Lohja, Finland and Östersund, Sweden to host Le Gruyére AOP European Curling Championships 2024 

The Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland will host the A-Division competitions of the Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships 2024, while the B-Division will be held in the Oestersund Curling Club in Sweden.

Both competitions will run from Saturday 16 to Saturday 23 November.

The Kisakillio Sports Institute has great experience in hosting international curling competitions. In the 2023–2024 season only, three World Curling events were held there – the World Junior-B Championships, the World Wheelchair-B Championship and the World Junior Championships.

The host city of the B-Division competitions, Oestersund, has welcomed numerous World Curling events recently: the A-Division competitions of the Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships 2022 and the World Mixed Doubles and Senior Championships 2024 were hosted in the Oestersund Arena, while the B-Division events of the 2022 Europeans were held in the Oestersund Curling Club. Similarly to 2022, the club will play host to the B-Division competitions in 2024.

Additionally, the Oestersund Curling Club will host the C-Division competitions to be held from Saturday 26 April to Saturday 3 May 2025.


World Curling Head of Competitions, Eeva Roethlisberger said, “Over the years, both local organising committees have been fantastic partners for World Curling and I’m pleased that we will return once again to the wonderful cities of Lohja and Oestersund.

“The local organisers have a huge experience in running our events and I am certain that they will do an excellent job once again.”

Lohja’s Local Organising Committee President, Lauri Ikavalko, said “Kisakallio is proud of the cooperation with World Curling and we are very excited to organise these competitions.

“We expect it to once again bring unforgettable experiences and moments to Kisakallio. By gaining to host these competitions, it is once again proof of the Finns’ ability to build good competitive events. This is also a very significant matter for the entire Finnish curling community.”

Oestersund’s Local Organising Committee President, Per Bergman said, “We are very happy and proud to work together once again with World Curling. We are grateful to have been trusted to organise two championships in Oestersund this coming season.

“The city and the Local Organising Committee look forward to welcoming the curling family back to Oestersund and we will do our very best to give everyone an unforgettable experience.”

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