Curling National Championships set to begin in NDFARGO, N.D. (AP) — The USA Curling National Championships get under way in Fargo on Saturday.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The USA Curling National Championships get under way in Fargo on Saturday.
The event at Scheels Arena runs through Feb. 19. Ten men's teams and 10 women's teams will compete. The winners will go on to the World Curling Championships.
The Forum newspaper reports that while it's a national tournament, more than 70 percent of the participants come from Minnesota, Wisconsin or North Dakota.
Pete Fenson, an Olympic bronze medalist from Bemidji, Minn., says there are just more curling clubs in those states.