WCT Łódź International Ladies Challenger
Dear Curling Friends!
We would like to invite you to the WCT Łódź International Ladies Challenger - first World Curling Tour ladies event to take place in Poland.
The event will be played in the brand new Curling Łódź arena - a state of the art, 4-sheet dedicated curling facility opened in August 2018. Great ice guaranteed!

Dates: Sep 27 - 29, 2019
Place: Curling Łódź arena
Number of teams: 16
Prize money: 3100 EUR
Entry fee: 450 EUR
System of play: triple knockout + playoffs (8 qualifiers), 4 games guaranteed
Registration: on-line form
Registration deadline: Aug 18, 2019
E-mail: kontakt@curlinglodz.pl
facebook event page

A full list of participants and the games schedule will be published immediately after the registration deadline. If less than 16 teams apply, tournament purse and/or playing system might be changed. Entry fee must be paid after Aug 18, but no later than Sep 2, 2019 (an email with a confirmation of your spot and payment details will be sent after the registration deadline). Entry fee will not be refunded for any withdrawals made after Sep 6, 2019.

Please note that successful submition of an entry form will be confirmed with an automated email. If you have not received a message from us after submitting the registration form, please let us know on: kontakt@curlinglodz.pl

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 train, a bus or renting a car.