The USCA’s fall board meeting was last weekend, Sept 9-11, 2011 in Minneapolis. The two highlights were a board vote on a major USCA governance overhaul (the whole structure may change) and a fabulous intro-to-curling video by our own Nick Kitinski. For my full notes on the meeting, check out http://goo.gl/snOye . Nick’s video should be out soon!…
And as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact me (Gabrielle) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SFBACC and the Western Curling Coalition are pleased to announce 3 evening competitive curling clinics on September 27, 28 and 30 in San Jose and Oakland with Yadranka Thompson of Richmond, BC. Sign up now at: http://www.bayareacurling.com/usca-clinic
The United States Curling Association (USCA) is proud to sponsor a drawing for the benefit of the athletes and programs of USA CURLING. For each donation of $25.00 to the USCA, you will receive an entry to win a trip to participate in the Las Vegas Style Bonspiel, Oct. 28-30, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
This is the first USA Curling course offered on improving curling ice conditions. This event will take place on September 9-11, 2011, at the Bielenberg Sports Center in Woodbury, MN. Instructors will be Kevin Madsen, Willmar Curling Club Icemaker and Dave Staveteig, USA Curling Head Ice Technician.
Women’s Competitive Curling Camp(Click for Info)
With Bill Tschirhart
October 15 & 16, 2011
Seattle’s Granite Curling Club
Questions? Contact Cyndy (email@example.com) or Gabrielle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Orange County Curling Club will be hosting a USCA Level I Instructor’s Course on Saturday, July 23rd from 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm. This class is intended for curlers who have the fundamentals down and want to learn how to share that knowledge with novice curlers.
The cost is $40 for USCA paid members. $75 for Non United States Curling Association members. Please, Cash or Checks only. Make checks payable to: Orange County Curling Club.
New instructors will be given the latest information from the USCA on teaching new curlers the basic fundamentals of curling. In addition to the 3 ½ -4 hours of classroom training, the new instructors will teach a Learn to Curl class that evening as part of the course. The Learn to Curl is from 7-9pm.
For more info or or to sign up here, Please visit:
MoPac President, Nick Kitinski, requested a region recount at the USCA spring meeting to achieve a second USCA board spot for MoPac. Jerome Larson, VP of Membership and MoPac USCA board member will be joined by the newly elected Gabrielle Coleman.
MoPac have separated the Treasury and Secretary position. Don Eshelby remains as Treasurer while Erik de Vreeze steps up as the new MoPac Secretary for a 2 year term, starting July 1st, 2011.