Curling World Cup
The world's best curling players are coming to Jönköping - a unique opportunity to see the highest level of curling in one of the world's most equal sports. Enjoy an exciting event and taking part in the festivities in the city and around the arena.
Sweden and Jönköping are organizing the third event in the newly launched "Curling World Cup" 30th of January - 3rd of February, 2019. The world's best curling players will take part and compete for a total of 1.5 million in prize money. Sweden is represented by, among others, the Olympic Games team Hasselborg and Edin. The tournament in Jönköping is the final competition before the finals in Beijing (China) on 6-12th of May.
CWC is played in Jönköping Curling hall a unique curling arena that will offer top-level gaming conditions. The address is Mässvägen 8.
The CWC is played in three classes, the same as the three Olympic Curling disciplines: Ladies, Men’s and Mixed Double. During four days, 15 rounds of play with 4-5 matches play for each game. At least one Swedish team plays at each game. Day five is finals, then you play one final per game. Detailed game schedule will be released, at latest on 21st of December, after the second race in Omaha, USA.
There are three different categories of tickets;
- Game ticket = 1 game
- Morning ticket = 2 games
- Day ticket = 3-4 games
All seats are unnumbered.
You can also book a VIP package - "Behind the scenes". The package includes 1 game evening, 2 course dinner at Scandic and Uppsnack "Behind the scenes" with Peja Lindholm and selected curling profiles. The VIP package applies on Friday (Feb. 1) and Saturday (Feb. 2). 17:30 to 22:00.
Sweden has a unique position in international curling and is ranked number one for both ladies and men.
The Olympic Gold 2018 became the major breakthrough for Team Hasselborg (Anna Hasselborg, Sara McManus, Agnes Knochenhauer and Sofia Mabergs). At the World Cup in North Bay, Canada, the girls also won a silver and took the team's first World Cup medal. This year's season has started brilliant with two Grand Slam titles. Current ranking on world rankings: 1
Team Edin (Niklas Edin, Oskar Eriksson, Rasmus Wranå and Christoffer Sundgren) are the ruling world champion after the World Championships in Las Vegas in 2018. The season 2017-2018 they were also crowned with the fourth straight EM gold and most wins on the grand Grand Slam tour in Canada. Current ranking on world rankings: 1
The team to represent Sweden in Mixed Double is determined by a qualifier in Sundsvall on 16-18th of December. Other teams are taken through the respective national federation. For women, the following countries are qualified; USA, China, Canada, and so on. For men plays; USA, China, Canada etc. In Mixed Double; USA, China, Canada and so on.
In Jönköping Center (at Stora Hotellet), the municipality will set up a "Fan Corner" with curling-inspiring activities.
In the arena area there is also a "Fan Corner". Here you will find food and drinks and 30 minutes before each game there will be a host introducing the game. You may listen to interviews/ anecdotes from known curling profiles.
Scandic Hotell Elmia is the hosting hotel for the event. If you book a ticket, you can also book a reduced price. Booking is through;
- Website; www.scandichotels.se/elmia
- Email; email@example.com
- Telephone; 036-585 46 00
Enter code; BFAN010219
Scandic Hotell Elmia reserves the right to pre-authorize the hotel.
The rooms are available between 9 November and 27 December 2018.
Swedish Curling Association (Svenska Curlingförbundet), Rolf Wikström, firstname.lastname@example.org
Links for the event
Curling World Cup
Jönköpings Curling Club