All participants must be members of a USA Curling member club. Players need not all come from the same club or region. Click here to search eligible clubs.
A team may be made up of any combination of gender. A team must have 3 members of their original team to be eligible. To qualify for the National Event, you must have participated in Regional, USWCA, or member club bonspiel. Applicants will be confirmed based on the following tier priority up to January 1st. After January first, any remaining spots in the 32 team field will filled on a first come, first served basis.
Note that you do not need to still qualify for a 5 and Under event. Since this is the first year, qualifying events will include the 2017 calendar year as well as the 2018 calendar year. For 2020, qualifiers will come from 2019 exclusively.
Tier 1 - A event winners of Regional (i.e. GNCC, MoPac) 5&U events or USWCA events in 2017 or 2018 calendar years. The first 32 entries are guaranteed entry if registered by January 1st.
The remaining slots in the tournament will be filled based on the following criteria for those registered by January 1st. After January 1st, any remaining spots will be filled on a first come/first served basis.
Tier 2 - A event runners up or B, C, and D event winners of Regional (i.e. GNCC, MoPac) 5&U events or USWCA events in 2017 or 2018 calendar years.
Tier 3 - A event winner of any other 5&U bonspiel hosted by a USCA member club in 2017 or 2018 calendar years.
Tier 4 - A event runners up, or B, C, and D event winners at any 5&U hosted by a USCA member club 2017 or 2018 calendar years.
Tier 5 - Any participant of a 5&U hosted by a USCA member club in the 2018 calendar year.
The entry fee is $400/team, and will be due upon confirmation of your team slot after January 1st. Details on how to pay will accompany your entry confirmation.