Elizabeth Busche Memorial Junior Bonspiel – Dec 18-20, 2015

The Elizabeth Busche Memorial Junior Bonspiel has separate divisions for “competitive” (highly skilled) and “developing” (mostly teenagers, with a few remarkable younger teams) and “recreational” (adolescent) teams.

Bonspiel Details

  • Junior teams from around the state have come to Duluth to participate in the Elizabeth Busche Memorial Junior Bonspiel.
  • Meals for participants included: Friday Night Dinner; Saturday Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner; Sunday Breakfast. Information on Meal tickets for accompanying family members will come with your registration confirmation email.
  • Draws begin at 4:00pm on Friday, 10:00am on Saturday, Semi-finals on Sunday morning starting at 8:00am. T-shirts for all curlers, drawings for prizes, and trophies for winner and runner-up in each event.
  • Elizabeth Busche Memorial Fund announces plans to award educational gifts.
  • Elizabeth Busche was the vice skip of the 2012 USA Junior Nationals Championship Team (Team Christensen). Elizabeth was a 19 year old freshman at North Dakota State University – Fargo, who knew the delicate balance of college life and junior competitive curling.  Keane and Jane Busche, her parents, will annually award two $500 educational gifts, from the Elizabeth Busche Memorial Fund, to two junior competitive curlers who are pursuing post-secondary educational degrees, have played down in their state or region, and are in the competitive division of the Elizabeth Busche Memorial Junior Bonspiel.
  • These annual educational gifts will be determined and awarded at the sole discretion of Elizabeth’s parents, Keane and Jane Busche.

Registration and Cost Info

  • Register early to guarantee your spot!  Entry for this event is FREE for Duluth Curlers, or $120 USD with a deposit of $60 USD due upon registration. Send deposit or entry fee to:Attn: Dick (Elizabeth Busche Mem Jr Bonspiel): Duluth Curling Club,  327 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802
  • A complete entry and the $60 USD deposit will hold your spot in the event. Your entry will not be reserved without the deposit.
  • You will receive a confirming email once your complete entry and deposit are received, so please include your email address with your entry payment.
  • Deposits are fully refundable if you cancel more than 7 days in advance of the event.
  • Entry fees must be in US Funds.
  • Please contact Arlette DeGrio  if you would like to curl but do not have a team.
  • Contact us at duluthjuniorcurling@gmail.com if you have questions.
  • Hotel rooms blocked at the Radisson Hotel Duluth Harborview. Call (218) 727-8981 and ask for the curler’s rate of $95/night.

Registered Teams

First Last
Melissa Runing
Natalie Weimholt
Tristan Bakke
Archer Simpson
Jake Garbes
Joshua Moore
Mairin Barrett
Emily Quello
Jack Clasen
Mackenzie Page
Charlie Thompson

Past Winners

  • 2014 Evan Host, Cory Christensen, Quinn Evenson and Ethan Meyers

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