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U.S. National Championships 2013 – High Performance Program (HPP) decision.
In keeping with the USCA’s High Performance Program goals of building toward long-term sustained competitive success, two men’s and two women’s teams from within the 2012-13 High Performance Program will receive byes into the 2013 USCA National Championships. This decision was made by USCA Director of High Performance Derek Brown after considerable discussion and feedback from a number of athletes, Athletes Advisory Council members, coaches, and USCA board members.
Both the Men’s and Women’s National Championships will have 10 spots available as follows:
• 2 High Performance Program teams
• 2 Order of Merit teams
• 6 open qualification teams
The High Performance Program teams will be confirmed in early June 2012, after the HPP advisory group has made the selections and team invitations for the 2012-13 season.
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Elizabeth Marie Busche
Elizabeth was born at St. Mary’s Hospital, Duluth, MN, on September 12, 1992; died at home on May 3, 2012 after a short battle with cancer. She was a 2007 graduate of Holy Rosary School, 2011 graduate of the Marshall School, and was a freshman at North Dakota State University – Fargo.
Elizabeth was the vice skip of the 2012 Junior Women’s National Curling Championship Team and Team USA who recently participated in the 2012 Junior World Curling Championships in Ostersund, Sweden.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her grandfather James Otto in 2002.
Elizabeth is survived by her parents, Keane & Jane Busche (Duluth, MN); grandparents, Roberta Otto (Duluth), Christ & Joyce Busche (Duluth, MN); many great-aunts & uncles, many aunts & uncles, dozens of cousins, and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, Elizabeth’s parents created a curling charity in her memory; memorials may be directed to Elizabeth Busche Memorial Fund, c/o Duluth Curling Club, 327 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802.
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