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AFFILIATION AND ELIGIBILITY

  1. A curling club is defined as an organization which has a membership of not less then (16) persons, has a constitution and office bearers which include, president, vice-president, secretary-tresurer and an executive. Has ice facilities for their own use, the use of which is under the direction of the said club. Such a curling club shall be eligible to appply for membership in the T.&.N.O.C.A. A club accepted by the executive of the Association shall appoint one director and one delegate to represent the club in the Association.

  2. The Association will set per sheet assesment fees payable each year by affiliated clubs and the monies so received will be placed in a common fund to pay the authorized expenses of the Association and to promote curling.

  3. Affiliated clubs shall remit their payments of the per sheet assesment fees to the Association by January 1st of each year.

  4. Failure to pay the per sheet assesment fees could result in the defaulting club being ineligible for zone or Association playdowns, at the discretion of the Officers of the Association

  5. A club two years in arrears in payment of the per sheet assessment fees will be struck from the the rolls of the Association and can only be re-instated by the Executive Committee.

  6. A person who is a member of more than one affiliated club can only participate in Zone or Association playdowns as a member of a team from one club (His choice) e.g. only from one club at Zone level in each National event.

  7. To be eligible for Men's playdowns, all players must be members of the same curling club and each player must be 19 years of age or over on December 31st. immediately prior to the year of the championship, or as covered by C.C.A. rules. SEE RESIDENCY RULE

  8. To be eligible for Senior Men's playdowns , all four players must be members of a curling club within the Association and each player must be 50 years of age or older on December 31st. of the year immediately preceeding the playdowns. In Senior Men's playdown competition, at least two players of the team must be members of the club they are representing. SEE RESIDENCY RULE

  9. To be eligible for Mixed playdowns , each team must have two male players and two female players and the male and female players must play in alternate positions. Each player must be a member of a curling club, but not necessarily of the same curling club and the club(s) must be properly affiliated with the T.&.N.O.C.A. and with the N.O.L.C.A. In Mixed playdown competition, at least two players of the team must be members of the club they are representing. SEE RESIDENCY RULE. Each player must be 19 years of age or over on July 1st. of the year immediately prior to the playdowns.

  10. To be eligible for Junior Men's playdowns , all four members must be in attendance at the same school, or playing out of or sponsored by the same curling club. Each player must be under twenty (20) years of age on December 31st. of the year immediately prior to the playdowns. Each team must have a Level I qualified coach. When a team advances to National Playdowns, the must be accompanied by a Level II coach.

  11. To be eligible for Bantam Boys playdowns , all four members must be in attendance at the same school, or playing out of or sponsored by the same curling club. Each player must be under sixteen (16) years of age on December 31st. of the year immediately prior to the playdowns.

  1. Membership in the Northern Ontario Provincial Curling Association consists of the following:

    TEMISKAMING & NORTHERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION - T.&.N.O.C.A.

    NORTHERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION - N.O.C.A.

    NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION - N.W.O.C.A.


  2. The objects of this group are to promote the game of curling in Northern Ontario through competitions and otherwise:
    - To deal with all matters that may affect two or more of the members.
    - To foster co-operation and goodwill among the Associations.
    - To coordinate and standardize such regulations and other matters that affect the Association.

  3. The T.&.N.O. Curling Association is represented by the President (or his delegate) and the Secretary-Treasurer at the annual Inter-Association meeting which is held at the site of the Northern Ontario Nokia Cup playdowns on the Thursday morning.
    Each member Association pays one third the cost of badges and pins for the Northern Ontario winners in all events.





    THE EXECUTIVE BODY OF THE INTER-ASSOCIATION CONSIST OF:

    T.&.N.O.C.A.
    President
    David MacInnes
    121 Lakeshore Road
    Timmins, ON
    P4N 6Z9

    T.&.N.O.C.A.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Joe Gubbels
    P.O. Box 381
    Schumacher, ON.
    P0N 1GO

    N.O.C.A.
    President
    Bud O'Donnell
    1655 Gary
    Sudbury, ON.
    P3A 4G5

    N.O.C.A.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Dr. Clyde Opaleychuk
    154 Durham Street
    Sudbury, ON.
    P3E 3M7

    N.W.O.C.A.
    President
    Don MacLeod
    704 S. Lelland Ave.
    Thunder Bay, ON.
    P7E 2P6

    N.W.O.C.A
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Colleen Syrja
    2650 S. Windermere Ave.
    Thunder Bay ON.
    P7B 4N1

  4. A Provincial Chairman is appointed for each of the four Provincial Chapionships under the jurisdiction of the N.O.P.C.A.
    It is the responsibility of the Provincial Chairman to ensure that the event is properly conducted in accordance with N.O.P.C.A. and C.C.A. Rules and Policies.



    THE PROVINCIAL CHAIRMEN OF THE N.O.P.C.A. ARE:


    Tankard
    Chairman
    Dr. Clyde Opaleychuk
    154 Durham Street
    Sudbury, ON.
    P3E 3M7

    Mixed
    Chairman
    Kent MacInnes
    354 Cherry Street
    Timmins, ON.
    P4N 6W7
    Juniors Men's
    Chairman
    Penti Tyynela
    110 Grandriver Cresc.
    Sault St.Marie, ON.
    P6B 3S1

    Senior Men's
    Chairman
    Rory MacDiarmid
    P.O. Box 579
    Haileybury, ON.
    P0J 1K0



WOMEN'S ASSOCIATIONS IN NORTHERN ONTARIO


  1. Membership in the Northern Ontario Women's Curling Association N.O.W.C.A.consists of the following:


    NORTHERN ONTARIO LADIES CURLING ASSOCIATION - N.O.L.C.A.
    This Association covers the geographic boundaries of the T.&.N.O.C.A. and the N.O.C.A.

    NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION - N.W.O.C.A.
    This Association covers the geographic boundaries of the N.W.O.C.A.


    THE EXECUTIVE BODY OF THE WOMEN'S ASSOCIATIONS CONSIST OF:

    N.O.L.C.A.
    President
    Peg Julian

    N.O.L.C.A.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Cathie Morin

    N.W.O.L.C.A.
    President
    Susan MacReae

    N.W.O.L.C.A.
    Secretary-Treasurer
    Colleen Syrja



    CURL ONTARIO


    1. The seven member Associations of CURL ONTARIO are:

      ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION - O.C.A.
      ONTARIO LADIES CURLING ASSOCIATION - O.L.C.A.
      TEMISKAMING & NORTHERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION - T.&.N.O.C.A.
      NORTHERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION - N.O.C.A.
      NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO CURLING ASSOCIATION - N.W.O.C.A.
      NORTHERN ONTARIO LADIES CURLING ASSOCIATION - N.O.L.C.A.
      NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO LADIES CURLING ASSOCIATION - N.W.L.O.C.A.


      Curl Ontario was created in 1977 to receive Provincial Government grants and disburse them to the various curling Associations in Ontario. The organization has since become the educational arm of curling in the Province and a leader in the development of teachnical resources for both coaches and instructors as well as Club executives.
      For further information regarding courses, clinics and workshops availabe, refer to : Curl Ontario


    CANADIAN CURLING ASSOCIATION


    1. The T.&.N.O.C.A. is affiliated with this body through the Northern Ontario Curling Inter-Association.
      For the purposes of Men's, Mixed, Seniors and Junior Curling, Northern Ontario is considered a separate "Curling Province" and as such has an entry from Northern Ontario at all National Championships.
      For the purposes of Womens curling, ten (10) teams from Ontario compete to declare an Ontario representative to the Scott Tournament of Hearts
      The object of the Canadian Curling Association is to act as the National sports governing body of curling in Canada and to facilitate the development and marketing of the sport of curling at both the Association level and Club level.
      It has also been established to enforce the rules of curling in Canada, to cultivate relations with other associations (national and international)
      For further information regarding the Canadian Curling Association, refer to : Canadian Curling Association





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