Opening Ceremony


Current USWCA President Martha Mazzarella, in the print jacket above, threw the first stone to Open the Senior National Bonspiel.  Past Presidents, in red from left to right, Carol Stevenson, Star Pfiffner, Judy Maier, and Jeannie Borland, were able to "sweep" the rock right to the button.

Draw Sheets

Draw sheets for the events are linked below.

Bonspiel Flyer and Logistics

Click on either to print.

Application Information

For information about applying for the event, and how to reserve a hotel room, read the Invitation.  To be considered to participate, a completed Intent Form, along with the entry fee, had to be received by September 6, 2018.  Participants were selected by lottery using an allocation formula.  The entry fee is refunded to teams not drawn.   

View the  Games

Live streaming took place on sheets B snd C throughout the event.  The stream can be accessed through the Centerville Curling Club's Facebook site.  Click this link to get access to replay the featured draws.  

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Senior Women's Bonspiel 2018

The 37th Annual Senior Women's Bonspiel

Centerville Curling Club, Galesville, Wisconsin

November 28 - December 2, 2018

Teams experienced "Curl the Driftless" at the 37th Senior Women's Bonspiel, hosted by the Centerville Curling Club on November 28 - December 2, 2018.  The event consisted of 32 teams on 4 sheets of ice.  The Kit Party, Opening Ceremonies, and Skips' Meeting were held Wednesday evening, November 28, at the curling club.  Mike Peplinski (pictured below), 1998 Olympian, 1994 USCA Male Athlete of the Year, and former junior member of the Centerville Curling Club, was present at the Kit Party and gave an informative and motivating speech to the 128 curlers who where there to compete for the coveted silver Tea Kettle trophy.   Curlers had the opportunity to taste the various apples, brews, and wines of the region at Eckers' Apple Farm and Elmaro Winery, two curler-owned businesses in the area.

To learn more about what the Driftless is, and how the Driftless area got its name, read this.

Entries were due September 6, 2018.

Super Senior Fun Day 2018

The 2nd Super Senior Fun Day was scheduled for November 28, 2018 and was hosted by the Centervillie Curling Club.  Participants needed to be 65 by December 31, 2018 and there were 32 of them.  This was not a USWCA national event.  The Fun Day consisted of two 6 end games, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, which were held before the USWCA Senior Women's National Bonspiel Kit Party.  You did not have to be playing in the Sr. Women's National Bonspiel to participate in the Fun Day and you could play in both events.  Entries were accepted for individuals and teams were compiled from those interested.  Click this link for more information and to access the entry form.

Congratulations to the Senior Bonspiel Champions from Madison Curling Club of McFarland, Wisconsin, the Pielage Rink.

First Event Winner - Madison Curling Club, McFarland, Wisconsin 

Pictured above, left to right, skip Kathy Pielage, vice Clarion Gilbertson, second Dae Jean Jahnke, and lead Judi Page.

First Event Runners Up - Cape Cod Curling Club, Falmouth, MA

Pictured above, left to right, skip Jamie Hutchinson, vice Jeanie Yaroch, second Gwen Krailo-Lyons, lead Deb Sawka


Second Event Winner: Bowling Green Curling Club, Bowling Green, OH       Second Event Runner-Up: Green Mountain Curling Club, Essex Junction, VT


From left to right, skip Mary Glowacki, vice Sharon Gargasz, second Martha Mazzarella, lead Ruth Brown 
From left to right, skip Patricia Orr, vice Meg O'Donnell, second Diane Kelly, lead Liz Alton


Third Event Winner: Albany Curling Club, Albany NY


Third Event Runners-Up: Rochester Curling Club, Rochester NY

From left to right, skip Marilyn Goldstein, vice Wendy Berger, second Martha Naber, lead Kathy Bentley 
From left to right lead Trudy Ewing, lead Sal Gardner, second Carol Dellavilla, vice Gail Short, skip Carol Wood 


Fourth Event Winner: Denver Curling Club, Denver CO


Fourth Event Runners-Up: Racine Curling Club, Racine WI

From left to right skip Brenda Bedard, vice Kim Brekke, second Nancy Mutz, lead Janet Burda
From left to right skip Barbara Vanderleest, vice Gail Armstrong, second Paula Kalke, lead Brenda Tait


Senior Women's Bonspiel Teams

Teams are listed below, skips to lead, left to right.


Albany - Marilyn Goldstein, Wendy Berger, Martha Naber, Kathy Bentley

Ardsley - Diane Muldowney, Susan Lapham, Elizabeth Falsetti, Jean Moss

Cape Cod - Jamie Hutchinson, Jeanie Yaroch, Gwen Krailo-Lyons, Deb Sawka

Green Mountain - Patricia Orr, Meg O'Donnell, Diane Kelly (Racine), Lizzie Alton

Nutmeg - Naida Leslie, Bobbie Stall, Jayne Beattie, Karen Shane 

Philadelphia - Rosemary Morgan, Jo Hess, Pat Jolly, Maggie McMahon

Plainfield - Andrea Stepnosky, MaryAnn Vermeulen, Linda Carubia, Robin Kerr

Rochester - Carol Wood, Gail Short, Carol Dellavilla, Sal Gardner

Utica - Karen Barnes, Tami Dunnigan, Dee Pfohl, Jacquelyn Schmidt


Bowling Green - Mary Glowacki, Sharon Gargasz, Martha Mazzarella, Ruth Brown

Chicago - Julie Denton, Susan Bennett, Stephanie Martin, Joby Berman

Cleveland Skating - Katy Mercer, Peggy Savani, Phyllis Webb, Christine Carcione

Mayfield 2 - Jeannie Borland, Leslie Cooke, Hilary Peterson, Cheryl Drake

Mayfield 1 - Dee Montgomery, Tracie Moore, Dianne Coolidge, Liz Novak

Waltham - Jane Wilson, Mary Lou Schomas, Ann Vaughn, Jane Vahle


Centerville - Lynita Docken Delaney, Val Wood, Rhonda Adams, Laurie Marsh 

Green Bay - Karen Ronk, Shirley Destache, Pat Weisse, Patty Slattery

Kettle Moraine 1 - Barb Rampolla, Linda Kawecki, Millie Buege, Ellen Dowd

Kettle Moraine 2 - Judy Maier, Esther Flakas, Sapa Carlson (Chaska), Heidi McKeeth (Centerville)

Madison 1 - Star Pfiffner, Jo Lippitt, Anne Pryor, Beth Hilt

Madison 2 - Kathy Pielage, Clarion Gilbertson, Dae Jean Jahnke, Judi Page

Milwaukee - Lisa Graff, Joanne Moll, Clare Berquist, Amy Katfan

Racine - Barb Vanderleest, Gail Armstrong, Paula Kalke, Brenda Tait

Rice Lake - Patti Fox, Deb Schmidt, Kathy Laffin, Marsha Shuda 

Wausau - Terri Fisher, Susan Sandquist, Terri Gleason, Kim Susens


Arden Hills Cairn Lassies - Sally Augustin, Barb Chapman, Barb Klussendorf, Linda Turner

Four Season - Myrna MacKinnon, Heather Getty, Sherry Kruegger, Paula Rozinka

St. Paul Bonnie Spielers- Paula Armstrong, Bea Gresback, Deb Klecker, Sherri Vorlicky


Aksarben - Nancy Myers, Jean Vorachek (Grand Forks), Bobbie Greenspan, Beverly Canterbury

Coyotes - Kelly Stephens, Karen Tait, Debra Aubrey, Carol Stevenson (Kettle Moraine)

Denver 2 - Brenda Bedard, Kimber Brekke, Nancy Mutz, Janet Burda

Denver 1 - Pam Finch, Alex Merell, Pat Davis, Karen Bronson

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