DATES: July 20-21, 2019
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
Pre-Tournament Instructions – 11:30 a.m.
Competition Begins – 12 p.m.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Sat July 20th Draw Times:
12:00 PM – Novice Round 1
2:00 PM – Opening Ceremony
2:30 PM – Open Round 1
5:00 PM – Novice Round 2
7:30 PM – Dinner
8:30 PM – Open Round 2
Sun July 21st Draw Times:
8:00 AM – Novice Finals
10:30 AM – Open Finals
1:00 PM – Closing Ceremony
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.
Novice division is for curlers with up to a maximum of three years of experience.
Open division is for curlers with more than three years of experience.
A team that is made of a combination of curlers (Novice and Open) must enter the Open division.
If you don’t have a team, contact Aksarben Curling Club and they will find a spot on a team for you. firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-915-CURL
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
Teams can make roster updates online.
The deadline to make roster updates is 5 p.m. on TUESDAY, JULY 16. Rosters are considered FINAL after that date.
Roster additions after July 8 will include the per-player entry fee, plus a $10 late fee PER PLAYER.
Teams that register online are able to login and make roster substitutions free of charge. Teams that register via the paper entry form will be charged a $10 processing fee to substitute players. Teams are strongly encouraged to register online to eliminate any roster change fees.
MINIMUM ROSTER SIZE: Four players. If registering online, the minimum roster size must be entered to advance to check-out.
NOTE: Rosters WILL be checked during tournament. Please make sure your roster is current prior to the July 16 deadline.
TEAM WAIVER: The team waiver form must be signed by each team member, or by parent/guardian if the participant is 18 years or younger. If the team is registered online, and the online waiver for each player is clicked as ‘Accepted’, no printed/signed waiver is needed. All team waivers must be clicked as ‘Accepted’ or submitted to the Cornhusker State Games office by TUESDAY, JULY 16 to be eligible for competition. Printable waiver forms and further instructions at CornhuskerStateGames.com/Waivers. *Aksarben Carries Insurance for the Event, but will use the CSG Waivers if anyone doesn’t fill them out online. Online Signup as a Team Only, no Individual Signups.
Registration Fees & Deadlines
IF REGISTERED BY THE DISCOUNT DEADLINE:
$75/player or $300/team until May 30
$80/player or $320/team until July 8
ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2019 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; 2019 Nebraska Sports Council Yearbook (available at packet pickup); Sponsor gifts and coupons.
TEAM ONLINE REGISTRATION NOTE: When registering your team online, please note that the system will ask you to enter your team name and roster prior to selecting your sport and division. In the INDIVIDUAL Shipping dropdown menu, be sure to select “TEAM” for each team member. If you wish to have your team packet shipped, you will select that in the TEAM Shipping dropdown menu.
PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $10 processing fee per team. Registering online saves time, money and trees.
Choose the Shipping Option and get a Free Arby’s Sandwich!
Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($10) or team box ($15). Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass. Athlete packets will begin to ship in late June. The packet shipping option will only be available for those registered by the final entry deadline. If you don’t choose the shipping option, you will need to pick up your athlete packet or team box.
For those who did not select the packet shipping option during registration, more information on when and where athlete packets and team boxes can be picked up will be posted soon. The shipping option can be added any time before the final entry deadline.
Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass, which includes admission to all venues and SportFest and the Opening Ceremonies. The athlete packets DO NOT contain any sport specific information such as schedules, maps, bib numbers, etc. For sport-specific details, refer to your sport General Information.
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