DATES: July 29-30, 2023
NOTE: Some events may have to be played on Sunday, depending on the number of entries. All players will be notified if a change is made.
SITE: Baxter Arena – University of Nebraska at Omaha (2425 S 67th St, Omaha) – View Map
July 29, 2023
Pre-Tournament Instructions – 11:30 a.m.
Competition Begins – 12 p.m.
RULES: United States Curling Association (USCA)
EQUIPMENT: All competition equipment will be available (curling stones, brooms, and slip over shoe slider). Participants are welcome to use their own curling shoes, sliders and brooms.
AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three players/teams in each division. Fourth place player/team will receive a certificate.
*20 team MAX
There will be two divisions for competition. Ideal draw would have ten teams in each division. Divisions will be adjusted based on entry numbers. Eight end games will be played or 2-hour time limit, whichever comes first.
5U division is for curlers with less than five years of experience.
Open division is for curlers with more than five years of experience.
Teams in both divisions will be randomly drawn for opponent in first round. Round Two will see winners playing winners and Round One losers playing each other, in both divisions. Round Three would again see Round Two winners playing each other, teams with one loss and one win would play in Round Three and teams with no wins would play each other. Format is subject to change depending on the number of teams involved in each division. Regardless of format, all teams will have a minimum of 3-Game Guarantee, 5 Events, 8-End Games.
Swiss Pairings Each Round (Winners play Winners)
Tiebreakers for Pairings:
1st – Opponents’ Records (Win %, then Tiebreaks)
2nd – Ends Won
3rd – Points Scored
4th – Coinflip
Registration Fees & Deadlines
Those who register by June 21 will receive a FREE CSG athlete shirt, which will be shipped to the address they provide. After June 21, CSG souvenir items can be purchased HERE, courtesy of Fine Designs. Store orders will be shipped directly to the athlete from Fine Designs.
$105 per participant until Feb. 21 (includes free shirt)
$110 per participant until April 21 (includes free shirt)
$115 per participant until June 21 (includes free shirt)
$115 per participant until July 11
*ALL CURLERS MUST SIGN UP AS INDIVIDUALS
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition, CSG athlete shirt (if registered by June 21), sponsor coupons.
SHIRT SHIPPING: Athletes who register by June 21 will have their shirt shipped to the address they provide. There is no packet pickup—information or items needed for competition, i.e. schedules, maps, bib numbers, will be provided onsite or online according to instructions emailed to athletes.
SCHEDULING NOTE: It is Nebraska Sports Council policy to not release team or divisional information until after the entry deadline. With teams waiting until on or near the deadline to enter, releasing data prior to that day does not provide an accurate picture of the tournament field and serves only to discourage those taking a wait-and-see approach.
PO Box 29366
Lincoln, NE 68529
7620 N 70th
Lincoln, NE 68517