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  • April 15, 2014 9:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    This will be a hot ticket item for our bonspiel this year, and we want you, our members and followers to help us come up with a winning design! The winner of the design contest will not only have their patch realized and distributed to over 130 curlers at our bonspiel, but they will also be given five free entries into our Celebrity Charity Game raffle for the chance to play in the Celebrity Game at our Bonspiel this summer, as well as some other Hollywood Curling merchandise and swag.

    Guidelines for the patch design:
    - Following our theme of Summer Blockbusters, patches should capture the "Hollywood spirit", and all the glitz and glam of the film and television industry.
    - Patches must be no larger than 4" in width, and 4" in height. (Patches can be any shape, not limited to standard geometric shapes.)
    - Designs should be unique and simple and should be able to be easily reproduced as an embroidered patch.
    - A maximum of five colours may be used, including black and white.
    - Designs may incorporate existing Hollywood Curling logos. Please email us for access to those logos.
    - Patches should include the following text:
    Hollywood Curling
    2014 Summer Blockbuster Bonspiel

    Submissions must be received no later than May 2, 2014, and should be sent as a .eps or .psd file with a resolution of 300dpi. 



    ENTRY INFORMATION:
    Please submit your patch design via email to patch@hollywoodcurling.org.  Please include in the body of the email your first and last name, home mailing address, primary phone number, club affiliation (if applicable).  Multiple entries will be accepted.

    Liability:
    Contest organizers
    1. Reserve the right to not use any entries submitted for patch design.
    2. Reserve the right to use any entry as the basis for patch designs in future years, whether or not there is a patch contest.
    3.  Will protect the integrity of the winner's design composition as much as possible.  Changes may be made to assist in the production of the patch.
    4.  Reserve the exclusive right to authorize the reproduction of the winning design.  
    5. Reserves the right to all entries to be reproduced or used for promotion, including via social media, website, and other electronic means for the purpose of promoting Hollywood Curling or the Summer Blockbuster Bonspiel (current or subsequent years).
    5.  Are not responsible for incomplete entries, or entries that are lost, corrupted, or not able to be read.
    6. Retain the right to use the applicant's name, photo and design in perpetuity for promotional or reproductive purposes.


    Design entry must be contestants original creation, and may not contain any other artist's work, including copy written or plagiarized images (with the exception of existing Hollywood Curling logos).

  • February 26, 2014 10:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Dates Just Added

    Can't believe we sold out so quickly? Neither can we! We added some more Learn to Curl dates, and we'll be adding more soon! Keep checking our website and our Facebook page for updates!

    New Learn to Curl Opportunities

    SUNDAY, APR. 6 - 6:15pm

    SUNDAY, APR. 13 - 6:15pm

    SUNDAY, APR. 27 - 6:15pm

    SUNDAY, MAY 4 - 6:15pm

    SUNDAY, MAY 18 - 6:15pm

    Click here to view these events on our Learn to Curl page and to register.

    Already attended a Learn to Curl?
    Come out again, and we'll help you work on more advanced skills!

    Advance sign ups are required for all Learn to Curls, and your spot is not guaranteed until payment is received in full. We don't offer refunds, but we will do our best to accommodate reschedule requests if made at least 48 hours before the original event booked.

    Pick Up Games
    You asked, and we listened! We are working on adding some dates to our calendar for pick up games in March, April and May. We are working very carefully with our rink to try to secure times, but ice is in high demand right now! Stay tuned!
  • February 25, 2014 3:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    We are thrilled at the response to curling!  We can't believe we sold out so quickly.  Please bear with us as we work on booking more dates.  Join our mailing list to be the first to hear about new dates as soon as they get announced.

    In the meantime- THANK YOU L.A. for your interest in curling!

    Check back soon!
  • February 05, 2014 9:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Hollywood Curling expecting record attendance for public curling lessons this winter

    By Liza Beres January 24, 2014

    Hollywood, CA – Hollywood Curling is offering numerous public curling lessons, and expects sell out crowds and record attendance to upcoming events, boosted by the upcoming Winter Olympic games from Sochi, Russia.
    Hollywood Curling offers multiple open houses and clinics throughout the year. The public is invited to attend a Learn to Curl event, where they will learn the basics on how to deliver a stone, how and why sweeping is necessary, and the basic terminology and scoring of the game. Beginners are then encouraged to join a beginner league to put their new found skills to work, and to see for themselves why curling is one of the fastest growing sports in the country.
    An Open House will be held on Sunday, February 16th, 2014 from 12:30p-4:00p at the LA Kings Valley Ice Center, 8750 Van Nuys Blvd, Panorama City, CA. The public is invited to drop in to learn more about the sport and Hollywood Curling. $5 per person.

    Learn to Curl events are scheduled for the following evenings at the LA Kings Valley Ice Center: Feb. 14, Feb. 21, Feb. 23, Feb. 28. Additional events will be scheduled at Ice Station Valencia the weekend of Feb. 7-8. Information is frequently updated on the club’s website.

    Advance registration and payment is required for all events. Learn to Curl events are $20 for adults, $15 for juniors (under 21). Registration information can be found at www.Hollywoodcurling.org .

    About Hollywood Curling

    Founded in December, 2007, Hollywood Curling is one of five clubs in California, and the only club in Los Angeles County. Their goal is to offer the game of curling to the local community, to foster the social and competitive spirit of the sport, and to teach and develop curlers to compete at a local, national and international level.

    In addition to public Learn to Curl events, Hollywood Curling also strives to accommodate corporate events, private parties, and junior summer camps.

    Hollywood Curling is a volunteer-run, non-profit 501-(c)3 organization, and is a member in good standing with USA Curling and the Mountain Pacific Curling Association (MoPac).

    About the sport of Curling

    The popular sport of curling, a game in which 42 pound granite stones are hurled down a 150 foot sheet of ice at a central target while teammates use brushes or brooms to sweep the ice in the path of the stone, has seen a tremendous increase in popularity in the U.S. in the past decade. Owing large in part to the televised coverage during the Winter Olympics in Torino in 2006 and Vancouver in 2010, Americans have been flocking to the sport with intrigue and fascination. The sport has seen explosive expansion in recent years, particularly in the area of arena clubs, who share the ice with hockey players and figure skaters, like Hollywood Curling.



    Contact Info

    Liza Beres
    Vice President, Hollywood Curling
    p: 818- 850-6692
    e: info@hollywoodcurling.org


    Larry Lieberman
    President, Hollywood Curling
    p: 818-850-6692
    e: info@hollywoodcurling.org


    www.hollywoodcurling.org


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  • January 24, 2014 10:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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  • January 22, 2014 2:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Want to find out more about what's going on at Hollywood Curling.  Check out our January newsletter, packed with info on leagues, learn to curls, play down results, supporting the Olympic athletes headed to Sochi, and more.  

  • January 21, 2014 11:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    New dates just added!
    Sochi is just a few weeks away, and we're giving you plenty of opportunities to come out and learn to curl, and claim your bragging rights around the water cooler during the Olympics! Bring your friends or family out to try the hottest sport at the Winter Games!

    Next Learn to Curls:
    Jan. 26 6:00p - LA Kings Valley Ice Center
    Feb. 7 7:30p - Ice Station Valencia
    Feb. 8 8:45p - Ice Station Valencia
    Feb. 14 8:00p - LA Kings Valley Ice Center
    Feb. 21 8:00p - LA Kings Valley Ice Center
    Feb. 23 6:00p - LA Kings Valley Ice Center

    Advance registration is required to guarantee a spot.
    Click on the date above and follow the links to reserve your group now!

    (While we are unable to offer refunds, we may honour exchanges, pending availability of alternate dates, up to 48 hours before the original scheduled event)
  • January 21, 2014 11:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Our Spring 10 Week FEATURES league (for experienced curlers) is now open for registrations to Platinum Members.  Other members can sign up starting January 23rd.  Pending space availability, registrations will open to non members on February 8.

    Introducing our SHORTS Beginner's Leagues
    5 week league includes one night clinic and four league nights. Experienced curlers will be on hand to help coach, answer questions, help with etiquette, and help new curlers to feel comfortable in game situations.

    SHORTS 1
    Mar 2 - Mar 30
    Sundays @ 5:45pm
    LA Kings Valley Ice Center

    SHORTS 2
    Apr 6 - May 18 (no curling Apr. 20 or May 11)
    Sundays @ 5:45pm
    LA Kings Valley Ice Center

    Registrations for our Shorts leagues for Beginner's ONLY are now open for members. Onsale to the general public will take place (space pending) in February.
  • January 08, 2014 9:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    This year's MoPac 5 & Under bonspiel is taking place in Seattle April 26-27. Registration opens on Friday morning. Any curler who joined during or after the 08/09 season is eligible to attend. This is a great bonspiel for any new curlers to consider attending- even if you give the sport a try with us this spring for the very first time and you're pretty much hooked, this is a perfect event to nail the lid on the coffin of your curling addiction!

    Sign up early to secure your spot.  Click the link below for more information.

  • December 12, 2013 6:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Want something truly original for your holiday gift giving?  Or a great birthday gift that is sure to knock their socks off?  Hollywood Curling now offers customized gift certificates, valid in any denomination.  Treat them to a learn to curl lesson for one or two (or six or sixty!), treat them to a Hollywood Curling membership, or give them any dollar amount of your choice.  Gift Certificates can be applied to membership dues, league fees, learn to curls and open houses, private parties, merchandise- you name it! 

    To get started, email us.  We will send you a paypal invoice, then send you your gift certificate.  Printed certificates are available (additional $1 shipping & handling charge), or electronic gift certificates are always available.

    Contact us today to get your custom Gift Certificate Order in before the holidays!
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