January 23-25, 2015 at Evergreen Curling Club in Portland, OR.
The Olympic Celebration Weekend, sponsored by the World Curling Federation, is an opportunity for all in the Portland, OR metro area to try the great Olympic sport of curling at Evergreen Curling Club. We welcome kids (ages 10-17) and adults of all abilities to join us for fun, introductory classes, camps and competitions. See below for dates, times and registration details.
Guests of Honor:
Viktor Kjäll: 2014 Olympic Bronze Medalist and 2013 World Champion, Sweden
Darrell Ell: World Curling Federation Competitions and Development Officer
Friday January 23
Morning and Afternoon: Viktor and Darrell visit local schools to talk about their experiences at international competitions, introduce the Olympic sport of curling, and welcome students to the OCT weekend events.
2pm-4pm: Sponsor/Partner Appreciation Event. An opportunity for Evergreen CC’s sponsors and partners to meet and curl with Olympian Viktor Kjäll.
7pm-9pm: Olympic Learn-to-Curl Class. [Sold Out] Viktor and Darrell to lead 1 hour of beginner instruction followed by an hour of game play. Space limited to 30 students. Cost $20. Register on the Evergreen CC website. Broomstacking (drinks and snacks) to follow at Evergreen CC’s Broken Stone Warmroom. [Sold Out]
Saturday January 24
9am-11am: Olympic Celebration: Curling Class for Kids. Viktor and Darrell bring world-class curling instruction to local kids. This class welcomes all in grades 5 through 12. Cost $10. Scholarships available. Register Today!
noon-6pm: Olympic Celebration: Try Curling! Evergreen CC welcomes all to try the great Olympic sport of curling. Guests will receive instruction on delivery and sweeping featuring coaching from Viktor and Darrell. Prizes for all curlers who win the Hit the House full-sheet curling skill challenge. Cost $10. Register Today!
6pm-8pm: Meet the Olympian Party. Free social event at Evergreen CC with a chance for all to meet Viktor and Darrell. Q&A, photo opportunities, pick-up curling, snacks and more in Evergreen CC’s Broken Stone Warmroom.
Sunday January 25
9am-3pm: Olympic Celebration Microspiel. New curlers partner with experienced curlers to play two 4-end games and receive in-game coaching from Viktor and Darrell. Limited to 48 curlers total. Cost $20 ($10 for kids under age 18). Free passes available for those who participate in any of the other Olympic Celebration Weekend events. March of Athletes at 10:30am. Award ceremony at 2:30pm. Register Today!