Curling Links of Interest to Friars’ Briar Association Members
(and Other Curlers coming to the FBA Website)
Canadian Curling Association www.curling.ca/
The primary area of administration and the most financially consuming of the CCA’s responsibilities are championships. On an annual basis, the Canadian Curling Association sanctions and conducts 8 national curling championship events. Approximately 15,000 competitive curlers from all provinces and territories enter play at the curling club level with the hopes of becoming one of the Canadian Champions crowned annually.
Canadian Championships www.curling.ca/championships/
Current Season (Location and Dates) for the Brier, Scotties, Juniors, Roar of the Rings, etc)
World Curling Federation http://www.worldcurling.org/home
The World Curling Federation is the world governing body of the Olympic Winter Sport of Curling and the Paralympic Winter Sport of Wheelchair Curling. Originally founded in 1966 as the International Curling Federation, the ICF changed its name to the World Curling Federation in 1991.
The History of Curling in Canada
Library and Archives Canada
Bonspiel! explores the history and cultural impact of curling from the sport’s mysterious 16th-century origins to the present day. The story of curling in Canada is interpreted under chronological themes that relate the history of curling to the playing surface of the game itself. All of the images and documents digitized for this site are available in the Gallery pages.
CurlTech (‘Novice to Skip’ Online Tutorials) www.curlingschool.com/
CurlTech is a non-profit corporation with the goal of increasing social and competitive curling proficiency. CurlTech operates only in the interests of the sport of curling. Our mission is to develop and document curling methods and procedures for use by new and existing curlers. By constantly researching and participating in all aspects of curling, CurlTech can offer the latest curling systems in an effort to further the sport.
Collegial Contacts: (Brought to our attention by our membership…)
The Curling History Blog http://curlinghistory.blogspot.co.uk/ has been set up by curling historian David B Smith and Bob Cowan, former Editor of the Scottish Curler magazine.
Both of us are passionately interested in the history of curling and we hope that the blog will bring together all who are interested in the history of this great sport. Comments and questions are welcome! Email the authors: firstname.lastname@example.org