annual Murphy’s Ice Queens Women’s Funspiel takes place Saturday, Nov 21 2020 at the Cornwall Curling Club, and is a great way to kick off the curling season! This event is open to female curlers from all clubs, and … Continue reading

Curling at the Souris Curling Club starts this evening on arena ice at the Eastern Kings Sportsplex

It’s the first night of curling of the season for the Souris Curling Club, who curl Tuesdays at the Eastern Kings Sportsplex in Souris. Curlers are reminded to be at the rink between 5 pm-5:20 pm for the first draw … Continue reading

Charlottetown Curling Club postponing season opening until January

Here is the latest update from the Charlottetown Curling Club, as posted today on their Facebook page and their website: Due to ongoing delays caused by mechanical issues with our ice plant, the Charlottetown Curling Club will be postponing season … Continue reading

PEI’s Robbie Doherty, a 4X Brier Competitor and Cdn. Mixed Champ brings positive message to children’s entertainment (Curling Canada)

BY BRIAN CHICK Curling, like everything else, came to an abrupt halt in the spring due to COVID-19. Clubs were closed, events were cancelled, and curlers and fans were left with little to do and nothing to watch.  For Charlottetown’s … Continue reading

Reminder: Sign up by Thurs. to Learn the basics of curling with FREE Quick Sessions on Nov. 7th at the Cornwall Curling Club

Check out the Cornwall Curling Club’s FREE “Learn to Curl~Quick Sessions!” on Saturday, November 7th, 2020. Please pre-register by emailing  cornwallcurling@eastlink.ca or calling 902-566-4427 by Thursday, November 5th. Let them know which session you are interested in. 11 am to … Continue reading

Reminder: Maple Leaf holding Open Houses/Registration Nov. 9-12

The Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary will be holding the following Open House events from Nov. 9-12: Youth Curling: Monday and Thursday @4:30 pm Stick Curling: Tuesday and Thursday @1:00 pm Regular Curling: Monday (8-end games) and Thursday (6-end … Continue reading

Gushue with Gallant, Brothers with Carmody, Schut, Stevens with Ferguson win NS cashspiel finals, Birt is finalist

It was a successful (and profitable) weekend in Nova Scotia for several PEI teams and players at both the Dave Jones Stanhope Simpson Insurance Mayflower Cashspiel in Halifax, and the 27th Oak Island Junior Cashspiel in Chester.  Team Gushue with … Continue reading

Birt, Gushue with Gallant, Stevens with Ferguson, Schut, Brothers with Carmody all in finals at NS spiels

Lots of Islanders will be in the money in Nova Scotia cashspiels this afternoon as they have advanced to the finals in events in Halifax and Chester. Mark Nichols and Brett Gallant from Team Gushue. Photo by Curling Photos At … Continue reading

Birt, Gushue with Gallant, Schut, Stevens with Ferguson all playoff-bound in Nova Scotia spiels this weekend

PEI curlers are doing well in Halifax and Chester this weekend, with Team Birt, who play out of the Montague and Cornwall curling clubs, qualifying for the playoff round in the Dave Jones Stanhope Simpson Insurance Cashspiel at the Mayflower … Continue reading

Pepsi U16 Dev’t League, open to all clubs, underway at Cornwall

Here are the Draw and Schedule for the Saturday morning Pepsi U16 Development League, which got underway this morning at the Cornwall Curling Club, and is open to curlers from all PEI curling facilities.   Sheet 1 Sheet 2 Sheet … Continue reading

Learn the basics of curling with FREE Quick Sessions on Nov. 7th at the Cornwall Curling Club

Check out the Cornwall Curling Club’s FREE “Learn to Curl~Quick Sessions!” on Saturday, November 7th, 2020. Please pre-register by emailing  cornwallcurling@eastlink.ca or calling 902-566-4427 by Thursday, November 5th. Let them know which session you are interested in. 11 am to … Continue reading

Silver Fox Registration Dates, Seniors Morning League Orientation Dates

Registration and Orientation for the Silver Fox Curling Club in Summerside will now be held on Tuesday Nov 3rd, Wednesday, Nov 4th, and Thursday Nov 5th from 7-8 pm. The Seniors will also hold an Orientation session on Wed. Nov. … Continue reading

Watch PEI’s Team Shaw vs Team Blades at Oak Island Jr. Cashspiel, live NOW on Facebook!

Team Blades has let us know that they are livestreaming their game this morning at the Oak Island Jr. Cashspiel against Cornwall’s Katie Shaw team. The game just got underway, and you can watch it live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/teambladescurl/videos/742077753050040 … Continue reading

Updated: PEI’s Shaw, Schut, Snow teams entered, Lauren Ferguson looking for repeat title at 27th Oak Island Junior Cashspiel this weekend

The 27th Oak Island Junior Cashspiel, sponsored by the Oak Island Resort and Conference Centre, gets underway Friday and wraps up Sunday at the Chester Curling Club in Chester NS. Last year’s junior women’s winners were the three-person team of … Continue reading

Team Birt and Team Gushue with PEI’s Brett Gallant, competing in Dave Jones cashspiel in Halifax this weekend

The Brad Gushue rink from St. John’s NL, which includes PEI native Brett Gallant, landed in Halifax earlier today for their first curling event of the season, the Dave Jones Stanhope Simpson Insurance cashspiel at the Mayflower Curling Club, with … Continue reading

A rink without ice: Charlottetown Curling Club closed until at least new year (CBC PEI)

The Charlottetown Curling Club has a problem: they’re a curling club that can’t make ice. The facility was planning to open in November but then discovered an issue with its ice plant, the piece of machinery that freezes the water. It … Continue reading

Maple Leaf holding Youth, Stick, and Regular curling Open Houses Nov. 9-12

The Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary will be holding the following Open House events from Nov. 9-12: Youth Curling: Monday and Thursday @4:30 pm Stick Curling: Tuesday and Thursday @1:00 pm Regular Curling : Monday and Thursday @7:00 pm … Continue reading

ICYMI: Maple Leaf Youth Curling Program starts early November

The Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary’s Youth Curling program is getting ready for the upcoming season. Curling for school-aged children will begin early in November. Registration is $115. KidSport will cover registration fees for approved families. Curling will take … Continue reading

Annual Island Petroleum Cashspiel set for early Dec. in Summerside

The annual Island Petroleum Cashspiel moves to an open (any combination of players) format this year, and runs Dec. 4-6 at the Silver Fox in Summerside, with entry deadline of Nov. 23, a limit of 24 teams and an entry … Continue reading

Charlottetown Curling Club not opening in 2020 due to equipment failure in ice plant (Guardian)

(by Jason Malloy) The lights are out at the Charlottetown Curling Club, and it is not known when the players will return to play their favourite winter sport. The normal hustle and bustle of the start of the season was … Continue reading

Curl PEI releases updated Operational Plan, with revised guidance on sweeping, stone selection, scoreboard use

Curl PEI, with continuing input from the Province of PEI and from curlers and curling facilities, has revised its Operational Plan outlining how curling is to be played in accordance with COVID-19 restrictions.  The changes are outlined in green in … Continue reading

Reminder: Pepsi U16 Dev’t League at Cornwall, open to teams across PEI, is seeking 3 more teams

The Pepsi Under 16 Junior Developmental League is back this year on at least seven selected Saturday mornings at the Cornwall Curling Club and is again open to U16 teams from all PEI curling facilities. They are looking for three … Continue reading

Limited spaces left for curling in Souris. Register by the 30th!

Curling starts next TuesdayNov.3  at the Souris Curling Club, which plays on Tuesdays on arena ice at the Eastern Kings Sportsplex. If you still have not registered please contact Sandra Hodder at 969-1966 or Cara Eastman at 456-1074 by Friday … Continue reading

Charlottetown Curling Club delaying opening until January due to ice plant issues

The Charlottetown Curling Club posted the following announcement on its Facebook page Monday evening: “We regret to announce that the Charlottetown Curling Club is delaying season opening until January due to ongoing mechanical issues with our aging ice plant. We … Continue reading

Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary also to be ready by Nov. 9

The two West Prince curling clubs are both planning to start curling on November 9th. The 4-sheet Maple Leaf Curling Club in O’Leary announced this evening that they started ice-making today and we will be ready to curl on November … Continue reading

Team Zacharias, with PEI’s Lauren Lenentine, wins Winnipeg cashspiel and berth in 2021 Manitoba Scotties

Manitoba’s Team Zacharias, which includes New Dominion PEI’s  Lauren Lenentine, won the $3200 total purse Atkins Curling Classic in Winnipeg on Sunday, beating Winnipeg’s Beth Peterson rink 9-2 in the semi-final, and winning the final 6-3 over Darcy Robertson, also … Continue reading

Team Zacharias, with PEI’s Lauren Lenentine, advances to semis in Winnipeg cashspiel

Manitoba’s Team Zacharias, which includes New Dominion PEI’s  Lauren Lenentine (on the right in photo), reports that they had a great day Saturday and managed to qualify on the B side in the $3200 total purse Atkins Curling Classic semis … Continue reading