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College Curling

College Curling is intended to provide ice time and instruction for college students who want to learn to curl or form a competitive team. All individuals participating in college curling activities must be full-time college students and paid members of the Utica Curling Club.

Meeting times
First Half: Sundays, Oct. 15-December 17, 5:15-7:15 PM
Second Half: Sundays, January 21-March 4, 4:15-6:15 PM

Instructors: Mary Jane Walsh & Roger Rowlett, USCA Certified Level II Instructors

What to bring: Wear clean, warm, flexible, loose-fitting clothes (sweats, not blue jeans). Bring a pair of athletic shoes (sneakers or tennis shoes) with clean soles or a pair of curling shoes (see below). Please do not ride/drive to the club in the shoes that you will curl in and either change into your pants at the club or roll-up your pant legs until you get on the ice. Clean ice is good ice! Brushes will be provided or can be purchased. A limited number of grippers and sliders can be borrowed from the club.

What to purchase: It is highly recommended that each student purchase two grippers and either a slip-on slider or a gripper-slider. A pair of curling shoes should be your first big purchase; a broom your second.

Forms

Release forms

Must be signed before you can go on the ice

Registration form

College and College Plus curlers will register using the online registration form . If you are joining as an Associate member, use the standard UCC membership application form and mail the form and membership fee to the address on the form.

Also register with USCA, so that your school and teams are eligible to earn points. Link will be posted when ready. Near the bottom of this page: http://leagues.bluesombrero.com/Default.aspx?tabid=769668

Events

UCC College Bonspiel

Friday-Saturday or Sunday (TBD), February 8-10, 2018.

USA College Curling Championship

March 10-12, 2017 at the Eau Claire Curling Club, WI.

Teams qualify by earning points by playing in qualifying bonspiels and playing "head to head" games with other schools. For more information, see the 2017-18 United States College and University Curling Championship Rules or go to http://www.collegecurlingusa.org/

Other college bonspiels in the East can located on the GNCC calendar and the USCA College Curling website . Not on either calendar? Send your event so M.J. Walsh (GNCC) and Gordon Maclean (USCA)


Calendar


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Upcoming Events

1)  Thu Jan 18, 2018
Empire State Bonspiel
Women's invitational bonspiel. Thu-Sun, Jan 18-21.
2)  Thu Jan 25, 2018 05:45 pm
Mixed Championship
Club mixed championship. Members only. Thu, Sat-Sun, Jan 25, 27-28.
3)  Thu Feb 01, 2018
Kayser Bonspiel
GNCC mixed championship for curlers with 5 years or less experience. Details. Thu-Sun, Feb 1-4.
4)  Fri Feb 09, 2018 09:00 pm
UCC College Bonspiel
Invitational bonspiel for college teams. 16-team limit. Details. Fri-Sat, Feb 9-10.
5)  Thu Feb 15, 2018 04:00 pm
Cobb Bonspiel
A mixed invitational bonspiel. Thu-Sun, Feb 15-18. Details