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THERE ARE FIVE CURLING ASSOCIATIONS IN NORTHERN ONTARIO.

THREE MEN'S ASSOCIATIONS

ONE WOMEN'S ASSOCIATIONS.

MEN'S ASSOCIATIONS IN NORTHERN ONTARIO

The governing body of the three Men's Associations is known as:

NORTHERN ONTARIO PROVINCIAL CURLING ASSOCIATION (N.O.P.C.A.)

The three Associations are:

(T.&.N.O.C.A.) TEMISKAMING & NORTHERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION

T.&.N.O.C.A. Website

(N.O.C.A.) NORTHERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION

N.O.C.A. Website

(N.W.O.C.A.) NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION


  1. The objects of this group are to promote the game of curling in Northern Ontario through competitions and otherwise:
    - To deal with all matters that may affect two or more of the members.
    - To foster co-operation and goodwill among the Associations.
    - To coordinate and standardize such regulations and other matters that affect the Association.

  2. Each Association is represented by the President (or his delegate) and the Secretary-Treasurer at the annual Inter-Association meeting which is held at the site of the Northern Ontario Labatt Tankard playdowns on the Saturday morning.
    Each member Association pays one third the cost of badges and pins for the Northern Ontario winners in all events.



  3. THE EXECUTIVE BODY OF THE NORTHERN ONTARIO PROVINCIAL CURLING ASSOCIATION CONSIST OF:

    T.&.N.O.C.A.
    President
    Bob Hardy
    59 Marion Street
    Iroquois Falls, ON
    P0K 1E0
    email: Bob Hardy

    T.&.N.O.C.A.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Joe Gubbels
    P.O. Box 381
    Schumacher, ON.
    P0N 1GO
    email: Joe Gubbels

    N.O.C.A.
    President
    Jim Landon
    165 Pinecreek Road
    Callander, Ont.
    P)h 1H0
    email: Jim Landon

    N.O.C.A.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Dr. Clyde Opaleychuk
    154 Durham Street
    Sudbury, ON.
    P3E 3M7
    email: Clyde Opaleychuk

    N.W.O.C.A.
    President
    Don MacLeod
    704 S. Lelland Ave.
    Thunder Bay, ON.
    P7E 2P6
    email: Don MacLeod

    N.W.O.C.A
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Colleen Syrja
    2650 S. Windemere Ave.
    Thunder Bay ON.
    email: Colleen Syrja

    A Provincial Chairman is appointed for each of the four Provincial Chapionships under the jurisdiction of the Inter-Association.
    It is the responsibility of the Provincial Chairman to ensure that the event is properly conducted in accordance with N.O.P.C.A. and C.C.A. Rules and Policies.



    THE PROVINCIAL CHAIRMEN OF THE NORTHERN ONTARIO PROVINCIAL CURLING ASSOCIATION ARE:

    Tankard
    Chairman
    Don MacLeod
    704 S. Lelland Ave.
    Thunder Bay ON.
    P7E 2P6
    Phone: (807) 577-2161
    email: Don MacLeod

    Mixed
    Chairman
    Roger Kolari
    29 Milliken Rd.
    Elliot Lake, ON.
    P5A 1J9
    Phone: (705) 848-2618
    email: Roger Kolari
    Juniors Men's
    Chairman
    Tom Clarke
    16 Elvis Avenue
    Dryden, ON
    P8N 3A3
    Phone: (807) 223-3569
    email: Tom Clarke

    Senior Men's
    Chairman
    Bob Hardy
    59 Marion Street
    Iroquois Falls, Ont.
    P0J 1E0
    Phone: (705) 232-6204
    Email: Bob Hardy




WOMEN'S ASSOCIATIONS IN NORTHERN ONTARIO


Membership in the Northern Ontario Women's Curling Association N.O.W.C.A. consists of the following:


(N.O.L.C.A.) NORTHERN ONTARIO LADIES CURLING ASSOCIATION
This Association covers the geographic boundaries of the T.&.N.O.C.A. and the N.O.C.A.


N.O.L.C.A. Website

This group is known as the NORTHERN ONTARIO WOMEN'S CURLING ASSOCIATION (N.O.W.C.A.).

  1. The objects of this group are to promote the game of curling in Northern Ontario through competitions and otherwise:
    - To deal with all matters that may affect a member Association.
    - To foster co-operation and goodwill among the Associations.
    - To coordinate and standardize such regulations and other matters that affect the Association.

  2. Each Association is represented by the President (or her delegate) and the Secretary-Treasurer at the annual Inter-Association meeting which is held at the site of the Association Scott Tournament of Hearts playdowns on the Thursday morning.
    Each member Association pays one half the cost of badges and pins for the Northern Ontario winners in all events.



  3. THE EXECUTIVE BODY OF THE WOMEN'S ASSOCIATIONS CONSIST OF:

    N.O.L.C.A.
    President
    Peg Julian
    email: Peg Julian

    N.O.L.C.A.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Linda Karam
    email: Linda karam

    N.W.O.L.C.A.
    President
    Don MacLeod
    email: Don MacLeod

    N.W.O.L.C.A.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Colleen Syrja
    email: Colleen Syrja


    THE JOINT PROMOTIONS AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

    FOR NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO

    Curl Northwest Website


    Chairperson Susan MacRae
    email: Susan MacRae


    Deputy Chair / Treasurer
    Ken Slater
    email: Ken Slater


    Director of Programs
    Susan Bean
    email: Susan Bean


    Ice Technician
    Brent Adamson
    email: Brent Adamson


    Secretary-Treasurer
    Colleen Syrja
    email: Colleen Syrja

    Director of Publicity
    Bill Charlebois
    email: Bill Charlebois


    In June 2000, an agreement was formulated and signed by the five Associations.
    This agreement outlines duties and responsibilities of the individual Associations under the umbrella of:
    CURL NORTHERN ONTARIO.
    The agreement may be viewed:
    CNO Agreement


    CURL ONTARIO


    All member Associations are affiliated with CURL ONTARIO


    Curl Ontario was created in 1977 to receive Provincial Government grants and disburse them to the various curling Associations in Ontario. The organization has since become the educational arm of curling in the Province and a leader in the development of teachnical resources for both coaches and instructors as well as Club executives.
    For further information regarding courses, clinics and workshops availabe, refer to : Curl Ontario

    The Board of Directors of Curl Ontario for the 2002-2003 season is:

    ChairBrian Cowan
    email: Brian Cowan

    Chair Elect----------
    email: -------------

    Director of FinanceJohn Francis
    email: John Francis

    Director NorthBill Charlebois
    email: Bill Charlebois

    Director SouthWendy Morgan
    email: Wendy Morgan

    Chief Administrative OfficerJohn McCrae
    email: John McCrae

    The Technical Staff of Curl Ontario is:

    Provincial Development
    Co-Ordinator
    Linda Corcoran
    email: Linda Corcoran

    High Performance
    Coach
    Jim Waite
    email: Jim Waite

    Administrative Co-Ordinator
    Cec Wintonyk
    email: Cec Witonyk

    Administrative Assistant
    Terri Collicott
    email: Terri Collicott

    Regional Development&
    Assistant - North
    Tom Coulterman
    email: Tom Coulterman

    Regional Development&
    Assistant - Northwest
    Tom Clarke
    email: Tom Clarke

    Regional High Performance&
    Assistant - North
    Tom Coulterman
    email: Tom Coulterman

    Regional High Performance&
    Assistant - Northwest
    Bill Charlebois
    email: Bill Charlebois

    Regional High Performance&
    Assistant - South
    Wendy Morgan
    email: Wendy Morgan

    Regional Business&
    Assistant - North
    Alan Arkilander
    email: Alan Arkilander

    Regional Business&
    Assistant - Northwest
    Leslie Kerr
    email: Leslie Kerr

    Regional Business&
    Assistant - South
    Barry Macklin


    CANADIAN CURLING ASSOCIATION


    All Associations are affiliated with this body through the Northern Ontario Curling Inter-Association.
    For the purposes of Men's, Mixed, Seniors and Junior Curling, Northern Ontario is considered a separate "Curling Province" and as such has an entry from Northern Ontario at all National Championships.
    For the purposes of Womens curling, ten (10) teams from Ontario compete to declare an Ontario representative to the Scott Tournament of Hearts
    The object of the Canadian Curling Association is to act as the National sports governing body of curling in Canada and to facilitate the development and marketing of the sport of curling at both the Association level and Club level.
    It has also been established to enforce the rules of curling in Canada, to cultivate relations with other associations (national and international)
    For further information regarding the Canadian Curling Association, refer to : Canadian Curling Association





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