The Utica Curling Club will host the 8th annual US Open International Wheelchair Curling Bonspiel this week.

The event will be taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The competiton will feature several Sitrin STARS athletes and teams from Canada, Russia, Korea, Scotland and Slovakia.

It's one of the last formal competitions for members of Team USA before the 2014 Paralympic Games, which will be held in March in Sochi, Russia.

For an event schedule, click here.