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The world’s best curling teams will be heading to Prince George, B.C., as the 2020 World Women’s Curling Championship, presented by Nature’s Bounty Vitamins, takes over the CN Centre for nine days.

The 2020 World Women’s Championship is scheduled for March 14-22 in Prince George, with Team Canada battling 12 other countries for the gold medal.

For media requiring credentials, please apply on-line at curlingcanada.formstack.com/forms/curlingcanadamediaaccreditation2019_20  by no later than March 9, 2020. A week or so before the event, you will be sent a confirmation letter outlining the on-site accreditation procedures.

Those requesting credentials must also email a high-resolution mugshot of themselves to media@curling.ca to make the on-site accreditation process easier.

Please note:On-ice photographers will be required to wear black clothing and shoes and restrict themselves to designated shooting areas during the games. There will be no exceptions to this guideline. CLICK HERE to review photography guidelines.

A limited number of rooms at the Ramada Hotel Downtown Prince George is being held for media looking for accommodation during the 2020 World Women’s Curling Championship. Those needing accommodation need to book their rooms as soon as possible as space is extremely limited. Contact Donna Gillis (778-281-2028, donna.gillis@curling.ca) to arrange for accommodation.

The 2020 World Women’s Championship will feature a 13-team field and a six-team playoff format; the top two teams from the round robin will go straight to the semifinals, while the third- through sixth-place teams will play in the quarter-finals. Additionally, there will be no tiebreakers. Ties for playoff spots will be broken through head-to-head round-robin results first, followed by pre-game Last Shot Draw results.

For ticket and other event information about the 2020 World Women’s Championship, visit www.curling.ca/2020worldwomen.

TSN/TSN2 (RDS2 in French), the exclusive television network for Curling Canada’s Season of Champions, will provide complete coverage of all of Canada’s games, as well as all playoff rounds, at the 2020 World Women’s Curling Championship.

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For further information:

Al Cameron
Director, Communication & Media Relations
Curling Canada
(403) 463-5500
acameron@curling.ca

Kyle Jahns
Manager, Communication and Media Relations
Curling Canada
Tel: 204-803-8221
kyle.jahns@curling.ca

Cameron MacAllister
Head of Media
World Curling Federation
media@worldcurling.org