USA Curling renews partnership with Laurie Artiss

By Terry L. Davis | May 04, 2018, 10:24 a.m. (ET)


May 4, 2018


USA Curling renews partnership with Laurie Artiss Ltd. – The Pin People


(STEVENS POINT, Wis.) – USA Curling has renewed its partnership with one of the world’s best curling pin providers – Laurie Artiss Ltd. - The Pin People

USA Curling and Laurie Artiss, a Saskatchewan-based company, entered into partnership in 2015, with the pin supplier joining a growing list of 
partners and sponsors for the National Governing Body of curling in the United States, which is based in Stevens Point, Wis.


“Laurie Artiss Ltd. – The Pin People is very pleased to continue our partnership with USA Curling,” said Barry Taman, vice president of business & sales for Laurie Artiss. “As a business we have always been a strong supporter and promoter of the sport of curling locally, nationally and internationally. Our business started in a local curling club here in Canada as a curling equipment supplier, to now where you find our lapel pins and medals in curling clubs and bonspiels worldwide. It is a pleasure to work with Rick Patzke, his USA Curling staff and their partners assisting in promoting growing the great sport of curling across America.”

As the official exclusive lapel pin supplier/licensee to USA Curling, member clubs can utilize a 10-percent discount off listed wholesale pricing plus a five percent pre-payment option on all club pins, medals, lanyards, crest, key chains or related products produced by Laurie Artiss Ltd.


“Our partnership with Laurie Artiss Ltd. is a win-win in so many ways, from the great service and support Barry and his team provide to USA Curling to the benefits extended to our member clubs,” said Rick Patzke, USA Curling’s chief executive officer. “The Pin People are experts at what they do, which is to excel at creating and  delivering unique and affordable pins and medals on demand.”


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USA Curling is sponsored by AtomOS, Nike, Brooms Up Curling Supplies, Cheetos, CryoMAX 8-Hour Cold Pack, Sitrin, The RAM Restaurant & Brewery, Thorne, BalancePlus, ISS Ice, Sports & Solar, and Brakebush, and is partnered with Laurie Artiss Ltd. – The Pin People, United Airlines, 12th End Sports Network, IHG, and CurlingZone.




For more information: Terry Davis, Director of Communications,, 608-338-9900 (mobile).