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The final field for the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling has now been determined.
USA Curling's High Performance Selection Committee has selected the John Shuster rink as the final men's team to bring the field to five. That team includes 2010 Olympian Jeff Isaacson (Gilbert, Minn.), Jared Zezel (Duluth, Minn.), and John Landsteiner (Duluth, Minn.).
The Courtney George rink has been selected as the final women's team for the Trials. The team includes George (St. Paul, Minn.), Aileen Sormunen (Duluth, Minn.), Amanda McLean (Duluth, Minn.), and Monica Walker (Brighton, Mass.), who has replaced Julie Lilla.
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Fair play can be described as an athlete who is dedicated to playing fair, obeys the rules, and upholds the spirit of the game. Sportsmanship is an athlete whose conduct and attitude demonstrate gracious behavior before, during, and after competition.
If you have a candidate, please send the details to Terry Kolesar at USA Curling (firstname.lastname@example.org) for consideration to be nominated to the USOC for this award. Please send nominations and supporting information to USA Curling by June 10.
USA Curling is now accepting bids for the 2015 National Championships, 2016 National Championships and 2014 Arena National Championships. Click here to learn more. If your club is interested in another event, follow the link above as well see how to express interest in hosting future championships.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012-13 United States Curling Association Volunteer of the Year Award. This award was developed to recognize and encourage contributions to the sport at the club level. Primary consideration will be given to volunteer work nominees performed in their home clubs during the 2012-13 season. All members of the USCA are eligible for nomination with the exception of current USCA board members and employees of USA Curling. Completed applications must be submitted to USA Curling by 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, June 14, 2013, to be eligible for consideration. Click here to download the nomination form.