• RIGHTS

    Full global rights (except for Canada, Japan and USA) until 2022, all media types.

     

     

     

  • PRODUCTION

    Selected games produced with 8 cameras in HD 16/9 by the WCF’s in-house team, World Curling TV (WCTV). Live  programming is available at the venue or via satellite with English commentary. Daily News Feeds are available via satellite and/or FTP within an hour of end of play.

  • GAMES

    Up to 3 sessions per day, with approximately 2/3 games produced.

WCF WORLD,

EUROPEAN & PACIFIC-ASIA

CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

WORLD CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 9 days each; Women’s event in March and Men’s in April

  • World’s top 13 national curling teams (14 for 2021) qualified from the WCF’s Pacific-Asia, European and America zonal championships

  • Round robin format to determine qualification for the finals

  • Teams gain qualification points for the Olympic Winter Games in the two championship years running up to the next Games; all teams competing at a World Championship are eligible for the WCF’s Olympic Qualification Event

EUROPEAN CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 1 week in November featuring Men’s and Women’s competitions

  • In the A Division, Europe’s top 10 Men’s and Women’s teams compete to qualify for the following World Championships. The two lowest ranked teams face relegation to the B Division.

PACIFIC-ASIA CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 1 week in November featuring Men’s and Women’s competitions 
     

  • These championships qualify teams for the World Curling Championships and World Qualification Event.

SCHEDULING

  • Each day of competition has 3 SESSIONS (morning, afternoon and evening) during the round robin stage

  • 6-9 HOURS of live coverage per day depending on the number of games produced

  • WCTV will continue LIVE COVERAGE until there are no remaining games in the session

20 - 28 MAR 2021

Schaffhausen (SUI)

LGT WORLD WOMEN’S CURLING CHAMPS. 2021

3 – 11 APR 2021 

Ottawa (CAN)

WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPS. 2021

BROADCAST OBLIGATIONS

All games of the teams from the territory participating in the competitions, if produced, fi nal stages and all medal games of each competition.

WCF WORLD, EUROPEAN

& PACIFIC-ASIA

CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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