Kearns, UT (April 19th, 2016) – The Utah Olympic Oval is proud to host the Rocky Mountain Bonspiel curling event for the second year in a row. This annual curling tournament is in its 18th year and hosts many of the elite curling clubs from Salt Lake City, Park City and from as far as Washington State.
The tournament features eight teams that will start on Friday April 29th. The teams draw into tow brackets and competitive play extends throughout the weekend with the final round to be played Sunday morning. This end-of-season event is one not to miss for curling enthusiasts.
Spectator admission is free for this event all weekend.
Friday, April 29, 2015
7:00 pm - First Round
Saturday, April 30, 2016
8:00 am - Second Round
11:00 am - Third Round
3:00 pm - Semi Finals
Sunday, May 1, 2016
9:00 am Finals
“Hosting the Rocky Mountain Bonspiel for the second year in a row is a great honor,” said Anthony Cover, Olympic Oval Curling Coordinator. “If you are a curling enthusiast, player or looking to see some top level play this is the event you want to attend.”
For more information on this event and other events at the Utah Olympic Oval, please contact Guest
Services, 801.968.6825 or by visiting http://utaholympiclegacy.org/oval/.
About Utah Olympic Oval
Built in 2001 just in time for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Utah Olympic Oval is located in
the community of Kearns, just 16 miles west of Salt Lake City, Utah. The five‐acre venue houses Utah’s
only 400‐meter speed skating oval and two international‐sized ice sheets as well as a state‐of‐the‐art
four‐lane 442‐meter running track. Today, Utah Olympic Oval is a dynamic multi‐use facility focused on
developing and growing participation in ice sports in the state of Utah. Designated an official U.S.
Olympic Training Site by the United States Olympic Committee, the venue is headquarters for U.S.
Speedskating, ensuring a legacy of continued growth and international success for the sport. With 10
Olympic records and eight world records, the venue stands uncontested as the Fastest Ice on Earth. For
more information about the venue, please visit UtahOlympicLegacy.org or call 801‐968‐6825.