Actual or perceived incidents of physical abuse, emotional abuse, bullying, harassment, or hazing, as defined in the USA Curling SafeSport Handbook, and sexual misconduct, as defined in the SafeSport Code for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, at USCA events or perpetrated by individuals such as certified coaches, instructors, ice makers, or officials, must be reported to USA Curling and/or the US Center for SafeSport through one of the following methods listed below:

Reports can be made to USA Curling by:

(1) Completing the online reporting document - click here.

(2) Emailing details to SafeSport@usacurl.org

(3) Phoning (888) CURLERS (287-5377) and speaking to a designated SafeSport coordinator (SafeSport coordinators include the Chief Executive Officer, Growth & Development Director, and Development Associate)

While USA Curling will accept an anonymous complaint, it is strongly encouraged that the following information be included in all reports:

  • Name and contact information of complainant
  • Type of misconduct alleged
  • Name(s) of individuals(s) who allegedly committed the misconduct
  • Name(s) of victim(s) of the alleged misconduct
  • Approximate date, time, and location the alleged misconduct was committed
  • Names of other individuals who might have information regarding the alleged misconduct
  • Reasons suggesting that the misconduct has occurred

More information about reporting can be found in the USA Curling SafeSport Handbook. 

US Center for SafeSport


Covered Individuals (as defined in the USA Curling SafeSport Handbook and the ) MUST report to the U.S. Center of SafeSport conduct of which they become aware that could constitute (a) sexual misconduct (b) misconduct that is reasonably related to the underlying allegation of sexual misconduct and (c) retaliation related to an allegation of sexual misconduct. 

 

Reporting methods include:

Telephone: 720-524-5640
Online
SafeSport.org (online reports are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
Mail: U.S. Center for SafeSport, C/O Response and Resolution Office, 1385 South Colorado Boulevard, Suite A-706, Denver, CO 80222 

 

For more detailed information about reporting to the center click here. For more information about the center click here.

 

Any reports made to USA Curling that fall under the jurisdiction of the US Center for SafeSport will be forwarded to the Center. The Center has exclusive jurisdiction over such cases.

*Reporting to the Center and/or USA Curling DOES NOT satisfy any legal reporting requirements under state or federal law. If the suspected conduct may also be criminal, you are strongly encouraged to report to law enforcement. For state-by-state reporting requirements, see 
www.childwelfare.gov