Event Information

Held by Town of Karuizawa, Karuizawa International Curling Championships Organizing Committee
Managed by Nagano Curling Association
Supported by Nagano Prefecture, Japan Curling Association, Nagano Athletic Association, Karuizawa Education Board, Karuizawa Athletic Associatio, Karuizawa Tourist Association, Karuizawa Commerce and Industry Association
Cooperated with Karuizawa Curling Promoting Project, Karuizawa Curling Club, Karuizawa Curling Council、Karuizawa Winter Festival Organizing Committee
Venue Karuizawa Ice Park (Karuizawa Kazakoshi Park)
(Hocchi 1154-1, Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano)
Dates December 17, 2014           Practice, Welcome party
December 18-20, 2014       Preliminary league
December 21, 2014   Final tournament, Awarding ceremony
Participants Maximum 30 teams (15 teams each for both men and women, from Japan and overseas)
Prize money Total: \5,000,000
(1st: \1,000,000 2nd: \600,000 3rd: \400,000
4th: \200,000 5th-6th: \150,000)
WCT We are a part of World Curling Tour from this year's bonspiel
Broadcasting Featured and final games will be broadcasted on Japanese TV.
Rules Preliminary league: Round robin – 3 pools, 8 end games
Final tournament: tournament by top 6 teams, 8 end games
World Curling Federation rules apply
Entry Email or fax your entry form to the Committee office.  The Committee will select teams to participate from the applicants and will stop accepting entry when we have 30 teams.
Entry fee: \60,000/team (admission fee for welcome party included.  Fee is due upon receipt of our notice.)
Entry form
Entry deadline: September 30, 2014

Contact Information

Karuizawa International Curling Championships Organizing Committee
Nagakura 332-4, Karuizawa, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano 389-0111, JAPAN