The 2018 Arctic Winter Games curling play down will take play January 5-7, 2018 at the Grande Prairie Curling Centre.
Registration for the Arctic Winter Games play down will be available on the Alberta Curling Federation’s website November 18th, 2017. The registration fee is $100/team.
Coaching requirements for the qualifying event will require at least a club coach certification. A competition coach certification will be required to coach the qualifying teams at the Arctic Winter Games.
One Men’s team and one Women’s team will represent Team Alberta North at the Arctic Winter Games March 17 – 24, 2018 at the Fort Smith Curling Club in the Fort Smith Recreation Community Centre.
The Alberta men’s and women’s teams must be each composed of 4 members who live north of the 55th parallel (see map below) and who are born on or before January 1, 1999.
Rules for the event can be found here: The WCF rules for curling
Alberta communities above the 55th parallel: https://albertasport.ca/uploads/North-of-55-Communities.pdf