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26 curling teams proved enough of a draw to attract two tv news crews and a star photographer to our under recognized sport outside of an Olympic Year.  Help us further by, go to their website and  commenting at the bottom of the story or posting their story links  to your facebook page.

KCTV Channel 5

"Curling enthusiasts sweep across Kansas City ice"

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For the copy on the  story  by Journalist, Justin Schmidt (bio) go  to KCTV Channel 5 NEWS

Fox News 4

"Curlers Hope Olympics Draws Attention to the Sport"

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For the copy on the  story  by Journalist, go to Fox News 4

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five elements bookOn behalf of USA Curling’s Sport Education program I am pleased to share with our members and clubs the release of our first educational resource, “The Five Elements of Curling Technique©.”

The Five Elements of Curling Technique© manual is the first in what is expected to be a growing library of resources developed by USA Curling in conjunction with many contributing U.S. and international coaches and athletes. The manual is designed to bring world-class curling knowledge and expertise to the curling community by providing a simple format to ensure curlers at every level, will have access to a base of knowledge and technical framework to improve the fundamental skills and delivery details necessary to execute a “perfect shot.”

To check out a 24-page preview of the manual, click here: http://www.age-pub.com/us190/order1324/#/1/.

To order, go to http://bit.ly/uA9rXb

Scott Higgins, Director of Sport Education, USA Curling

To read the full press release, click on the PDF below:   .application/pdf iconfive_elements.pdf

(article as publish on USCA Website)

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HotshotslogocolorAUGUST 24-26, 2012 ONTARIO CAMP

We have less than 10 sports remaining for our upcoming HOT SHOTS Curling Camp which will be held from August 24-26 at the Oakville Curling Club.

Instructors include 2012 Grand Slam of Curling Players Champion John Epping, former Ontario Champion Sherry Middaugh, and international coaches Earle Morris, Cindy Bishop, and Wendy Morgan to name a few.

Cost is $675 + HST (without accommodation) or $779 + HST (with accommodation)

Details/Registration, go to www.hotshotscurling.com  or call David or Kathryn Gravelle at (705) 549-8975.

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OCTOBER 12-14, 2012 NEW YORK CAMP

We only have six spots remaining for our fall HOT SHOTS Curling Camp which will be held from October 12-14 at the Ardsley Curling Club, just outside New York City.

Cost is $699

We have negotiated a special rate for accommodation:
SpringHill Suites by Marriott – Tarrytown (www.tarrytownspringhill.com)

Group Rate: $109/room. The rate includes breakfast and access to shuttle bus between the hotel and Ardsley Curling Club. Reservations for the camp attendees: 1-888-287-9400. Mention ‘Ardsley Curling Club’ to receive the discount rate. Reservations need to be made by Sept 28 to get guaranteed room and rate. Reservations made after Sept 28 are subject to room availability.

Details/Registration, go to www.hotshotscurling.com

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The HOT SHOTS Curling Camps have been staging world class clinics since 1995 with international coaches and instructors providing on-ice and off-ice sessions from delivery to team building.  As well, video analysis has been a key component of the camp, with each curler provided with a video of their delivery.

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According to Puckchaser.com   The new owners of Epic have failed to make a profit and have plans to sell. 

Click link above to read full account.

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Check out "SBNation's" auther: Spencer Hall as he give his take on the Roaring game.

http://www.sbnation.com/2010/1/19/1258965/the-amateur-goes-curling

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Shot

The stone that is nearest the tee during the play of an end (also known as shot rock). It may also refer to the playing of a stone (i.e., making a shot).