2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings Future Stars

The 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings will bring 18 teams of the most elite curlers in Canada to Ottawa from December 2nd to 10th and Ottawa Valley Curling Association youth curlers can be a part of it!

Curlers, between the ages of 12-161 and members of an OVCA affiliated club2, can apply to be a Future Star.

Selected applicants3 become honorary members of one of the teams and receive:

  • A commemorative Future Stars jacket
  • Tickets to a draw when their team is playing, including 2 draw tickets for their parents/guardians
  • A 2017 Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings event pin
  • An official photograph with the team
  • A tour of the TSN mobile production truck (subject to approval by TSN)

They have the opportunity to meet the team, observe them practice from ice-level, and take part in the pre-game ceremony.

There is no cost to enter the contest. Only one entry per person.

Along with filling out an application form, you must include a personal submission in the theme: Curling – My Team, My Coach and Me4. This can be in the media of your choice – video, photo montage, poster, short story, poem, etc. The only restriction is your imagination.

Deadline for application and submissions5 is May 16th, 2017

Judging of the submissions will take place in the weeks following and winners will be notified mid-summer.

Click here to apply to be a Future Star

In addition to these 72 youth curlers, the OYCL will be selecting an additional 20 Future Stars from their membership, to be a part of the opening ceremonies. The selection of these youths will be based on commitment to the community, volunteerism, teamwork, etc. They will receive a jacket and tickets to the opening draw.

Submissions and questions can be sent to:

Andrea Weedmark
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1 At the time of the event – DOB December 2000 thru December 2005

2 Must be a member of an OVCA affiliated club. A list of current clubs can be found here: OVCA Member Clubs

3 72 OVCA youth members will be selected.

4 “My Team” may be defined (but not limited to) as a specific team or all your friends that you curl with; “My Coach” may be defined (but not limited to) as an individual coach or all your coaches, parents and mentors; The submission is about you and how these people shape your curling experience and your life.

5 Application can be done ahead of submissions. Both must be completed and submissions received by midnight May 16, 2017. Late entries will not be accepted.