Ready, Set, Curl - Tips for your Speed of Play

With the new season knocking at our door, we wanted to offer some tips for one of the biggest challenges for league play: game speed. Most leagues play games in two hour time slots. Strategy is often determined by expecting to play eight ends, and we want to ensure we get them all in before our time runs out. Listed below are some great tips to save time and keep the game moving.

Our 100th Season is Just Around the Corner

It is August and we are fast approaching the VCC's 100th curling season.  We have an exciting year planned as we enter our second year in our new home at the Hillcrest Centre.

We urge you all to browse through our Calendar of Events for the 2012-13 season to see what we have in store.  Our Leagues, Clinics, Bonspiels, and even a Provincial Championship will be keeping us busy right through to April 2013!

If you are interested in joining a league, please head over to our League Page and contact any of the respective league reps about availability.  If you are looking to give our sport a try we will be featuring Public Open Houses and Basic Skills Clinics in lead up to the start of our regular season.

VCC to Host 2014 BC Men's Curling Championship

Curl BC is pleased to announce that the 2014 Canadian Direct Insurance BC Men’s Curling Championship will be hosted at the Vancouver Curling Club and will run from February 5-9, 2014.

The Championship will follow a 16-team triple knockout with a four-team page playoff format. Similar to the women’s event, the 2013 champion and the men’s leader on the Canadian Team Ranking System as of December 1, 2013 will capture the first two berths. The remaining spots will be declared through regional playdowns. The winner will advance to the Tim Hortons Brier.

The BC Men’s Curling Championship has produced four national championship teams skipped by Frenchy D’Amour (Trail – 1948), Lyall Dagg (Vancouver – 1964), Rick Folk (Kelowna – 1994) and Greg McAulay (Royal City – 2000).

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