FERNDALE, Jan. 26 -- Former World Champion Curler to Open Junior Nationals at Detroit
Former world champion, multiple national champion, Olympian and Detroit Curling Club member Ann Swisshelm will deliver a ceremonial stone to open the U.S. Junior National Curling Championships, Jan. 27 at 1:00pm, at the club in Ferndale.
Ten women's and ten men's teams will compete for the honor of representing the United States at the junior world championships in Scotland in March. The competition begins at 3:00 pm and continues through Saturday, Feb. 3.
In addition to the first stone, the Opening Ceremonies will include a colorful parade of athletes, accompanied by an authentic pipe band, and led by junior flag bearers from the club.
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