Upcoming Events

JANUARY 2023

World University Games 2023 (WUG)

  • Date: 12-22 Jan 2023
  • Location: Lake Placid, United States
  • Event Website: https://worldcurling.org/events/wug2023
  • Event Details: The Winter World University Games is the largest multi-sport winter event in the world, after the Winter Olympics. University students between the ages of 17 and 25 are eligible to enter. Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here.

MARCH 2023

World Wheelchair Mixed Doubles Curling Championships 2023 (WWhMDCC)

  • Date: 4-12 March 2023
  • Location: Richmond, British Columbia (Canada)
  • Event Website: https://worldcurling.org/events/wwhmdcc2023
  • Event Details: The World Wheelchair Mixed Doubles Curling Championship is an open entry event for the Members Associations of the World Curling Federation. Teams must consist of one female and one male wheelchair athlete.

APRIL 2023

World Mixed Doubles Curling Championships 2023 (WMDCC)

  • Date: 22-29 April 2023
  • Location: Gangneung, Korea
  • Event Website: https://worldcurling.org/events/wmdcc2023
  • Event Details: The World Mixed Doubles Curling Championship is for 20 qualified teams, of one female and one male player. Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here.

World Senior Curling Championships 2023 (WSCC)

  • Date: 22-29 April 2023
  • Location: Gangneung, Korea
  • Event Website: https://worldcurling.org/events/wscc2023
  • Event Details: The World Senior Curling Championships is an open entry event for men and women’s teams. To be eligible to take part in these championships, players “must be not less than 50 years of age by the end of the 30th day of June in the year immediately preceding the year in which the Championship is taking place”. Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here.

JUNE 2023

Australian National Championships – Date Claimer!!!

Anticipated Disciplines: Men, Women, Junior Men/Women, Wheelchair (4), Mixed (4)

  • Date: 6 – 11 June 2023 [Note: 5 June 2023 is a holiday in NZ and Rink is closed] (Please note these dates have been booked to secure dedicated Curling ice in Naseby, New Zealand and no further discussions have taken place. These dates can be used for planning purposes with the understanding dates may change due to circumstances out of the ACF’s control. Travel should not be booked until official notification.)
  • Location: Naseby, New Zealand
  • Event Website: TBD
  • Event Details: Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here. Details of nominations and competition will be released closer to the time.
  • Volunteers needed!! Expressions of interest being sought for:
    • Umpiring of games (June and September Nationals)
    • Nationals Committee to assist with planning.
    • Please email australiancurling@gmail.com if you would like to help.

SEPTEMBER 2023

Australian National Championships – Date Claimer!!!

Disciplines: Mixed Doubles, Wheelchair Mixed Doubles, Senior Men/Women

  • Date: 18-22 September 2023 (Please note these dates have been booked to secure dedicated Curling ice in Naseby, New Zealand and no further discussions have taken place. These dates can be used for planning purposes with the understanding dates may change due to circumstances out of the ACF’s control. Travel should not be booked until official notification.)
  • Location: Naseby, New Zealand
  • Event Website: TBA
  • Event Details: Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here. Details of nominations and competition will be released closer to the time.
  • Volunteers needed!! Expressions of interest being sought for:
    • Umpiring of games (June and September Nationals)
    • Nationals Committee to assist with planning.
    • Please email australiancurling@gmail.com if you would like to help.

OCTOBER 2023

World Mixed (Fours) Curling Championships 2023 (WMxCC)

  • Date: TBD October 2023
  • Location: TBD
  • Event Website: https://worldcurling.org/events/wmxcc2022
  • Event Details: The World Mixed Curling Championship is an open entry event, for the World Curling Federation’s 67 Member Associations. Teams are mixed gender, consisting of two female and two male athletes. Mixed curling is played following the same rules as ‘traditional’ curling with the exception that games will be played up to a maximum of eight ends, delivery rotation alternates between each gender and the skip and vice-skip must be from the opposite gender. Also, teams do not have alternates. 2022 is the sixth edition of this world championship and the second time it has been held in Scotland. The event was cancelled in 2021 due to Covid-19 related challenges. Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here.

NOVEMBER 2023

Pan-Continental Curling Championships 2023 (PCCC & PCCCB)

  • Dates: A Division TBD, B Division TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Event Website A Division: TBD
  • Event Website B Division: TBD
  • Event Details: The Pan-Continental Curling Championships replaces the Pacific-Asia Curling Championships and the Americas Challenge and started in the 2022–2023 season. It features teams from both the Americas and the Pacific-Asia zones. These championships have been introduced in order to offer developing Member Associations from the Americas and Pacific-Asia zones an opportunity to compete on an equal playing field, giving them a chance to improve their World Rankings and offer a consistent platform for improvement. The championships are separated into two divisions to follow the successful model of the European Curling Championships. Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here.

World Wheelchair B Curling Championships 2023 (WWhBCC)

  • Date: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Event Website: TBD
  • Event Details: The World Wheelchair-B Curling Championship is open to mixed gender teams from World Curling Federation Member Associations that have not already qualified for the next World Wheelchair Curling Championship. The three medal winning teams qualify for the World Wheelchair Curling Championship. Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here.

DECEMBER 2023

World Junior B Curling Championships 2023 (WJBCC)

  • Date: TBD
  • Location: TBD
  • Event Website: TBD
  • Event Details: The World Junior-B Curling Championships are open to junior teams from all World Curling Federation Member Associations that have not already qualified for the World Junior Curling Championships. The top three women’s and men’s teams will qualify from this event to the World Junior Curling Championships. Eligibility for an Australian team representation is based on the Eligibility and Selection document located here.

JANUARY 2024

Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024 (WYOG)

  • Date: 19 January 2024 to 1 February 2024
  • Location: Gangwon, South Korea
  • Event Website: TBD
  • Event Details: The Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 will consist of two mixed events. The first event is a 16 team mixed team event. The second event will be a 24 team mixed doubles event. Athletes do not need to compete in both events. To be eligible to participate in the Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024, athletes must have been born between 1 January 2006 and 31 December 2009. A National Olympic Committee (NOC) is only eligible to qualify for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 if they enter at least one team into the World Junior Curling Championships (WJCC) OR World Junior-B Curling Championships (WJBCC) during the qualification period OR has participated in the 2022 World Curling Academy Youth Training Programme. Australia participated in the 2022 World Curling Academy Youth Training Programme in August 2022.
  • World Curling Federation Qualification Information: WYOG qualification Info and the latest official Qualification Document is here.
  • Australian Curling Federation Nomination and Selection Criteria is not yet available for this event as of 16 January 2023.