April 23, 2017

MONTREAL WEST - Congratulations to the Marc Richard (Lennoxville) senior team and the Jean Langevin (Sherbrooke) mixed team for their bronze medals won at the 2017 Caledonia Cup. Over 225 players from 56 participating teams registered in one of the 4 events presented : Royal Victoria Jubilee (Men), Lady Gilmour (Mixed), Lassie (Women) and St-Maurice (Senior).


Montreal-West, Baie d’Urfé & TMR curling clubs hosted this year's edition.

Estrie Wins 2017 Travelers Provincial Men's Curling Championship

April 09, 2017

HUDSON QC, April 9, 2017 - Congratulations to the Travelers Provincial Men's champions - Benoit Giguère, Christian Bilodeau, Jean-François Lamontagne and Emmanuel Lavigne (skip) representing the Estrie's Laurier Curling Club in Victoriaville. The Estrie men's team did not suffer a defeat throughout the championship and defeated Trois-Rivières 5-3 in the championship final. The team will now represent Quebec at the 2017 Travelers Canadian Curling Championship November 20-25, 2017 at the Cataraqui Curling Club in Kingston, Ontario. 

Team St-Georges Wins Junior Slam U21 Players Championship

April 02, 2017

ST. THOMAS ON, April 2, 2017 - The Laurie St-Georges team from Laval-sur-le-lac went unbeaten at the U21 Players Championship in St. Thomas, Ontario to win the inaugural Junior Slam U21 Players Championship. The St-Georges team of skip Laurie St-Georges, 3rd Cynthia St-Georges, 2nd Meaghan Rivett (Lennoxville CC) and Lead Emily Riley captured the championship with a 5-1 win over Team Crook in the championship final. The ARCE congratulates the St-Georges team and a special salute to our local curler, Meaghan Rivett.

Commemorative Rings Presented to Junior Champions

April 02, 2017

LÉVIS, April 2, 2017 - Mr. Jim Thompson, curling enthusiast, Lennoxville Curling Club president and business owner, emphasized in a very special way the victory of the two Québec junior champion teams at the 2017 Provincial Junior Brosse Performance Championship presented at the Lennoxville and Sherbrooke Curling Clubs in January. Mr. Thompson (President, Williams Recognition Ltd.) created magnificent championship rings to celebrate the accomplishment of our young champions. The rings were recently presented by André Ferland and Dwayne Fowler (the Championship organizing committee chairman) to the players at a special ceremony organized by the Etchemin curling club to celebrate all its champions of the past season.

Grenier Captures North Hatley Spring Mixed Bonspiel

April 02, 2017

SHERBROOKE, April 3, 2017 - The team led by skip Jocelyn Grenier of the Sherbrooke Curling Club won Sunday's main event final of the North Hatley Mixed Bonspiel by defeating Andrew Hatch (North Hatley) 7-5 on last rock.


The bonspiel consisted of 16 teams, including three from the United States. The victorious quartet was composed of Jocelyn Grenier (skip), Jean-Philippe Tremblay (3rd), Diane Bourque (2nd) and Cynthia Marion (lead).

Source: JP Tremblay

Lennoxville Dominates Invitation Junior Bonspiel

April 02, 2017

LENNOXVILLE, April 2, 2017 - The Lennoxville Curling Club held its annual junior tournament last weekend.



Section A: The Abbott-Denison Trophy was won by Team Cheal of Lennoxville who defeated Blinn-Giroux of Bedford.

(Back): Team Bedford: coach François Lafontaine, Olivia Blinn-Giroux, Livia Morgan, Olivia Thetrault, Momo Lajoie-Lesage, Piper Laumaillier

(Front): Lennoxville Team: Josh Charron, Greg Cheal, William Bourque, Coach Jeff Cheal


Section B: The Jackie Patrick Trophy was won by Team Cheal of Lennoxville who beat the Danville Liebrecht team.


Danville: Oliver Liebrecht, Aidan Lodge, Anna Liebrecht, Sophie Liebrecht

Lennoxville: Lauren Cheal, Kolbie Sutherland, Leah Andrews, Emy Garceau

Photo: Courtesy of Allan Rowell

Sherbrooke's Verville Wins Lennoxville 'Pie' Bonspiel

March 25, 2017

The Sherbrooke team skipped by Rémi Verville (Josh Bronson, Daniel Camber and Brad Lassemba) were the A section champions and winners of the Nichols Trophy at the 2017 Lennoxville Men’s Pie Bonspiel this past Saturday by defeating Lennoxville's Marc Richard (Jim Mastine, Simon Collin and Robert Leveillé).


In the B final, two out-of-town teams met in the with Thetford's Joel Pouliot (Jacques Sylvain, Claude Gagnon and Marc Labbé) winning the Smith Trophy by defeating Otterburn Park's Bruce Derry (Steve Upton, Patrick Labonté and Robbie Derry).

The C final Phil Cannon's Thetford rink (Sebastien Grondin, François McDonald and Guillaume Turgeon) won the Mooney Trophy by downing Sherbrooke's Gérald Bouchard (Martin Arsenault, Claude Carrière and François Lajoie.

Photo: Courtesy Allan Rowell

Home Team Captures Lennoxville Senior Title

March 25, 2017

The Lennoxville team skipped by Ralph Rourke (Rollie Dionne, Jacky Cloutier and Michel Berard) captured the 2017 Lennoxville Senior Men's title this past Saturday by defeating Lacolle's Eric Genest (J-P Maurice, François Audette and Robert Boucher).


In the B final, Cowansville's Yvan Labreque (Jeff Bromby, J-P Buisson and André Jean) defeated Lennoxville's Jim Mastine (Allan Rowell, Edwardo Benvenuto and François Lacourse).

Photo: Courtesy Allan Rowell

March 12, 2017

Congratulations to the Team Cheal juvenile boys team representing Lennoxville and Trois-Rivières curling clubs who won the U-18 Québec Provincial Curling Championships on March 12, 2017. Cheal's team of Greg Cheal, Simon-Olivier Hébert, Richard Legler, James Trahan and coach Jeff Cheal posted a 4-1 record before defeating Samuel Roberge 8-3 in the championship final.

Team Cheal will now head to Moncton, New Brunswick to represent Québec at the Canadian U-18 Championships April 18-22, 2017. Good luck to our young champions. 

March 12, 2017

The Estrie qualified its representatives for the 2017 Provincial Travelers Championship this past weekend. Sherbrooke Curling Club's Kay-Sandra Boyer, Marie-Eve Langevin, Marie-Pier Dicaire and Daphné Bourget will be the women's representatives while Emmanuel Lavigne (J-F Lamontagne, Christian Bilodeau and Benoît Giguère) of Laurier Curling Club will be the men's representatives. Good luck to both teams at the 2017 Provincial Travelers Championship, April 7-9  2017 at Hudson Whitlock Curling Club.

Gosselin Maintains Her Winning Ways

March 11, 2017

Congratulations to all of the winners at the Magog Women's Bonspiel that came to a close on Saturday March 11 at the Magog Curling Club. The A section winning team from Sherbrooke was comprised of skip Brigitte Gosselin, Anne-Sophie Langevin, Joannie LaMadeleine and Céline Bouffard. Gosselin won the final by defeating Magog's Jacinthe Loiselle, Joanne Marcoux, Monique Loyer and Micheline Phaneuf. In the all-Magog B section final the team of skip Mélissa Bowers, Céline Gauthier, Francine Roy-Beauregard and Colette Labonté beat Chantal Ouellette, Pierrette Houle, Suzanne Cournoyer and Josée Dézainde.

March 08, 2017

Grand moment de fierté pour le club sportif Celanese de Drummondville. Anne Hardy fait partie de l'équipe féminine qui représentera le Québec au championnat canadien senior de curling. La compétition se déroulera du 18 au 25 mars, à Fredericton, au Nouveau-Brunswick.


March 04, 2017

Meggie Leclerc's Border team of Daniel Camber, Josh Bronson and Andrew Phaneuf took home the top honours at the Border Skins Open on Saturday March 4 by defeating Kelly Conn's rink, also of Border Curling Club. Conn's team was comprised of Maitland Warner, Garry Coburn and David Buin.


Meanwhile in the B section, Paul Bosco (Liz Bosco, Herb Page and James Merriam) defeated the only non-Border team in the finals, Steve McPherson and his North Hatley rink of Marty Rourke, Andrew Hatch and Vinny Lengacher.

February 26, 2017

The team skipped by René Morissette (Sherbrooke) captured the Jean-Guy Blanchard Memorial Open title this past Sunday defeating club rival Jean Langevin (Sherbrooke).


The winning team was composed of René Morissette (skip), Simon Morissette (3rd), Marie-Pier Lequin (2nd), Michel Morissette (lead) and Marie-Pier Morissette (sub). The Morissette family went undefeated winning five straight games.


In the B final, Céline Funk (Sherbrooke) defeated Yvan Lavoie (Magog). Funk will also be representing the Estrie at the Provincial Masters Championships March 5-12 in Sept-Îles.


Meanwhile in the C final, the Germain Bernier (Laurier) foursome beat Jocelyn Grenier (Sherbrooke) and the D final winner was skipped by 17 year old Greg Cheal (North Hatley) who defeated Danville's Matt Suitor.

February 19, 2017

The Magog wheelchair curling team of Benoît Lessard, Carl Marquis, Johanne Mathieu, Christine Lavallée and coach Germain Tremblay will represent Québec at the 2017 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships. 


Lessard defeated Lennoxville's Sebastien Boisvert (François Lacourse, Daniel Lachaîne and Johanne Poulin) 9-3 in the championship final after posting a 2-0 round-robin record.

February 19, 2017

The champion teams have been crowned at the Provincial Senior Curling Championships at the Aurèle-Racine Curling Club. Congratulations to the women's team of Anne Hardy, Chantal Ouellette, Brigitte Gosselin, and Pierrette Houle from Estrie. They won the final 6-1 against the team of Odette Trudel. Congratulations also to the champion men's team of Robert Maclean, Tom Wharry, Eric Gravel and Dan Belliveau. Maclean won the men's final 7-2 against the team of Steeve Gagnon. Bravo to the champions and good luck at the Canadian championship in Fredericton March 20-25, 2017.

February 18, 2017

Team Deschênes were the A section winners at the 2017 Celanese Senior Open. The Laurier team comprised of skip Raymond Deschênes, 3rd Yvon Laplante, 2nd Jean-Pierre Pelletier and lead Pierre Laroche defeated Team Réal Gervais (Serge Laroche, Jean-Guy Durand and Alain Barabé) of Aurèle-Racine CC to win the A Final. Meanwhile, in the B Final the Celanese team of Denis Mailhot (Alain Boudreault, Gérard Giguère and Claude Gadbois) beat the Laurier CC foursome of Bruno Leclerc, Denis Laplante, Paul Turcotte and Denis Houle.

Home Team Captures Women's Mardi Gras Title

February 18, 2017

The Lennoxville team comprised of skip Cai Lynch, Nancy Baldwin, Beth Fanning and Marie Barrette defeated Josée Parenteau (Karine Bedard-Lothrop, Colette Whelan and Josée Monast) of Celanese to win the Mardi Gras Trophy A section of the 2017 Lennoxville Mardi Gras. Meanwhile, in the Guthrie Trophy B section the team of Morgan Côté (Chelsea Côté, Lea Bernier and Manon Reid) of North Hatley beat Lennoxville's Sylvia Smith (Marion Greenlay, Hazel Kerr, June Morrison).

February 13, 2017

Pour assurer la pérennité de l'Auditorium de Verdun et de l'aréna Denis-Savard, le ministre de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport, ministre de la Famille et ministre responsable de la région de la Gaspésie−Îles-de-la-Madeleine, M. Sébastien Proulx, et la députée de Verdun, Mme Isabelle Melançon, ont annoncé aujourd'hui qu'un investissement maximal de 1 million de dollars avait été accordé à la Ville de Montréal, pour remplacer le système de réfrigération.

January 29, 2017

Congratulations to all of the winners at the Sherbrooke Women's Bonspiel that came to a close on Sunday January 29 at the Sherbrooke Curling Club. In the photo above, Mr. Alain Roy presents the trophy to Sherbrooke's Team Gosselin. The A section winners were comprised of skip Brigitte Gosselin, 2nd Joannie La Madeleine, 3rd Ann Sophie Langevin and lead Lise Pelletier, who was filling in for Céline Bouffard. In the final, Gosselin beat Magog's Team Ouellette.

January 29, 2017

The Estrie will be sending two Masters mens teams to the 2017 Provincial Masters Men's Curling Championships set to take place March 5-12, 2017 in Sept-Îles. Magog Curling Club hosted the regional playdowns that concluded on Sunday January 29.

Mario Tremblay (Magog) qualified #1 with a 2-0 record, while Denis Blais (Sherbrooke) defeated Yvon Laplante (Laurier) in the B Final to finish with a 2-1 record and qualify #2. Team Tremblay played without skip Mario Tremblay due to injury with 5th player Germain Tremblay filling in for the regional playdown.

Congratulations to both teams and good luck at the provincial championships.

January 27, 2017

Rémy Verville (Sherbrooke) preserved his A section North Hatley Open title winning the finals finishing up on Saturday January 28. In the B section, Glen Buck's all-Sherbrooke team also came out on top.


Verville was accompanied by Josh Bronson (3rd Border), Dan Camber (2nd Border) and Bradley Lassemba (lead). In the A final, Verville defeated Steve MacPherson's team (North Hatley) for the second consecutive year.


In the B section, Glen Buck's team of J-P. Tremblay (3rd), Jocelyn Grenier (2nd) and Michaël Pelletier (lead), beat Derwyn McKinven's foursome from North Hatley. earlier in the tournament, Buck's team Faced McPherson in a hotly contested match on last stone.

January 27, 2017

Laurier swept both the A and B Finals at the 2017 Laurier Senior. The Laurier team comprised of skip Yvon Laplante, 3rd Raymond Deschênes, 2nd Jean-Pierre Pelletier and lead Pierre Laroche defeated Team Laforce (F. Lacharité, R. McClure and D. Kirouac) of Celanese to win the A Final. Meanwhile, in the B Final the Laurier team of Léopaul Provencher (André Bazin, François Allard and Gilles Blais)  beat the Celanese foursome of Bob Dion, Y. Lahaie,G. Bergeron and D. Trottier.

January 22, 2017

Colts teams Garceau and D'Amboise both of Sherbrooke CC, took part in the 4th event of the Colts Circuit at the Baie-d'Urfé Curling. Team André Garceau solidified their hold on their first overall position with their semi-final appearance in the A event. A heartbreaking one-point loss against Pointe-Claire's Team Morton ended their hopes of playing in their fourth straight final on the Colts Circuit.

Meanwhile, the stars aligned for Team D'Ambroise who had an unblemished record in the event taking home top honours with their victory over Team Morton in the A Final. Alain D'Ambroise rises by 5 places in the standings going from 9th to 4th overall. The 5th event on the Colts Circuit takes place February 3-5, 2017 at the Laval-sur-le-lac Curling Club. More information can be found on the Curling Québec website in the section "Provincial Circuits".

Sutton Captures Lennoxville Modified Mixed Title

January 21, 2017

The Sutton team comprised of skip Steve MacPherson, 3rd Vinny Lengacher, 2nd Sarah Langlois and lead Lorraine Cournoyer defeated Yvan Verville (Nicole Verville, Robert Fortier and Louise Gaudreault) of Sherbrooke to win the Cass Trophy A section of the 2017 Lennoxville Modified Mixed. Meanwhile, in the Connelly Memorial Trophy B section the team of Marty Rourke (Josée Rourke, Jessie Prior, Bill Rourke, Andrew Hatch and Karine Bedard-Lothrop) of North Hatley / Lennoxville beat Border's Kelly Conn (Louise Goodfellow, Gilles Grenier, Carole Grenier).

Hometown Team Chevrier Wins Magog Senior Open

January 13, 2017

The Magog team comprised of skip Robert Chevrier, 3rd Paul-André Grenier, 2nd Simon Beauregard and lead Francine Roy-Beauregard defeated Ritchie Harnish (N. Gagnon, C. Nadeau and L. Leclerc) of Thetford Mines to win the A section of the 2017 Magog Senior Open. Meanwhile, in section B the team of Germain Tremblay (Jacques L'Écuyer, Gilles Morin and Denis Audet) of Magog beat François Lacourse (Jim Mastine, Allan Rowell and Gerry Fowlis) of Lennoxville.

Team MacPherson Victorious at Sutton Skins

January 08, 2017

Steve MacPherson skipped his team of Marty Rourke, Vincent Lengacher and Lorraine Cournoyer to victory at the Sutton Skins. In the A section final, Team MacPherson defeated the Sherbrooke team of Glen Buck, J.P. Tremblay, Alain D'Ambroise and Martin Arsenault to take top honours. Meanwhile  in Section B, Yvon Labreque (André Jean, Jeffrey Bromby and Jean-Paul Brillon) of Cowansville defeated Dave Chapman (Martin Desroches, Karen Anderson et Bobby Fletcher) of Cowansville/Waterloo.

Boisvert and Roberge to Represent Québec at 2017 Canadian Junior Championships

January 08, 2017

Congratulations to our champions of the 2017 Brosse Performance Junior Provincial Championships. Team Boisvert (Camille Boisvert, Laura Guénard, Émilia Gagné, Isabelle Thiboutot, Marie-Pier Dicaire et Michel Blais (ent)) and team Roberge (Vincent Roberge, Julien Tremblay, Étienne Elmaleh, Fabien Roberge, Charles Auclair et Denis Roberge (ent)). They will be represneting the province in the upcoming Canadian Championships presented in Victoria BC. January 21-29.

Garceau Wins Third Consecutive Circuit Colts Events

December 11, 2016

Congratulations to the Sherbrooke team of skip André Garceau, third Michael Daigle, second Patrick Baril and lead Marc Busseau who won the Circuit Colts Grand-Mère tournament this past weekend. The Garceau team has now won three consecutive Colts tournaments and is at the top of the Circuit Colts standings. Garceau won the A Final defeating Buckingham's Luc Ouellette 8-2.

L'Écuyer Wins Battle of Local Teams in Magog Mixed Final

December 10, 2016

Magog teams dominated the finals of the Magog Mixed Bonspiel this past weekend as three of four finalist teams were from the home club. Magog's Jacques L'Écuyer along with teammates Suzanne Cournoyer, Louise Gagnon and Eric Minier defeated another Magog rink skipped by Jacques Thiffault (Mario Lemay, Joanne Marcoux and Jeanne-Mance Lemay). Magog also took the B Section final with the team of Pierre Beaulieu, Isabelle Potvin, Yvon Laramée and Mirielle Beaulieu defeating North Hatley's John Brus (Mario Fortier, Sonia, Louis Fortier)  

Lennoxville's Cheal Wins Circuit Juvenile Event

December 04, 2016

The Lennoxville and North Hatley Curling Clubs played host to Curling Québec's Juvenile Boys and Girls Circuit and a local team came out on top. In the boys section, Greg Cheal and his Lennoxville team of Simon-Olivier Hébert, Zachary Griffiths-Julien and James Trahan won gold. Lacolle's Jesse Ethier (Jason Robinson, Nicolas Lemaistre and Simon Laroche) won silver while Raphael Patry (Anthony Pedneault, Zachary Pedneault and Jacob Lebrecque) from the Kenogami Curling Club won bronze.


In the girls section, Émilia Gagné and her team of Mélina Perron, Marie-Pier Harvey and Chloé Arnaud from Riverbend Curling Club were winners of the gold. Gabrielle Lavoie (Patricia Boudreault, Julie Daigle and Anna Munroe) from the Etchemin and Victoria Curling Clubs won silver and Faith Brousseau (Marjorie Lamer, Jasmine Florent and Sandrine Roy) from the Trois-Rivières Curling Club won bronze. The Sophie Legler team from Lennoxville were fourth place finishers in the event.


Club sportif Celanese Completes Major Renovation Project

December 04, 2016

The Club sportif Celanese completed major renovations at the beginning of the season with the complete replacement of the exterior siding in Canexel and Fiberciment. A porch roof was installed, the windows were replaced, the balcony was redone and a waste enclosure was added.


It should be noted that the Carré Celanese is a heritage setting and the renovation plan was approved by the City of Drummondville as part of a site planning and architectural integration (PIIA) plan.


The Government of Quebec provided valuable assistance through the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and its support program for sports and recreational infrastructure Phase III.


Laurier Curling Club dominated at the Sherbrooke Senior Open last week taking all four spots in the A and B event finals. Yvon Laplante's foursome of Raymond Deschênes, J.P. Pelletier and Pierre Laroche defeated Jacques Lamontagne (J.G. Faucher, Bertrand Boucher and Christian Bilodeau) in the A event final while in the B event, L.P. Provencher and teammates André Bazin, François Allard and Gilles Blais defeated Rénald Bussière (Michel Laveault, Marc Paris and Gaétan Provencher).

Team Garceau Wins Colts Event in Lachine

November 27, 2016

Congratulations to the Sherbrooke team (from right to left in the photo) of skip André Garceau, third Michael Daigle, second Patrick Baril and lead Marc Busseau who won the Circuit Colts Lachine tournament this past weekend. The Garceau team has now won two consecutive Colts tournaments and is at the top of the Circuit Colts classification with 40 points.

Paul Brodeur's foursome won an all-Sherbrooke final to win the 2016 North Hatley Mixed Bonspiel. The Brodeur team including third Micheline Pronovost, second Julien Tremblay and lead Lucille Daigle beat Denis Blais (Céline Funk, Roch Choquette and Louise Gaudreault) in the A Event Final. In the all-North Hatley B Event final, Derwyn McKinven (Linda Smith, Lyle Sample, Shannon Ryan) was victorious over Oliva Jean (Doug Bowen, Susan Bennett, Ghyslaine Jean).

Gérard Giguère and Richard Laflamme have curling in their blood. Determined to give young people of the Drummondville area the 'bug' to try curling, the two instructors of the club sportif Celanese set up a junior program that quickly became a model in Quebec. In just five years, the Giguère-Laflamme duo has succeeded in allowing young people in primary and secondary schools in the region to discover and appreciate the sport of curling.

Cowansville's Labrecque Triumphant at Border Senior Open

November 18, 2016

Yvon Labreque's Cowansville foursome are the A-Event Champions of the 2016 Border Senior Open bonspiel in Stanstead. Team Labreque, including Jeffrey Bromby, Jean-Paul Brillon and Réal Gazaille defeated Sherbrooke's Yvon Verville, Nicole Verville, Gérald Marcoux and Louise Gaudreault while in the B-Event final Magog's Germain Tremblay, Gilles Lamoureux, Gilles Roy and Simon Beauregard defeated Danville's Albert Gillim, Donald Carson, Micheline Lefebvre and Huguette Brindle.

The North Hatley team skipped by Ron Smith captured the A-Event final of the 2016 Lennoxville Sticks & Stones bonspiel on Remembrance Day. The Smith foursome including Linda Smith, David Wilson and Doug Cassidy defeated Sherbrooke's Paul Brodeur, Gilles Bilodeau, Jessey Venner and Céline Mercier while in the B-Event final Sherbrooke's Lucien Bourbonnais, Gaêtan Bell, Yves Rancourt and Jean-Guy Papillon were victorious over Lennoxville's Garth Smith, Sylvia Smith, Robert Black and Ralph McCully. The Sticks & Stones bonspiel is an annual open event for curlers age 60 and over.

The Sherbrooke Curling Club played host over the weekend to the first Circuit Colts event of the season. The local team of André Garceau, Michael Daigle, Patrick Baril and Marc Busseau defeated Buckingham's Luc Ouellette to capture the A Event final. Jocelyn Giroux's foursome from Grand-Mère defeated Sorel-Tracy's Alexandre Giroux to win the B Event and meanwhile in the C Event the Richard Cadrin foursome (Victoria CC) defeated the Sherbrooke team of Germain Belisle, Guy Godbout, Serge Aubé, Pierre Durand and Jean-Guy Couture.

The Mérite Sportif de l’Estrie annually honours, athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers of the Estrie sports community at a gala evening which is traditionally held on the first Wednesday in February, at the Delta Hotel in Sherbrooke. During the gala evening, a ‘Victor’ is awarded to each winner.


The ARCE is proud to announce curling nominees in eleven categories:


Athlète de niveau national masculin - François Lacourse (Wheelchair)

Athlète de niveau national féminin - Meaghan Rivett (Junior Women)

Athlète de la relève masculin - Zachary Griffiths-Julien

Bénévole - Kay-Sandra Boyer

Entraîneur d’excellence - Alfred Whittier

Entraîneur de niveau provincial - Jeff Cheal

Équipe d’excellence - Team Boisvert (Wheelchair)

Équipe de niveau provincial - Team Garceau (Colts)

Manifestation sportive - 2016 Travelers Provincial Championship

Officiel - Jim Mastine

Organisme sportif - Sherbrooke Curling Club


Congratulations to all of our nominees.

The Canadian Branch announced today they have reaffirmed their commitment to Curling Quebec (CQ) and Ottawa Valley Curling Association (OVCA).  The Canadian Branch events for this year will include the Quebec Challenge Cup, the Governor General’s double-rink competition, the Gordon International Medal, the Tim Caverly Junior Christmas bonspiel and the Pat Lid club competition.

Two teams from the Estrie found success this past weekend in the Competition section of the Tournoi Senior Provincial at the Riverbend Curling Club in Alma. François Beaudry and his team from the Laurier Curling Club in Victoriaville made it to the A event final before losing 5-3 to local favorite Serge Reid (Alma and Kénogami). Meanwhile, Jean Langevin (Sherbrooke) defeated Steeve Boudreault (Dolbeau) 3-1 to capture the B event final. 

The inaugural edition of the Laurier Masters Open concluded on Friday, October 28 in Victoriaville with a Laurier team skipped by Yvon Laplante being crowned Champions. Laplante defeated the Magog foursome of Germain Tremblay in the A event final while the team of Denis Blais (Sherbrooke) defeated Marcel Germain (La Tuque) to take the B event title. The first edition of the Laurier Masters Open was a huge success with 32 teams competing over the five-day event that was the opening bonspiel on the Estrie Regional Curling Association 2016-2017 calendar.

October 24, 2016

The Estrie Regional Curling Association has a new look for the 2016-2017 season with the unveiling of its new logo and website and will use the name Curling Estrie as part of its new branding strategy. The name will not replace the official name of the association, Association régionale de curling Estrie, but will be used in creating a new and exciting image for the association.

A new bonspiel, the Challenge Nord-Ouest airCreebec, will makes its debut in the Abitibi region this season. The event will be part of Curling Québec's Circuit Provincial calendar with its 1st edition to be held December 1-4, 2016 in Amos. The regional association hopes to make the event an annual event that rotates amongst the various clubs in the region.

September 11, 2016

At the 2016 Curling Québec Annual General Meeting the Curling Québec Board of Directors announced that Club sportif Celanese was the recipient of the 2015-2016 Prix Méritas for Junior Program of the Year. The ARCE congratulates Celanese, its members and their junior program coordinators. 

September 11, 2016

Despite rain and high winds the 2016 Estrie Curling Golf Tournament still carried on with the host club taking top honours. As champions, Celanese will be the designated host for the 2017 tournament. The ARCE would like to congratulate the champions and thank the host curling centre, Club sportif Celanese for their efforts in organizing the event.

Curling Canada has developed a promotional poster to help your curling centre recruit new customers for the upcoming season. It’s very simple by downloading the size of poster you would like to use. The posters are print ready so depending on your connection it could take a few seconds or a few minutes to download.

Club Coach training in French will be held at the Club sportif Celanese on October 15-16. Coaches who take this two day workshop will become Trained Club Coaches. This is a program designed to enhance the skill set of the coach and instructor who function primarily at the club level. The Club Coach will be competent in training curlers from youth to masters, with skill levels of beginner to intermediate.

The 2016 Estrie Curling Club Golf Tournament will take place on September 11, 2016 at the Drummondville Golf Club. Registration deadline is September 2, 2016.

Please note that the Annual General Meeting of the members of Curling Quebec will be held Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 13 h 00 at the Etchemin Curling Club, 235 rue St-Robert, Lévis (Saint-Romuald). All members of Curling Quebec may attend this meeting.

The Minister of Education, Leisure and Sport has announced an $86M program aimed at Québec arenas and curling centres to modernize refrigeration systems. Facilities requesting funding through this program have until August 31, 2016 to submit applications. More information can be found on the Minister of Education, Leisure and Sport website.

Curling Québec has announced that Sherbrooke and Lennoxville Curling clubs will be co-hosting the Brosse Performance Junior Men's and Women's Provincial Curling Championships scheduled for January 3-8, 2017.

The merger of curling clubs in Sherbrooke and Lennoxville could give rise to a new 5-sheet club that would be built on land owned by the Université de Sherbrooke along Boulevard Université.

May 17, 2016

At the latest meeting of the Regional Association on May 16, 2016 a new Board of Directors was nominated for the 2016-2017 season. Changes to the Board include the positions of President, Vice-President and Drawmaster. Returning Board members are Jim Mastine (returning as VP and Treasurer) and Benoît Perreault (remains Junior Coordinator). Incoming members include Dwayne Fowler (President), Jacques Marziali (Secretary) and Jean Langevin (Drawmaster).

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