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University and college curling

With the inclusion of curling into many FISU Universiades many countries have had to hold national championships to determine a representative.

International University Sports Federation (FISU)

Curling at the Winter Universiade
Year Men's Women's
Gold Silver Bronze Gold Silver Bronze
2003  Canada  Czech Republic  Great Britain  Canada  Germany  Japan
2007  United States  Great Britain  Sweden  Canada  Russia  Japan
2009  Sweden  Norway  China  China  Canada  Russia
2011 South Korea Switzerland Czech Republic Great Britain Russia South Korea


In Canada, University curling is played in a variety of levels. The CIS has sanctioned the University Curling Championships since 2008.[1] The winners of the event will represent Canada at the FISU Universiades (in even years) and at the Karizawa Spiel (odd years).

Canadian Interuniversity Sport

2006 Championships

Although this event was not fully sanctioned by the CIS or CCA, the winners still went on to represent Canada at the 2007 Winter Universiade.[2] Men's champs were the Saskatchewan Huskies and the women were from the Calgary Dinos. The women's team went on to win Gold.

CIS/CCA Curling Championships

Main article: CIS/CCA Curling Championships

Ontario University Athletics

The OUA[3] offers curling championships in Men's and Women's divisions.

2009 Teams:

  • Brock
  • Laurentian
  • Laurier
  • Queen's
  • Toronto
  • Trent
  • Waterloo
  • Western
  • Windsor

Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association

Main article: CCAA Curling Invitational Championship

The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) began to hold national championships in 2012. Two of the CCAA's member conferences have a curling championship.

Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference

  • Augustana Faculty University of Alberta
  • Concordia University College of Alberta
  • Grand Prairie Regional College
  • Lakeland College
  • MacEwan College
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
  • Olds College
  • Portage College
  • Red Deer College

Ontario Colleges Athletic Association

  • Algonquin College
  • Confederation College
  • Mohawk College
  • Niagara College
  • Seneca College
  • Sir Sanford Flemming College
  • Sir Sanford Flemming College (Lindsay)
  • St. Clair College

United States of America

Curling in the US is governed by College Curling USA.


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