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2023 MCA Arena Playdowns

From May 13-14, the MCA Arena Playdowns were hosted at ImOn Ice Arena by Cedar Rapids Curling Club. Four men’s teams and two women’s teams participated in the event. We want to thank Lon Peper for officiating the event, Kari Kozak for her event coordination support, and Phil Burian for coordinating the ice crew volunteers. […]

Inaugural MCA Arena Bonspiel

The MCA Arena Bonspiel was established to create a fun, no-frill event for MCA regional arena curlers to compete against each other. The event will rotate between the arena clubs and be hosted simultaneously with the MCA Arena Playdowns, a new competitive national qualifier. Sponsored by the Midwest Curling Association, this event is offered at […]

2023 MCA Mixed Playdowns

From March 10-12, four teams participated in the 2023 MCA Mixed Playdowns at Chicago Curling Club. The event format was a double round-robin (double-elimination) format. Thanks to Will Hsiung who officiated this event; in addition, thank you to the ice crew, timing volunteers, teams, and spectators. Congratulations to Team Brundidge for winning the 2023 MCA […]

Seeking Candidates for 2023-2024 Midwest Curling Association Board

The Midwest Curling Association is seeking applicants for several MCA Board Positions, including President, Vice President, Media & Communications Director. In addition, regional clubs are always looking for interested candidates for their MCA Representative position. Volunteering for the Midwest Curling Association is a fantastic way to help grow curling in the region, contribute to region-wide […]

2023 MCA Men’s and Women’s Club Playdowns

From February 3-5, the MCA Men’s and Women’s Club Playdowns were hosted at Windy City Curling. Six men’s teams and two women’s teams participated in the event. We want to extend our gratitude to Will Hsiung for officiating the event; in addition, thanks to all the teams, volunteer timers, and spectators. Congratulations to the winners, […]

2023 U18 Nationals – MCA Junior Teams

From January 12-15, the 2023 USA Curling U18 Nationals will be held at Rock Creek Curling in Colorado. This is a regionally-based, geographic championship that determines the top teams under the age of 18 years old. Team Hagenbuch (Windy City Curling) and Team Schallmo (Exmoor Country Club) represented the Midwest Curling Association. Team Hagenbuch: Windy […]

2022 Arena Nationals – MCA Arena Teams

From November 3-6, 2022, one women’s team (Team Kozak from Cedar Rapids Curling) and one men’s team (Team Allison from St. Louis Curling Club) represented the Midwest Curling Association at the 2022 USA Curling Arena National Championships hosted by Curl Mesabi Curling Club. Team Allison: St. Louis Curling Club Dan Sovar, Joseph VanArtsdalen, Michael Allison, […]

9th Annual Prairie State Challenge

The Prairie State Challenge was established in 2012 for regional curlers to compete against local teams during a fun weekend of comradery, gameplay, and socialization. Sponsored by the Midwest Curling Association, this open event is free to MCA members and provides curlers the chance to mingle with other teams in the Midwest region at the beginning […]

2022-2023 MCA President’s Letter

Midwest Curling Association Member Clubs and Members: Autumn is right around the corner, and I can almost hear the compressors whirring away to usher in the 2022-2023 curling season! That whirring mimics many of the conversations curlers had over this off-season about national, regional, and club-level issues. To cut through this noise, I would like […]