FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 4, 2011
Brazil set to challenge USA for 2012 Men's World Championship berth
(STEVENS POINT, Wis.) - The Bemidji Curling Club in Bemidji, Minn., will host a challenge between the United States and Brazil on Jan. 27-29 for the final North American berth at the 2012 Capital One World Men's Curling Championship in Basel, Switzerland.
Brazil issued its third challenge against the U.S. for the berth and will get the opportunity to earn it in a best-of-five competition spread over three days in January. The Brazilians have previously challenged the U.S. for the men's world berths in 2009 and 2010 but have thus far been unsuccessful. The U.S. team for the challenge will be the defending U.S. champions, led by 2006 Olympic bronze medalist Pete Fenson (Bemidji, Minn.).
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