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THE HUGH PATON TROPHY
Teams are drawn by the Match Committee and are grouped in sections as appropriate to the number of entries. A round robin is played in each section to declare a section winner. The section winners then engage in a straight knockout to decide the winner of the Hugh Paton Trophy.
THE BAILLIE TROPHY
The Match Committee will select the required number of skips as indicated by the size of the entry list. The skips will select their teams by lot at a meeting on New Year’s Day. Each section will play a round robin, and the winners of this will engage in a straight knockout to establish the Trophy winner.
THE PAT LID TROPHY
The Canadian Branch of The Royal Caledonian Curling Club sponsors this competition. The members of the winning team receive the Branch Pat Lid Pins. It is played like the Hugh Paton. The name “Pat Lid” is derived from “pot lid.” This competition is supposed to be the final competition of the year, putting a ”lid” on the curling season.
THE WILLIE BROWN DOUBLES
A team may be formed by any two curlers whose Club Rating points total not more than six. This rule also applies in the case of any substitution. The Match Committee will determine the format of the competition.
All games are not officially scheduled, and are organized around availability of players and ice time. Teams have until the commencement of the following round to complete its game by mutual consent of the opponents.
The order of play in any game is at the discretion of the team.
THE HAIG SIMS TROPHY - CLUB SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP
Played on Sundays in January and February. Each player throws six stones in each end.
Games must be played as scheduled. Postponements may be arranged under the same rules that apply to the Willie Brown Doubles.
THE GREEN SINGLES COMPETITION
Played on Sundays in January and February, this competition is open to curlers who have had no more than one year’s experience.
The rules of play for the Haig Sims Trophy apply to this event.
The competition is played as a straight elimination, and the winner is awarded the Walkem Memorial Prize.
THE POINTS COMPETITION
All players engage in the competition together but are divided into Class A (skips, thirds) who compete for the McMurtry Prize and Class B (seconds, leads) who compete for the Ramsay Prize.
Winners will be those players having the highest total of their best two scores. It is restricted to twelve players on a first-come basis. The Williamson Medal is awarded to the highest-scoring player in any single competition.
THE SPOONS COMPETITION
Held on Saturday mornings throughout the season, members place their names on the draw sheet weekly before the game, and the Match Committee creates the draw. Prizes are awarded at season end based on individual curlers who participated on the most winning teams.
THE WAR MEMORIAL TROPHY
This competition is held on New Year's Day and is similar to the Spoons. It is followed by a brunch. Guests are welcome to attend the brunch and, if space is available, to compete in the competition.
THE CENTENARY CUP
Played in January for eight days, the Cup had its origin in 1907 when our Club made it available for Branch competition to commemorate our 100th anniversary. The format has changed over the years. It is now a 32-team Bonspiel, with three teams from RMCC. The three skips are 1) Last season's club champion, 2) any skip who was a finalist in the Centenary and 3) a skip who has won a play-off for the last spot. Beginning in 2007, teams may include any combination of men and women curlers.
RMCC - JACQUES CARTIER CURLING CLUB FRIENDLY
An annual friendly event consisting of three teams from each club, it is played at RMCC one year and at JCCC the next year. The Jacques Cartier Friendly brings together curlers from both clubs who share a tremendous fellowship that has evolved over the years.
RMCC – THISTLE CURLING CLUB FRIENDLY
An annual friendly curling event consisting of teams from RMCC and members of the Thistle Curling Club. Dinner follows the curling matches.
The term Branch refers to the Canadian Branch of The Royal Caledonian Curling Club of Scotland, which is considered the “home” of curling, much as St. Andrews is to the sport of golf. The clubs that belong to the Branch are located in the Montreal area, in Eastern Ontario and on either side of the Ottawa Valley. Nowadays, the Branch functions as a part of Curling Quebec and retains its name in deference to its long history, great inter-club friendships and traditional bonspiels.
THE ROYAL VICTORIA JUBILEE TROPHY
This competition is sponsored by the Canadian Branch and is considered their single team championship.
THE COLTS COMPETITION
This competition was inaugurated by the RMCC on the occasion of its 150th Anniversary in 1957. It is open to any four curlers who are 19 years or over as of July 1, and who have no more than five years’ curling experience. The Gilbert Trophy is awarded to the RMCC team advancing the furthest in this competition.
THE GOVERNOR GENERAL'S TROPHY
This prestigious competition, authorized in 1874 by the Earl of Dufferin, is a double-team event. Any four members may form a team. If more than two teams enter, a play-down will be arranged to determine which two teams will compete.