Teams that have qualified for the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2011 are: Canada, China, Germany, Korea, Norway, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, USA & Czech Republic as host nation.
The event is for ten mixed gender teams: one from the host Association, seven qualify directly from the previous World Wheelchair Curling Championship (WWhCC) and two from the World Wheelchair Curling Qualification (the 2010 qualification event took place in November in Lohja, Finland – China and Russia qualified).
At the WWhCC, teams gain qualification points for the Paralympic Winter Games. The next games will take place in Sochi, Russia in 2014.
No WWhCC is held in a Winter Paralympic year. The last World Championship was in Vancouver in 2009
Canada, Norway, Russia and Scotland are through to the playoff stages of the 2011 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Prague.
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