Tickets on sale for Olympic Team Trials & Olympic Mixed Doubles Team Trials

TV, webstream coverage planned with more details coming soon


e hope to see you all in Omaha in November and Blaine in December to fi nd out which athletes become 2018 Olympi- ans!

First, Baxter Arena in Omaha will host the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Tri-

als Nov. 11-18. Action kicks off on Saturday night and the playoff s will be on the following weekend (Nov. 16-17 and 18th, if needed). T e complete game schedule will be posted at All-session tickets range from $70 to $100 for the eight days of competi-

tion. All-session tickets are transferable between family and friends, and guarantee the same seat for each session. Other ticket packages and single event tickets also are now available. VIP Loge Boxes, accommodating 10-12 fans, will be located on the home

end of the Baxter Arena ice. To order, go to any Ticketmaster outlet or www. T e limited-quantity boxes are priced from $1,250 to $1,500 each for all

eight days. VIP Loge Boxes are available by contacting the Baxter Arena Premium Seating Manager at 402-554-6206. Custom event apparel also is available at You may also want to check out the details for the Big O Bonspiel on Page 19 and fi nd out how you could curl on the competition ice in Omaha, too!

HPP Athlete Profi le Korey Dropkin

The Basics:

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Age: 22 Resides: Duluth, Minn. Hometown: Southborough, Mass. Occupation: Student Home club(s): Duluth, Four Seasons CC Teammates: Heath McCormick, Chris Plys, Tom Howell Position on team: Second Coach: Phill Drobnick

2012 Youth Olympian

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2016 World Junior Silver Medalist

2015 U.S. Mixed Doubles National Champion 2016 & 2012 USA Curling Male Athlete of the Year

Twitter: @kdropkin To view full bios of Korey & Becca, go to


NOVEMBER 11-18 2017 In December the focus turns to duos as Fogerty Arena in Blaine, Minn.,

hosts eight teams for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Mixed Doubles Team Trials, Dec. 13-17. Be a part of Curling Town USA’s celebration by picking up tickets at town-usa-2018-olympic-trials-mixed- doubles-curling-tickets-36071860907. Can’t make it to Omaha or Blaine? We

got you covered. T e 12th End Sports Net- work will team up with USA Curling, the U.S. Olympic Committee and NBC Sports to produce a webstream of the round robin. From there the action will turn to NBCSN for live and tape-delay cover- age of the Olympic Team Trials playoff s. NBCSN will then provide TV coverage of the Mixed Doubles Team Trials (no webstream). Check for updates on webstream links and TV schedules. Go USA! Q

HPP Athlete Profi le Becca Hamilton

HPP Athlet The Basics:

Age: 27 Hometown/Resides:McFarland, Wis. Education: Edgewood College Occupation: Dick’s Sporting Goods as part of the Olympic Hopefuls Program Home club(s): Madison, Four Seasons CC

Teammates: Nina Roth, Tabitha Peterson, Aileen Geving Coach: Al Hackner

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2017 Mixed Doubles National Champion 2014 U.S. Women’s National Champion Two-time U.S. Junior National Champion 2017 USA Curling Female Athlete of the Year

Twitter:@HeccaBamilton USA Curling (( 11 hlete profi le le

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