This year the the Fourth Annual Zootown Bonspiel will be March 21-23, 2014 at the Glacier Ice Rink in Missoula, Mont.
The first 20 teams to register for the Bonspiel are guaranteed a spot in this year’s fun. The ‘Spiel starts Friday evening. Each game is eight ends with a 2-hour limit. Teams are guaranteed three games plus a playoff game. Teams are also guaranteed access to some fine Kettlehouse brews.
Friday: 5:30 opening ceremony
6-10pm (maybe midnight) curling and pizza and beer
Saturday: 11-1 First match.
1-3: catered lunch/bonspiel feats of strength
3-11?: curling, curling, curling
Sunday: 9-1. Championships/playdowns
Sunday the matches finish up by about 3 p.m. or so and the awarding of the fourth annual Bonspiel championships will occur at that time.
Accommodations: Out of town teams, we have set up a rate of $72 a night at the Holiday Inn Downtown. They have a shuttle bus to the rink and you are right in downtown Missoula along the banks of the Clark Fork River.
Costs: Registration for this year’s bonspiel is $295, payable by check sent to Missoula Curling Club P.O. Box 5523 Missoula, MT or we can contact you for credit card info.