LANSING, Mich.-The Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA), along with USA Curling the Lansing Curling Club and the Summit Sports & Ice Complex, is pleased to welcome the 2014 USA Curling Arena National Championships to Greater Lansing June 12-15, 2014.

Thirty-two teams participated in the 2013 Arena National Championship event held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Another robust field of competitors from across the country is expected for the summer 2014 event.

"The Greater Lansing region is anxious to showcase our passion for on-ice events and extend hospitality to the hundreds of curlers who will visit our region for the USA Curling Arena Championships. We are excited to work with the Summit Ice and Sports Complex and the Lansing Curling Club to grow the sport of Curling, while showcasing all Greater Lansing has to offer," said Mike Price of the Greater Lansing Sports Authority.

The Lansing Curling Club shares Price's enthusiasm for the National event.

"The Lansing Curling Club is excited to host the 2014 Arena National Championships. We hope to build on the success of last year's inaugural event in Fort Wayne, and are looking to enhance the championship experience for both athletes and fans alike," said Mark McElwee, event chairman and president of the Lansing Curling Club. "We are looking forward to welcoming curlers to the Great Lakes region, seeing old friends, and making new ones.  This would not be possible without our fantastic partners - the Summit Ice and Sports Complex, the Greater Lansing Sports Authority, and of course USA Curling."

Visit the new USA Curling website at Visit for additional event information. If you have specific questions about the event or the GLSA, contact Mark McElwee at or Mike Price at 517-449-1406.

The Greater Lansing Sports Authority (GLSA) is a division of the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau. The GLSA's mission is to be the leading voice of sports tourism in the Greater Lansing area and to promote economic growth by attracting a diverse range of sporting events to the region. The GLSA strives to enhance the quality of life for area residents through the development of local sports and fitness programs for all ages, and to support the continued development and maintenance of safe, high-quality athletic facilities.