Upcoming Events

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 have already taught thousands of Bay Area residents to curl in 2014. 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. Will you join us?

PIC California playdown results

The California playdowns for the Pacific International Cup were completed Saturday, February 19, 2011. Four teams participated on the men's side, and two teams participated on the women's side. Congratulations to Team Hazard (Eric Hazard, Patrick Tabuchi, Jay Diamond and Michael Lively) and Team Altus (TC Altus, Davinna Kong, Stacey MacNeil, and Loreen Makishima-Wolf).

Thank you to Thomas Vogelsang and Wes Seeger for organizing, and thank you to Kevin Ryan and all the volunteers for making this a successful event.

Follow the teams April 20-24, 2011, at the the Pacific International Cup website.

Nominations open for SFBACC board positions, general meeting March 31, 2011

General meeting: Thurs Mar 31/11 7:30pm Sharks Ice San Jose, upstairs meeting room
(to be confirmed)

Election: Same night, details to follow. Nominations are now open for VP, secretary/treasurer & 2 at-large positions, all are 2 year terms. Nominations close Feb 28/11 11:59pm. Please send to election@bayareacurling.com

Learn-to-curl clinics and practice ice session at the Oakland Ice Center on Saturday, February 19, 2011

There will be two learn-to-curl clinics this Saturday, February 19, 2011, at the Oakland Ice Center.

The first session will be 10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the second will be at 1:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 each, payable at the event.

To reserve your spot, please email dana@bayareacurling.com and let her know which session you would like to participate in. Please email ahead of time, because each session is capped at 20 people, and you can only guarantee your spot by emailing in advance.

SFBACC Board meeting on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.

There will be a club board meeting on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at 7:00 p.m.

The meeting will be conducted via conference call. Here is the dial-in info:

Conf call number: (712) 432-3100
Conf code: 790202

Looking for volunteers to help with corporate event on January 20th

There is a 100 person curling event coming Thursday, January 20, 2011, at Sharks Ice in SJ. It's a 3 hour event starting at 12:30 p.m. We only have 3 volunteers so far.

If you are able to help, the club and Sharks Ice would be most appreciative. If you can help, please email Brian at corpevents@bayareacurling.com. Thank you.

Spring 2011 board elections

The annual elections for the SFBACC will take place Thursday, March 31, 2011. More details to follow. Questions can be directed to election@bayareacurling.com.

SFBACC Board meeting on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 7:30 p.m.

There will be a club board meeting on Thursday, January 13, 2011. The open portion of the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.

The meeting will be conducted via conference call. Here is the dial-in info:

Conf call number: (712) 432-3100
Conf code: 790202

All members are welcome to participate!

Competitive curling update

Pacific International Cup Update

The location, date and time of the California playdowns for the Pacific International Cup has been determined. You will be happy to hear that it is in our area: Oakland Ice Center, Saturday February 19 from 11:00am to 6:00pm. This allows for three rounds of play.

The deadline for registration of SFBACC teams is January 20 by e-mail to thomas@bayareacurling.com. Please register complete teams of 4 or 5 players who are committed to participate on that date.

San Jose & Oakland Fall League Champions

Congratulations to Oakland Fall League co-winners Hog Wild and J Team J and San Jose Fall League winners Team Zaitz and runner-up Team Vogelsang.

Pictures after the jump.

Pacific International Cup (PIC) and Mixed Update

For all who are interested in competitive curling:

Mixed
If you want to participate in the US Mixed Championships 2011, please remember to register by January 20 at the USCA webpage.
Our regional playdown is administered by MOPAC. It will be held at the Seattle Curling Club February 26 and 27. The Seattle Calendar shows Monday 2/28 as overflow date, so MOPAC might use it if there are too many teams (WA state is held in parallel sharing the ice).