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
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
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.
Curling Day” demonstrates Michigan’s commitment of the state for tourism,
promotion, and economic growth.
for the 2015 U.S.A. Curling Nationals are currently on sale and available by clicking
latest information about the 2015 U.S.A. Curling Nationals, visit the official website and Facebook site.
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.
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.