This annual event is attended by women from all member areas. The location of the event rotates among the four geographical areas: East, Central, Wisconsin, and West. For information on entering a team in the National Bonspiel, contact your Club USWCA Representative. She will receive entry procedures and deadline information, as well as application forms, in early October.
The 69th Annual USWCA National Bonspiel will be held February 15 - 19, 2017 at the Milwaukee Curling Club in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. The theme of the bonspiel is 'Bikes and Brew - Thunder on the Ice'. The host hotel will be the Four Points by Sheraton Milwaukee North Shore in Brown Deer, WI. To receive the contracted rate of $119 a night (before taxes and fees), a room reservation must be made by January 14, 2017. To reserve a room, click on this link (US Women's Curling Associa Att). The rate is good for any number of nights from February 12 - 20, 2017. For more information about the bonspiel, go to the 2017 National Bonspiel page.
The 70th Annual USWCA National Bonspiel will be held February 14 - 18, 2018 at the Triangle Curling Club in Durham, North Carolina. Information will be posted in the summer of 2017.
68th Annual USWCA National Bonspiel
The 68th USWCA National Bonspiel was held at the Fairbanks Curling Club in Fairbanks, Alaska from Wednesday, February 24 - Sunday, February 28, 2016. The Westmark Hotel was the headquarters for the bonspiel. The kit party and skips' meeting was held on Wednesday. The thirty-two (32) team event began on Thursday morning and continued through Sunday afternoon. Go to the 2016 National Bonspiel page for more information.
Congratulations to the team from the Centerville Curling Club in Gainsville, WI, the 2016 National Champions. The Roessler rink from Centerville are pictured, from left to right, skip Laura Roessler, vice Sara Hein, second Elyse Sorenson, and lead Rhonda Adams.
67th Annual USWCA National Bonspiel
The 67th USWCA National Bonspiel was held at the Detroit Curling Club in Ferndale, Michigan from Wednesday, February 11 - Sunday February 15, 2015. Tough weather on the east coast challenged the teams from New York, Massachusetts, and Maine. But everyone arrived safely in Michigan to be greeted by sub zero temperatures. The bonspiel kicked off with a Kit Party on Wednesday night with an appetizer and dessert table prepared by the members of the Detroit Curling Club. The curling competition commenced on Thursday morning at 7:30 AM and ended with the finals on Sunday at 1 PM. On Sunday, the curling house was filled with the music of a pipe band (6 pipers and a drummer). All teams were piped onto the ice by this band where a toast was offered to all the women who came "To Curl in the Name of Love".
Congratulations to the National Champions from Exmoor Curling Club of Highland Park, Illinois. They are picture at the left and are (from left to right) skip Marcy Calaway, vice Tracy Lawless, second Frances Calcutt, and lead Elizabeth Demers.
66th Annual USWCA National Bonspiel
The 66th USWCA National Bonspiel was held at the Broomstones Curling Club in Boston, MA February 13 - 16, 2014. The Country Club (TCC) hosted some of the draws. To begin the event, a Kit Party was held on Wednesday evening, February 12, to welcome the thirty two teams from all over the United States that participated in the "Rockin' Revolution". Great curling, good times, and two New England snowstorms made the event memorable.
The National Bonspiel Champions were the Broomstones 1 team. They pictured at right and are (L to R) Second, Teri Olson, Fourth, Karen Walker, Third, Nicole Vassar, and, throwing lead rocks, Skip, Sharon Cutter. For more information, and to watch replays of some of the draws, go to the National Bonspiel 2014 page.