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February 14 is Go Curling Day

State Senate, House of Representatives & Kalamazoo City Council Declare February 14th Go Curling Day
02/10/2015

KALAMAZOO - In celebration of the 2015 U.S.A. Curling National Championships coming to the Wings Stadium Event Center from February 14-21, the Michigan State Senate, House of Representatives and Kalamazoo City Council has declared Saturday, February 14 as Go Curling Day in the state of Michigan.

Last year, the city of Kalamazoo and Wings Stadium were selected to host the nation’s top curling event. In total 20 of the best men’s (10) and women’s (10) teams will head to southwest Michigan to via for the opportunity to represent the United States in the World Championships later this year. Click here  to see the team’s competing in Kalamazoo.

The 2015 U.S.A. Curling Nationals hopes to bring in over 15,000 spectators to witness the event.  It is estimated that over $250,000 will be contributed to the southwest Michigan economy as a result. 

“Go Curling Day” demonstrates Michigan’s commitment of the state for tourism, promotion, and economic growth. 

Tickets for the 2015 U.S.A. Curling Nationals are currently on sale and available by clicking here.

For the latest information about the 2015 U.S.A. Curling Nationals, visit the official website and Facebook site.

The U.S.A. Curling Nationals appearance in Kalamazoo is fitting, as the first curling club in the United States was formed in Michigan and curled on Orchard Lake in 1831. Now, there are nine clubs in Michigan, including the Kalamazoo Curling Club.

The 2015 championships mark the second time that the Wings Stadium Events Center has hosted the nation’s top curling event. Previous the complex hosted the curling nationals in 2010.

For more information about Go Curling Day, please contact Mike Modugno, director of public relations at 269.226.0384.



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