World Rotary Curling Championships
The International Curling Fellowship of Rotarian's, World Championships were held in Laurel, Maryland, USA, in April, 2012. This was the 21st Championship. It was hosted by the Rotary Club of Laurel, Maryland. The organising committee of the event was under the able leadership of Co-chairs Jay Davies and Bob Pelletier.
District Governor Claude Morissette was able to attend several of the functions of the week long event.
The next Championships of the Curling Fellowship will be held in Aberdeen, Scotland from March 29th to April 4th, 2014 at the Curl Aberdeen Curling Rink and hosted by the St. Fittick Rotary Club.
The following teams have qualified for the 2014 Championships
Madison, Wisconsin - Skip Paul Matzke Vice Rich Lepping Second Jim Sirianni Lead Ted Tibbits
Barron County Sunrise, Wisconsin - Skip Don Drost Vice Jason Saffert Second Andrew Morrison Lead Tony Davis 5th Dean Springer
Rogers Ark. - Skip Mark Curtis Vice Wayne Garman Second Ken Miller Lead John Zimmerman
Forfar - Skip Andy McGlynn Vice David Russell Second Mike Cumming Lead Colin Muir 5th David Stobbs
Perth - Skip Aley Milne Vice Hamish Milne Second Bill Duncan Lead Alistair Ritchie
Aberdeen St. Fittick - Skip George Esson Vice John Bremner Second Neil Harper Lead John Leheny
Stettler, Alberta - Skip Neil Connor Vice Collin Georget Second Rene Bernard Lead Brian Sribney
Stoney Plain, Alberta - Skip Graham Anderson Vice Jason Svenningsen Second Allan Pawlowich Lead Ken Tober
Niagara Falls Sunrise, Ontario - Skip Dennis Gilmore Vice Howie Vant Second Peter Feren Lead Jim Sissons
Peterborough, Ontario - Skip Avlonitis Vice Ken Seim Second Jim Coyle Lead Joe Kapron
Berwick upon Tweed - Skip Cameron Martin Vice Ian McCreath Second Grant Findlay Lead Peter Walton 5th Ken Chalmers
The USA and Canada have each qualifyied an additional team at the January 2014 Can-Am Bonspiel in Madison Wisconsin
Ten Friendship teams have registered for the championships.
The Friendship teams are from: Scotland - Leith, Lockerbie, Inverness and Ayr. Canada - Peterborough Kawartha, Meaford and Thornbury-Clarksburg, Grimsby, Grande Prairie Sunrise, and Brantford Sunrise. USA - Silver Springs.