EJCT 2017 in Östersund
We’re happy to announce that Östersund Curling Club will host next seasons first EJCT competition. LiveChannel Cup in Härnösand is not going to happen this autumn, and we have chosen to step in and substitute for them this year.
Our club is an experienced and well renowned organiser with four World Junior Championship events under the belt. With 96 new “Olympic standard” stones from Kays of Scotland and a state of the art Munters dehumidification system last season You can rest assured we’re doing our very best to have great ice conditions.
Athletes participating in the World Junior-B championship last january praised our organising committee and volunteers for a fantastic event, and now we get the chance to welcome the rest of the top junior teams from all over Europe with all of our hearts.
Host of WMDCC 2018 and WSCC 2018
Dear Curling friends!
We’re delighted to announce that the World Curling Federation has chosen Östersund to host WMDCC and WSCC 2018.
We welcome all players, leaders, delegates from WCF, media and audience to come visit us. And we hope all member nations
of WCF will take part in those events and take the opportunity to discover our town with it´s variety of shops, cafes and restaurants.
With next years events it will be the second time we are hosting a curling tournament in Östersunds Arena.
The newly built arena has proven to be excellent for the upcoming events. Both Ice Technicians and the competitors praised the ice
conditions during World Junior-B Championships in January 2017. And You can rest assured we will take every possible steps to make
these both events a success.
With all our hearts, welcome to Östersund!
Please have a look inside the venue, Östersund Arena
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Facts about Östersund Arena
• Opened: December 2013
• WJBCC 2017 arena
• 2 ice-hockey halls
• Artificially frozen bandyfield
• State of the art gymnasticshall
• Changingsrooms with sauna
• Full wheelchair accessibility
• 20min walking dist. to city centre.
• WMDCC/A-hall 2 000 seats
• Height A-hall: 10 meter
• Electricity: 1800 amps
• WSCC/B-hall: 200 spectators
• RO treated watersupply
There are plenty of changing rooms with showers for all the teams competing in Östersund Arena.
You travel between our official Hotels and Östersund Arena via our dedicated bus service.
The ride takes about 15 minutes depending on traffic. We’ll post a schedule as soon as we have the competition shedule available.