Entries by Shannon Brown

CanAm Tour Highlight: Simon Ganet

In November 2019, the United States Curling Association, in partnership with Curling Canada, commenced the inaugural CanAm Cup of Curling. A 20-person team, composed of curlers from across the United States, traveled to Canada to play against local teams during a 16-day, 24-club competition. Modeled after the Scots Tour, American curlers traveled to Canada as […]

12th Annual Five Year & Under

From November 16-17, Windy City Curling Club hosted the MCA 5 Year & Under at their new dedicated curling facility. During this two-day event, sixteen teams from six regional curling clubs had the opportunity to gain more experience and play against their peers. Established in 2007, this open event is free to all MCA members […]

7th Annual Prairie State Challenge

Established in 2012, the Prairie State Challenge was created to give curlers, especially those who don’t have dedicated facilities, the opportunity to get on the ice for an exciting weekend of comradery, gameplay, and socialization. This open event, sponsored by the Midwest Curling Association, is free to MCA members and provides curlers the chance to […]

2019-2020 MCA President’s Letter

Midwest Curling Association Member Clubs and Members: As I’m sure you are aware, the curling season is just around the corner. And for some has continued throughout the summer. In the last few years, curling has grown both locally and nationwide. Within the region, we have had several exciting changes. Windy City Curling Club officially […]

Chicago White Sox Curling Night

On September 28th, members of our local community have the fantastic opportunity to enjoy a White Sox’s game and connect with other curlers with a passion for the sport. The Chicago White Sox are selling tickets in section 518 exclusively to members of Chicago’s curling community. This designated section will allow curlers to socialize with […]

73rd Annual Dar Curtis Bonspiel

Beginning in 1947, the Dar Curtis Bonspiel is the oldest statewide curling competition held in Illinois. This year, 12 teams played in the two-day event hosted by Waltham Curling Club, the oldest curling club in Illinois. Thank you to all the clubs who attended the bonspiel and congratulations to all the winners and runner-ups! We look […]

Get to Know the 2019 MCA Board and Representatives

The Midwest Curling Association (MCA), a regional association of the United States Curling Association (USCA), was founded in 1945. The purpose of the MCA is to promote the game of curling at the nine regional curling clubs located in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa. The MCA Board is composed of four main positions: President, Vice President, […]

2019 MCA Club Playdowns

Congratulations to Team Wright, the winners of the 2019 Midwest Curling Association Men’s Club Playdowns. In March, this team from Exmoor Country Club will compete in the USCA Club National Championships held in Lakeville, Minnesota.  Team members include Jeff Wright, Russ Brown, David Geake, Steve Wright, and Ken Brown. Between January 11-13, four men’s teams […]

A Permanent Facility for Windy City Curling Club

Established during the 2014-2015 season, the Windy City Curling Club has utilized arena ice to support their 60 members. Windy City Curling Club is excited to announce that they will be opening their own dedicated curling facility in April 2019. The facility, located in Villa Park, will host three sheets and a full bar offering […]