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Updated rules and regulations for 2016

Download the updated Rules and Regulations for 2016.

Edox reveal special edition curling watch

The World Curling Federation’s official timekeeper, EDOX, has released a special edition curling watch, which is the first of its kind. The watch, which has men’s and women’s versions, features the WCF logo on the face and an embossed curling stone on the caseback.

Global Sports Development continue to support Olympic Celebration Tour

The World Curling Federation’s (WCF) Olympic Celebration Tour (OCT) will be funded by the Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD) for another season, it has been confirmed today (Friday 23 September 2016). The OCT is designed to generate interest in curling in the lead up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea and capitalise on the interest from Sochi 2014.

WCF saddened by death of Gerrit-Jan Scholten

The World Curling Federation (WCF) is deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of, Gerrit-Jan Scholten, 64, from the Netherlands Curling Association. Gerrit-Jan served as a representative for the Netherlands for many years at the World Curling Federation’s congresses and annual meetings.

Developing Mixed Doubles ahead of Olympic debut

This December the World Curling Federation is running its annual Mixed Doubles Curling Camp in Budapest, Hungary.

WCF Athlete Commission seeks nominations

The World Curling Federation is looking for elite curlers - who have competed in international competition in the past eight years - to join its Athlete Commission. Nominations are being taken until Monday 26 September 2016, for four positions.

WCF Annual General Assembly 2016

The 54 Member Associations of the World Curling Federation (WCF) have approved the WCF’s proposed resolutions for sweeping and brushes in elite curling, at its Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Stockholm, Sweden, today (Saturday 10 September).

Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2016 tickets on sale

Tickets for the Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2016, which is set to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, between 19-26 November 2016, have gone on sale today. Supporters can choose from a range of options including early or late session tickets, all day tickets and tournament passes, which gives access to every game including both men's and women's finals.

Resolutions and recommendations for WCF Congress

The World Curling Federation’s (WCF) 54 Member Associations (MA) will come together next week for the fifth WCF Congress and Annual General Assembly (AGA), in Stockholm, Sweden [from 7-10 September 2016].

VoIP Defender retain World Junior’s title

VoIP Defender, the USA and Singapore based Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) brand, will support the World Curling Federation’s (WCF) flagship junior event – the VoIP Defender World Junior Curling Championships 2017 (WJCC) – for another year.

Brazil challenge USA for World Championship places

Brazil will challenge the USA’s men’s and women’s teams in January 2017 for places at the 2017 World Curling Championships (WCCs).

First WCF playing schedules available for new season

With the new international curling season fast-approaching the playing schedules for the World Curling Federation’s (WCF) first championships of the 2016-2017 season are now available to view. The new season will get underway on Friday 14 October when the second World Mixed Curling Championship 2016 (WMxCC) begins in Kazan, Russia.

Record entries for PACC 2016 as Winter Olympics near

The Pacific-Asia Curling Championships 2016 will have a record number of teams competing this year, when it heads to Uiseong in Korea – the host nation of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Some 17 teams will compete across the men’s and women’s championships with Hong Kong women’s team and Qatar’s women’s and men’s teams making their debuts.

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