The 32 team spiel be held at the Duluth Curling Club from February 22 through 24th. It will be a traditional 4 event bonspiel bracket, utilizing the 5 rock rule. Teams will apply using the form below, and will be admitted based on the following tier structure:
Tier 1 - A event winners of Regional (i.e. GNCC, MoPac) 5&U events or USWCA 5&U events in 2017 or 2018 calendar years. First 32 teams guaranteed entry if registered by January 1st.
Winners may have aged out, but for the purposes of this event, they will still qualify. Eligible teams must include at least 3 of the 4 members that participated in the qualifying event.
The remaining slots in the tournament will be filled based on the following criteria for those registered by January 1st. After January 1st, any remaining spots will be filled on a first come/first served basis.
Tier 2 - A event runners up or B, C, and D event winners of Regional (i.e. GNCC, MoPac) 5&U events or USWCA 5&U events in 2017 or 2018 calendar years.
Tier 3 - A event winner of any other 5&U bonspiel hosted by a USCA member club in 2017 or 2018 calendar years.
Tier 4 - A event runners up, or B, C, and D event winners at any 5&U hosted by a USCA member club 2017 or 2018 calendar years.
Tier 5 - Any participant of a 5&U hosted by a USCA member club in the 2018 calendar year.
Tier 6 - Anyone currently eligible for a 5&U bonspiel.
The entry fee is $400/team, and will be due upon confirmation of your team slot after January 1st. Details on how to pay will accompany your entry confirmation.