We would like to invite you to the Łódź International Women's Challenger 2020 - a World Curling Tour event taking place in Poland.
The event will be played in the new Curling Łódź arena - a state of the art, 4-sheet dedicated curling facility opened in August 2018. ISS Ice, Sports and Solar provided top level freezing system for our curling rink.
Current situation in Poland is considered safe and as of now (June 2020) it is allowed to organize sport events up to 150 participants ✅
Polish borders are expected to be opened mid-June.
All necessary safety precautions will be observed.
A complete list of participating teams and the games schedule will be published immediately after the registration deadline. Some confirmations might be sent out earlier and the lists of registered and confirmed teams will be available on this website. If necessary, the organizing committee reserves the right to select teams based of WCT rankings. Entry fee must be paid no later than Oct 9, 2020 (bank transfer details will be provided in an email mid-September). Entry fee will not be refunded for any withdrawals made after Oct 19, 2020. Any refunds requested before that date will be charged with an administrative fee of 12 EUR.
Please note that successful submition of the entry form will be confirmed with an automated email. If you have not received a message from us after submitting a registration form, please let us know on: firstname.lastname@example.org
System of play and prize fund might change if less than 16 teams participate.
About the city of Łódź
Łódź (pronounced “woodge”) is Poland’s third biggest city, located just 135 km south-west of Warsaw. Once a textile industry hub, it is now a vibrant, modern city with it’s 19th century castle-like weaving mills and eclectic palaces of rich industrialists turned into lofts, hotels, cafes, restaurants, boutiques, museums, schools and offices. The famous Piotrkowska street, which runs for over 5 kilometres, is one of the longest commercial street is the world. The massive renovated cotton factory complex, "Manufaktura", is one of the best examples of Łódź's industrial architecture. With numerous restaurants and cafes, 4-star hotel, shopping mall, cinema and an art museum it is a recognizable city landmark.
Łódź airport has direct flights from Munich, London Stansted, East Midlands and Dublin. It is also possible to reach Łódź by flying to nearby Warsaw Chopin Airport and taking a direct train, a bus or renting a car.