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Lone Star Open Bonspiel – FAQ


 

FAQ

Location: 

We curl at the Northcross Mall location of Chaparral Ice (map)

2525 W. Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78757

 

When:

May 26th, 27th and 28th, 2017. This is the US Memorial Day Weekend.

We expect games to start no earlier than 9:45 a.m. on Friday May 26th. This will change based on attendance.

The final set of playoff games are expected to finish mid afternoon on Sunday May 28th.

 

Structure:

Each team will be guaranteed 4 games.  We will split the bonspiel into 4 team groups similar to the World Cup. You will play each other team in your group.  Teams will be split into 4 groups for the playoffs based on your record with-in your original group. Everyone is guaranteed to make the playoffs and you could play a total of 3 games in the playoffs.

This is an open bonspiel, so your teams can be any combination of men or women. All ages are welcome. We do allow stick curling in the bonspiel.

 

Where can I sign-up:

Sign-up is now open. Please register!

 

 

Food:

We will provide snacks throughout the bonspiel.

We will sell beer and wine throughout the bonspiel.

Breakfast will be served on Saturday and Sunday.

Lunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday.

Dinner will be served on Saturday evening. You will have the option to choose meat, vegetarian and gluten free options. If you are not going to attend, please let us know so we do not purchase more meals than necessary.

 

Where should I stay:

We have worked with the Hilton Garden Inn Austin NW/Arboretum which is located at 11617 Research Blvd. Austin, TX 78759 to get a discounted rate of $109 per night. Click on the logo below to purchase your discounted room.

 

 

 

 

I want more information:

Contact us at bonspiel@lonestarcurlingclub.org.

This page will be updated as we gather more information and make final decisions about things. We will also email you important updates.

 

Game Night:

For people coming into town early, we will be holding a board game night on Thursday May 25th, at 7 p.m.. We will be holding this at Dragon’s Lair which is across the street from Chaparral Ice.

This page will be updated as we gather more information and make final decisions about things. We will also email you important updates.

 

About the Lone Star Curling Club:

This is our 11th season. This is our second Lone Star Open Bonspiel.  Our members include local Texans, as well as curlers from all over North America.  Come and join us in the fun!  We have members with all levels of curling experience!

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working towards building our own facility one day.

 

About Austin, Texas:

Austin is known for Live Music and being weird (Keep Austin Weird) and many locals believe curling is very weird!

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