The Daily Report

The Senior Friendship Tour 2018 has begun.  One can follow along on social media using #USWCASeniorFriendship2018 or @heartofcurling on Twitter.  You can also click on the Facebook button at the bottom of the page.  See the Daily Report page for information about their adventures.  The plan is to post something every day.

The Application and Selection Process

To learn what is needed to apply for the Senior Friendship Tour and how participants are selected, please read the Application Process and Selection Plan document or talk to your club's USWCA Representative.  For the 2018 tour, Application forms had to be received by 11:59 pm, December 15, 2017 to be considered.  The participants were selected February 15, 2018 for the November 4 - 16, 2018 tour.  (Tour dates are subject to change.)  

2018 Friendship Tour

Canada will be hosting a Friendship Tour of 16 women curlers from the United States at a number of curling clubs in the Maritimes (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island).  The US women will begin and end their adventure on November 4 through 16, 2018, flying in and out of Boston.  

Applicants were selected February 15, 2018 at the USWCA National Women's Bonspiel held at the Triangle Curling Club in Durham,  North Carolina. To be considered, the applicant had to be 50 years of age by May 1, 2018, have at least 3 years of curing experience by October 2018, and be a member of a club that had been with the USWCA for a minimum of three years leading up to and including the application year.     

Congratulations to those chosen who will be traveling in the beautiful Maritime Provinces, curling, touring, and making friends. 

                     

Front row, kneeling, left to right - Debra Horn (Tour Captain), Anne Pryor, Jacalyn Stetina.

Middle row, left to right - Brenda Tait, Ruth Brown, Michelle Widen, Nadyne Krienke, Pat Davis, Joanne Docteur, Martha Naber.  

Back row,  left to right - Nancy Busby, Lucy Harr, Lynn Adams, Lee Alexander, Laura Heuer, Maryann Vermeulen.

 

East

Lee Alexander, Philadelphia Curling Club

Lucy Harr, Belfast Curling Club

Laura Heuer, Potomac Curling Club

Maryann Vermeulen, Plainfield Curling Club

Central

Ruth Brown, Bowling Green Curling Club

Nancy Busby, Columbus Curling Club

Michele Falvey, Detroit Curling Club

Debra Horn, Mayfield Curling Club

Wisconsin

Lynn Adams, Centerville Curling Club

Anne Pryor, Madison Curling Club

Jacalyn Stetina, Kettle Moraine Curling Club

Brenda Tait, Racine Curling Club

West

Pat Davis, Denver Curling Club

Joanne Docteur, Duluth Curling Club

Nadyne Krienke, Granite Curling Club

Michele Widen, Four Seasons Curling Club

Alternates

First Alternate, Martha Naber, Albany Curling Club

Second Alternate, Susan Fleck, Circle City Curling Club

 

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