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The San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club is building our own curling center in Oakland set to open in 2021. Our affiliation with Oakland Ice Center has ended. Join our mailing list to be notified when new Intro-to-Curling Clinics are announced and leagues are forming.

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Competitive Curling

Club member, Gabrielle Coleman, at the Olympic Trials in 2009

Interested in competitive curling? There are many ways to get involved:

USCA Events
The US Curling Association (USCA) governs US national championships. They run many events each year, including:

  • (Elite) Nationals (Men's and Women's)*
  • Club Nationals (Men's and Women's)
  • Mixed Nationals (4-person teams)
  • Mixed Doubles (2-person teams)*
  • Senior Nationals (Men's and Women's)*
  • Junior Nationals (Men's and Women's)*
  • Wheelchair (Men's and Women's)*
  • World University Games (Men's and Women's)*
  • Youth Winter Olympic Games (Men's and Women's)*
  • US Arena Club Nationals

The *(starred) events are/may be World Championships and/or Olympics track events.
Teams may have to qualify through local and regional playdowns. Playdowns is the curling term for playoffs. The process varies a bit from event to event but often consists of a round robin or double knock-out tournament.

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Non-USCA events
There are several other types of competitive events:

  • MoPac 5 & Under - 'open' format for team composition
  • Pacific International Cup (PIC) - M's and W's
  • Cashspiels
  • USWCA National, Senior National, Junior and All-American bonspiels
  • USWCA 5 & Under - for both men and women using 'women's' and 'open' formats
  • Bonspiels and leagues

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SFBACC Competitive Curling Committee
The SFBACC Competitive Curling Committee determines the SFBACC's internal playdown procedures and advocates for its preferences for regional playdown procedures within MoPac. Contact theCompetitive Curling Coordinator to get involved.

Current Competitive Curling Teams
The SFBACC has lots of folks curling competitively! more information

For more tips on getting started in competitive curling, click here.

The SFBACC had two women's teams qualify for the US Club National Championships in 2012.