- Skill Type/Atmosphere: Social
- When: Saturdays, 1 draw (9:30am)
- Coordinator: Ken Wray & Joe Rockenbach
- Commitment: Drop-in
- Who can sign-up:
- Teams formed by the league coordinator
- Non-members are welcome at a cost of $20.00
- Capped at 8 teams
- Breakfast is served between 8:30 and 9:30
- Instructional period is between 8:15 and 9:00
- Players must arrive by 8:45 to guarantee a spot
- A donation of $3 to $4 is solicited for breakfast
What is the “Saturday Morning Breakfast Extravaganza” formerly known as the Saturday Morning Breakfast League? It’s the creation of Neil Christenson and Brian Galebach, who are very enthusiastic about curling, and about eating breakfast! The definition of a “League” offering fixed teams, play-offs, and trophy awards does not apply. This event is not organized in seasonal fixed teams but does allows teams to compete. This event is termed an “Extravaganza”, because most teams are made up of sign-in participants each Saturday, and offers a fun and social time with family and friends.
We encourage people to bring their own team if possible (ideal for teams getting ready to go to bonspiels, etc.). So if you bring a team, you can play as a team. But if you drop in individually, you can then join a team, or the “Extravaganza” coordinator will form teams on the fly and you will be included. So both teams and individuals are highly welcome!
Both members and new curlers must sign-up online to reserve a spot. Only 32 curlers will be accommodated. Sign-up forms for a given Saturday are available 10 days in advance of that Saturday.
Here is your chance to give curling a try!
We welcome new curlers to come and give it a try on Saturday mornings from 8:15 to 11:30. Try to arrive by 8:15 so we can get you equipped with sliders etc. Wear warm, loose fitting clothes and clean flat soled shoes. Sneakers are OK.
We will need a signed release. You can download a copy or fill one out when you arrive at the club. Yes, introductory instruction will be provided, as will all necessary equipment. The best part of the morning is when you decide (and I’m sure you will) that you like curling, you are more than welcome to stay and play in a league game for a nominal $20 donation. New curlers will be mixed with more experienced curlers. This provides further instructional opportunities (coaching, not screaming except for perhaps “sweep hard”) and helps avoid frustration on the first time out.
For the “Drop In” curlers, we will be following our priority procedure where everyone will be assured the opportunity to be able to play either all or part of the game. Members, and those who show up and sign in earliest, are given higher preference to play the most ends.
We encourage you to come with friends as a small group, with “small” being the operative word. If you wish to bring the friends and neighbors and co-workers and have more than 8 people in your group then you are talking about a rental, not a small group for drop-in curling.
7:45 – Doors open, begin sign-in, ice prep
8:15 – 9:00 am – Instruction period
8:45 am – Breakfast is served
9:00 – 9:30 am – Teams are formed, practice ice
9:30 – 11:30 am – Play 8-end game, off the ice by 11:45 at the latest
2012-2013 Saturday Morning Breakfast Program and Give Curling A Try Dates
You will need to fill out a Liability Release Form in order to participate. Download our Liability Release, 2012-2013 (Adult) (pdf) or our Liability Release, 2012-2013 (Youth) (pdf) and save time at the club.
Both members and new curlers must sign-up online to ensure they will have a spot at any Saturday Morning Breakfast Extravaganza. Sign-up forms for a given Saturday are available 10 days in advance of that Saturday.
Of course this is followed by the Saturday Afternoon League starting at noon.