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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Register Now! 2nd Annual CedarSpiel

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2nd Annual CedarSpiel is now OPEN! We have a fun filled weekend planned for everyone and hope that you join us! The CedarSpiel will take place on August 14-16, 2015. This is an open bonspiel with 32 teams, a 4 game guarantee, and 6 events. First draws begin Friday morning.

CedarSpiel includes:

  • 4 Game Guarantee!
  • 6 events
  • Open Format
  • 32 Teams
  • Saturday Night Backyard BBQ
  • Sunday Awards Ceremony
  • Beverages Tickets and Meals Included
  • Prizes for all in the event championships
  • Goldline Mobile Pro Shop

Cost: $400 per team
The registration deadline is July 24th.

Register for the CedarSpiel

Hotel and event information

CedarSpiel Flyer 2015

Hope to see each of you this August!
Thank you,
CedarSpiel Planning Committee

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Downtown Farmer’s Market was a success!

Thank you for joining us today for the Downtown Farmer’s Market! It was a great success and wonderful to see everyone! Lunchbox Larry with the United Way even gave it a try!

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