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2015 Icebreaker Bonspiel
The Deer Lodge Curling
Club will again be
hosting the Deer Lodge
runs from Thursday October 1 through
Sunday October 4.
12 teams in each of the Junior
Mens Junior Womens
the teams and ice
schedule click on.
the draws , click
A Event Draw
B Event Draw
A Event Draw
Mens B Event
and enjoy some great
& Bantam Info
Sep 3, 2015)
Welcome to another year of Curling
Lodge CC. We’re glad to have you
Here is some
basic info that curlers
and their parents need to
know about the upcoming season
for 2015-16 on Sundays
( 6-10 yrs of age) –
2 pm – 2:45
Bantams ( 14 and
under ) 3 pm – 5 pm
Oct 18, 2015
25 November – 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 December- 13, 20
2016 – January- 10, 24, 31 February-
7, 14, 21, 28 March – 6, 13, 20 April 3
NOTE: These dates
may change as DLCC’s ice
schedule evolves. You will
be advised in advance of any special
events taking place
– Little Rocks- $90
Please make cheques
payable to DLCC Curling and
don’t forget to fill in the
Clean runners that have
not been worn outside are OK.
Outdoor shoes of any
kind are allowed on the ice. A
properly sized, removable full slider
should be used. Removable grippers
are also required, for safety
sized curling broom depending
on their height is required.
A loaner broom can be used
from our club initially, until
one is obtained.
can be purchased at most
major sporting goods stores
or specialty curling outlets
We strongly recommend that
curlers have a gripper for each
shoe. Please mark all equipment for
pants, sweats or track suit
pants are recommended. Layered
clothing, like a warm sweatshirt,
vest or lightweight jacket
, should also be worn and gloves
start on time, so be early
to get changed and ready
for stretching. If you are
unable to attend, please
phone your co-ordinator
to let them know.
We need your help On ice
and off. Those with some
curling experience can help with
instruction for the Little Rock
curlers. Students wanting
credit for Community services are
welcome as well.
– Doug Bauer – 204-697-0407
Night Thurs Sep 17
Sep 3, 2015)
Club is pleased to announce
that registration for the upcoming
season will be on Thursday,
th from 6 to 8:30 pm at the
Openings are available
curlers in most
of the leagues.
Our curling leagues
offer a wide variety
from competitive to just
for fun, just check
to get their applications
in early to
confirm their spots
for the upcoming season.
Friday Mixed Looking for 2 Teams
Sep 3, 2015)
The Friday Night mixed league
is looking for 2 teams for the upcoming 2015-2016 season.
Email email@example.com for further information.
> DLCC Curling Advertisement (posted Aug 16, 2015)
Check out page 87 of the "Fall
2015 Leisure Guide" to see our ad to recruit curlers for the coming season.
You can view the Leisure Guide online at winnipeg.ca
> Curling Lessons at DLCC (posted Aug 16, 2015)
The city of Winnipeg is once
again offering two LEARN TO CURL programs to take place at Deer Lodge
in the fall of 2015 for ages 15 and up.
Both programs are on Saturday afternoons from 3:00 to 4:30 pm for eight
weeks starting October 17, 2015. The course fees are $166.00 ( Non-resident
For registration information please see page 4 of the "Fall 2015 Leisure
Guide". Fall 2015 registration starts Wednesday, August 26 at 8:00 a.m.
These courses are not presently available for Online Registration.
The program descriptions can be found on page 87 of the guide.
LEARN TO CURL BEGINNER , 473213 - An absolute beginner's program
for those interested in learning to play a fast-growing sport. Program
to cover rules, etiquette, flat foot delivery, strategy and game play.
Please bring a curling broom, clean, flat-soled footwear with a full-foot
slider or curling shoes.
LEARN TO CURL INTERMEDIATE , 473215 - For those who have completed
the beginner course or would like to improve on existing skills. Please
bring a curling broom, clean, flat-soled footwear with a full-foot slider
or curling shoes.
> Welcome Corey to the Board (posted Jul 26, 2015)
We are pleased to welcome Corey
Thompson to the Deer Lodge Board of Directors.
Corey will take on the responsibilities of Director
of Associate Leagues.
Corey joined the club several years ago as a junior member of the
Wednesday Nights Mens’ Thompson team and is now their skip.
He will start taking on his new duties in September.
The two other openings on the Board are still available.
Please consider and let us know of your interest. Email
> Recruiting for Board Openings (posted Jul 3, 2015)
We are in need of some extra
help for your newly elected Deer Lodge Board of Directors.
After work assignments and allocation of director positions
for 2015-16 were done, there are still some open positions to fill
1) The first opening is that of Director of Associate
This is an ongoing support function for our Associate (rental)
leagues and involves :
- the update, distribution and tracking of the rental contracts
- handling requests for changes in ice contracts or schedules
- collecting Curl MB affiliation information data from our leagues
- working with the Chair of Entertainment committee to organize
the annual Associate Leagues Night event
- requires some word processing and spreadsheet skills using
existing files from previous years
- This season's rental league contracts have already been prepared
and distributed to league representatives
2) The second opening available is for the Chair of
Promotion & Publicity committee. It is the first step
through the progression of chair positions leading to the President’s
job. The progression is from Promotion & Publicity, followed
by Chair of Entertainment, next onto Chair of Membership & Draw, then
Chair of House & Finance and finally, President.
The Promotion & Publicity Chair responsibilities include:
- securing advertising for arena walls and in the ice
- securing advertising for the DLCC Roster booklet and website
- working with other Chairs and rental leagues to promote events
and to recruit new curlers.
- participating in the Entertainment committee as Vice chair
This position requires some word processing and spreadsheet
skills using existing files from previous years
3) A third opening is that of Webmaster.
This is an ongoing support function for our Deer Lodge
website and involves :
- collecting news, curling schedules/results, photos and other
digital content from Board members and rental league representatives
- creating and updating DLCC web pages with the above content
on our internet provider's host server
- interfacing with our internet host provider staff for technical
support and host service contract management
- performing scheduled backups of information on our host server
and restoring operational files if need arises
- maintaining documentation of procedures, scheduled tasks,
software and techniques used to manage the website
Existing documentation of work tasks and schedules is at a good
level. This position requires some word processing and spreadsheet
skills, skills using existing tools to manipulate digital photos, experience
with using both personal computer and mobile device Internet browser
software (Chrome, Firefox, IE).
Mentoring by current members of the Board that have previously
held the above positions will be provided to assist transition into the
Please consider and let us know of your interest in any of these
positions. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
> May 2015 Board Meeting (posted Jun 22, 2015)
The Board of Directors met on
Wednesday May 13, 2015
at 7:00 p.m. at the
2015 Golf Day & Registration
afternoon June 5th, we had 11 teams
of golfers assembled
for a shot gun
start in the annual
Deer Lodge Golf
Day Texas Scramble
at the Assiniboine
Golf Club. The weather was great
for a change, making it quite a nice
day out on the course.
BBQ at the
off after the golf.
The big BBQ (courtesy
of the Foodfare
at Mt Royal & Portage
Ave.) was again available
to grill their steaks.
were tallied and
organizer Doug Mackie announced the winners.
The group of Mike
Mahon, Ian Mahon, Blair Smith
and Kevin Exell were judged as
the team with the lowest net score.
there was a lengthy elimination draw to see who was
the last man standing for the
free membership for
to Reg Sims
a team on Thursday
A large thank
you goes to Doug Mackie
and to Jody & Paige at
Click on the
to view pictures
taken on the
course and in the
The club wishes to
thank all those
that came out to golf
or attend the BBQ as
funds help keep paying
the bills over the
2014 Semi Annual Meeting
June 8, 2015)
While preparing to post the
highlights of the May 19 2015 Annual Meeting of the Deer Lodge Curling
Club it was noticed that we neglected to post the highlights of last fall's
Semi Annual meeting. The latter took place on Thursday
October 2, 2014 at 7:30
p.m. in the upstairs lounge of the club. It is
old news but may still be of interest to some.
of 2015 - 16 Curling Schedule
May 25, 2015)
The first draft of the curling
schedule for the 2015-16
season has been
added to the web site.
for this season include
the kickoff Icebreaker
Curling Tour bonspiel
1-4 Oct. 2015, Curl MB Sr Mens, Jr Mens and Jr Womens
Regionals Dec 4 - 6 and the yet to be confirmed
Youth Spring Open Bonspiel March 31 - Apr 2, 2016.
A date has yet not been determined for the annual Sean Grassie
Deer Lodge MCT event.
League curling has been scheduled to start
after the Thanksgiving weekend. The open week
prior to Thanksgiving will possibly be used for rentals or membership
practice times, but stay tuned.
A month by
month overview is available
by clicking on
..... Monthly Calendar
of the entire season can also be viewed
from a link near the bottom
of that web page.
For a specific
league schedule please
page and follow
the links for the
league through to its own
draft schedules are
subject to change, so
please remember to
check back as the season
Some of the
old web pages may still
be sitting in your web
browser's buffers so please
remember to refresh
Tues/Thurs Ladies 2015-2016 Registration
(posted May 20, 2015)
The Deer Lodge Ladies Tues/Thurs Curling Club
looking to sign up curlers for the 2015
- 2016 season.
The registration form
for 2015 - 2016 is now available on our website,
Website Service Outage
(posted May 20, 2015)
The Deer Lodge Curling Club website
had been out of service since the middle of last weekend due to some changes
made on our server by our web hosting service provider.
Adjustments have been made at their
location to get us back up, but not without some work to
be done on our behalf.
A large part of the information on
our website has had to be reorganized and some of that work
is still in progress.
You might have to click on the reload or
refresh icon on your browser when you look at the web pages.
News items published
to the above may
be found in the
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that you'd like to
share please forward
it to the Webmaster.
If you have
these via email