View the Games

The Triangle CC recorded each draw.  Go to the club's YouTube channel and select the archived draw you wish to view from the 2018 USWCA National Bonspiel.

Draw Sheets

Click on this link to see the draw sheets.  Click on the appropriate tab to see the draw sheet for each of the four events.

Opening Ceremonies

USWCA President, Dawn Gutro, delivers the first rock to open the bonspiel.

The Past Presidents in attendance sweep the stone to the house.

USWCA President Dawn Gutro, in black, is pictured above with Past Presidents from left to right, Carol Stevenson, Star Pfiffner, Maureen Guay, Nancy Seitz, Judy Maier, Shelley Dropkin, Bridget Matzke, and Margie Knitter.

National Women's Bonspiel 2018

"Goin' to Carolina"

USWCA 70th National Bonspiel

  • Host: Triangle Curling Club, Durham, NC
  • When: February 14 - 18, 2018
  • Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park
  • Kit Party: Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

Clubs were encouraged to have teams apply for a place in this 32 team, timed 10 end competition.

Left, the 8 teams in the final events were escorted onto the ice by a piper.  

Below, one of the on-site chairs, Lea Franklin, leads the event participants in a toast to the piper.

Congratulations to the National Women's Bonspiel Champions from Cape Cod Curling Club of Falmouth, Massachusetts, the Longnecker Rink.

First Event Winner - Cape Cod Curling Club, Falmouth Massachusetts

Pictured above, left to right, skip Krista Longnecker, vice Gabriele Bruce, second Marinna Martini, and lead Francesca Delle Femine.

First Event Runners Up - Exmoor Curling Club, Highland Park, Illinois

Pictured above, left to right, skip Tracy Lawless, vice Marcy Calaway, second Lori Tisinai Russell, and lead Barb Hesterberg.

 

Teams in photos below are listed left to right, skip to lead, unless otherwise specified.

Second Event Winner - Chicago Curling Club, Northbrook, IL

Teams in photos below are listed left to right, skip to lead, unless otherwise specified.

Second Event Runner Up - Triangle Curling Club, Durham, NC

Leslie Armstrong, Stephanie Martin, Susan Bennett, and Julie Denten

 

Debra Michie, Abby Morrison, Emma Kwiatkowski, and Pam Wagg
Third Event Winner - Wausau Curling Club, Wausau, WI Third Event Runners Up - Granite Curling Club, Seattle, WA
Terri Gleason, Jacque Sirianni, Shaina Franzen, and Kim Susens

 

Karen Brattisani, Denise Hoekstra, Laurel Haigh-Gore, and Diana Hoffman
Fourth Event Winners - Madison Curling Club, McFarland, WI Fourth Events Runners Up - Broomstone Ladies, Wayland, MA
Star Pfiffner, Bridget Matzke, Dae Jean Jahnke, and Judi Page

 

Carolyn McLeod, Yiji Starr, Elaine Richie, and Marsha Edmunds

 

Teams

The clubs and teams are listed below.  Team members are listed left to right, skip to lead.

EAST

Albany - Wendy Berger, Martha Naber, Marilyn Mathany, Nancy Drischler

Broomstones - Carolyn McLeod, Yiji Starr, Elaine Richie, Marsha Edmunds

Cape Cod - Krista Longnecker, Gabriele Bruce, Marinna Martin, Francesca Delle Femine

Charlotte - Stacie Pinnavaia, Stacy MacNeil, Lara Harkey, Jen Mogavero

CC of Virginia - Mary-Colleen Milage, Jennifer Fox, Aubrey Gambill, Sandra Takata

Nutmeg - Diane Muldowney, Maura Cockey, Marianne Roggemann, Elizabeth Falsetti

Rochester - Carol Wood, Rebecca Hahn, Andrea Greisberger, Carol Dellavilla

Schenectady - Lisa Miller, Laura Dolins, Megan Boyak, Yuko Kashiwado

The Country Club - Jennifer Tschumakow, Lissa England, Joan Partridge, Chris Battet

Triangle - Debra Michie, Abby Morrison, Emma Kwiatkowski, Pam Wagg

Utica - Susan Williams, Dee Pfohl, Jacquelyn Schmidt, Rebecca Kick

CENTRAL

Bowling Green - Mary Glowacki, Martha Mazzarella, Ruth Brown, Alana Malik

Chicago - Leslie Armstrong, Stephanie Martin, Susan Bennett, Julie Denten

Cleveland - Peggy Savani, Julia Sullivan, Phyllis Webb, Annie Hubbard

Detroit - Dawn Brauninger, Laura Call, Diana Jankowski, Bethany Rivera

Exmoor - Tracy Lawless, Marcy Calaway, Lori Tisinai Russell, Barb Hesterberg

Mayfield - Dee Montgomery, Tracie Moore, Dianne Coolidge, Courtney Schmidt

Wisconsin

Blackhawk - Kimberly Rudkin, Deb Tichards, Jodeen Exner, Megan Veldkamp

Centerville - Sara Hein, Elyse Sorenson, Toni Paisley, Rhonda Adams

Green Bay - Karen Ronk, Mary Kenneke, Amy Moore, Pat Weisse

Kettle Moraine - Judy Maier, Carol Stevenson, Millie Buege. Kathy Hyslop

Madison - Star Pfiffner, Bridget Matzke, Dae Jean Jahnke, Judi Page

Milwaukee 1 - Kelly Conrandy, Kristin Smith, Melissa Moran, Deb Apel

Milwaukee 2 - Margie Knitter, Charlene Harmon, Renee Harmon, Barb Vandenberg

Racine - Lisa Johnson, Barb Vanderleest, Kristen Feick, Paula Kalke

Wausau - Terri Gleason, Jacque Sirianni, Shaina Franzen, Kim Susens

WEST I

Arden Hills - Linda Turner, Maureen Guay, Molly Jensen, Marcia Vandesteeg

St. Paul - Sally Augustin, Nancy Powers, Jodi Digel, Nancee Melby

WEST II

Coyotes - Kelly Stephens, Karen Tait, Megan Groh, Stacy Peterson

Denver 1 - Michele Rittgers, Cynthia Smith, Dena Rosenberg, Megan Knepper

Denver 2 - Carol Dickin, Pat Davis, Nancy Mutz, Karen Bronson

Granite - Karen Brattesani, Denise Hoekstra, Laurel Haigh-Gore, Diana Hoffman

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Welcome to Durham

Bonspiel Information

For more information about the event, please read the flyer for the event.

The Welcome letter sent to the participating teams and the Bonspiel Schedule contain valuable information you will find useful.  

Participant Information

The Athlete Agreement and Food Allergy forms can be download and sent to the on-site chair.

To be considered to participate, a completed hard copy application along with the entry fee needed to be received by your club's USWCA Representative by the deadline she established.  This year, entries needed to be received by December 5, 2017.  Please contact your USWCA Representative for more information and the necessary forms.

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