US Open of Curling

The Beyer & Simonson US Open of Curling is an annual event on the men's and women's World Curling Tour. Until 2019, it was held on the first weekend of the calendar year at the Four Seasons Curling Club in Blaine, Minnesota and since then has been held in September. The men's event has been held annually since 2014, while the women's event debuted in 2016, though women's teams were invited to participate in the 2014 event. In 2016, the total purse of the event was $25,000 for the men's and $20,000 for the women.

Past Champions


YearWinning teamRunner-up teamPurse (USD)
2014[1] Ba Dexin, Xu Xiamong, Zang Jialing, Liu Rui Scott Ramsay, Mark Taylor, Ross McFadyen, Kyle Werenich$23,000
2015[2] Steve Laycock, Kirk Muyres, Colton Flasch, Gerry Adam Reid Carruthers, Braeden Moskowy, Derek Samagalski, Colin Hodgson$23,000
2016[3] John Epping, Mathew Camm, Patrick Janssen, Tim March Craig Brown, Kroy Nernberger, Jared Zezel, Sean Beighton$25,000
2017[4] Matt Dunstone, Alex Forrest, Ian McMillan, Connor Njegovan William Lyburn, Jared Kolomaya, Richard Daneault, Braden Zawada$19,000
2018 (Jan.) Heath McCormick, Christopher Plys, Korey Dropkin, Thomas Howell Adam Casey, Brock Montgomery, Shaun Meachem, Dustin Kidby$17,000
2018 (Dec.)[5] Kim Soo-hyuk, Jeong Byeong-jin, Lee Jeong-jae, Lee Dongh-yeong Mike McCarville, Jordan Potter, Zach Warkentin, Travis Potter$15,000
2019 Greg Persinger (Fourth), Rich Ruohonen (Skip), Colin Hufman, Phil Tilker Korey Dropkin, Thomas Howell, Mark Fenner, Alex Fenson$11,400

Men's Contender Round

Beginning in 2019, a "contender" round was held a week prior to the main event.

YearWinning teamRunner-up teamPurse (USD)
2019 Scott Dunnam, Alex Leichter, Cody Clouser, Andrew Dunnam Jordan Chandler, Trevor Bonot, Colin Koivula, Kyle Chandler$11,200


YearWinning teamRunner-up teamPurse (USD)
2016[6] Krista McCarville, Kendra Lilly, Ashley Sippala, Sarah Potts Liu Sijia, Liu Jinli, Wang Rui, Yu Xinna$20,000
2017[7] Sherry Middaugh, Jo-Ann Rizzo, Lee Merklinger, Leigh Armstrong Nina Roth, Tabitha Peterson, Aileen Geving, Becca Hamilton$19,000
2018 Jamie Sinclair, Alexandra Carlson, Vicky Persinger, Monica Walker Nina Roth, Tabitha Peterson, Aileen Geving, Becca Hamilton$14,200
2019 Nina Roth, Tabitha Peterson, Becca Hamilton, Aileen Geving Cassie Potter, Courtney George, Sophie Bader, Jordan Moulton$6,500


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