Invitation

Gothenburg Mixed Doubles Cup

December 28-30, 2020

Gothenburg Curling Club welcomes you to the third edition of the Gothenburg Mixed Doubles Cup!

The tournamnet is part of the Nordic Mixed Doubles Tour and the World Curling Tour.

This is what we offer:

  • A high quality tournament with competitive teams from several countries.
  • Excellent ice conditions.
  • One the most unique curling halls in the world, located in an old shipyard next to the wharf.
  • Minimun four games per team.
  • Highly experienced organizing team and ice crew.
  • Live broadcasting from all sessions on Youtube.
  • Fast results service with live scoring from all games.
  • A non-profit policy of the tournament with as much of the registration fees as possible going to prizes.

Date: 28-30 December 2020 – First games are expected to start in the morning 28th and tournament finishes late afternoon on the 30th.

Number of teams: We aim for a tournament with 16 or 20 teams. (minimum 8 teams) Teams will be accepted at the discretion of the Tournament Management.

System of play: Will depend on number of teams with four games guaranteed per team. 8 ends per game with a one stone shoot-out in case of a tie after 8 ends.

Venue: Gothenburg Curling Hall in Gothenburg Sweden. – Address is Valdemar Noréns gata 17, 41755, Göteborg. The closest bus stop is Pumpgatan or Regnbågsgatan.

The curling hall has four sheets of ice and a warm spectator area with a café that will serve refreshments, coffee and lighter meals during the tournament.

Accommodation: We are happy to help you finding suitable accommodation. Read more here.

Prizes: First prize of at least SEK 10 000 is guaranteed (16 teams). Remaining prizes will be announced as soon as registration closes. At least 20 % of the Teams will receive cash prizes.  The tournament operates on a non-profit policy with as much of the registration fees as possible going to prizes. Contribution to the prize pot of the Nordic Mixed Doubles Tour will be made. We can already promise that prizes will be higher than last year provided that we receive sufficient number of teams.

Registration: Registrations are done continuously (but not later than October 31) and acceptance to the Tournament will be done on a continuous basis by the Tournament Management. Registration is no guarantee to get a spot as we will try to create a diverse and strong field as possible. However, early registration will always be an asset when being considered. Registration is done on the registration page.

Registration fee: SEK 1400 (some 135 Euro) – Please pay the registration fee, to Bankgiro 364-8441 (Swedish teams) or Handelsbanken IBAN SE36 6000 0000 0007 5711 3702 (international teams). Failure to pay registration fee before November 15 may lead to the Team losing its spot in the competition.

Questions: Anders Pettersson, President Gothenburg Curling Club, anders.pettersson@goteborgcurling.se, +46-706-29 34 67