November 1, 2011
The Organising Committee of the World Junior Curling Championship 2012 has announced that tickets are now on sale for the event which will take place in Östersund’s Z-hallen from 3-11 March.
Information about ticket prices and how to purchase can be seen here on the event website: www.wjcc2012.curlingevents.com/tickets
The Championships will see 10 of the top junior men’s and 10 of the top junior women’s curling teams in the world competing for the 2012 World Junior titles. To find out which World Curling Federation Member Associations have already qualified for the event and how the final teams will qualify over the coming months, visit www.wjcc2012.curlingevents.com/teams
Östersund, the main city of central Sweden’s Jämtland region, is known as the country’s ‘Winter City’ and regularly hosts international winter sport championships. It is the third time that Östersund will host the World Junior Curling Championships following previous events in 2008 and 1999.
The city has produced several top curlers over the years including three-time world champion Peja Lindholm and his team and two-time Olympic Gold Medallist Cathrine Lindahl, sister and former team member of Anette Norberg. On the junior side, the reigning World Junior Men’s Curling Champions twin brothers, Alexander and Kristian Lindström are also from Östersund.
For more information visit: www.wjcc2012.curlingevents.com