Learn to Curl Sessions as Part of Curling Night In Cedar Rapids

On Tuesday, Sept 8th from 6:30 pm to 9 pm, the Cedar Rapids Curling Club is proud to announce Curling Night in Cedar Rapids!

Curling Night offers 3 options so that everyone gets a chance to come out and curl no matter your experience:

  • Learn to Curl sessions for new curlers
  • Practice time and lessons for current curlers
  • Pick-up games for those interested

Registration

Sign up through the following link: Tuesday, Sept 8th 6:30 – 9 pm

Cost: 

  1. Cost included in League Fees
  2. Free for Students with ID & Preregistration
  3. $10 for non-members
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Registration for Fall Leagues is now Open!

This fall, the Cedar Rapids Curling Club will be offering leagues on Tuesdays (6:30 pm – 9pm) &  Fridays (9pm – 11:30pm)!

We hope that you will be able to join us!

Registration

http://goo.gl/forms/T1Xaf0pMdW


League Types:

Instructional League

  • 5 week session
  • 30 minutes of in-depth instruction following by short games for the remainder of the session.

Full League

  • 10 week session
  • Teams of 4 compete against each other in a hybrid round robin format with playdowns

Dates & Times:

Instructional League:

Tuesdays
Sept 15 – Oct 13: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Oct 20 – Nov 17: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Fridays
Sept 11 – Oct 9: 9:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Oct 16 – Nov 20: 9:00 PM – 11:30 PM (No Curling: November 6th)

Full League:

Tuesday League
6:30 – 9:00 pm
September 15 – November 17

Friday League
9:00 – 11:30 pm
September 11 – November 20 (No Curling: November 6th)


 Cost

Regular Membership is $75 per person + $25 per household. Junior Membership is $50 per person + $25 per household.  To learn more about the great benefits of membership, visit our membership page at: http://www.cedarrapidscurling.com/membership/

Instructional League: 

  • $75 per person
  • Membership not required
  • Does not disqualify for discount for first time curlers in full league

A full league, 10 draws, is:

  • $275 for non-members
  • $235 for members
  • $120 for first time curlers (instructional league doesn’t disqualify a person as a first time curler) – Membership is not required
  • $25 suggested donation for members to substitute in league play.
  • Junior & Student Members may be subsidized by the club up to 50% of league fees. Limitations & restrictions apply. Application for subsidy and approval will be necessary.
  • College Circuit Teams may be subsidized by the club up to 100% of league fees. Application for subsidy and approval will be necessary.
  • Payments are collected at the league night, or may be sent to:

Cedar Rapids Curling Club
c/o Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
1100 Rockford Road SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Dallas and San Francisco Earn Arena National Titles

The 2015 USA Curling Arena National Championships, presented by Transamerica, came to a conclusion Sunday afternoon, with the San Francisco women’s and Dallas/Ft. Worth men’s teams both going undefeated throughout the championships to earn gold.

San Francisco took an early lead against La Crosse (WI), cruising to a 10-3 victory.  Dallas/Ft. Worth also took an early lead against Pittsburgh, and never looked back, earning a 10-1 victory in 5 ends.

In the bronze medal matches, Kalamazoo defeated Oklahoma in the women’s division, while Cincinnati defeated San Francisco in the men’s division.

In the consolation games, the Cedar Rapids home team defeated Pittsburgh in the women’s division, and Lansing (MI) defeated Hollywood in the men’s division.

Gold medalists:
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) Curling Club: Sarah Walsh, Kimberly Chapin, BriAnna Weldon, Pamela Montbach
Dallas/Fort Worth (Texas) Curling Club: Jeffrey Knott, Laith Sando, Nick Myers, Kevin Roberts, John Lambert

Silver medalists:
La Crosse (Wis.) Curling Club: Toni Paisley, Laura Mitchell, Erin Hofland, Laura Meyer
Pittsburgh (Pa.) Curling Club: Mark Robinson, Nicholas Visnich, Brian Stuart, Leonard Jarabeck

Bronze medalists:
Kalamazoo (Mich.) Curling Club: Katlyn Beebe, Barbara Little, Krista Ragotzy, Tessa DeHaan
Cincinnati (Ohio) Curling Club: Jonathan Penney, Charles Newcombe, Darrell Brown, Dan Coviello

Fourth place finishers:
Oklahoma Curling Club: Nicole Merrifield, Angela Strange, Kristy Witzke, Jennifer Bates
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) Curling Club: Jesus Barajas, Sean Franey, Jim Muyo, Anthony Del Porto

Consolation winners:
Cedar Rapids Curling Club: Martha Marple, Jana Mueller, Anne York, Erin Archambeau, Helen Bryce
Lansing Curling Club: Mark McElwee, Gerrit Smith, Wyl McCully, Allan Blaske, Bret Jackson

 

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First Day of Arena National Championships

The first day of the 2015 USA Curling Arena National Championships presented by TransAmerica is in the books!

To see current standings, draw schedule, and photos from the event, visit the USCA 2015 Arena National Championships Event Page!

Special thank you to our sponsors: TransAmerica, Modern Piping Inc., Fleck Sales, Mercy – Cedar Rapids, Great Lakes Curling Association, Illinois Curling Association, and Wisconsin Curling Association! For without them, there wouldn’t be an event!

USA Curling Arena National Championships logo

USA Curling Arena National Championships logo

 

 

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Volunteer Sign Up For Arena National Championships

The 2015 USA Curling Arena National Championships is being hosted by Cedar Rapids July 16 – 19 (Press release).  The Cedar Rapids Curling Club, Cedar Rapids Ice Arena and Cedar Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau are working together as co-hosts of the event.

To help make this event successful, we need your help!  This is a unique opportunity to volunteer for a national championship, right here in Cedar Rapids!  Be an important part of this great event.  The Cedar Rapids Curling Club is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, and this event may be eligible for use of volunteer hours through your employer.

Click here to go directly to our volunteer sign-up form or click the image below to go to our 2015 USA Curling Arena National Championships page.

2015 USA Curling Arena National Championships Volunteer Flyer

2015 USA Curling Arena National Championships Volunteer Flyer

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