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GNCC Cover image with GNCC Logo and text for the Raymond Kayser Memorial Bonspiel 5years & Under Bonspiel February 1-4, 2024

GNCC Raymond Kayser Memorial

GNCC Raymond Kayser Memorial

Helenne Kayser donated the Kayser Bonspiel Trophy and medals to the GNCC for the winners of the first event of a mixed bonspiel in 1984 in memory of her husband, Raymond Kayser. Patterned after the Francis Dykes, it is for mixed curling teams with players at least 21 years of age and having 5 or less years of curling experience.

The first event was held in 1984 at the St. Andrew’s Golf Club. The winning team was skipped by Sam Williams from the Curling Club of Boston.

Raymond Kayser

Raymond A. Kayser was an avid curler, sportsman, and member of the St. Andrew’s Golf Club. He expressed interest in providing an opportunity for inexperienced curlers to participate in their own mixed bonspiel but passed away before it could be implemented.



This is the GNCC’s annual bonspiel for mixed four-person teams with up to 5 years of experience curling.

Tournament Info:

  • Eight Events
  • Three Game Guarantee
  • $540 Team Entry Fee
  • Teams will play in either Buffalo OR Rochester on Thursday and Friday
  • Championship bracket play will be on Saturday and Sunday in Rochester (top 16 teams) and Buffalo (teams 17-32).
  • A Skills event is optional for the remaining teams at both Buffalo and Rochester.
  • Lunch and Dinner will be served each day



Information to come.

More Information:

Please contact Dorothy Roach with additional questions at [email protected].

To Register: