ECC Archived News
Registration Open for MoPac Playdowns
ECC is accepting registrations from men's and women's teams interested in representing the Club at the MoPac Playdowns, to be held January 13-15, 2012, in Kearns, UT, near Salt Lake City. Teams advancing from the Playdowns will represent MoPac at the USCA Club Nationals, to be held March 3-10, 2012, in Mankato, Minnesota.
Registrations must be received by October 24th, 2011 ...read more in the Play downs Blog
2011 Fall Leagues Registration is Open
To join a league or purchase a membership online, you must sign up or
login. You can sign up offline, just
download and fill out a paper form and mail in your registration, but do it
quick as leagues fill up fast!
Leagues are open to all. If you haven't curled before, sign up for a league (or Novice League) and take our pre-season lesson to get acquainted. If you curled in last year's league, you have until September 16 to confirm your spot in the same league or it will be given to another curler.
You may sign up for more than one spot in any league; refunds will be given until Sept 30. If you are "wait listed", your money is always guaranteed to be refunded. Club membership dues are required once per year. Membership dues support USCA Membership, MoPac membership and insurance fees, and provide these benefits.
League format will allow 9 teams, playing during 9 weeks. Each team will have 1 bye week.
New curlers joining a Novice League for the first time do NOT need to purchase an ECC Membership.
Announcing Fall Open Houses
The general public is welcome to come and learn to throw a curling stone... and other fine points about curling.
Sun 25th of September 2011 07:00 PM
Sun 25th of September 2011 08:10 PM
Tue 27th of September 2011 07:00 PM
Tue 27th of September 2011 08:10 PM
Tue 4th of October 2011 07:00 PM
Tue 4th of October 2011 08:10 PM
$20 per adult, $10 per junior, $40/family. (plus $1 handling fee).
Sign up on-line to guarantee your reservation.
Go To our Learn To Curl page for more Information.
DIY: Dedicated Ice in a Year
Evergreen Curling Club is actively raising funds to provide a dedicated training facility for the Olympic sport of curling. We have a sensible, achievable plan to provide a portable ice rink within a leased commercial or industrial building in the Portland, OR Metro Area. We plan to start with two or three sheets of curling ice and then expand as needed.
At our DIY Pledge Dinner, we raised $108K in donations, loans and pledges from our 150 members. This combined with past savings from our 9 years of operation brings us a little more than half way to our project goal of $300K. Currently we are asking for support from all curlers and supporters nationwide. We also plan to seek grants and loans where available.
Please consider contributing to Evergreen's DIY effort to provide the first dedicated curling ice facility in the western US since 1961. There is a paypal button in the right column...If you prefer to write a check and mail it to us, you'll find our address on our DIY donation page
This is a fundraising bonspiel to help the Evergreen Curling Club's reach it's goal of dedicated ice in a year!
- Big Dipper Bonspiel (the DIP of Dipper stands for Dedicated Ice in Portland)
- Date: May 14-15 (Saturday and Sunday)
- Location: Granite Curling Club, Seattle
- Purpose: to raise funds for a dedicated curling facility in Portland, Oregon
- Teams: 30 maximum
- Games: three-game guarantee
- Cost: $400/team
- Dinner: Saturday night
- Guest Presentation: ECC President Steve Liske will give an update on ECC's DIY progress!
- Contact person:
- Sign up on the Granite Curling Club's Website
Next Steps for DIY Pledges
Dedicated Ice in a Year!
Thank you to all who attended the DIY Pledge Dinner on March 26th. It was a great success! We received nearly $66,000 in pledges at the dinner. When combined with board donations of $42k and a savings of $50k our total is now $158K. The thermometer shows our savings ($50k) plus our Fundraising goal of $250k, the total goal on the Thermometer is $300,000. which includes $50,000 for savings.
The response was so overwhelming that we immediately agreed to proceed to continue fundraising and build Dedicated Ice within a Year! Next step: reach the full membership... 100% percent participation of ECC curlers.
This means that all who pledged donations should now write checks payable to "Evergreen Curling Club" and give the check to ECC Treasurer, Bruce Irvin, at the rink on Sunday or Tuesday or send your check to:
Evergreen Curling Club
P.O. Box 12162
Portland, OR 97212
If you could not attend the dinner but plan to contribute, please contact Bruce or send a check to the address above. Or email regarding loans and installment donations.
If you pledged a loan, then wait for Bruce to contact you about loan terms which we are now finalizing.
If you pledged a twelve month installment donation, then contact to set up a plan to pay your installments.
Stay tuned for more fund raising projects, or contact a board member and ask how you can help!
ECC Annual General Meeting
May 11, 6:30pm
View Larger Map ***New Location!***
Lucky Lab Beer Hall
1945 NW Quimby,
Lucky Labrador Beer Hall (1945 NW Quimby) is located in an old Freightliner Trucking warehouse in the final frontier of inner Northwest Portland. Pizza, sandwiches, and salads are available (Menu).
The following positions are up for election: Vice-President, Secretary, Promotions and Director-at-Large.
DIY: Dedicated Ice In A Year Facts
- We are actively raising funds for a dedicated training facility for the Olympic sport of curling.
- We have a sensible, achievable plan.
- We will build a portable ice rink within a vacant commercial or industrial building in the Portland Metro area.
- Initially we will build two or three sheets and then expand as needed.
- We recently raised $110K in donations, loans and pledges from our members.
- Previously we saved $50K from curling operations.
- We estimate that we need $300K total.
- We are appealing to curlers and friends of curlers to contribute.
- We are appealing to corporations and grant agencies.
- We will seek loans as a last resort.
- We have 145 members, and we intend to provide curling 7 days a week.
- We have a thermometer and Donation Button... Donate Today! Help us reach our goal.
- We have an address to which
Evergreen Curling Club,
PO Box 12162
Portland, OR 97212
Attention: Bruce Irvin, Treasurer Checks can be sent.
DIY Pledge Dinner
When: March 26, 6:30 pm
Where: East Portland Community Center
Why: To show your support for dedicated curling ice!
What: We'll hand out Pledge Forms
How: Then we'll collect the pledges in the following weeks.
Map to Dinner
No auctions or other gimmicks at this party, and no collection of money. We'll just make a simple, direct plea for your promise of support and ask that you fill out a pledge form. We'll also have a great time talking about curling, celebrating our wonderful year so far, saluting our womens team's efforts at nationals, and planning our future grand curling exploits.
Please, please RSVP right away for the Pledge Dinner at http://AnRSVP.com?ECC Your RSVPs will help us to accurately estimate how much food and drink to order for the night. We're all looking forward to seeing you March 26th for a good time and a great kick-start of the DIY project.
Until then, Good Curling!
Now! Spring & Novice League Signup!
Sunday League, 6:30 pm
Tuesday League, 6:30 pm
Sunday Novice League, 8:30pm
Tuesday Novice League, 8:30pm
ECC Membership is not required for the novice leagues.
Non-ECC Members and Novices
If you are NOT an ECC Member go to the ECC Registration Page
Registration allows you to sign up for a regular league or the Novice league! As soon as you are registered and logged in you'll see the PayPal buttons to secure your league or novice spot. Novice First Time Curlers need Not Purchase ECC Membership. Membership is only required for ECC Sunday and Tuesday 6:30pm Leagues!
To Register by USPO mail
If you wish to Join and sign up for a league OFF line you can down load a pdf Membership application and Waiver form. Please fill out the form and mail it as soon as possible.
ECC Junior Rock Camp
Ages 21 and under
3 Tuesdays, March 1, 8 and March 15th
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Cost only $30 for the 3 days!
Additional ECC -- Dedicated Curling Informational Meeting
What: DIY Informational Meeting for those that missed the first one.
Date: February 28th
Location: Community Room of St. Charles Church
Address: 5310 NE 42nd, Portland Google Maps
Curlers and Friends of Curlers
Team Robertson to play in USCA Club Championships
From Left to right, Eleanor Robertson, Yvonne Perceval, Kathy Placek, Kendall Speten-Hansen will represent ECC and MOPAC at the USCA Women's National Club Championship in Mankato, Minnesota.
The Robertson team tied with the Hollywood Messier team at the MOPAC Regional playdowns in Seattle on January 15-16 Both teams will represent MOPAC
The Club Championships occur Saturday March 5 through March 12.
Open Houses available in 2011!
Happy New Year. Are you interested in trying curling? We curl Tuesday and Sunday nights and Lloyd Center Ice Rink. Learn to curl opportunities are available at 8:30pm. Check the Learn to Curl page for more information!
If you'd like to join a league, you can do so here.
Follow the 2011 MOPAC Club Championships
Joe Petsche and Eleanor Robertson are representing ECC at The MOPAC regionals. The winners go on to represent MOPAC in The US National Club Finals. Click on the scoreboards to find the score pages.
Eleanor Robertson Team: Eleanor Robertson, Yvonne Perceval, Kathy Placek, Kendall Speten-Hansen
Thursday - December 23th, 2010 from 6-9 PM
Where: Winterhawks Skating Center,
9250 Southwest Beaverton Hillsdale, Portland
$10 all ages. Contact with questions or call him at 360-263-8010 res (preferred) or 360-430-8909 cell.
- Space available on a first come first serve basis at the rink! Who knows, you just might see Santa!
Join the Evergreen Curling Club for a post-league, all club Holiday gathering. We are getting together at Old Town Pizza between 5-8pm. Just arrive when you can. It's a casual and informal restaurant that has fabulous pizza, a great space, a bar and a children's pizza kitchen (very child-friendly). We will also have a raffle! Old Town Pizza will donate 30% of orders when you bring this coupon!
Wednesday - December 15th, 2010 from 5-8 PM
Where: Old Town Pizza, 5201 NE MLK Jr. Blvd. @ Sumner, 503.200.5988
Interclub Bonspiel Photos-- Nov. 13, 14 2010
(Photos updated from the Seattle Granite Curling Club)
This casual bonspiel is designed to provide novice curlers a chance to curl with more experienced players, gain some additional ice time and become exposed to competitive curling.
Fort Wayne Curling Club Wheel Chair Event
Club Re-enacts 1847 draw
June 12, 2007
A composite photo of Ft. Vancouver and the Lloyd Center Ice Rink depicting the Re-enactment of the 1847 curling match. In 1847 the crew of the HMS Modeste from Britain played the officers and gentlemen of Hudson’s Bay Company Fort Vancouver. The Modeste rink won the all day battle... View photos from the event.
On June 12, 2007 crew from the Tall ships the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain take on members of the Evergreen Curling Club. Club members were dressed in period clothes provided by Ft Vancouver's Historians. Those boots were really slippery...
Photos taken and composited by Garry T. Stasiuk Photos
Copyright Stasiuk Enterprises
Video of Re-enactment
Shel Bailey Host of PDXposed visited us during the re-enactment.