A twenty member women's team is chosen every 10 years to compete and represent the United States in Scotland. Tour participants are selected based upon several criteria including physical and social stamina as well as dedication to the organization and game of curling. The tours lasts approximately 3 weeks beginning in early November 2016. You can expect to be up early, retire late, and play two 8 end games almost daily. When not curling, you will be traveling, sightseeing, and participating in other group activities. The estimated cost of the tour is $5,200 but expect to add another $1,500 to $2,000 for additional expenses not included in the cost of the tour.
Application deadline was February 1, 2015. Tour applications and detailed information was available as of October 1, 2014 and can be viewed by clicking on this download.
The Scot Tour committee is currently hard at work combing through the 65 applications received to select the participants for the 2016 Scot Tour. Applications were received from 46 clubs and applicants ranged in age from 31 to 76 with from 1 to 45 years of experience. The names of the lucky few participants will be announced in October 2015.