Daryl Kirton

Community Sports Builder - inducted in 2012

Daryl is being inducted into the Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame in the builder category. He has been officiating for over 30 years at the provincial level in curling. In 2012, he also served as co-chair of the Canadian Mixed Championships and the Canadian Senior Championships for men and women held in Abbotsford.

Daryl has been Head Official at several BC Championships and he officiated at the 1999 and 2000 Canadian Juniors in St. Catherine and Kelowna respectively. He has also officiated at the 2005 Canadian Wheelchair Championships and the 2007 Canadian Ladies Championships.

Daryl has been involved in the following World Curling Events: 2001 World Juniors in Kelowna, Men's World Championships in Victoria, Continental Cup and Canada Cup. In 2009 he was Supervisor of Play at the World Wheelchair Championships and the World Juniors. Daryl was the Supervisor of Play at the 2010 Winter Olympics and the Para- Olympic Games. In addition, he was the Chief Timer at the World Wheelchair Qualification in Finland in 2011 and the World Wheelchair Championships in Korea in 2012.