GNCC Arena Championship
June 9-11, 2023
Spectators are welcome at the GNCC Arena Championship—and admission is free! Check out the full schedule below and send us an email if you have any questions.
The Rocket City Curling Club is proud to announce that we will be hosting the 2023 GNCC Arena Championship! The event is an open format, with teams made up of any combination of men and women throwing in any order.
Registration is $400, and there is a three-game guarantee. Registration for GNCC Arenas is now closed.
The main requirements are that all members of the team curl regularly on arena ice, and they all play in a GNCC member club. You can read the full rules here.
If you have any questions, please feel free to send us an email:
Jay Flanders, GNCC Arena Club Championship Chair
and the Rocket City Curling Club Bonspiel Committee
Getting to Huntsville, Alabama is easy!
Huntsville International Airport (HSV) has direct flights to 14 cities, including major hubs for Delta, American and United.
Alternatively, Nashville International Airport (BNA), a major hub for Southwest, is only a 2-hour drive from Huntsville. Huntsville is also two hours from Birmingham, AL (BHM) and Chattanooga, TN's (CHA) airports, among others.
Dinner provided by the Club
Draws throughout the day, beginning at 1:00 PM
Off-ice mixer in the Party Room starting at 9:00 PM
Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided by the Club
Draws throughout the day
Basket raffle in the evening
Light breakfast provided
Championship Draw at 10:00 AM
Trophy presentations immediately following the games
All draws will be held at the Huntsville Ice Sports Center.
Food & Drink
We will have a private Party Room set up throughout the bonspiel.
Complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided in the Party Room for anyone interested.
The Huntsville Ice Sports Center will begin selling alcohol at 10:00 AM each day. They will have a private bar set up in the Party Room for broomstacking. Additionally, Zambrewski's Tavern features a wide range of wines, frozen beverages and local beers, with a balcony overlooking the curling rink.
Preorders have closed for our 2023 GNCC Arena t-shirts! If you didn't pick one up, we'll have a few for sale at the tournament—but supplies will be limited, so get yours quick!
We don't have a reserved block of rooms, but many visiting teams like to stay at the Hampton Inn in south Huntsville, only 6 minutes from the Ice Sports Center where the bonspiel is being held.
Hampton Inn, Huntsville-Arsenal/South Parkway
501 Boulevard South SW
Huntsville, AL 35802
There are also many hotels and AirBnB's in all price ranges in the area, including in and around historic downtown Huntsville.
Help support our club by purchasing entries for our Basket Drawing. We’ll pull names Saturday evening about an hour after the last draw.
Feeling lucky? You can either get 40 tickets for $20, or you can roll the 20-sided die and get 4x the number rolled in tickets!