Once again this year, the Rainbow Rockers, Ottawa’s LGBTQ-friendly curling league, will be hosting the Over the Rainbow Bonspiel (OTRB) from March 21-23, 2014 at the Ottawa Curling Club. This will be the 9th anniversary of the event!
The OTRB will be a 36-team bonspiel; all teams are guaranteed 4 games, three pool games and one event game. Breakfast and a banquet dinner on Saturday are included in the entry fee of $400.
Registration will be open as of Saturday, January 25th at noon. We ask that you complete the online registration at http://www.rainbowrockers.com and then send an Interac e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 9th at 8 p.m. Should you wish to send a cheque (the deadline of February 9th must still be respected), you may send it to the following address, made payable to the Rainbow Rockers Curling League:
OTRB Treasurerc/o Steve Horwood221 North River RdOttawa ON K1L 8B6
Spots are limited, so register early!
Please note that no registration will be considered complete until payment has been received. Once received, we will send you an email informing you that your registration has been accepted. Please remember to put your team name in the comments portion of any e-transfer or on your cheque. Please, one payment per team.
It is important to know that the bonspiel schedule has games starting on Friday at 8 a.m. All teams will play a minimum of one game on the opening day; every effort will be made to accommodate out-of-town teams, but unfortunately there can be no guarantee of a late start. Once registrations are closed, your schedule will be posted on the website hopefully early enough so that your teams may make appropriate travel arrangements.
Of course, this year’s host hotel is again the Victoria Suites Best Western Hotel located on O’Connor Street at Gladstone Avenue. Two rates have been established for OTRB participants:
$125/night for a standard suite, or
$135/night for a deluxe 1 bedroom suite.
Both rates are for a quad occupancy. Please call the hotel at 613-567-7275 or 1-800-465-7275, quoting ‘Rainbow Curling Bonspiel’ to book your rooms!
Looking forward to seeing all of you at the Ottawa Curling Club March 21st!