From April 10-11, Exmoor Country Club hosted the 75th Annual MCA Dar Curtis Bonspiel. Twelve teams from four regional curling clubs participated in this two-day bonspiel. Beginning in 1947, the Dar Curtis Bonspiel is the oldest statewide curling competition held in Illinois. The event is aimed at curlers who play as leads, seconds, and newer […]
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From March 26-28, seven regional teams participated in the 2021 MCA Men’s Club Playdowns at Exmoor Country Club. Teams from Exmoor Country Club, Chicago Curling Club, Windy City Curling Club, and Waltham Curling Club played a single round-robin (double elimination) format with 8-end games. COVID safety guidelines were in place, games were timed, and a […]
From March 20-21, Windy City Curling Club hosted the MCA 5 Year & Under. Twelve teams from four regional curling clubs participated in this fun, two-day bonspiel. Established in 2007, this open event is free to all MCA members who have played less than five full curling seasons. The event aims to give newer curlers […]
On February 20th, two girl’s teams and two boy’s teams from the region competed at the 2021 U18 Regional Playdowns at Exmoor Country Club. Teams played a best-of-three format with 8-end games. COVID safety protocols were enforced, games were timed, and a USCA-certified official was present. Established in 2017 by the USCA, the U18 National […]
Midwest Curling Association Member Clubs and Members: While the curling season might look different this year, for our curlers and clubs, we are excited to get back on the ice! Regionally, we are fortunate that all MCA clubs plan to open their doors this season. Clubs are working diligently to establish safety procedures based on […]
Beginning in 1947, the Dar Curtis Bonspiel is the oldest statewide curling competition held in Illinois. This year, 16 teams played in the two-day event hosted by Chicago Curling Club. Thank you to all the clubs who attended the bonspiel and congratulations to all the winners and runner-ups! We look forward to seeing everyone again at […]
In November 2019, the United States Curling Association, in partnership with Curling Canada, commenced the inaugural CanAm Cup of Curling. A 20-person team, composed of curlers from across the United States, traveled to Canada to play against local teams during a 16-day, 24-club competition. Modeled after the Scots Tour, American curlers traveled to Canada as […]
From November 16-17, Windy City Curling Club hosted the MCA 5 Year & Under at their new dedicated curling facility. During this two-day event, sixteen teams from six regional curling clubs had the opportunity to gain more experience and play against their peers. Established in 2007, this open event is free to all MCA members […]
Established in 2012, the Prairie State Challenge was created to give curlers, especially those who don’t have dedicated facilities, the opportunity to get on the ice for an exciting weekend of comradery, gameplay, and socialization. This open event, sponsored by the Midwest Curling Association, is free to MCA members and provides curlers the chance to […]
Midwest Curling Association Member Clubs and Members: As I’m sure you are aware, the curling season is just around the corner. And for some has continued throughout the summer. In the last few years, curling has grown both locally and nationwide. Within the region, we have had several exciting changes. Windy City Curling Club officially […]
About the MCA
The Midwest Curling Association (originally the Illinois Curling Association) was founded in 1945 with the goal of organizing clubs in the midwest to participate in the wonderful sport of curling. Currently there are 9 clubs that make up part of the Midwest Curling Association. Our plan is to have more clubs join our association and help grow their player base.