Registration for the 2014 Cracked Bell Open Bonspiel is now OPEN. The Cracked Bell Open Bonspiel will be from 3 to 5 January 2014. More details regarding the Cracked Bell and to print the entry form is available on the Cracked Bell Open Bonspiel page, here. Complete entries are due before Sunday 15 December 2013.
We opened our season with the 9th Annual Mid-Atlantic Women’s Bonspiel held Thursday 3 October through Sunday 6 October 2013. This was a USWCA Circuit Event, hosted in Philadelphia this year and it was a great success. Thanks to all who particpated!
Our Fall Curling Class is fully subscribed and now in progress. Our next planned class will be in Fall 2014. It is possible that we will schedule something in February around the Winter Olympics. Please check back again for the latest information.
Philadelphia Curling Club member Mike Graziano and his fellow teammates on Team Wisconsin won the silver medal at the US Mixed National Curling Championships held from 16 to 23 March 2013 at the Willmar Curling Club in Willmar, Minnesota. Mike was the second on Team Wisconsin, along with his teammates: Sean Murray (skip); Heather Betzhold (vice), and Paige Caulum (lead). Congratulations Mike!
Sarah Anderson of Philadelphia Curling Club and her teammates on Team USA finished 4th at the 2013 World Women’s Curling Championships held in Riga, Latvia from 16-24 March 2013. Team USA curled very well at the event. Sarah was the alternate on Team USA with her teammates: Erika Brown (skip), Debbie McCormick (vice), Jessica Schultz (second), and Ann Swisshelm (lead). Congratulations Sarah and Team USA!
The McKay-Douglas International is a men’s bonspiel tournament hosted by the Ardsley Curling Club in Ardsley-on-Hudson, NY. This year’s event was contested from 23-26 February 2013. Three Philadelphia teams competed in the event with great results, including winning the First and Sixth events, and a runner-up in the Second event. The overall champions of the event were skipped by Bruce Clouser, vice Brian Dudt, second Daniel Dudt, and lead Ken Seiverd. Congratulations too all our teams on a great showing as one of the stronger men’s competitions!
The 6th Annual Philadelphia CURL-A-THON will be hosted at the Philadelphia CC from Friday March 8th at 6 PM until Saturday March 9th at 11 PM. To those who do not know about the event, the Curl-a-Thon, is a fundraiser put on by Philadelphia Curling Club to raise funds for one of our members, Jeff Harris, who suffered a life changing event causing him to be confined to a wheelchair. Jeff has been a member of our club since 1997. The event is open to everyone (friends, family, strangers etc.), there will be food, drinks, and curling going on from 6pm Friday to 10 pm+ Saturday. Come and enjoy the sun with this years Luau Theme! Read the rest of this entry »
Philadelphia Curling Club team won the Fourth Event at the Kayser 5 and Under Mixed Championship held at Utica Curling Club from 14 to 17 February 2013. The Philadelphia team was skipped by Bryan Beck, vice Katie Arcidiacono, second Dan Cooper and lead Kristen Beck. Congratulations!
Philadelphia Curling Club’s Team Anderson qualified for the 2013 USA Curling National Championships which was held February 9-16, 2013 at the Cornerstone Ice Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Team Anderson includes Sarah Anderson, Courtney Anderson-Slata, Katie Dubberstein, Taylor Anderson, and coach Wayne Anderson. The team made all of us here in Philadelphia Curling Club extremely proud!