160 Curlers To Compete In Fort Wayne

By Scott Sarvay

August 18, 2010 Updated Aug 18, 2010 at 5:34 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The First Annual Curling Tournament is coming to Fort Wayne, drawing competitors from across the nation.

The tournament will take place this weekend at Canlan Ice Sports.

It is free and open to the public.

160-curlers from 22-curling clubs throughout the United States, including the Fort Wayne club will be competing.

Craig Fischer with the Fort Wayne Curling Club says, “One of our founders has competed in the Olympic Trials and the U.S. Nationals three times, and we have a number of other teams that have competed in the Nationals as well. So, it's not just going to be novice curlers out there. We're going to have some top-level curling going on next weekend.”

The Fort Wayne club is has 65-members and continues to grow.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet

© Copyright 2015, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.