Utica Six Sheet OpenFriday-Sunday, November 15-17, 2019
Limited to 24 teams
Participants must be 21 or older
An open-format bonspiel with a 4-game guarantee and six final events. Teams may be composed of any mix of men or women, shooting in any order. To give this event a unique twist, games will be played with the "Fredericton Rule" used in the Everest Challenge: any stone completely covering the pin is scored as 2 points. So put on a different strategy hat, and have a fun weekend of curling at Utica!
Information and Entry FormDeadline for entry: TBD
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ScheduleAssumes 24 team event (subject to change depending on the number of entries)
- Pool A: Friday noon and 5:45 PM; Saturday 8:30 AM and 1:30 PM
- Pool B: Friday 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Saturday 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM
- Finals: Sunday 9:30 AM
Entry fee of $TBD per rink includes light dinner Friday, Saturday night gala dinner (formal attire), snack after each draw, continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday, and pizza after the finals on Sunday.
RulesThis event will be run as a modified Schenkel/Swiss system: winners play winners, losers play losers. A team shootout will be done after the first game to determine tiebreaks for pairings each round. Four preliminary games will determine placement and pairings in the championship finals (six events). Games will be 8 ends, except (1) any stone completely covering the pin is scored as 2 points; (2) in the event of a tie after 8 ends, the winner will be determined by a draw-to-the-button.
LodgingHampton Inn and Suites
201 Woods Park Drive
Clinton, NY 13323
$TBD, includes breakfast (5 min from club)
4760 Middle Settlement Road
Whitesboro, NY 13492
$TBD Studio King
$TBD Double Queen
Includes breakfast (4 minutes from club)