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2014 Olympic Winter Games Pin Design Contest
Are you creative? Do you have an artistic flair? How would you like to have your design chosen as USA Curling's logo pin for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games being held in Sochi, Russia? Contest is open to any USCA individual member. All ideas must be received at the USA Curling office by no later than July 1, 2013.
- Limited to 4 colors
- Must have the words "2014 US Olympic Team-Curling"
- Must have USA Curling Logo - Must have Olympic rings - Optional word "Sochi"
- Must be no larger than 1.5" in scale
- Must be submitted as a PDF, JPEG or EPS file
- Must include a short narrative explaining what is symbolized in the design
- Winner to receive a framed color drawing of final design along with 5 pins
- Selected design may be modified for production purposes and for approval from U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC)
- This contest is not endorsed by the USOC
Entries should be e-mailed to email@example.com. Please include your name, club affiliation, address, phone number, and e-mail address.
The 2013 World Senior Championships and 2013 World Mixed Doubles Championship are underway in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The U.S. senior teams are skipped by Margie Smith and Gert Messing while the U.S. mixed doubles team is Peter Stolt & Maureen Stolt. Live webstreaming of the mixed doubles is being produced by the WCF. USA's Dean Gemmell will be part of the on-air commentary team. View the schedule here.
Darwin Curtis Fund Grant Program (2013-14)
The United States Curling Association (USCA) is proud to announce that the organization was selected to administer the Darwin Curtis Fund grant program on behalf of The Chicago Community Trust again for the 2013-14 season. The Darwin Curtis Fund was established to “support and encourage participation by the general public in the sport of curling …” Curling clubs with 501(c)(3) not-for-profit status, as well as other 501(c)(3) organizations looking to grow the sport, are encouraged to apply for funding. Grant applications will be accepted in two categories: Growth & Development and Bricks & Mortar. Funding requests can range from $1,000 to $20,000, with a total of $20,000 to be distributed during the 2013-14 grant cycle. Clubs that received grant support during the 2012-13 funding cycle will not be eligible during 2013-14.
If you are interested in applying for funding through this program, please complete the attached application. All application materials must be submitted in full by 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, June 14, 2013, to be considered. Contact Kim Nawyn, Growth & Development Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (715) 344-1199, Ext. 203, with any questions. Click here to find out more about the grant program and to apply for funding.