Eau Claire to Host USA College Curling Championships

9 Mar, 2018

The Eau Claire Curling Club is the host for the 2018 USA College Curling Championships March 9-11, 2018. The event will take place at Eau Claire County Exposition Center located at 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire, WI. This is a United States Curling Association sanctioned event. The top 16 college curling teams in the United States are invited each year to the national championship event.

This year’s invitees include: Bowdoin College, Colgate University, Hamilton College, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Oklahoma, University of Pennsylvania, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, St. Norbert College, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Wayne State College, University of Wisconsin- Green Bay, University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, and Yale University.

*Exact times may change.

Friday, March 9th
7:00AM-11AM Teams arrive and practice
12:00 PM-12:20PM Opening Ceremonies
1:00PM-3:00PM Draw 1A
4:30PM-6:30PM Draw 1B
8:00PM-10:00PM Draw 2A

Saturday, March 10th
8:30AM-10:30AM Draw 2B
12:00PM-2:00PM Draw 3A
3:30PM-5:30PM Draw 3B
6:00PM Photoshoot
7:30PM-9:30PM Tiebreaker-if necessary

Sunday, March 11th
8:30AM-10:30AM Quarter-finals Champs
12:00PM-2:00PM Quarter-finals Consolation
3:30PM-5:30PM Semi-Finals
7:30PM-9:30PM Finals and 3rd Place
After previous draw is the Awards Presentation (~9:30PM)

About Visit Eau Claire: Visit Eau Claire is sending this press release courtesy of the Eau Claire Curling Club. Visit Eau Claire is the area's official tourism marketing organization with a role to better the city for all who live, work, study and play here and a mission to bring visitors to the area. With encouragement and support from Visit Eau Claire and benefiting greatly from the independent spirit of those who call the community home, this northern Wisconsin university city is making a name for itself as a creative hub with a hip and homegrown music and art scene and a robust entrepreneurial culture. This city of bridges sits at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa Rivers, a breathtaking backdrop that inspires originality and encourages a love of outdoors at every turn. Midwest indie? Yes, really.


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