The previous time Las Vegas hosted the Planet Men’s Curling Championship, John Shuster’s lads had just received Olympic gold in PyeongChang.
Shuster and Co. did not check out to qualify for the 2018 worlds—Olympic concentration, ya know—and Loaded Ruohonen’s foursome went 6-7 overall, earning the playoffs but falling to Canada in the to start with qualification video game.
Currently, the Earth Curling Federation made it formal: earth earth’s best male rock chuckers are going back to 8,000-seater Orleans Arena, close to the famed Las Vegas strip, for the 2022 planet shootout.
The players and lovers really like curling in Vegas—poolside functions and Elvis impersonators, the full nine yards (er, ends). A WCF promo piece even consists of the latter.
The very first-ever Grand Slam of Curling occasion ever held outside of Canada was scheduled for this venue in 2020, but COVID-19 pressured its cancellation.
Prior to 2018, the Orleans Arena hosted many Continental Cup (feel Ryder Cup) curling competitions.
This announcement is absolutely sure to excite The Curling News’ roving reporter Sam Corea. Sam enjoys Vegas. He went to the initial Continental Cup back in 2014, and then … perfectly, virtually all of the types that followed.
Tickets for the championship, which will operate April 2-10 and aspect 13 groups, go on sale in early September. “Hit & Stay” Orleans Lodge & On line casino accommodation packages will be available.
This will be the ninth time the world men’s has been held in the United States considering that 1970 and fifth time because 2002. Even so, this will mark only the second time it is been hosted on the west coastline.
“We’re delighted to welcome the Globe Men’s Curling Championship back to Las Vegas,” reported Steve Hill, LVCVA president and CEO. “It’s an honour to host an party of this calibre. We’re self-confident the athletes and their lovers will find the only-in-Vegas experiences they’ve arrive to count on, from unbelievable enjoyment to superb eating, sights, spas, out of doors journey, and much more.”
Sweden are the reigning environment men’s curling champions. Skip Niklas Edin secured the initial entire world title in his squad’s existing three-championship winning streak at Vegas in 2018.