The 2018 World Men’s Curling Championship takes place in Las Vegas from March 31 – April 8. The broadcast schedule can be found on the lower half of this post here from NBC Universal’s site. You’ll notice that many of the USA’s games on NBCSN will be on same-day delay.
The 2018 Ford World Women’s Curling Championship is underway from North Bay, Ontario, and the NBC Sports Group will be providing coverage the rest of the way. Here’s the schedule (all times Eastern):
Saturday, March 24
9:00 AM – Playoff Round (streaming on OlympicChannel.com)
2:00 PM – Semifinal Round (NBCSN)
7:00 PM – Semifinal Round (Olympic Channel)
Sunday, March 25
10:00 AM – Bronze Medal Game (Olympic Channel)
3:00 PM – Gold Medal Game (NBCSN)
Congratulations to the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point for winning the 2018 USA Curling College Championship. They defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers 8-3. The Pointers of UWSP also won the national title in 2015.
The coolest March Madness on ice takes place this weekend! The 2018 USA Curling College Championship takes place in Eau Claire, Wisconsin from Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11.
For all of the details on the bonspiel, please click here: Pool Assignments and Draw Schedule
In the USA Men’s National Championship, Wednesday is the final day of round robin play. As of now, Teams McCormick and Persinger are tied atop the leaderboard at 6-1. McCormick plays Team Leichter (3-4) and Team Connolly (3-4), while Persinger takes on Team Smith (1-6) and Team Dunnam (1-6) to close out round robin play.
On the women’s side of USA Nationals play, Teams Sinclair (5-0) and Christensen (4-1) are setting the pace. These rinks play each other in Draw #6 on Wednesday morning at 8:00 am CT.
You can watch USA Nationals action by clicking here.
In Pool A, Team Canada (Gushue) is undefeated at 5-0 in round robin play. Teams Alberta (Bottcher), Wildcard (McEwen), Northwest Territories (J. Koe), and Nova Scotia (Murphy) are all fighting for the remaining championship pool slots from Pool A.
From Pool B, Teams Northern Ontario (Jacobs), Ontario (Epping), Manitoba (Carruthers), and Saskatchewan (Laycock) are all headed to the championship pool.
You can watch the action on ESPN3 in the USA and on TSN in Canada. Here is today’s viewing schedule.
In men’s play, Scotland leads round robin play with a 6-0 record. The USA, Switzerland, and Canada are all tied for second at 4-2 in the standings.
In women’s play, Sweden leads the way at 6-0 while Canada is one game behind at 5-1.
You can watch the action on World Curling TV’s Youtube channel by clicking here.
The 2018 USA Curling National Championships will take place March 3-10 at Scheels Arena in Fargo, North Dakota. The 12th End Sports Network (TESN.US) will provide the live stream that can be accessed by clicking here.
Olympic Gold Medalists Team Shuster will not be playing in this year’s men’s event. This article from the West Fargo Pioneer has some additional information about the championships.
The 2018 Tim Hortons Brier will take place at the Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan this year. The main competition for the Canadian Men’s Curling Championship will take place from March 3-11.
The Wildcard game, however, will be contested at 7:00 pm CT on Friday, March 2nd between Team Mike McEwen and Team Jason Gunnlaugson to determine the 16th and final team to make it into the field.
Canadian viewers can watch all the action on TSN. Their broadcast schedule can be found by clicking here.
In the U.S., you can watch all the action on ESPN3 by going online or using the ESPN app. Here’s the ESPN3 schedule for each day: