Elizabeth Busche Memorial Junior Bonspiel

Junior teams from around the region come to Duluth to participate in the Elizabeth Busche Memorial Junior Bonspiel. 
Elizabeth Busche was the vice skip of the 2012 USA Junior Nationals Championship Team (Team Christensen). Elizabeth was a 19 year old freshman at North Dakota State University – Fargo, who knew the delicate balance of college life and junior competitive curling.  Keane and Jane Busche, her parents, will annually award two $500 educational gifts, from the Elizabeth Busche Memorial Fund, to two junior competitive curlers who are pursuing post-secondary educational degrees, have played down in their state or region, and are in the competitive division of the Elizabeth Busche Memorial Junior Bonspiel.  

Bonspiel Details

  • Separate divisions for “competitive” (highly skilled), “developing” (mostly teenagers, with a few remarkable younger teams) and “beginner” (adolescent) teams.
  • Meals for participants included: Friday dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch, and dinner; Sunday breakfast. Information on meal tickets for accompanying family members will come with your registration confirmation email.
  • Draws begin at 4:00pm on Friday, 10:00am on Saturday, Semi-finals 8:00am on Sunday.
  • T-shirts for all curlers, drawings for prizes, and trophies for winner and runner-up in each event.
  • Elizabeth Busche Memorial Fund will award annual educational gifts. They will be determined and awarded at the sole discretion of Elizabeth’s parents, Keane and Jane Busche.

Registration and Cost Info

  • Register early to guarantee your spot!
  • Entry for this event is FREE for Duluth curlers.
  • Entry for this event is $120 due upon registration. You will receive a confirmation email once your complete entry and deposit are received.
  • Entry fees are fully refundable if you cancel more than 7 days in advance of the event.
  • Entry fees must be made in US funds
  • Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have questions, or if you would like to curl but do not have a team.

Event Properties

Event Date 12-16-2022
Event End Date 12-18-2022
Registered 120 [View List]
Cut off date 11-10-2022 1:00 pm
Individual Price $120 per team

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