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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!

SF Curlers Make the Playoffs at the Deaf World Championships

Team USA, featuring SFBACC curlers JoDee Dike-Johnson and Karen Officer, finished second in the round robin at the Deaf World Championships in Winnipeg and (I believe) move directly to the semi-finals on Friday. Good luck, ladies!

Draws and scores

California Teams at the Pacific International Cup in BC

Two teams from the SFBACC are representing at the Pacific International Cup (PIC) in Richmond, British Columbia this week: Lyle Sieg, Barry Ivy, Brian Zaitz and Mason Kong and Nikki Larrabure, Loreen Makishima and TC Altus. The men lost a tough game this afternoon to Texas (and former CA curler, John Tryon) and are in the middle of their night game against a BC team as this post is being written. The ladies play their first game Thursday morning.

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Official site

Local Curlers Win First Game at Deaf World Championships

Karen Officer and JoDee Dike-Johnson of the SFBACC are curling for Team USA this week at the Deaf World Curling Championships in Winnipeg. They beat Slovakia on Monday and have 3 more games to go in the round robin. Congrats, ladies, and good luck!

Official event web site

Live scoring

Men's World Championships Begins This Weekend - Watch Online and on NBC Universal Sports

Team John Shuster will represent the US at the World Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick, beginning April 4.

Official web site

Universal Sports Online Streaming and TV Coverage Info

Watch on CurlTV

Women's Worlds on TV and the Web by NBC Universal Sports

Games from the Women's World Curling Championship will be broadcast and webcast by NBC Universal Sports. Follow Debbie McCormick and Team USA as the competition begins this weekend:

2009 World Women's Curling Championship

Universal Sports curling page

Press release with tentative coverage schedule attached.

New Board Members Elected

Congratulations to the SFBACC's new vice president, Nikki Larrabure, and to at-large board of directors, Brian Zaitz and Stacey MacNeil. Thank you to all candidates for running!

Local Curler wins Bronze at U.S. Club Nationals

Congratulations to Gabrielle Coleman and her team from Washington in winning bronze at the U.S. Club Nationals! (Gabrielle trains here and in Seattle.)

Read more about their adventures at their team blog.

Club Nationals in progress

Games for U.S. Club Nationals began on Sunday, March 8. The SFBACC is not represented, but one of our members, Gabrielle Coleman, is also a member of the Granite Curling Club in Seattle and is skipping a team from there. Members of their team are live blogging at http://www.teamcoleman.net/.

Updated scores and standings can be found at the Utica Club website, and a live webcast for the event can be found at moguls.com.

Local Wheelchair Curler Finishes 4th at Worlds

Patrick McDonald and Team USA made it to the playoffs and finished 4th at the World Curling Championships last week. full results

Olympic Trials Results: McCormick and Shuster win, Local Club Member Finishes 8th

Team Debbie McCormick and Team John Shuster won the US Curling Olympic Trials last weekend in Broomfield, CO, and will represent the US at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. watch the women's final; watch the men's final