Countries qualified into Vancouver based on their rankings at the past three world championships. The ten teams play a round-robin tournament that determines which nations advance to the medal rounds.
After missing the Torino Games by inches, two-time Olympian Debbie McCormick of Rio, Wis. will skip for Team USA in Vancouver.
By virtue of winning the 2010 Olympic Trials, John Shuster's rink will represent Team USA in Vancouver. Shuster won Olympic bronze in Torino.