The Women's Challenge round was January 17-21 here at GCC. It featured fourteen teams from across the country competing in a triple knockout for six slots at the national championship February 9-16 in Green Bay. GCC members Cristin Clark, Patti Killins, Christina Pastula, and Christie Wilhelmy took one of those positions. New GCC member Kendall Moulton-Behm is a member of the Carlson team - which took another position.
Register now for the first open bonspiel ever at Evergreen Curling Club’s new dedicated curling facility, the first dedicated curling rink in the State of Oregon. Opened in December 2012, Evergreen’s 3-sheets are now ready for you and your team. Relax post-game with beer or wine from the Broken Stone Pub, sit at ECC’s genuine hand-crafted old-growth Douglas Fir beerhall tables, and watch the curling action on an array of flat screen TVs. Go to http://evergreencurling.com/blog/?p=1506 for bonspiel information.
The men's field for the 2013 USA Curling National Championships presented by Brooms Up Curling Supplies next month is now set as the Challenge Round came to a close tonight at the Hibbing Curling Club in Hibbing, Minn.
The 5 and Under Spiel is set for March 2nd and 3rd. Registration will be open as of 7pm on Sunday Jan 6th. This spiel is open for curlers with a combined years of 5 years curling experience or less. This includes years you have curled at other clubs and this season. Individual Sign Ups only as teams will be formed by the spiel chair. Due to this spiels popularity, the entry fee of $50 is due at sign up to secure your spot.
The Ladies Spiel is fast approaching with currently 5 team spots still available. This is a 2 day spiel and the entry fee is $240. Entry deadline to register is January 11th. Don't delay, sign up now!
Em Good, Jill Lamberts, Jennifer Westhagen, and Hannah Volkman won the Washington Women's Club Championship on Sunday afternoon by finishing with an undefeated record. It took a playoff game on Monday for Doug Kauffman, John Rasmussen, Ken Trask, and Liam Barksdale to finally claim the men's title.
The Holiday Spiel featured amazing food and costumes for the whole weekend. First place in the ugly sweater contest went to Scrabble-mas with matching lettered costumes reminiscent of Dr. Seuss. Second place went to Rugen Claus. Third went to the Who's - also with a Dr. Seuss flavor. Barbequed ribs made a great dinner from Canyon's restaurant.
Minnesota rinks move on to quarterfinals at Mixed Doubles Championship in Bismarck
(BISMARCK, N.D.) - There will be a new team wearing USA gear at the upcoming World Mixed Doubles Championship as two Minnesota rinks survived the quarterfinals this morning at the 2013 USA Curling Mixed Doubles National Championship at the Capital Curling Club.
St. Paul Curling Club teammates Tim Doherty (St. Paul, Minn.) and Carol Strojny (Mendota Heights, Minn.) defeated the defending champions Brady and Cristin Clark of Washington, 8-5, to move on to the semifinals.
Todd Birr's team with Granite member Greg Romaniuk as well as Tom O'Connor and Kevin Birr won the the Seattle Cash Spiel Thanksgiving weekend. Brady Clark, Sean Beighton, Darren Lehto, and Steve Lundeen were the runners-up.
Thanks to Betty Kozai and company for preparing food. Thanks to Chris Rimple for sponsoring the entry of two Junior teams. And congratulations to Brady Clark for pulling off yet another successful cash spiel.