Congratulations to the curlers who qualified for the 2020 – CurlON Hit Draw Tap Tour Championship, held at the 2020 Tim Horton’s Brier in Kingston, on March 8, 2020.
Curlers qualified in a number of ways:
34 curlers from around Ontario competed in three age categories.
Curlers qualified through one of five ways:
– Two per age group from an open qualifier held at the Continental Cup in London (Held Jan 2020)
– Four per age group from the CurlON Provincial Championship in Cornwall (Held Feb 2020)
– Two per age group from a “Lottery” of Hit Draw Tap Club Participants from the Kingston area clubs
– 1 per age group from a “Lottery” of the Hit Draw Tap Club Participants from the Northern Ontario Curling Association
– 3 per age group from a “Lottery” of the Hit Draw Tap Club Participants from the CurlON clubs who participated.
For the 2020 CurlON Hit Draw Tap Tour Championship – only first place finishers were awarded. Congratulations to the following winners:
6-8 year- Noah Bedard, Royal Kingston Curling Club
9-10 – Charlee Wichers, Brockville Country Club
11-13 – Kaitlyn Dumolin, North Grenville Curling Club
Competing Curlers were:
|6-8 years old||Club Name|
|Raegan McKay||Chatham Granite Club|
|Evelyn F||Niagara Falls Curling Club|
|K. Murray||Port Arthur Curling Club|
|Luke||Barrie Curling Club|
|E-Bomb||Oshawa Curling Club|
|Mimi||High Park Curling Club|
|B. Primeau||Royal Kingston Curling Club|
|M. Berry||Royal Kingston Curling Club|
|Abby||Lindsay Curling Club|
|E Mahon||Cornwall Curling Centre|
|A. Clogg||Chatham Granite Club|
|N. Bedard||Royal Kingston Curling Club|
|9-10 Years Old||Club Name|
|Colin McKay||Chatham Granite Club|
|Owen MacTavish||Westmount Golf & Country Club|
|Logan||City View Curling Club|
|Charlee||Brockville Country Club|
|Marly W||Meaford Curling Club|
|A. O’Donnell||Royal Kingston Curling Club|
|Mia||Cataraqui Golf and Country Club|
|CameronP||York Curling Club|
|Aaron B||North Grenville Curling Club|
|T. Martel||Cornwall Curling Centre|
|K. Hogue||Deep River Curling Club|
|11-13 Years old||Club Name|
|Carson Kay||Quinte Curling Club|
|Tyler MacTavish||Westmount Golf & Country Club|
|W. Genyk||Kakabeka Falls Curling Club|
|S. Lalonde||Cornwall Curling Centre|
|Holly W||Sun Parlour Curling Club|
|Owen||Cataraqui Golf and Country Club|
|M. O’Donnell||Royal Kingston Curling Club|
|Kkdumo||North Grenville Curling Club|
|Marcus||Richmond Curling Club|
|Hannah W||Elora Curling Club|
|William G||Cornwall Curling Centre|
All curlers received a special CurlON Hit Draw Tap Jacket, Curling Canada Brier Pin, and a Tim Horton’s Gift Card courtesy of Tim Horton’s.
But more importantly curlers were treated to an amazing experience – tickets for themselves and two guests to the Semi-final Brier game, being introduced to a crowd of nearly 6000 at the 5th end break of the semi final, visits from Slider – Curling Canada’s mascot, getting to hang out with former Brier Competitor – Wes Forget and Youth Olympic Games Competitor – Emily Deschenes during the competition and of course getting to play Hit Draw Tap on the Brier ice!
Thanks to presenting sponsor Tim Hortons, Curling Canada (especially Brodie Bazinet and Amanda MacKenzie), and to our volunteer officials for the event – Sabena Islam, Bilal Islam, Wes Forget, Emily Deschenes.
CurlON and Curling Canada would like to send special thanks to all the Youth Curling Program Coaches/Instructors/Volunteers at the club level – without you Hit Draw Tap would not happen. Thank you for taking the time to run the program, the kids truly do love it – and we can’t wait to include even more clubs in next year’s program.