A LITTLE BACKGROUND OF THE GAMES
Sweeping the World / Brushing with History
The World Men’s Curling Championship is coming to Lowell, Massachusetts from April 1-9, 2006, hosted by the Grand National Curling Club of America (GNCC) the eastern U.S. regional curling association. The 12-team round-robin event will include teams from around the world competing for curling’s most coveted prize.
* Here are the 12 teams competing….
European Qualifiers: Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland
Pacific Qualifiers: Australia, Japan
North American Qualifiers: Canada, United States
HERE IS THE SCHEDULE OF GAMES
Here is just Canada and United States Schedules …
Meet The North American Team
Skip – Jean-Michel MENARD
Third – Francois ROBERGE
Second – Eric SYLVAIN
Lead – Maxime ELMALEH
Alternate – Jean GAGON
Coach – Michel ST-ONGE
Skip – Pete FENSON
Third – Shawn ROJESKI
Second – Joe POLO
Lead – John SHUSTER
Alternate – Scott BAIRD
Coach – Robert FENSON
(one of these days .. the Curling Blog will have to make an unofficial list of all the “Team Canada”‘s that we have!