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Established in 1958, the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club is the oldest arena curling club in the United States. SFBACC is a nationally-recognized leader in curling development, providing learning opportunities, youth scholarships, competitive development, recreational leagues, corporate and private events, and more. We teach thousands of Bay Area residents to curl every year!

Now, we are raising funds to build a dedicated curling center right here in the Bay Area so that we can take these programs to the next level. But we can't do it without your support. Please join us and make your tax-deductible gift today: DONATE NOW!

Bay Area Curling at Wheelchair Curling World Championships

Patrick McDonald will be curling this week in the Wheelchair Curling World Championships in Vancouver, BC. Patrick is the 5th for Team Augusto Perez. Follow the action: http://wwhcc.curlit.com/ More information is also available on the USCA Championships site: http://www.usacurl.org/curlingrocks/

Update: MoPac Mixed Nationals Playdowns Results

The Mountain Pacific (MoPac) regional playdowns for Mixed Nationals was held Feb 14 & 15 in Seattle. Team Halpenny (Brent Halpenny, Candace Seip, Mike Greenberg and Loreen Makishima - all SFBACC), Team Arnie Iwanick and Team Fred Maxie finished the round robin in a 3-way tie. Team Maxie won in playoffs and will represent MoPac at the championship in Medford, WI at the end of March. Team Maxie: Fred Maxie (AZ), Anne Stuhlman (NY), Richard Maskel (WI), Carol Ann Naso (AZ.)

Veterans' Curling February 18

We're going to hold a special learn-to-curl for a group from the Palo Alto VA hospital on Wednesday, February 18 from 10 am - noon. We're always looking for more volunteer help, so contact Brian corpevents@bayareacurling.com to volunteer. Gary Hicks is the event organizer.

MoPac Mixed Nationals Regional Playdown this Weekend

Four SFBACC curlers will compete in the Mountain Pacific (MoPac) regional Mixed Nationals playdown this weekend, February 14 and 15. Best of luck to Team Halpenny: Brent Halpenny, Candace Siep, Mike Greenberg and Loreen Makishima!

NBC Universal Sports To Broadcast Olympic Trials; Local Watch Party Proposed

The NBC Universal Sports network will broadcast the men's and women's semifinal and final matches. Full information is available on the US Curling Association's web site. The SFBACC and SharksIce at San Jose may hold a watch party - stay tuned for details. If you would like to try curling, check our our Curling Clinics section.

SF Club Curler to Compete in Olympic Trials

San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club member, Gabrielle Coleman, will be competing in the 2009 Olympic Trials, February 21-28 in Denver. Gabrielle started curling at an open house in San Jose during the 2006 Winter Olympics. She will be playing lead for Team Cristin Clark. The team that wins the Trials will represent the US at the 2009 World Championship and the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

For more information, check out:
- Gabrielle's personal site for family and friends

Two Club Members in Round 2 of the Olympic Trials Playdowns

Two SFBACC club members will be competing in the "Challenge Round" January 28-Feb 1 in hopes of moving on to the Olympic Trials in February. Lyle Sieg is playing for Team Brian Wight, and Gabrielle Coleman is now playing for Team Cristin Clark. Follow the action on the USCA website.

MoPac Club Playdowns this Weekend

Team Halpenny (Brent Halpenny, Barry Ivy, John Tryon, Mike Greenberg) will represent the SFBACC at the MoPac Men’s Club Nationals playdowns in Seattle Jan 24-25. Wish them luck! (No SFBACC women entered this event this year.)

Competitive Curling – Pacific International Cup CA Playdowns

Teams are forming now for the 10th Annual Pacific International Cup to be held April 15-19 in Richmond, BC. California has one men's and one women's berth. Contact Lyle for more information. For more information on competitive curling in general, check out our special section.