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Everything you need to know about the National Curling Championships at EWU

From Feb. 8-15, Eastern Washington University will host 18 of the best curling teams in the U.S. for a week-long championship tournament.

CHENEY, Wash. — Ever since the announcement was made in 2018, USA Curling has been scouting and preparing Eastern Washington University as the host site for the biggest tournament in the United States.

It's the first time the event has ever been held here in the Inland Northwest, so here is everything you need to know before the tournament begins:

Where & When:

Eastern Washington University Recreation Center
526 5th St, Cheney, WA 99004
February 8th-15th
*Opening Ceremonies at 5:00pm on February 8th

Tickets & Cost:
You can buy tickets online at www.spokanesports.org

SINGLE DAY: FEB. 8 (SATURDAY)
(Opening Ceremony and Draw 1 only )
-Adult: $8, Student/Senior/Military: $6, Ages 12 & Under: Free

SINGLE DAY TICKETS: FEB. 9–FEB. 13 (SUN–THURS)
-Adult: $12, Student/Senior/Military: $8, Ages 12 & Under: Free

CHAMPIONSHIP PASS (FRIDAY & SATURDAY)
(Fri. Feb. 14 & Sat. Feb. 15)
-Adult: $35, Student/Senior/Military: $30, Ages 5-12: $10

ALL WEEK PASS (SAT. FEB. 8–SAT. FEB. 15)
-Adult: $65, Student/Senior/Military: $55, Ages 5-12: $10

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How to Watch:

While the tournament won't be shown on air, TESN has partnered with US Curling to offer a webstream of every game in the tournament.

Competition Schedule:

Saturday, February 8:
-7:30pm, Men Draw 1

Sunday, February 9:
-8am, Women Draw 1
-Noon, Men Draw 2
-4pm, Women Draw 2
-8pm, Men Draw 3

Monday, February 10:
-10am, Men Draw 4
-2pm, Women Draw 3
-7pm, Men Draw 5

Tuesday, February 11:
-9am, Women Draw 4
-2pm, Men Draw 6
7pm, Women Draw 5

Wednesday, February 12:
-9am, Men Draw 7
-2pm, Women Draw 6
-7pm, Mens Draw 8

Thursday, February 13:
-9am, Women Draw 7
-2pm, Men Draw 9
-7pm, Tiebreaker 1

Championship Schedule:

Friday, February 14:
-8am, Tiebreaker 2
-Noon, Page playoffs (all)
-7pm, Semifinals (Men and Women)

Saturday, February 15:
-Noon, Women Finals
-5pm, Men Finals

How Can I Learn to Curl?

Visit the Inland Northwest Curling Club's website and join one of their "Learn to Curl" events.

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