USA Curling

The 2015 National Championships will take place Feb. 14-21 in Kalamazoo, Mich. The 2016 Nationals will be Feb. 6-13 in Jacksonville, Fla.

The Men's Challenge Round will take place Jan. 7-11 in Seattle while the Women's Challenge Round is scheduled Jan. 8-11 at the Capital Curling Club in Bismarck, N.D.

How teams qualify for the 2015 Nationals:

Two Nationals spots will be awarded each year (men and women) to High Performance Program teams and one spot will be awarded each year (men and women) to the Junior National champion. (The Junior National champions will receive a registration and fee exemption for the National Championships). Two Nationals spots will be awarded to the top two Order of Merit (OOM) Men’s and Women’s teams not already qualified. The OOM teams can be found on the World Curling Tour website at: www.worldcurl.com. The remaining five men’s and women’s National Championship spots will be determined at the Challenge Round.

2014 men's champions (l-r): Pete Fenson, Shawn Rojeski, Joe Polo, Ryan Brunt

2014 women's champions (l-r): Nina Spatola, Becca Hamilton, Tara Peterson, Sophie Brorson