Event Information

1.OrganizerTown of Karuizawa, Karuizawa International Curling Championships Organizing Committee
2.SupervisorNagano Curling Association
3.SupporterMinistrry of Foreign Affairs of Japan,Japan Sports Agency,Japan Tourism Agency,Nagano Prefecture,Japan Curling Association,Nagano Athletic Association, Nagano Tourism Organization,Karuizawa Athletic Association,Karuizawa Tourist Association,Karuizawa Commerce and Industry Association,Karuizawa Winter Festival Committee,Asahi Satellite Broadcasting,TV Asahi Corporation,Asahi Broadcasting Nagano
4. CooperationGinza NAGANO, Karuizawa Curling Promoting Project, Asia Pacific Curling Tour, Myota Curling Club, Karuizawa Curling Revitalization Project, Karuizawa Curling Club
5.VenueKaruizawa Ice Park (Karuizawa Kazakoshi Park)
(Hocchi 1154-1, Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano)
6.DateDecember 14, 2016 Pre-competition practice, Opening ceremony
December 15, First Stone
December 15-17, 2016 Preliminary league
December 18, 2016  Final tournament, Awarding ceremony
7.Format &
Qualification
Maximum 30 teams (15 men's teams and 15 women's teams )
*WCT registration is necessary for application.

15 men's teams and 15 women's teams will be split into 3 pools of 5 for round robin play.
At the conclusion of the round robin, the top 6 teams will qualify for the playoffs.
All games will be 8 ends.
World Curling Federation rules apply
8.AwardsTotal: ¥5,000,000
(1st: JPY 1,000,000 2nd: JPY 600,000 3rd: JPY 400,000 4th: JPY 200,000 5th-6th: JPY 150,000)
9.EntryEmail or fax your registration form to the Head office. The Committee will select teams to participate from the applicants and will stop accepting entry when we have 27 teams.
Dedicated entry address:entry.icurling@gmail.com

Entry deadline: September 30, 2015
10.ContactKaruizawa International Curling Championships Organizing Committee
11.InformationAddress: Nagakura 332-4, Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano 389-0111, JAPAN
TEL: +81-267-44-6680
FAX: +81-267-44-6681
Email: icurling-info@karuizawaclub.ne.jp