Youth Program Updates:
The first weekend in December saw many successes for several Coldwater & District Curling Club youth teams. Our U18 Mens and Womens teams participated in the Ontario Junior Curling Tour (OJCT) Stu Sells Tankard in Barrie where our men, Team Niepage, were crowned the event champions after a perfect 6 - 0 record. Team Bertolo, our U18 ladies, found themselves tied with a number of other teams with a 2 - 2 record. Unfortunately for them, they were eliminated after a draw challenge and were unable to proceed into the playoff round. Prior to the event, both teams issued a toy drive challenge to some of the other teams. The result was a collection of well over $2,000 worth of toys that will be distributed to local families this Christmas.
Over in Collingwood on Saturday, Coldwater had 2 & 1/2 teams (10 players) from our Sunday Youth Recreational League entered into the Living Waters Funspiel Cup. It ended up being Coldwater vs Coldwater for the championship with Team Carpino just edging out Team Smith. This event is designed for new curlers and the spirt of good sportsmanship was very evident as several of our club's older youth were observed assisting other clubs' younger teams. The true definition of a "Fun-spiel."
Congratulations to all of our Youth Teams for your outstanding efforts and achievements.
OJCT Stu Sells Tankard U18 Mens Champions - Team Niepage
U18 Teams Bertolo, Niepage and friends - Toy Drive Challenge
Collingwood Living Waters Funspiel Champions - Team Carpino
Collingwood Living Waters Funspiel - Coldwater Club Youth Program Members