Utica-Rochester Friendly Bonspiel (mixed)


A one-day total stones event between Utica and Rochester. The highest total combined team stones determine the winner. The event is played at Rochester and Utica, alternating sites each year; host club plays first stone of the first end. Each team curls two 6-end games; ties are not played off. Trophy presentations: Utica-Rochester Friendly Cup (winner), "The Monkey" (runner-up).

Previous winners

2015: Utica (at Rochester)
2014: Utica (at Utica)
2013: Rochester (at Rochester)
2012: Utica (at Utica)
2011: Utica (at Rochester)
2010: Utica (at Utica)
2009: Rochester (at Rochester)
2008: Utica (at Utica)
2007: Rochester (at Rochester)
2006: Utica (at Utica)
2005: Utica (at Rochester)
2004: Utica (at Utica)


General Mixed Rules

Standing Utica Rochester Friendly Rules

  • This is a one-day total points event between Utica and Rochester. The highest total combined team points determine the winner.
  • The event is played at alternating sites each year between Utica and Rochester.
  • Each team will curl two 6-end games.
  • Ties will not be played off.
  • When hosted in Utica, Rochester plays last stone of the first end (as courtesy), Utica plays red stones.
  • Trophy presentations:
    • Utica-Rochester Friendly Cup, winner.
    • “The Monkey,” runner-up.

Upcoming Events

1)  Mon Oct 12, 2015 06:00 pm
Learn to Curl Clinic
A crash course curling skills clinic designed to get new members ready for leagues. Subject to member interest. Free to new members.
2)  Mon Oct 12, 2015 07:00 pm
Rink draft
Rink League skips choose their teams.
3)  Sat Oct 17, 2015 04:00 pm
Our House is Your House Bonspiel
Full bonspiel experience for guests and new members. Dinner and dancing afterwards. Fees and details.
4)  Sat Oct 17, 2015 06:30 pm
Opening Party
Meet new members and catch up with returning members as the UCC rings in the new season.
5)  Thu Nov 05, 2015 07:00 pm
Branch Colts International
An invitational international bonspiel (open format) for teams composed of men and/or women with 5 years or less of curling experience. Thu-Sun, Nov 5-8. Details.