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NB Canada Games Selection 2019 ....The road to Red Deer Alberta

 

The 2019 Canada Games will be held in Red Deer Alberta in 2019.

The NBCA is responsible for delivering a program to manage the selection and development of NB's Canada Games Curling Representatives. NB will select one boys team and one girls team. 4 players and a coach comprise each team.

Goal is to develop a broad base of competitive players and to develop coaches and to prepare the eventual winners for medal competition.

  • Players must born July 1, 2000 or later.
  • Winning Coaches must be certified (Check with Kevin Kyle and/or Brian Rice for details)

Teams will be selected through an open qualifying process. In addition there will be development camps and age appropriate events to prepare the teams. The overall schedule is:

2016-2017 Development Camps and Spiels, information Sessions.

2017-2018 Camps and Spiels

                   2 Open Team Entry Qualifiers - each qualifying 3 Boys and 3 Girls teams for a total of 6 teams in each category. Final 6 event will determine the representatives.

                   Sites to be determined.

2018-2019  Development of Canada games bound teams. Start development process for 2023 Games. 

 

2016-2017 Events

 

Sept 16,17, 2016 Curl Moncton - Development Camp and Mini Spiel - Click Here for Information and Registration Form.

Nov 5,6, 2016 - TSA Curling Club Saint John Canada Games Division TSA Junior Cash Spiel (Canada Games Teams play Saturday and Sunday only.Details to follow.

Dec 9 to 11, 2016 Curl Moncton - Development Camp and Spiel. Click here for details and registration Form

Jan 20 to,22, 2017  CWC Curling Club . Contact Neville.Peasley@investorsgroup.com 

Mar 4,5 2017 - gage Curling Club  Contact Shawn.Riggs@forces.gc.ca 

April 7, 8, 9, 2017  Willie O'Ree Arena, Fredericton NB.. East Coast U16 Canada Games warm-Up Spiel. Information Poster    To Register on line click here and select East Coast U16 Canada Winter Games Warm-Up Spiel

  

2019 Selection Committee:

Kevin Kyle Chair khkyle@nbnet.nb.ca
Brian Rice ricebrr@nb.sympatico.ca

Eligibility:

All juniors born Jan 1, 2000 or later are eligible for the Canada Games Curling Teams.
Team consists of 4 players and 1 Coach.

Organization:

The NBCA is charged with managing the selection of the NB Canada Games mens and ladies teams. The NBCA has a Canada Games Selection Committee that is a sub committee of the Junior Committee. The Committee is made up of former Canada Games coaches and the provincial technical program co-ordinator.

Objectives:

The objectives of the Selection Committee is not just the selection of the teams but also to ensure that there is a development program in place that will increase the potential of Team NB winning medals. It is also intended that teams and players other than the eventual winners will benefit from the selection process further enhancing the NB Junior development program for the long term good of the sport.

Funding:

There is provincial funding provided to the Selection Committee for development. This funding will be used to benefit all teams leading up to the selection spiel as well as being directed at the final winners to prepare them for the Canada Games.

Selection Process:

6 Teams (6 Boys and 6 Girls Teams) will qualify out of 2 open qualifying events:
Qualifier #1 - Jan 2018 – 3 Qualifiers
Qualifier #2 - Feb 2018 -- 3 Qualifiers
Final NB Selection - March 2018
Canada Games – Feb 15-Mar 3, 2019 In Red Deer, AB
A series of spiels and camps will be organized for the Canada Games age level over the next few years. Check the NBCA Calendar and Canada Games page on the NBCA website nbcurling.com for news and updates.

Regards
Kevin Kyle - Selection Committee Chair 2019 Canada Winter Games