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For information about other activities at the Hudson Legion, please use one of the links below:

Link to Hudson Legion web site

Link to HLCC daytime curling activitites

Link to HLCC junior curling program

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Hot Links: here are some links to frequently needed information and web sites.

link to members telephone directory
Members directory
(2017-18)

curling rules
Rules of curling for general play

etiquette rules
Curling rules of etiquette

link to Legion National curling championship

Legion curling website portal

link to the Lakeshore Bonspiel website
Feb. 16-24, 2019
Lakeshore Bonspiel

link to HLCC Facebook page

link to HLCC Twitter account

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Our curling club gratefully acknowledges
the financial support
of the Canadian Curling Association
through its Curling Assistance Program.

 

Important curling news and information

January 15, 2019

Here is the latest news that you should know:

  • Lakeshore Bonspiel: hear ye! hear ye! The great, the exciting and the incredible annual Lakeshore Bonspiel that lets you play at other clubs in the Montreal area takes place between February 16 and 24 this year. The deadline for registration is Friday, Feb. 1. You can register either by putting your team down on the sign-up sheet that has been posted at the Legion or directly online via the registration form on the Lakeshore Bonspiel website.
     
  • Open House: if you’ve ever wondered what curling is all about but never had an opportunity to try it then the Open House event at our club this coming Saturday, Jan. 19 between 7 pm and 9 pm is just the thing for you. Come on in, check out our facilities, talk to the friendly curlers and have a go at delivering a rock. We’re sure you’ll enjoy it.
     
  • Seguin Trophy: congratulations to Bill Langdon and the rest of her rink, which included John Bennett as third, Nancy Cragg as second and Ian Bentley as lead, for winning the Seguin Trophy. Photos of the winning team and the finalists have been posted on the Friday Social page while photos of action on the ice are available on the Photos and Archives page.
     
  • House League President’s Trophy: congratulations to Barbara Robinson and the rest of her rink, which included Don Planche as third, Glenn Bajohr as second and Linda Hougan as lead, for winning the President’s Trophy. With the help of a couple of hired guns they defeated the Mike Normandeau rink 8-7 in a game that was hanging in the balance until the second to last rock. A photo of the winning team has been posted on the House League page while photos of action on the ice are available on the Photos and Archives page.
     
  • House League Pat Lid: the next event in the House League is the Pat Lid and the competition will start on Monday, Jan. 7. Draw schedule and team rosters have been posted on the House League page.
     
  • Friday Social Blaise Trophy: the next event in the Friday Social League is the Blaise Trophy and it starts on Friday, Jan. 4. Draw schedule and team rosters have been posted on the Friday Social page.
     
  • Ham-and-Turkey Bonspiel and Winnnie’s Office Party: congratulations to Bill Langdon and his rink, which included Tony Duboyce as third, Suzanne Beckman as second and Phil Gribbins as lead for winning the “A” division in the annual Ham-and-Turkey bonspiel. John MacArthur’s rink, with Jon Bazar as third, Lance Hodgson as second and Sonya Horan as lead, won the “B” division. Photos of all the teams that participated in the final matches have been posted on the Bonspiel page. Photos of action on the ice have been posted on the Photos and Archives page
    In related news, Suzanne Beckman was also the lucky winner of the “Kooky” hat during the gift exchange that took place during the end-of-season party right after the Ham-and-Turkey finals. Photos from that event have also been posted on the Photos and Archives page.
     
  • Ladder Round 2: the draw schedule and special rules for Round 2 in the Ladder competition have been posted on the Ladder page.
     
  • Doubles: the draw schedule and team rosters for the first Doubles competition in the 2018-2019 season have been posted on the Doubles page.
     
  • Grande Dame / Grand Match: the yearly tournament took place on Saturday, Nov. 17. The two ladies teams that represented our club were ranked 11th out of 16 teams while the seven men’s teams that competed were ranked 4th out of 16 teams.
     
  • Opening Bonspiel: Congratulations to Jay Oland as well as John Coutts (third), Jen Hallessey (second) and Robin Richardson (lead) for winning the Opening Bonspiel to kick off the 2018-2019 season.
     
  • House League: the draw schedule and team rosters for the first competition in the 2018-2019 season in the House League, which is the President Trophy, have been posted on the House League page.
     
  • Friday Night Social: the draw schedule and team rosters for the first competition in the 2018-2019 season in the Friday Social League, which is the Seguin Trophy, have been posted on the Friday Social page.
     
  • 2017 Quebec Senior Men’s Curling Championship banner: during the Open House event that took place on Oct. 5 (“Hey dummy, take a look at the calendar, it’s the end of November.” Yes, we know, thank you.) our very own Rob Maclean presented to our freshly minted new club president Jay de la Durantaye as well as his wise predecessor Glenn Ruiter the banner for the Quebec Senior Men’s Curling Championship that he and his rink  won back in March of 2017. Here is a photo to prove it.
    2017 QC Senior Men's Championship banner presentation

    That banner is now proudly displayed in the curling shed among the other championship that Rob and other members of our club have collected over the years.

  • Social media presence: the Hudson Legion Curling Club has finally arrived in the 21st century and we now have our very own page on Facebook as well as a Twitter account. If you have you own Facebook or Twitter account then you can either like us or follow us in order to receive updates. Our Facebook page is at www.facebook.com/HLCurling and our Twitter feed is on www.twitter.com/HLCurling
     
  • Club brooms: we have purchased some new brooms to be used as communal property by anyone who does not have one, forgot one or is simply too damn cheap to buy their own. They will be available inside the shed and we are being assured by the person responsible for this purchase that you will not be able to miss them (but try anyway).
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curling jackets are available

Date:

starting on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010

Cost:

$85, all taxes included

Info:

 

The jackets look as shown on this photo and they are available in small, medium large and extra large sizes. They will be sold on a first-come-first-served basis. Once the current stock is exhausted it will take 6-8 weeks for a new order to arrive. Please contact Bob Fournier to purchase a jacket.

 

 

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