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USCA Five-and-Under (5U) Eligibility

U.S. citizenship or residency is required. All team members must be dues-paying members of a USA Curling member club. Competitors must be 21 years of age by the end of the 30th day of June immediately preceding the year in which the New Curler Nationals take place. Delivery of the stone with a stick device will be allowed.

Competitors cannot have more than five years of curling experience.  A year of curling experience is considered ten games played during a calendar year. The 2020-21 season does not count as a year of curling experience for any participant.  A "season" is the period from July 1st to June 30th of the following year.

Teams may be comprised of players of any identified gender.


Teams that compete at Nationals must have Three of Four or Three of Five of the team members that played in the Qualifier Bonspiel.

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