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GNCC Mixed Doubles Championship

Thursday-Sunday, Jan 31-Feb 3

This is the inaugural mixed doubles championship for the Grand National Curling Club. Teams are composed of one male and one female player from GNCC member clubs

Chairs

Donna Caleo, Blake Hagberg

Information and Entry Form

  • Event will be limited to 48 teams
  • Teams must be composed of members of the Grand National Curling Club
  • Up to 2 teams from each GNCC member club will be accepted until December 1
  • After December 1, additional teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis (host club will have last priority). Deadline for entry is December 21

Competition format and conduct of play

Teams will be placed in pools of 10-12 and play 4 preliminary games in a Schenkel (Swiss knockout) format based on W-L record and Draw Shot Challenge (DSC) score. After the preliminary round is completed, eight (8) highest-ranked teams will advance to a single elimination championship playoff round leading to a champion and runner-up. Semifinal losers will play for 3rd-4th place. Additional, consolation playoff bracket(s) will also be held, number and format subject to the number of entries in the field. Play will conform to USA Curling Mixed Doubles rules. Games will not be timed, but teams are encouraged to keep up pace of play to complete games in 90 minutes. Details coming soon.

Schedule

Final schedule will be posted after entry deadline. For 40-48 teams, event will begin early Thursday morning, January 31. For 30-36 teams, event will begin Thursday afternoon. All teams must be prepared to play on Thursday.

Lodging


Hampton Inn and Suites
201 Woods Park Drive
Clinton, NY 13323
315-793-1600
includes breakfast (5 min from club)
Reservations

TownePlace Suites
4760 Middle Settlement Road
Whitesboro, NY 13492
315-732-2500
$85 Studio King
$114 Double Queen
Includes breakfast (4 minutes from club)




Upcoming Events

1)  Fri Nov 30, 2018
Wheelchair International Bonspiel
Wheelchair curling teams from around the world compete in an international event. Fri-Sun, Nov 30-Dec 2.
2)  Fri Dec 07, 2018
Utica Six Sheet Open
Fri Dec 7-Sun Dec 9. An open-format bonspiel with a 4-game guarantee and six final events. Teams may be composed of any mix of men or women, 21 or older, shooting in any order. Details.