Recent Posts From Joe’s Blog

  • OTTAWA RINK WINS ONTARIO MIXEDApril 15, 2015

    by Joe Pavia Mike McLean did it the hard way. His Ottawa foursome fought back through a tiebreaker to win the Broker Link Ontario Mixed title in Gananoque on Sunday. “We started out at 1 and 3.” said the skip. “But we felt we played well. We just kept going and if we win that’s […]

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  • USELESS COMPETITION?USELESS COMPETITION?April 10, 2015

    Here are the team competing in the BrokerLink Mixed provincials.       1,484 total views, 21 views today

    1,484 total views, 21 views today

  • AREA PERFORMED WELL LAST WEEKAREA PERFORMED WELL LAST WEEKApril 9, 2015

    by Joe Pavia This area had plenty of good teams playing this past week. In Whitehorse the Rideau Masters women’s team ended up at as the number one seed with their 7-2 record. They advanced to the semi against Alberta and won 7-4. They faced BC in the final (they defeated the BC foursome 10-4 […]

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  • Mike McEwen on the moveApril 1, 2015

    BY JOE PAVIA   Mike McEwen reacts after his final rock came to rest during the Safeway Championship provincial men’s curling event at Keystone Centre in Brandon, Man., on Sun., Feb. 8, 2015. (Kevin King/QMI Agency)   He won’t have to worry about getting out of Manitoba anymore. Mike McEwen is moving to Iqaluit in […]

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  • HOW TO BUILD A SHEET OF CURLING ICE IN YOUR GARAGEHOW TO BUILD A SHEET OF CURLING ICE IN YOUR GARAGEMarch 27, 2015

    Alexander Yang is a relatively new curlers who decided he would build a curling sheet in his garage including making his own rocks.   3,289 total views, 21 views today

    3,289 total views, 21 views today

  • Favel rink ready for MastersMarch 25, 2015

    BY JOE PAVIA   They hope to master the Masters. Skip Diana Favel, along with her team of Sheila Rogers, Edna Legault and Sue Kollar, are headed for the Canadian Masters Curling Championship March 30 in Whitehorse, YT. Favel has been to five national championships (three times at the Masters, with a 2013 title as […]

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THE NEW BLITZEN STICK CURLING SHOE

JUST ARRIVED: This very light weight warm curling shoes has a tremendous grip derived from its broom ball shoe pedigree.

The shoe is available in generic sizing at $119.95. In limited sizes until next season.

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See the PRODUCTS page for a look at our wide selection.

HOURS

5 DAYS A WEEK MON-FRI. 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M.

We will be open during the weekends of  April 18 & 19 and April 25 & 26, 10 to 6.

SALE SALE SALE SALE SALE SALE SALE SALE SALE SALE SALE

END OF THE SEASON SALE

 

 

April 1 to 26

 

Most IN STOCK Items are

15% to 40% OFF!

 

Exceptions:

Balance Plus Deluxe shoes – 10% off

 

Price reductions do not apply to

EQ pads or items priced under $10.

PANTS: 30% OFF

GLOVES & MITTS: 40% OFF

BROOMS: 15% OFF

SHOES: 30% OFF (except for Deluxe 10% OFF)

ACACIA SHOES: $10 OFF

GRIPPERS: 25% OFF

SELECTED CLOTHING: UP TO 50% OFF

OTHER CLOTHING: 40% OFF

BRUSH PADS: 20% OFF

WATCHES: 15% OFF

JEWELRY: 20% OFF

BAGS: 20% OFF

SIZE 7, 7.5, 14 & 15 MEN’S SHOES: 50% OFF (EXCEPT DELUXE)

SIZE 5, 5.5 WOMEN’S SHOES: 50% OFF (EXCEPT DELUXE)

 

HUNGARY FOR NEW CURLING SHOES?

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COME DOWN TO THE HOGLINE CURLERS PROSHOP

NEW FOR 2015 

CUSTOM BROOM WRAPS

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Personalize your own broom or have a team broom identity. How does it work?

1. The broom wraps are designed to your specification in Halifax.

2. The design work (2 graphic changes are allowed within the price – extra charge applies for additional changes) is included in the price.

3. The wraps are designed for 1″ handles, 1&1/8″ handles and tapered handles.

4. The design is then shipped to you with detailed instructions with photos for easy application by you.

5. Cost: $50 per broom and a shipping fee of between $12 to $15 depending on the number of wraps shipped. Taxes are not included.

 

 

SHOE REPAIR:

We are the first to admit that the quality of our shoe rehabilitation service was not up to our past efforts.

HERE IS WHAT YOU CAN DO: We have partnered with Paul Lavigne a shoe maker at Moneysworth and Best at Billings Bridge Plaza. Paul has the material for toe coatings and toe caps. For grippers please purchase a gripper at the shop for $15 and bring them to Paul.

You deal directly with him for this work. His number is 613 739-1850.

We are still  trying to come up with a solution for slider application.

 

 

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ON SALE FOR $10.95 REGULAR $21.95

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SPIRIT OF CURLING CALENDAR

ON SALE OF $8.95!

 

NEW NEW NEW

Spider Gel Receiver Gloves 

‘Competition’ quality lightweight synthetic gel palm. Reinforced foam gel for ultimate grip and durability. Adjustable Velcro wrist strap closure for a tight and comfortable fit. Approved by NCAA. Colour: Grey only. Cost: $21.95

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NEW PRODUCTS

Asham Wrapwatch; the new and innovative timing device. This watch was designed specifically for curling. The Asham Wrapwatch attaches to the broom with a silicone band and features stop, start and split time functions.

  • Split large LCD display with easy to read digits
  • Ergonomically designed to maximize visibility on handle
  • Stretchy, tactile feel housing
  • Angled face to minimize reflection and ease speed time visibility
  • Push screen to activate
  • 2 modes – standard stopwatch and rock timing with ASI (Audible Sweep Indicator)
  • Easy to operate
  • Fits all handles
  • Won’t slip when sweeping
  • Cost: $49.99

PEWTER PAPER WEIGHTS

This curling paper weight not only is crafted from pewter but the base is carnelian agate that was a popular Scottish stone. Cost: $41.95.

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PEWTER KEY CHAINS

The double rocks curling key chain makes a great gift for anyone interested in the sport. Cost: $14.95

Curling Stone keychain - Lead Free Pewter

 

 NEW – Warthog pads – designed to last a long time and stay clean. 

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HEAT PACKS – see Novelties section

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GIFT WARE

CHECK OUT THE NOVELTIES PAGE FOR THE ITEMS BELOW

WINE STOPPERPM-020 magnetsPM 22 MAGNETSVOTIVE CANDLEORNAMENTSold out of tree ornament and wine stoppers.

 

 

 

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The Acacia shoes are in – the Matrix and the Hacker.

NEW – FLOORCURL RENTALS

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Can’t get enough of your curling fix?

Need a unique activity for a birthday party?

Having an event at your curling club?

You can now RENT a FLOORCURL unit so you can curl on a floor near you. The unit includes everything you need.

  • Eight (8) FloorCurl rocks + carrying case
  • Two (2) target mats (houses) + carrying case

The cost is $50 a day. To rent either call the Hogline Curlers Proshop (613 233-9022) or email joe@hoglinecurling.com.

Owing to our licensing agreement we cannot rent to schools or school groups.

 

NEW OTTAWA YOUTH LEAGUE (sponsored by the Hogline Curlers Proshop) HAS FIRST EVENT

Thanks to the volunteer efforts of Rachel Homan and Emma Miskew about 40 youth league members enjoyed and skills clinic conducted by the two national champions on Sunday.

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PUTTING PRODUCTS ASIDE

We don’t mind putting products aside for you. We will only save the item for you for 2 days unless other arrangements are made.

 

ON SALE FOR A LIMITED TIME…

Ultima carbon fiber brooms with 1″  handles for only $85… regular $119.95.

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Here are some nice things said about the shop in recent weeks.

“Hi
 Joe, Just wanted to say thanks for the help today
 sorting out my kit. Its great to find someone knowledgeable
 that doesn’t mind spending the time to explain
 everything and help me out as I get started in
 curling.
 Thanks
 Again
 Brian”

“Joe, Thanks again for the amazing service tonight. I appreciate the time & expertise you gave to my son Jordan. He is very happy with his new shoes & looking forward to using them this weekend. Cheers!” Kevin

 

TRAVELING ROAD SHOW

 The Hogline Curlers Proshop will be at the Rookie Rocks League at the Prescott Curling Club on Saturday December 13 at 11:30 a.m. We will also be at the Renfrew Club on Tuesday Dec. 16 at 8:30 giving a talk to their rookie curlers.

SEASON OPENING (2014 2015 season)

The Hogline Curlers Proshop will open for the season on Monday August 25. HOURS: 10 A.M. TO 6 P.M.  Monday to Friday. August 25 to September 26

10 A.M. TO 6 P.M.  & (Wednesday & Thursday nights until 9 p.m.) Seven days a week September 29 2014 to March 29, 2015

10 A.M. TO 6 P.M. March 30 to  May 3, 2015 WEEKDAYS ONLY.

 

 

Besides Joe Pavia, the following staff are happy to serve.

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Colton Daly is a competitive junior skip and Carleton student. He works Tuesdays and weekends.

 

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Sharron Gannon is a curler who has four daughters, 2 curling on the competitive circuit. Sharon works Wednesday and Thursday evenings and as required.

PURCHASE ON LINE
1. Email or phone the shop to inquire about the item you want.
2. We will take your credit card info, address etc then send you the item.
3. Once you receive the item please email or call us to say you received the item. Then and only then will we charge your credit card.
In this way we will be better able to answer your questions about selection and availability so you are not kept waiting.

4. We can also mail you gift cards through the same procedure as #3 above.


PRICE MATCH GUARANTEE

The Hogline Curlers Proshop will match any price on in stock equipment. We strive to match the prices of our on-line suppliers and in some cases be lower.

We welcome the opportunity to match prices.

LITTLE ROCKS

The OVCA Little Rock Championship, sponsored by Hogline Curlers Proshop, was held at the Navy CC on Sunday March 23. Pictured above are the winners from RCMP Curling Club: Eva MacCarthy, Brendan Laframboise, David Boswell and Lucus Bourguignon pictured above with Joe Pavia.

BUSY SCHEDULE? COMING FROM OUT OF TOWN?

We also offer appointment shopping. If you want to contact me via joe@hoglinecurling.com  to suggest a time you might be in town I will open at anytime to serve your travel needs.

 

NOTICE: We will NO LONGER redeem Hogline Gift Certificates issued prior to August 30, 2009. Certificates issued prior to that date were issued by the stores previous owners. We did redeem many of their issued gift certificates but will now stop.

 

APPOINTMENT SHOPPING: In order to accommodate the many out of town friends who visit the Hogline Curlers Proshop we are happy to make special arrangements for pre or post opening hours shopping. With the hectic Holiday Season near this may help you better plan your traveling time. See the Contact Us section in order to help us serve you.

GOOD ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS! The Hogline Curlers Proshop, in conjunction with FRISBY TIRE is now (we think this is true) the only place that now recycles grippers. Anyone who needs a new gripper won’t be throwing the old one away anymore! We will be taking old grippers to get recycled once a week. Check out our broom head and gripper recycling box just outside the entrance to the Hogline Curlers Proshop.

HOGLINE FREE INFO SESSIONS FOR ROOKIES: The Hogline Curlers Proshop will gladly visit your facility if you have rookie curlers and give these folks an interesting talk about buying their first sets of curling equipment. We will bring a small array of equipment so they can feel what curling equipment is like. We won’t sell them anything but give them the tools to know what they should look for when they want to buy. See our CONTACT PAGE to get in touch with us to arrange a visit.

 

The Hogline Curlers Proshop -

Good things come in small packages.

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Joe Pavia – Owner/Operator

The Hogline Curlers Proshop is owned and operated by an experienced curler - Joe Pavia.


joe@hoglinecurling.com

While Joe knows many renowned curlers, he’s most at home serving club curlers, rookies, children, youth and senior curlers who might not want to shop but just want to chat about the game we all love.

Joe has been involved with the curling world for decades as a player, organizer and curling commentator. He’s the weekly curling columnist for the Ottawa Sun where his Wednesday column is eagerly anticipated and is indeed available across the country.