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.
2017 – 2018 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Bemidji CC will host the U-18 National Championships, February 20 – 25, 2018
Brainerd Lakes Curling Association is the site for the 2018 Club National Championships, February 10 – 17, 2018
GLACIAL RIDGE CURLING CLUB (formerly WILLMAR CC) was featured on the Compass program of local Pioneer Public Television.
CONGRATULATIONS MIXED CHAMPIONS
The Hunter Clawson rink won the 2017 USA Curling Mixed National Championship in Williston, N.D. Clawson (Clarksville, Md.) and teammates Sarah Anderson (Minneapolis), Caleb Clawson (Clarksville, Md.), and Lexi Lanigan (Duluth) will represent the United States at the 2017 World Mixed Championship October 6 – 14, in Champery, Switzerland.
HIGH PERFORMANCE CAMP
The USA Curling Open High Performance Camp will be held August 18 – 20 at the U.S. Olympic Training Site for Curling / Four Seasons Curling Club, Blaine.
CLUB MANAGERS and OFFICERS CONTACT INFORMATION
Changes and additions to your current club officers roster can be sent to Kathy Busch, MCA president.
The USCA has begun gathering updated club contact information for the 2017 – 2018 Media Guide via this form.
UPDATED JUNIOR NATIONAL PLAYDOWN FORMAT
Responding to suggestions and concerns of families of junior curlers, the USCA announces changes to the national playdown system for the 2018 Junior Nationals.
USCA and NBC PARTNERSHIP GROWS
Media coverage of curling in the USA continues to expand, with over 93,000 web-streamed views of the USA Curling Men’s and Women’s 2017 National Championship, and 1.8 million viewers of the Curling Night in America series. More than 100 hours of curling was televised and web-streamed by NBC Sports Group of the 2017 Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed Doubles World Championships.
The WCF Executive Board approved a $100,000 grant to the USCA to support Curling Night in America 2017 – 2018.
USCA – VOLUNTEER of the YEAR
Nominations are now being accepted for the 6th annual USA Curling Volunteer of the Year Award. To nominate an outstanding volunteer club member, click HERE. The nomination deadline is July 14.
2017 USCA MEMBERS ASSEMBLY
The annual gathering of USCA Board members and USCA club representatives will take place September 28 to October 1, in St. Paul, MN.