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Cedar Rapids Curling Club to host first bonspiel

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - The Cedar Rapids Curling Club says curlers from across the country will be traveling to Cedar Rapids to curl in their inaugural bonspiel, CedarSpiel, Aug. 22 through 24. 

The event will be at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena, with the first games starting at 9 a.m. on Friday.

Participants will include 4-time Olympian and World Champion Debbie McCormick and 2-time Paralympian Patrick McDonald.

Curlers will be traveling from 13 states, from as far away as Vermont, South Carolina and Tennessee.

"We are thrilled to have Debbie and Patrick playing in our bonspiel," said Jim Archambeau, Bonspiel co-chair. "Having both of them at our open house will add excitement to the event."
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