The purpose of this survey is to assist the WCF in understanding the views of the worldwide curling community about the impact sweeping should have on a curling shot.
The information gathered through this survey will be used in developing recommendations for sweeping and equipment rules, which will be considered by the next WCF General Assembly in September 2016. This survey will remain open until 16 May 2016.
Source: Sweeping Survey
‘The curlers in the Wednesday night leagues don’t believe they can beat the elite teams anymore,’ Team Canada third John Morris says. ‘The game has evolved’
Source: Curling’s era of elite teams makes good TV but curtails participation at provincial level | National Post
Romantic stories don’t often start with the worlds of municipal government and curling. That was just the combination that helped love blossom for Swift Current’s mayor Jerrod Schafer.
Source: Only in Canada: A mayor and a skip fall in love over curling – Saskatoon – CBC News
The Quebec government has announced $1.9 million in funding for a new club for Chelsea’s Curling des Collines.
Source: Chelsea curlers forced to Ottawa are one step closer to a local club – Ottawa – CBC News
Forget polishing. Forget friction. Forget warming the ice too… for now. Forget what you THINK you know about sweeping. These days, it’s all about scratches.
Source: Here’s what you need to know about sweeping in 2016 | Curling Canada
Curling Canada guidelines covering recent technological advances in brush-heads are now in place for
Source: Curling Canada issues statement on brush-head technology | Curling Canada
On Friday night’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert brushed up on his ability to discuss a topic unlikely to form the foundation of talk-show conversation: Curling.
Source: Stephen Colbert sweeps up laughs for rant on CBC Manitoba curling story – Manitoba – CBC News
In the wake of technological advances that are allowing players to do some incredible things with sweeping, some of curling’s elite players met to discuss the matter in Toronto. And to ask the question: Is this a good thing?
Source: Curling’s broom boom leads to player meeting in Toronto; Are regulations coming? | Eh Game – Yahoo Sports Canada
If you haven’t already noticed, the Canadian Curling Association is now called CURLING CANADA!
You can read the full article about the re-branding here: http://www.curling.ca/blog/2015/02/27/curling-canada-unveils-new-name-new-logo-new-brand/