The Pacific Northwest Curling Association

Monday Drop-In League at Tacoma Twin Rinks

Are you in the Tacoma, Washington area and interested in giving curling a try? The Tacoma Twin Rinks host a drop-in curling league every Monday evening, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The cost is $20 per person per night, and everyone is welcome! If you live in the Tacoma area and would like to see curling get a foothold close to you, please support the Monday drop-in league. Your participation will help toward establishing a permanent leage in the fall.

More information and sign up here: https://www.tacomatwinrinks.com/curling/

From left: Richard Palmason, Jeff Wick, Phil Shryock, and Chris Hester

Chris Hester Rink Wins Senior Men's Championship

December 28-30, 2021

Undeterred by snow or COVID, four Senior Men's teams played a spirited round robin that left three teams tied. Team Hester (Chris Hester, Phil Shryock, Jeff Wick Richard Palmason - Granite) won two playoff games to claim the first ever Pacific Northwest Curling Association Senior Championship. Thanks to Stu Beck, who chaired the event, Joe Roberts and June Fox, our officials/bartenders, and Dave Leinweber and Keith Freeland, who provided great championship ice.

Sarah Maywalt Rink Wins Club Women's Championship

December 18-19, 2021

Congratulations to Team Maywalt (Sarah Maywalt, Fran Poodry, Mary Bourret, Melissa Sienko - Evergreen) for winning the Pacific Northwest Curling Association Club Women's Championship. They emerged victorious after a best-of-three battle against Team Tamura (Lisa Tamura, Kelsey Schneider, Jeannie King, Lindsey Goss), with two of the three games going to 10 ends. Team Maywalt will represent the Pacific Northwest region at the 2022 Club Women's National Championship (location & dates TBD).

From left: Melissa Sienko, Sarah Maywalt, Fran Poodry, Mary Bourret

From left: Erik Sanders, Will Dimmit, Will Eastler, and Neal Digre

Erik Sanders Rink Wins 5 & Under Championship

December 4-5, 2021

Congratulations to Team Sanders (Erik Sanders, Will Dimmit, Will Eastler, Neal Digre - Granite) for winning the inaugural Pacific Northwest Curling Association 5 & Under Championship! Eight teams from Granite, Evergreen, and Inland Northwest competed for a berth to the 2022 USA Curling 5 & Under National Championship, to be held in May at the new Southern California Curling Center. Special shout-outs to runner-up Team Zheng (Bowen Zheng, Alex Ge, Allison Tan, Steven Haugen - Granite/Evergreen) and to Team Rockett (Matt Rockett, Jason Moreland, Mark Ellis, Jeff Vingelen - Evergreen) for winning the Draw Shot Challenge.