Word Curling Tour EVENTS

Paf Challenger Men´s Curling Tour 2019

22‒24 February 2019/ Eckerö, Åland
The Paf Challenger is an international men’s curling event on the World Curling Tour. The event takes place 22-24 February 2019 on the Åland Islands (in Finland) at the Curling Arena in Eckerö. 

The competition begins with 10 teams playing in two Round Robin groups of 5 teams each. The winner from each group will go direct to the semi-final. The second and third from each group will go to the playoffs.

Registration: curling@aland.net
Registration deadline: February 1 2019
Entry Fee: 390€

1st place 1000€
2nd place 600€
3rd place 400€

Teams line up
These teams will compete at the Paf Challenger 2019

Team van Dorp
Jaap van Dorp
Wouter Gosgens
Laurens Hoekman
Carlo Glasbergen
Coach Shari Leibbrandt

We recommended you to book accommodation at our players hotel Pommern +3581815555 or mail info@alandhotels.fi 
Room prices at Hotel Pommern: 
100€/night for doubleroom 
90€ for singelroom inkl breakfast. 
When you book accommodation please use code “curling”
The first game will be played Friday 8 am and the price ceremony at Sunday 5.30 pm

Travel to Åland and back we have suggestions for you:
1.Take the flight to Stockholm/Arlanda on Thursday. You have to be latest at 3 pm on Arlanda. Then you take the bus to ”Cityterminalen" in Stockholm where you go to ”Viking Line”- desk and check in. At 5 pm the bus will leave from Cityterminalen to the ferry in Kapellskär.

2.You can rent a car from Arlanda and drive directly to Kapellskär. 1 hour drive. The ferry leave at 7pm and you arrives at 10.30 pm in Mariehamn,

3.Or you can take the flight Stockholm/Arland-Mariehamn.

Back to Stockholm:
1.Take the ferry Sunday at 6.30 pm from Eckerö (very close to the curlingrink) You arrive to Cityterminalen in Stockholm at 9pm.
2. Take the ferry Monday at 7.30am from Mariehamn and you are 10 am in Stockholm.
3. Take the flight Monday morning to Stockholm/Arlanda.