In November 2017, U.S. Olympic hopefuls will be traveling to UNO before heading to PyeongChang, South Korea, for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games!
USA Curling, the Omaha Sports Commission, the Aksarben Curling Club and UNO announced that Baxter Arena will host the 2018 Olympic Team Trials for Curling at a news conference on Monday, July 18, 2016. Here was the official press release.
The United States Curling News featured the announcement in its August Edition with a cover that read "Omaha!" and "2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for curling awarded to Nebraska city known for hosting great events."