The Royal Caledonian Curling Club (RCCC) was founded in 1838 and is the National Governing Body for Curling in Scotland. It is seen across the world as the mother club of the sport and represents around 13,000 members and 600 clubs. The Company which is now the legal entity of the RCCC was incorporated on 11th June 2002. The Company is limited by Guarantee and not having a share capital.
The Company is managed by a Board comprising six elected Directors, the Chief Executive Officer and the President of the Royal Club. One of the elected Directors takes on the role of Chairman. The Vice President of the Royal Club attends the board meeting but does not have a vote. Directors are elected for an initial term of three years and can stand for re-election for a second term. Two Directors’ positions are available on a rotational basis each year.
The Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Royal Club and the management of the finances. The day to day operation of the club is in the hands of various committees and the CEO and staff of the Royal Club. The Convenors of the committees are either members of the Area Standing Committee or the Board. All these committees report to the Board and their programmes are aligned to the strategic plan.
The Area Standing Committee is chaired by the President of the Royal Club and is made up of representatives from all the Areas. The role of the members of the ASC is to work on the various sub committees of the Board and to represent the members of the clubs within their Area. The ASC is also responsible for the management of incoming and outgoing men’s tours.
The Ladies Standing Committee (LSC) is chaired by the President of the Ladies Branch and is made up of representatives of the Ladies Local Area Committees. The role of the members of the LSC is to work on the various sub committees of the Board and to represent members within their Area. The LSC is also responsible for the management of incoming and outgoing ladies’ tours