GYC

Greenacres Young Curlers 40th Anniversary


Greenacres Young Curlers 1979/2019 reunion.

Update 16-Sep-2019


GYC 40th


PROGRAMME OF EVENTS



Thursday 26th September:


Golf (optional). For those who have indicated they want to play, Robin Gray will be in touch with you directly to advise on the final details. This will be held at Caldwell Golf Club, from 10am, at cost of £20 per head, and will include cold rolls, tea and coffee and round of golf. This is to be paid on the day.

Friday 27th September:


Practice ice will be available at Greenacres Ice Rink between 4.30pm and 6.30pm if you wish to use it (you don’t have to use the full two hours!)

Meet and Greet at Greenacres Ice Rink from 6.30pm, for registration for the event and which will include a finger buffet.

First Games – 8.30pm. We are intending to play 6 end games, so should be finished by 10.00pm.

Saturday 28th September:


Games at Greenacres Ice Rink at 10.30am and 3pm.

From 6pm at Greenacres Ice Rink, please join us for a quiz night. There will be food available at Greenacres, which will be at a small charge; friends and family welcome to join also.

Sunday 29th September: Games at Greenacres Ice Rink; Semi-Finals 10.30am and Finals 1pm

Banquet at Johnstone Town Hall, 25 Church St, Johnstone PA5 8EG. Arrival from 6pm, with drinks reception, three course meal, prizegiving, raffle, socialising and band until 12am. Dress code; Our aim is for this to be a formal event, if you have a kilt or a suit, cocktail/party dress then please wear it! No jeans or trainers please.



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For those attending the banquet on Sunday 29th September, PLEASE can you let us know ASAP of any dietary requirements - the venue need to know in advance as they can't just make other options on the night.

It's a set menu with a meat main course, so if any other options are required, then email the sectretary at
Email Secretary

We don't want you going hungry!

Join us after the games on Saturday for a family quiz night. Cost will be £5 per person which will include a burger and chips. Prize for the winning team! Event is open to friends and family.

If anyone has any memorabilia from their Junior days, such as photos, videos, old GYC or International playing gear, then why not bring them along and we can create a Memory Board for the weekend. If you send any photos in advance, we can start to pull these together.

Update 21-Aug-2019


The new entry fees agreed by the committee are as follows:

Adult - £25 non-refundable deposit (as before) with a further £20 due by 23rd August.
Junior - £10 non-refundable deposit with a further £10 due by 23rd of August

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Golf has been arranged at Caldwell Golf Club.
Price will be £20 per head to include golf, bacon roll and coffee beforehand.
Golf will be either 26th or 27th of September.
Final numbers to be confirmed so please let us know as soon as possible if you want to play as the numbers are limited to a maximum of 16 people.
Tee times will be around 10-11 am.


The entry form for the GYC 40th anniversary event can now be downloaded. Click on the link on the left. Download the form to your computer and once filled in can you please return to the secretary at
Email GYC Secretary
At the time of completing this form we will request you to send us a £25 non-refundable deposit, which will secure your place in the competition and place for the banquet. We aim to have the total cost for the event between £60 and £70 per person to include weekend of curling and meal at the banquet, depending on fundraising successes. For clarification this will exclude the golf and alternative event which will be at an additional cost, which will be confirmed in due course.

WE'RE OFF.

The selected committee of the above event had their first meeting today, which was very encouraging and extremely positive. There's no doubt, we have a lot of work to do organising this reunion and curling event. Dates have been confirmed for the event and will take place at Greenacres Curling Club the weekend of 27/28/29th September 2019. We hope to arrange other events during that weekend. More information will follow at a later date. To all former and current members, please put those dates in your diary and come and meet up with former GYC colleagues.

• Golf at Caldwell on Thursday 26th (optional)
• Practice (optional) and first games Friday
• Supper in the club on Friday evening
• Schenkel system of play Sat/Sun
• Non-refundable £25 deposit to secure entry, once entry form in place and also email address
• Closing Banquet on Sunday at Johnstone Town Hall (included in entry fee for curlers and priced at £35 for additional tickets).


Seeking out past and present members of Greenacres Young Curlers, including schools, who are interested in joining in the celebrations to mark our 40th Anniversary.
Doesn't matter when you last curled, the emphasis will be on fun and meeting up with friends.
Please add any of your contacts who might be interested.

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