Between the Sheets

December 10, 2021

Women's - Team Peterson (Tabitha Peterson, Nina Roth, Becca Hamilton, Tara Peterson, Aileen Geving, and Coach Laine Peters)

Men's - Team Shuster (John Shuster, Chris Plys, Matt Hamilton, and John Landsteiner)

Wheelchair - Team Emt (Steve Emt, David Samsa, Matthew Thums, Batoyun "Oyuna" Uranchimeg, Pamela Wilson and Coach Rusty Schieber)

Mixed Doubles - Vicky Persinger and Chris Plys
Equally exciting - Utica Curling Club's Team Brown won the 2021 USWCA Senior Women’s National Bonspiel.

By Gwen Krailo-Lyons
GNCC Historian
The GNCC Memorial Trust recently lost its original chairman, Clark Neill, from Cape Cod. Karl Strength of the Peachtree CC is the current chairman. The Memorial Trust Fund was established in 2000 with a gift of $50,000 from an anonymous donor in honor of a loved one. Each year one dollar of your GNCC dues goes to help grow the trust.
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Clark Neill
June 2, 1934 – August 8, 2021
By Gwen Krailo
Clark Neill curled out of Broomstones for many years with his wife Joyce and son Dayton. He retired to Falmouth and curled out of the Cape Cod Curling Club so that he could enjoy his other passion – sailing. His two passions involved water, one of the liquid variety and one of the solid. Even when sailing he thought about curling because his boat was named 8 Ender.
In 2000 Clark was asked to be the first chairman of the newly created Memorial Trust which was started with a $50,000 anonymous donation to help any club that suffered a catastrophic equipment failure. He remained chairman of the trust until retiring this past summer due to poor health. At 6’4” Clark said that chairing the trust would be a tall order, but he was big enough to fill it. He then asked me if we would see eye to eye on all issues. At 4’11” I replied, “Only if you sit down first.” We laughed. I considered Clark a friend and will certainly miss him and the great conversations we had about the GNCC and curling in general.
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Upcoming Events

January 17 through February 1


January 20-23, 2022

  • Open format event. All players must meet the 5 and Under eligibility requirements outlined by the GNCC.

  • 32 teams

  • 3 game guarantee

  • Indoor/outdoor broomstacking will take place after draws.

  • There will be optional outdoor games available.

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56th Annual Governor’s Bowl

Men’s Invitation at the Albany Curling Club

January 20th-23rd, 2022

More Information

The Plainfield Thrifty
January 21 - 23, 2022
  • $200 Rink Fee and 3-Game Guarantee
  • Open Format
  • Burns Dinner on Saturday
  • Trifle Contest

GNCC Mixed Championship
Chesapeake Curling Club
January 27 - 30, 2022

Format and Entry Requirements

  • Mixed doubles format 
    • One female and one male per team
  • 4-game guarantee
  • $220 per team
  • Maximum 32 teams*, minimum 16 teams 
    • Limit - 4 teams per club
    • Any entry over the limit of 4 teams per club will go to the waitlist until the 4 team cutoff date of December 8, 2021. At that point, teams will be added in order of registration, one per club, as space allows.
  • All teams must be prepared for a Thursday evening start
  • This is a Championship competition for the GNCC region 
    • Competitive broomheads will be required
  • Entry deadline, December 31, 2021
  • All draws will be live streamed

Norfolk Juniors Bonspiel
January 28 - 30, 2022
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