Kalamazoo Kubb

  • The Perfect Storm: 2016 Loppet
    By: Jesse Fraim 2016 is the beginning of my third season traveling around the Midwest playing kubb. I do not play in a lot of tournaments, but I try to pick at least one “major” tournament to attend other than the granddaddy of them all (the U.S. National Kubb Championship ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2016-02-15
  • Player Profile: Tyler Wood
    Name: Tyler Wood Age: 25 Team: PHNQ, The Settlers of Baton Where are you originally from? Sturgis, Michigan What’s your day job? I am a substitute teacher. Still figuring out what I want to do when I grow up. What do you like best about kubb? I like that ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-09-24
  • 2015 Great Lakes Kubb Championship Recap
    ALANSON, MICH.—On Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 the second annual Great Lakes Kubb Championship was held in Northern Michigan. The tournament used a “meat grinder” format. Matches were best of three games with a 50 minute time limit. After five rounds, the top two teams played for the championship, and the ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-09-15
  • Road to Nationals
    Hi, I’m Bryan. This is a big year for me. I’ve been playing more Kubb than ever before, honing in on my specialties and improving my skill set. I have definitely seen growth in my game these past few months. My incasting ability is much better than before, and I ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-07-10
  • 2015 U.S. Nationals Live Team Draw
    I recently relocated from Kalamazoo to Minneapolis. I still consider myself part of Kalamazoo Kubb, and I’m still playing (and hope to continue playing) tournaments with fellow Kalamazoo Kubbers. Basically I’m the Minneapolis chapter of Kalamazoo Kubb now, or at least that’s what USA Kubb‘s Eric Anderson called me last ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-07-02
  • Speed Up Your Learning Curve
    In the Fall of 2013, I was first exposed to kubb. It was love at first sight. More like, love at first play. I couldn’t get enough kubb and I wanted to play it all the time. The problem was, I didn’t have a kubb set.  Until I bought my ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-05-31
  • 2015 Rockford Swedish Historical Society Kubb Tournament
    This past weekend Kalamazoo Kubb members Jesse Fraim and Christopher Jones (half of The Settlers of Baton) competed with friend-of-the-club Phil Dickinson at the 2015 Rockford Swedish Historical Society Kubb Tournament in Rockford, Illinois. After a strong first match, the team, playing under the name Kubbigans, struggled to stay consist throughout ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-05-06
  • Kubb in the Zoo Postponed!
    Kalamazoo Kubb’s inaugural Kubb in the Zoo tournament has been postponed. The tournament, originally planned for June, will now be held in August. Due to a number of factors, including park renovations at the tournament site, the decision was made to reschedule. Kalamazoo Kubb sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience. An ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-04-20
  • Player Profile: Abby Anderson Jones
    Name: Abby Anderson Jones Age: 29 Team: Kubbing up with the Joneses Where are you originally from? Holland, MI What’s your day job? Graphic Designer What do you like best about kubb? It’s a challenge even when it seems SO easy. I can’t tell you how many times I said ‘I’ve got this ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-02-11
  • Player Profile: Joey Wood
    Name: Joey WoodAge: 30Team: The Settlers of Baton Where are you originally from? Sturgis, Michigan What’s your day job? I have the pleasure of working with kids at Battle Creek Central High School as they learn about history, government, and economics. What do you like best about kubb? I ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-02-03
  • Player Profile: Bryan Jones
    Name: Bryan JonesAge: 23Team: Kubbing up with the Joneses Where are you originally from? Monroe, Mich.—south of Detroit and north of Toledo What’s your day job? I’m currently a substitute teacher while I look for a position as a graphic designer. I’m also a freelance graphic designer and artist. What do you like ... read more
    Source: Kalamazoo KubbPublished on 2015-01-27