Friday July 18, 2014 – 6pm
$20 per Team - 3 Games Guaranteed
The Alexandria based Vikingland Curling Club is sending a men’s team to the 2014 US Arena Curling National Championships held June 12 through 15 in Lansing, Michigan.
Vikingland Curling was awarded a berth for the Minnesota region from the USA Curling Association. The Vikingland team consists of Alexandria, MN residents Troy Dittberner, Andy Siira, Scott Threinen, and Jason Rauk.
LEARN TO CURL CLINICS & OPEN HOUSE – Mar 1st – 9:30AM or Mar 5th – 6:30PM
All are welcome!
No curling experience or equipment required.
Curling instruction clinics by USCA Certified Instructors.
$160 per Team – 16 team limit
4 Games Guaranteed; many prizes.
Friday Happy Hour: hot food, snacks & beverages
Saturday breakfast, lunch & dinner for all curlers
All are welcome to watch some great curling in Alexandria, Minnesota.
Three session times available:
Cost $10 per session; participants can have their session fee credited towards a 2013-14 new club membership. More info…
The Vikingland Curling Club men’s team won the consolation final at the inaugural USCA Arena Curling Championships in Fort Wayne, Indiana on Saturday night. The VCC team started the tournament with a convincing 11-0 win over the Parker rink from Lansing Michigan, but stumbled with last shot losses in the next two games against the Wiesen rink from San Francisco, California (6-8) and the Wheeler rink from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania (5-7), before posting convincing wins over the Marshall rink from Greenville, South Carolina (10-3), the Cooke rink from Richmond, Virginia (10-5) and closing out the tournament with a decisive victory over the Havercraft rink from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (7-1) in six ends.
The Vikingland team consisted of local curlers Troy Dittberner, Andy Siira, Logan Moore, Michael Bouressa and Jason Lattimer
The Arena Championship was held on July 18th-21st.
CONGRATULATIONS on your success guys and thanks for representing VCC!
Vikingland Curling Club Team USCA Arena National games
Draw Team Game Date/Time
1 vs. Parker (MI) W 11-0 Thu, Jul 18, 20138:30am
3 vs. Wiesen (CA) L 6-8 Thu, Jul 18, 20132:30pm
9 vs. Wheeler (PA) L 5-7 Fri, Jul 19, 20135:15pm
12 vs. Marshall (SC) W 10-3 Sat, Jul 20, 201310:15am
14 vs. Cooke (VA) W 10-5 Sat, Jul 20, 20134:15pm
16 vs. Havercroft (OK) W 7-1 Sat, Jul 20, 201310:15pm
Dittberner Rink is 2012 Vikingland Curling Club champions following a four week playdown. Dittberner (Troy Dittberner, Craig Erickson, Chris Erickson and Lori Zmuda) beat the Timmerman Rink (Eric Timmerman, Scott Threinen, Dan Hilback and Josh Boyer) who took the Silver Medal. Rock Solid Rink (Jason Lattimer, Dennis Cuchna, Lars Nelson and Twyla Anderson) beat Caps Crew Curling for the Bronze Medal.
Members of the Vikingland Curling Club in Alexandria get excited when someone new to curling shows a passion for the sport that they themselves have grown to love over the years.
Read more of the story by Sports Reporter Eric Morken, Echo Press Alexandria, MN. http://mobile.echopress.com/page/article/id/92955/property_id/2/