States with the most curling clubs


Source: tcculring.org

Source: tccurling.org

The list at the end of this post identifies those states with the most established and operating curling clubs. Clubs that are forming, exist only on paper, or which are inactive are not included in these figures. As is evident below, the Great Lakes, Midwest, and Northeast lead the way with the most clubs, with Wisconsin in first with 28, but in a virtual tie with Minnesota at 27.

Source: uswca.org

Source: uswca.org

The 15 oldest curling clubs based on available data are:

  1. Milwaukee (WI) Curling Club: 1845 – oldest in the USA
  2. Portage (WI) Curling Club: 1850
  3. Boston (MA) Curling Club: 1859
  4. Utica (NY) Curling Club: 1868
  5. Pardeeville (WI) Curling Club: 1875
  6. Poynette (WI) Curling Club: 1875
  7. Lodi (WI) Curling Club: 1880
  8. Waltham (Triumph, IL) Curling Club: 1884
  9. Detroit (MI) Curling Club: 1885
  10. St. Paul (MN) Curling Club: 1888
  11. Duluth (MN) Curling Club: 1891
  12. Superior (WI) Curling Club: 1893
  13. Wausau (WI) Curling Club: 1896
  14. Caledonian (Mankato, MN) Curling Club: 1903
  15. Fairbanks (AK) Curling Club: 1905

Source: en.wikipedia.org

The recent rise in popularity in the sport of curling resulting from the Winter Olympics has led the an increase in the number of clubs and their geographical distribution – including in the South. Below is the list of all states with at least one operating curling club. enjoy!

  • Wisconsin = 28
  • Minnesota = 27
  • New York = 13
  • Colorado = 11
  • North Dakota = 10
  • Michigan = 8
  • Illinois = 7
  • California = 6
  • Massachusetts = 6
  • Ohio = 6
  • Vermont = 5
  • New Jersey = 4
  • Pennsylvania = 4
  • South Dakota = 4
  • Utah = 4
  • Washington = 4
  • Alaska = 3
  • New Hampshire = 3
  • North Carolina = 3
  • Texas = 3
  • Idaho = 2
  • Connecticut = 2
  • Indiana = 2
  • Iowa = 2
  • Maine = 2
  • Maryland = 2
  • Missouri = 2
  • Montana = 2
  • Nevada = 2
  • Oklahoma = 2
  • Oregon = 2
  • Wyoming = 2
  • Arizona = 1
  • Delaware = 1
  • Florida = 1
  • Georgia = 1
  • Mississippi = 1
  • Nebraska = 1
  • Rhode Island = 1
  • South Carolina = 1
  • Tennessee = 1
  • Virginia = 1

Source: en.wikipedia.org

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