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08-17-17 10:56PM
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Now to the $64 question....what about the Trials themselves?

This is a good improvement.

We should call this the "Birr Rule"



It would be more appropriate to call this the Clark Rule

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Another update on Team Birr, from their Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Team-T-Birr-847772695318741):
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"Team Birr is happy to announce the addition of Hunter Clawson to our team for the 2017-18 season! We're very excited to have such a great young player to the team. First event is Oakville, ON over Labor Day Weekend! Welcome Hunter!"
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Looks like they're doing everything possible to put themselves in position for a serious run at the trials, adding a strong, young player to the team and lining up a competitive schedule.

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Nice pickup both ways.

Team Birr gets the kid squeezed out of HPP by the numbers game, Hunter gets a solid team to transition to his first year post juniors.

I like it. I gotta wonder how that works for Hunter though, being based in Maryland and team Birr being based out of....very much not Maryland...I suspect either a lot of frequent flyer miles for him, or a move out of the Clawson Nest (which makes me as a Potomac Member a little sad, but in that "Yep, gotta do it" kinda way...I hate how our best players have to leave to get anywhere beyond the Clubs level).

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I gotta wonder how that works for Hunter though, being based in Maryland and team Birr being based out of....very much not Maryland.


At least according to the team info on CurlingZone, there isn't a single co-located team in the Trials, so they all deal with the same issue (except the HPP teams presumably have the advantage of funding for training/practice travel).

Team Clark: Seattle, Fairbanks, Minneapolis, Seattle

Team Brown: Madison, Madison, Minneapolis, Seattle

Team Shuster: Duluth, Duluth, McFarland, Duluth

Team McCormick: Sarnia, Duluth, Duluth, Milwaukee

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