With a come from behind win in a playoff, Ken Trask, Duane Rutan, Peter Sommer, and Steve Lundeen won the Men's State Club Championship this evening. They and the women's team, Miyo Konno, Sara Skulec, Nicole Samson, Aryn Grause, Gina Triolo, and Leslie Frosch (Coach), move on to the National Club Championships in Bismarck March 5-12.
The most competitive curling event in the U.S. will return to the Seattle area for the first time in 20 years as Xfinity Arena in Everett hosts the 2017 USA Curling National Championships.
In partnership with the Granite Curling Club of Seattle and Snohomish County, the 2017 Nationals take place Feb. 11-18, 2017.
Time – often an overlooked thing to a curling bystander. But, time was the unofficial fifth man for Seattle’s Luc Violette rink as Riley Fenson’s team couldn’t get off the final shot of the game to try to score a point to send the game to an extra end this afternoon as the 2016 U.S. Youth Olympic Team Trials for Curling came to a close.
To register, log in to your account (top right) and follow the link to online registration. If you’ve never logged in or don’t know your password, go to http://curlingseattle.org/user/password and follow the instructions. The priority registration deadline is noon on 9/18 (a little later than normal since registration was opened later).
(borrowed from the USCA press release)
Lyle Sieg's world senior championship rink is USA Curling's Team of the Year for 2015. In addition, three-time Olympian John Shuster (Duluth, Minn.) and 2012 Youth Olympian and reigning junior and mixed doubles national champion Sarah Anderson (Broomall, Pa.) have earned top individual honors for the 2014-15 season.
Our Annual General Meeting, coming up on Saturday May 16. Dinner starts at 5 pm, and the meeting starts at 7. You do not have to have dinner to participate in the meeting (though Bitterroot is catering so you know it will be delicious!). The cost for dinner is $30 and may be paid by sending in or dropping off a cheque, requesting a PayPal invoice, or paying at the event.
- Washington's Brady Clark captured his 10th mixed title with wife Cristin Clark after defeating Wisconsin's Sean Murray, 9-2, on Saturday afternoon at the 2015 USA Curling Mixed National Championship in Blaine, Minn.
The Clarks, who won their first title in 2002, and teammates Sean Beighton (Seattle) and Jillian Walker (Seattle) will now represent the U.S. at the inaugural World Mixed Championship Sept. 12-19 in Berne, Switzerland.
Whether you are brand new curler or are looking for some extra tips after playing for a season or two, join us for our upcoming "Learn to Curl" sessions on 7pm April 7 and 6pm April 8, 14 and 16.
Spring leagues have been very popular in the past years, and we’re excited to bring them back this year with an additional league, Mixed Doubles on Tuesday nights at 6:30. Mixed Doubles, if you’re not already familiar, is a version of curling with one man and one woman per team and modified rules. We’ll also have open leagues on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings as well as Thursday mornings. All the open leagues are great for new curlers!