If you are 70 years of age or more and feeling your competitive curling days are over? Think again, and look at the GMCA, designed for
Ontario men and women curlers 70 years and older, and leading to a OCA Provincial Championship
.Entering its seventh year of existence, this association got its start from enthusiasts in two very active leagues operating in Toronto for
curlers 70 and older, (one at Thornhill Golf and Country Club, the other at Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club, 28 teams total). The Association is sponsored by Diversicare Canada (homes for seniors) and, is
sanctioned and assisted by the Ontario Curling Association.
Competition at the zone level is double knockout format using the same 16 zones as the OCA. The 16 zone winners compete in late March in a
single knockout competition with three events.
Entry forms are sent to all Southern Ontario curling clubs. Entries close two weeks prior to zone play. Particular attention is made to OCA
Masters dates so as not to conflict. Stick curlers are accepted.
Past Champions include the Team of Rod Matheson of the Ottawa Curling Club in 2012, Austin Palmer team out of
Thornhill Golf and Counrty Club in 2011. Peter Barker team from Dixie Curling Club in 2010, Garry Holmes team from St. Catharines Golf and Curling Club in 2009. the Al Boyle team out of Tam Heather Curling Club in Scarboro in 2008, Peter Barker team from Dixie Curling Club in Mississauga in 2007,