Matt Murdoch Curling Foundation, Junior Exchange to Canada
In association with Rotary
The aim of the Foundation is to fund, annually, two young Scottish curlers to have access to some of the best training facilities and coaches in the world, by sending them to the Trillium Camp in Ontario, Canada.
Applications are now being sought for the 2016 camp which will take place from 7th to 12th August 2016. Applications must be received by midnight on 31st January 2016.
The Foundation’s first recipients were Leeanne McKenzie from Perth and Ryan McCormack from Lockerbie. Together with aspiring junior curlers from around the world, they attended the camp in August 2015 an benefited greatly from the experience.
The Foundation was set up by Matt Murdoch’s friends and family in association with Rotary in his memory. Mattt, from Lockerbie, who died in 2014, was a past President of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club and had captained the 2012 Rotary tour of Canada. A passionate curler all his life, he had contributed much to the success of junior curling in Scotland and support for and funding of the Foundation is a fitting tribute to his memory.meet those selected on arrival and departure and hosts for any additional accommodation that may be required before or after the camp.
Two spaces have been allocated by the organisers in the Advanced category for two curlers who must be aged 15 or 16 at the time of the camp with a strong level of competitive experience. Of the two allocated spaces, one individual will be selected who curls in Lockerbie.
For more information and to download application form click link below