The Grand Opening Bonspiel
  • Date: Sep 6 – Sep 9, 2018 (first games: group A – Thursday @ 17:30; group B – Thursday @ 21:00; group C – Friday @ 8:00; group D – Friday @ 10:15).
  • 32 teams (max. 8 places saved for international teams)
  • Schenkel system (points, stones ratio, ends ratio, stones scored, ends won). First two rounds in groups. Open final round. Time limit is 100 minutes for 8 ends. After the 100-minute alert only the currently played end is finished.
  • 4 games guaranteed, 5th game for top 8 teams.
  • Prize money: 4000 PLN (?– 2000 PLN, ?– 1200 PLN, ?– 800 PLN).
  • Curling Łódź 2018 collector pin for every competitor.
  • ? Toast and finger food at Curling Łódź at 20:00 on Thursday.
  • Dinner on Saturday evening.
  • Entry fee: 800 PLN or 200 EUR (5th player +80 PLN or +20 EUR).
  • Registration closes on the 20th of May at 23:59.
  • The list of accepted teams will be announced on the 31st of May. Teams will receive e-mail confirmation with entry fee payment details. If there are more entries than spots available, a waiting list will be created.