Job Opportunity

The Amherst Curling Club is seeking a full time seasonal Ice Maker, starting October 1st, 2014 and finishing April 30th, 2015. Remuneration will be based on an hourly wage that will be negotiated based on experience at time of hiring. The contract will have the potential to be renewed on an annual basis. The Ice Maker reports directly to the Ice Director.


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Joyce Myers Trust Fund Grants Announced

The trustees of the Joyce Myers Trust Fund, established under Curl Atlantic from profits from the 2003 Brier and the 2005 Roar of the Rings curling events in Atlantic Canada, has announced the 2014 recipients of its Student/Athlete Scholarships and Curling Club Capital Works and Curl Atlantic Member Association Program Initiatives grants.

The 2014 Joyce Myers Scholarship recipients are:
Prince Edward Island ($500 each): Dylan Lowery, Aleya Quilty, Veronica Smith
Nova Scotia ($500 each): Brittany Black, Michael Brophy, Karlee Jones
Newfoundland and Labrador ($500 each): Sarah Ford
New Brunswick ($500 each): Jamie Ward, Shelby Wilson, Andrew Burgess

The 2014 Joyce Myers Capital Grant recipients will each receive $1500. The successful curling centres are:
Doaktown Curling Club, NB
Charlottetown Curling Club, PEI
Sydney Curling Club, NS
Caribou Curling Club, NL

The 2014 Program Initiative grant will be used to license the "Rocks and Rings" elementary school program throughout Atlantic Canada. "This joint initiative between Curl Atlantic and the four Atlantic associations appears to fit well with the intent of junior curling development of the Joyce Myers Trust Fund and with Curl Atlantic", said Gary Wilson, Chair of Curl Atlantic. "The Rocks and Rings program is a great way to introduce and bring curling to the school setting. The program has received much attention during the televising of the CCA's championship events, and is hugely popular across the country and in great demand."


Finalists announced for Sport Nova Scotia’s Ricoh Awards

The 2014 Ricoh Sport Awards will take place on May 31st at the World Trade and Convention Centre.

As in years past, the awards night will celebrate the outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches, officials, sponsors and volunteers from around the province – all of whom have contributed to sport in Nova Scotia. These individuals represent the best of amateur sport, not only by virtue of their athletic achievement but also through their dedication and commitment to sport.


2014 Curl Atlantic Championship

Curl Atlantic is pleased to announce the 2014 Curl Atlantic Championship will be held from September 11-14 in Charlottetown, PEI at the CARI Complex on the UPEI Campus.  Curl Atlantic is pleased to partner with the CARI Complex, the City of Charlottetown and the Province of Prince Edward Island in hosting our premiere event of the season.


2014 Kraft Celebration Tour

Calling all Canadians!  Do you need a better place for your community to play?  Is there a local rink that needs new lights or an empty field that would make for a great soccer pitch?  Be a hero and nominate your community for the 2014 Kraft Celebration Tour today


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The Nova Scotia Curling Association is dedicated to the administration, promotion, development and coordination of the sport of curling in Nova Scotia.