Wed., Dec.19th Pre-competition practice, Opening Party
Thu., Dec.20th – Sat., Dec. 22nd Preliminary league
Sun., Dec. 23rd Final tournament, Awarding ceremony
|Format & Qualification||
15 men’s teams and 15 women’s teams
* WCT registration is necessary for application.
15 men’s and women’s teams will be split into 3 pools of 5 for round robin play.
At the conclusion of the round robin, the top 8 teams will qualify for the playoffs.
All games will be 8 ends.
World Curling Federation rules apply
|Awards||Total: JPY 8,000,000
(1st: JPY 1,300,000 2nd: JPY 800,000 3rd: JPY 500,000 4th: JPY 400,000 5th-8th: JPY 250,000)
|Entry Deadline||Sunday, September 30, 2018
* When we reach our capacity before the deadline, no more participation may be accepted.
|Venue||Karuizawa Ice Park
|Head Office||c/o Sports Community Karuizawa Club
332-4 Nagakura, Karuizawa Town, Kitasaku-gun, 389-0111, JAPAN
|Website||Official site http://www.karuizawa-icurling.jp/ Facebook Twitter Instagram|
|Organizer||Karuizawa Town, Karuizawa International Curling Championships Organize Committee, Sports Community Karuizawa Club|
|Supervisor||Nagano Curling Association|
|Supporter||Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Ministry of the Japan Sports Agency, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Nagano Prefecture Government, Nagano Prefectural Board of Education, Karuizawa Town, Karuizawa Town Board of Education, Nagano Prefecture Sports Association, Karuizawa Town Sports Association, Nagano Tourism Organization, Karuizawa Tourist Association, Karuizawa Town Commerce and Industry, Karuizawa Winter Festival Organize Committee, TV Asahi, BS Asahi, Nagano Asahi Broadcasting|
|Cooperation||Japan Curling Association, WCT-JAPAN, Ginza NAGANO, Miyota Curling Club, Karuizawa Curling Revitalization Project, Karuizawa Curling Club|