What Are Some Functions of Canadian Curling Association?


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The Canadian Curling Association is responsible for eight national curling championship events held each year. These events include the Scotties Tournament of Hearts, the Canadian Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championship, the Canadian Mixed Curling Championship, the Mixed Doubles Curling Championship, and the Canadian Interuniversity Sport / Canadian Curling Association University Curling Championships.

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The association also is responsible for the Canada Cup of Curling, the World Financial Group Continental Cup, the Tim Hortons Canadian Curling Trials, and the Ford World Championships.

In addition to these responsibilities, the Canadian Curling Association also offers many programs and services to its members. It offers technical resources that are meant to help develop club curling teams. These resources can be in the form of written resource manuals, consultation and human support in curling instruction, ice making, coach development, and officials' training. The association also offers high performance resources in the same areas of programming as the technical resources for elite level athletes.

The Canada Curling Association also offers programs aimed at retaining current curlers and creating programs and resources for new curlers. These programs allow the association to have direct contact with 1,050 affiliated curling clubs, 14 provincial/territorial associations, 12 affiliate members and regional developmental centers, and over 1 million Canadian curling athletes.

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