Welcome to the Minnesota Curling Association, an organization of over 4,000 Minnesota athletes who represent and promote the competitive yet always cordial, great game of curling.
The Minnesota Curling Association exists
…to promote the sport of curling and unite curling clubs within the state of Minnesota;
…to conduct state curling competitions;
…to coordinate educational programs and activities for Minnesota curlers;
…to provide a channel of communication of state bonspiels, curling rules, winning techniques, equipment updates;
…and to encourage all curlers to enjoy the marvelous, unique facets of curling: honest sportsmanship, athletic competition, and social club recreation.
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MINNESOTA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES and LOCATIONS
♦ Men’s and Women’s State Club Championships, December 28 – 30, 2017, Brainerd Lakes Curling Association
♦ Under-18 Juniors Men’s and Women’s, December 29 – 31, 2017, Duluth Curling Club
♦ Mixed State Championship, February 23 – 25, 2018, Heather Curling Club, Mapleton
♦ 50th Anniversary Gopher State Women’s Bonspiel, March 9 – 12, 2018, Hibbing Curling Club
MARGIE SMITH RINK WINS U.S. SENIOR NATIONALS
Congratulations to Margie Smith (Shoreview, MN), Debbie Dexter (St. Paul, MN), Peggy Gazzola (Apple Valley, MN), Shelly Kosal (Edgerton, WI) for winning the U.S. Seniors Nationals played at the Duluth CC, January 25 – 28.
Next up: the 2018 World Senior Championships April 21-28 in Ostersund, Sweden!
INVITATION FROM OUR CANADIAN FRIENDS
The Fort William Curling Club in Thunder Bay, Ontario, invites all Junior curlers to their Junior Bonspiel happening March 11 & 12, 2018. The FWCC also advises referring to this website for tips on travelling with youth teams across country borders: http://www.ezbordercrossing.com/the-inspection-experience/travelling-with-children/
CURLING IN THE ROCHESTER AREA
Interest is growing in the city of Rochester to form an arena curling club. To get involved or for more information, visit the Curling Club of Rochester’s Facebook page.
CLUB MANAGERS and OFFICERS CONTACT INFORMATION
Changes and additions to your current club officers roster can be sent to Kathy Busch, MCA president.