WCF Partners

Official WCF Partners


Where the Rhine leaves Switzerland for the North Sea, you will find Basel, the charming city on the Rhine Knee. It is a city that owes its international outlook, economic power and cultural diversity to its special location in the middle of the border triangle between Germany, France and Switzerland. In 2016, Basel will set sports fans’ pulses racing with many sporting highlights, including the World Men‘s Curling Championship and the UEFA Europa League Final. The annual Swiss Indoors Basel will also bring the crème de la crème of world tennis to Basel, while tens of thousands of spectators will be abuzz with excitement at other top events, including the CSI Basel show jumping tournament, BaselHead rowing regatta, Badminton Swiss Open and Women’s Top Volley International. And in the international spotlight the whole year round: the stars at FC Basel. Welcome to Basel – the city of sport!

The Ford Motor Company of Canada

Ford Motor Company of Canada has a long history as unique as Canada itself with the first cars being produced in 1904. The company began its involvement with the sport of curling in 1995 as title sponsor of the World Curling Championships in Brandon, Manitoba.

Sponsored Events
Ford World Women's Curling Championship 2014
Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2013
Ford World Women's Curling Championship 2012
Ford World Men's Curling Championship 2011
Ford World Women's Curling Championship 2010

Le Gruyère AOP Switzerland

Le Gruyère AOP Switzerland is proud to be involved in Curling, a sport which requires precision and respect of time-honoured tradition and rules. It is exactly what a Gruyère AOP cheese maker does each day of the year to bring a Gruyère AOC wheel to maturity. Apart from curling, Le Gruyère AOP Switzerland’s collaboration with winter sport also includes the FIS Alpine Ski races in Adelboden and St. Moritz.

Sponsored Events
Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2014
Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2013
Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2012
Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2011
Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2010
Le Gruyère European Curling Championships 2009

LGT Bank

LGT, the international private banking and asset management group are a main sponsor of the World Men’s Curling Championship 2016 (WMCC) in Basel (2-10 April 2016).

LGT Bank Switzerland, which has its head-quarters in Basel, established its presence over ten years ago and is therefore closely linked to the host city. LGT fulfilled the position of main sponsor at the same event four years ago in Basel.

A reason for LGT’s renewed commitment to the World Curling Championship is the high level of quality, professionalism and personal engagement of the people responsible for running this event. http://www.lgt.com/en/

Rock Solid Inc

Rock Solid Productions Inc. are a Canadian company, formed in 2008, that specialise in “iceless” curling products that can be used for curling promotions, where ice access is limited.

As preferred development partner of the WCF this partnership offers Member Associations (MA) significantly reduced prices on Rock Solid’s Street Curling and Floor Curl products and the ability to use Development Assistance Programme (DAP) funding towards purchase of them.

These products have gained popularity since featuring on Big Brother Canada and, have been used as event entertainment at two Super Bowls to date. Also, in partnership with Curling Canada the products are used to introduce curling to around 200,000 school children each year.

Official Timekeeper


Edox’s story began back in 1884 with the founding of its first atelier. Almost 130 years later, Edox’s timepieces are still inspired by tradition and know-how, but also innovative design and technical perfection. Aiming for top positioning within the top three of the Swiss watch brands of the segment, Edox ‘s existence has been studded with success and horological inventions.

Since its beginning, Edox has had a very clear vision of its growth and development thanks to its innovative ideas and ceaseless design research, while at the same time maintaining the classic traditions of watch making know-how. Edox has thus become a benchmark brand in timekeeping for sports competitions. Since 2006, Edox is the official timekeeper of the Class-1 World Powerboat Championships, since 2012 is the official timekeeper of the Dakar Rally and since 2013 is the official timekeeper of the Extreme Sailing Series™. http://www.edox.ch

Official WCF Suppliers


361 Degrees International Limited designs, manufactures and distributes sporting goods in the People’s Republic of China. Its products include athletic footwear, apparel and accessories under the 361° brand name. It has more than 8,000 employees. As of June 2009, the company distributed its products through 3,277 authorised retailers who own and manage 6,055 authorised 361° retail outlets in 31 Provinces. 361 Degrees International Limited is headquartered in Xiamen.

Sponsored Events
CEP World Men's Curling Championship 2014
Titlis Glacier Mountain World Women's Curling Championship 2013
World Men's Curling Championship 2012

atom AMPD

Official IT supplier of the World Curling Federation

DB Schenker

DB Schenker is one of the leading globally integrated logistics service providers and handles all of Deutsche Bahn’s transportation and logistics operations. DB Schenker Logistics, with its three business segments Land Transport, Air/Ocean Freight and Contract Logistics/SCM, is one of the world’s leading logistics service providers. The business unit offers land transport, air and ocean freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management from a single source and enjoys top positions in automotive, high-tech, electronics and consumer goods, as well as in trade fair forwarding, special transportation and services for major sporting events.

Jet Ice

Jet Ice is a Canadian company established in 1979, offering a complete range of products and services for the ice making industry such as ice paints, application packages and custom logo stencils. Jet Ice has worked with a number of winter Olympic sports federations.

Equipment Suppliers

Balance Plus

Providing the World with the best curling EQuipment since 1995



Goldline has all the curling equipment that you could ever possibly need. We have curling brushes and delivery sticks, apparel and curling shoes, gloves and mitts. We even have jewelry for the diehard curling fans out there. When you shop with us, you can be sure that you will be well-equipped for your curling competition or casual game, and that the curling equipment you purchase will be of the utmost quality.


Official Media and Marketing Partner

Infront Sports & Media

The Infront group, based in Zug, Switzerland, is the strongest, most experienced marketing agency in the winter sports arena. It represents six of the seven Olympic winter sport federations at international level. The Group is the commercial partner of more than 90% of all national skiing federations hosting FIS Alpine Ski and Nordic World Cup races. It also markets the FIS World Championships. It has a long term partnership with the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and relationships with the Olympic winter sports of biathlon (IBU), bobsleigh and skeleton (FIBT), curling (WCF) and luge (FIL).

Official WCF Pin Supplier

The Pin People

Official Pin supplier of the World Curling Federation.