Travelers Club Championships PDF Print

The 2015 Club Championships were completed in Fort St. John, this weekend – with the #1 club teams from various PCA zones throughout our region.  4-teams will moved on to the Travelers Provincial Championships in Calgary, October 16th to 18th.  In addition, championship teams will earn a banner for their clubs and in the mixed division winning team jackets. 

Click to view the draws:

Men's

Ladies 

Mixed

SCORES and Championship Teams from event:

 
PCA @ the Worlds! PDF Print

PCA competitor Tom Sallows, 5th man for Team Canada – was victorious at the Brier in Calgary with their win over reigning Olympic Gold Medallist Brad Jacobs of Northern Ontario.  Tommy Boy, coach Earl Morris and the team of Pat Simmons, John Morris, Carter Rycroft (PCA product), and Nolan Thiessen will be continuing on in Halifax starting March 28th - @ the World Championships.  All Team Canada games, will be broadcasted live on TSN.

Read article here: http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/03/12/brier-lore-adds-another-gp-chapter

2 Peace Country Boyz, represent Team Canada @ the World Championships!!

March 27th, DHT article: http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/03/26/rycroft-sallows-headed-to-worlds-with-team-canada

 
Sonnenberg in Japan PDF Print

Peace region resident and curling power – Renee Sonnenberg, was in Japan helping team Canada (Jennifer Jones) @ the World Championships.  TSN broadcasted the major event.  Check this article out, pre event:

http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/03/12/sonnenberg-joins-team-canada

Update: Silver medal for Team Canada!

 
Pomeroy Inn & Suites, Prairie Showdown PDF Print

The Pomeroy Inn & Suites Prairie Showdown, is completed.  Some of the most talented curlers from Canada and around the globe competed for $91,000 @ the Grande Prairie Curling Centre.

UPDATE: Mike McEwan and Rachel Homan were the 2015 Champions.

Team Kurt Balderston and his rink of Les Sonnenberg, Troy Given and Del Shaugnessy - were the lone PCA team to qualify for the playoffs in either division.  Balderston finshed in the semi-finals losing to Niklas Edin of Sweden (2013 World Champion and 2014 Olympic Bronze Medallist) - taking home $6,000.00.

Some of the notable local teams that competed: Colin Griffith, Kurt Balderston, Delia DeJong and Tom Sallows (who is 5th man for the current Canadian Men’s Championship Team – that will be in Halifax for the Ford Worlds, at the end of the month).

Some of the best and brightest in the sport were here @ home!  Another successful Pomeroy Inn & Suites Prairie Showdown - it grows, each year.

http://www.prairieshowdown.org/  

Event Article: http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/03/11/teams-confirmed-for-prairie-showdown

 
Pre Plan - Dates for PCA 2015/2016 PDF Print

Here is a draft of the dates in conjunction with the PCA district/zone playdowns for the next curling season – 2015/2016.  More information will be updated regularly (as in host sites TBD, age requirements, entry form). 

Click to view, scheduled dates:

2015/2016 Schedule

 
Info of possible interest(s) PDF Print

1.  The University of Edmonton – arguably the most prestigious and sought after curling program, is hosting tryouts for those interested.  Click the links, for more info.

Poster                      Register 

2.  Ice Tech, 2-job postings:  Bentley   and    Peace River

 
PCA Mixed Districts PDF Print

The second last PCA event of the season, Mixed Districts – finished in Debolt, Feb 29th and March 1st.

Draw

Update: DeJong defeats Pillsworth 7-4 in PCA Mixed District “A” event.  These rinks will compete in Cold Lake, beginning in April.

A: Delia DeJong, Al Schudlo, Janais DeJong, Damien Gnass

B: Mark Pillsworth, Kathleen Dunbar, Ian Turner, Adrienne Maschmeyer

 
ACAC in GP PDF Print

GPCC hosted College provincials - http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/02/26/wolves-host-acac-curling-championships

Update: The GPRC mixed team, skipped by Robyn Simoneau and coached by Delia DeJong were bronze medallists in the province – at the ACAC event. 

 
Master's Provincials PDF Print

Colin Griffith lost out in a semi-final.  The third very strong showing at a provincial championship, this season by a PCA rink!

The Calgary Winter Club is hosting the Men’s Master’s Provincial Championships, as we speak.  Colin Griffith and Don Dumont will represent the PCA – for the 60 + competition.

Griffith is a former Alberta Champion in this event!

Click on the SACA links, to view scores and info:

Draw: http://apps.saca.ca/pdm/Playdowns/ViewTreesWrapper/101

Scores: http://apps.saca.ca/pdm/Playdowns/ViewScores/101

Leaderboard: http://apps.saca.ca/pdm/Playdowns/ViewLeaderboard/101

 
2015 Senior Provincial Championships PDF Print

The Alberta Curling Federation hosted the 2015 Senior Men’s and Ladies Provincial Championships Feb 11th to the 15th. 

Click on the links to view the draws and scores – provided by SACA (Southern Alberta Curling Association)

Report: PCA representative Johnson loses provincial final, after capturing first place in the Round Robin with a 5-2 record.  Colin Griffith was 3-4.  On the ladies side Caryl Sallow was also 3-4, while Elaine Laurin finished with a 2-5 record.  Mark Johnson is the second PCA rink, along with Janais DeJong (Junior girls) to reach a provincial championship final, this season.

Men's Scores         http://apps.saca.ca/pdm/Playdowns/ViewScores/110

Women's Scores    http://apps.saca.ca/pdm/Playdowns/ViewScores/111

Men's Draw           http://apps.saca.ca/pdm/Playdowns/ViewTreesWrapper/110

Women's Draw     http://apps.saca.ca/pdm/Playdowns/ViewTreesWrapper/111 

Event Wrap: http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/02/17/johnson-drops-senior-final-in-medicine-hat

 
PCA Juvenile Championships PDF Print

The PCA hosted the 2015 Juvenile District Championships in Falher, February 6th to 8th.  Two teams in each division represent our region @ the provincial championships at the world renowned Saville Sports Centre in Edmonton - Feb 27th to March 1st.

Congratulations to our futures in curling!

Peace "A" Champions:

GIRLS -  Kayla Skrlik, Ashton Skrlik, Chelsey Whitney, Ashlyn Wozny and Coach Charles Simoneau

BOYSLane Knievel, Kyle Kimmie, Ben Southwick, Jared Collins and Coach Doug Kimmie

Peace "B" Champions:

GIRLS - Megan Smith, Tegan Topal, Kaci Maloney, Emily Hedges and Coach Paula Maloney

BOYS - Layton Tremblay, Murray Lawrence, Brady Coates, Samuel Smith and Coach Donna Sipe

LIVE SCORES - read more...

 
2015 Men's Provincials PDF Print

The 2015 ACF Men’s Provincials are completed.  The championship semi and finals were LIVE on Sportsnet!  Team Kevin Koe and his new team of Mark Kennedy, Brent Laing and Ben Hebert - upheld their #1 seeding and will be headed to the Brier in Calgary.  Click on the links below for info:

Pre event Article:  http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/02/02/sallows-vavrek-vye-for-alberta-crown

12-Team DRAW                                                                   Team Rosters 

www.curlingzone.com                                                          www.2015bostonpizzacup.ca  

Local Wrap on Event: http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/02/08/local-squads-stymied-in-wainwright

 
Level 3 PDF Print

Want to improve your mastery?

The Canadian Curling Association is hosting a Competition Development Course (equal/replacement to Level III) for coaching – in Abbotsford BC, March 27th to 30th.  Click on the links for registration and info.

Information

Registration

 
Scotties Provincials PDF Print

The 2015 Provincial Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Lacombe, is completed.  Click on the links below for a pretournament/post news analysis and to view scores from the event:

Article:             http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/01/19/alberta-scotties-set-for-wednesday

Scores:            http://www.curlingzone.com/event.php?view=Main&eventid=3717 (click on linescores, to view live scores)

The PCA was represented by Peace River’s Deanne Nichol and Grande Prairie's Delia DeJong

WEBSITE: http://www.albertascotties2015.com/home 

Post event articlehttp://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/01/26/local-rinks-bow-out-early-at-alberta-scotties

 
Alberta Junior Provincial Championships PDF Print

Karsten Sturmay (boys) of Edmonton and Kelsey Rocque (girls) of Edmonton were the champions @ the Alberta Junior Curling Provincials in Grande Prairie.  These teams will represent Alberta @ the Canadian championships – in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Jan 24th to Feb 1st.  The semi-finals and finals of the Canadians will be broadcasted live on TSN!

Thanks to all the volunteers, from our wonderful curling community for putting on a great show!

Click on the Curlingzone.com links, to view the scores from the event:

Women’s: http://events.curlingzone.com/index.php?task=Event&eventid=3682&skin=8&view=Round-Robin 

Men’s: http://events.curlingzone.com/index.php?task=Event&eventid=3683&skin=8&view=Round-Robin

Newspaper wrap on the event:  

http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/01/12/edmonton-rinks-dominate-provincials

And an applause to the Janais DeJong team from Grande Prairie, for coming within one shot of winning the province for the PCA – against the #1 Junior Team in the World, Kelsey Rocque.

Congratulations Janais DeJong, Morgan Watchorn, Karli Makichuk and Rebecca Allen on a great effort!

 
Pomeroy Inn & Suites Peace Curling Tour PDF Print

Click yellow icon, to view championship results http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2015/01/05/peace-curling-tour-champions-crowned

 Pre - Tour Championship Media Release

http://pomeroycurlingtour.weebly.com/ - BRAND NEW! Check out, Pomeroy Inn & Suites Peace Curling Tour webpage -for latest updates!

Click on one of the links below, for media updates from this seasons Tour:

http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2014/10/23/peace-curling-tour-kicks-off-this-weekend

Media Release for GP Cash    

http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2014/10/27/johnson-rink-takes-cash-spiel

MEDIA RELEASE NOVEMBER 21ST 

 

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Huge News PDF Print

Click on the DHT article, to read about the exciting curling news to hit our market

http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/2014/12/09/swan-city-lands-national-curling-events

 
Playdown Dates 2014-2015 PDF Print

Playdown Dates 2014/2015

The host sites are officially set for the PCA - click, for more information 

Age Requirements

Entry Form

 
Looking for a game? PDF Print

 

send in your bonspiel dates and the PCA will @dvertise for promotional opportunities! Click on the link(s) below:

Manning - Curling Club                                                FSJ Ladies Poster

Valleyview - Red Willow                                             Spirit River

Falher - Curling Club                                                    Fairview Curling Club

High Prairie - Curling Club 

Hythe - Curling Club

 
Fully Updated Calendar PDF Print

 Click on “EVENTS” icon, at the top of this webpage – to view upcoming PCA events, and more…

 
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