April 27, 2018 (Salt Lake City, UT) – The nation’s top curling teams will compete in Kearns at the Utah Olympic Oval May 1-6 in the 2018 USA Curling Arena National Championships.
Following the U.S. Men’s Curling Team’s gold medal victory at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, curling is more popular than ever at the Oval and in the United States. This event will feature top competition from the best curling clubs from around the nation.
In total, an expected 160 curlers will compete from 15 women’s clubs and 20 men’s clubs, including the Oval’s own Utah Olympic Curling Club men’s and women’s teams.
Competition will begin the evening of Tuesday, May 1 after an opening ceremony and will continue throughout the week until a champion is crowned Sunday, May 6.
This event is free for spectators and is open to the public throughout the event. For more information, please visit utaholympiclegacy.org/event/usa-curling-arena-national-championships/.
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About Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation
Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation is a Utah non-profit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for managing and maintaining world-class facilities and providing opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to participate and excel in winter sports. Inspired by the success and momentum of the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, the Foundation has turned its focus toward embracing, engaging and involving Utah’s youth in winter sport. The Foundation supports national sport organizations and community recreational winter sport programs, as well as subsidizes the operation of two Olympic legacy venues – Utah Olympic Oval and Utah Olympic Park. For more information, please visit UtahOlympicLegacy.org or call 435-658-4200.
About USA Curling
The United States Curling Association (USCA) is the National Governing Body of the sport of curling in the United States and has its national office in Stevens Point, Wis. The official national training center for U.S. curling athletes is located at Fogerty Arena in Blaine, Minn., home of the Four Seasons Curling Club. The arena became an Olympic Training Site for curling in 2015. As the NGB for the sport of curling, the USCA is committed to sustained growth of the sport through competitive excellence. The USCA is a member of the World Curling Federation and the U.S. Olympic Committee.