Mazury Curling Festival 2018 - camp&tournaments

Date of the tournament
Saturday, August 25, 2018 to Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Tournament type
Fun & sociable bonspiel
Królowej Jadwigi 9b, Gizycko, 11-500, Poland
Event venue
Mazurskie Centrum Sportow Lodowych w Gizycku
Format of play
Team types
Mixed Doubles
Registration DL
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Prize pool
curling equipement
Entry fee
depends on the standard and dates
Number of teams
Academic Sport Association of Poland & Academic Sport Center Wilkasy, Polish Curling Clubs Federation, Curling Section of Polish Sport Organization Lodz, The City of Giżycko & Municipal Sport Center Giżycko, 30sth
Email address of tournament organizer
lukasz.janczar [at]

more info below

Additional Information

MCF2018 invitation no 1

We have a great pleasure to invite you to the lucky seventh edition of annual curling event called Mazury Curling Festival.
In the past years there were over 100 participants every year having fun in Wilkasy and Gizycko, and in the tournament for 36 teams. The players of all Polish curling clubs had the opportunity to practice and compete with our guests from 3 continents (Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Hongkong, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland. We had a pleasure to meet e.g. World and European Champions (Dorottya Palancsa from Hungary, Michelle Allen from Canada, Bjorn Schroder from Switzerland, Anders Kraupp from Sweden), top players, coaches and icemasters (Mark Callan, George Munro from Scotland).

We negotiate with the best coaches, not only from Europe, and we will announce their names in our next letter. Till now we can confirm the best Czech curler Jiri Snitil come back for the third time. Welcome back Jiri!

In order to boost the youngest curlers’ development, we have managed to set the dates of this year’s camp again for the last days of school holidays (in Poland). The camp will start on Saturday, August the 25th. Trainings will start on Sunday, August the 26th, and end on Thursday, August the 30th in the evening. The Mazury Curling Cup will be launched on Friday, August the 31st in the morning, and it will close on Sunday, September the 2nd in the evening.

We would like to kindly remind you that we are expecting your applications since the beginning of 2018 till the list will be full. Our list of participants is limited to 96 only!
This year for organizational reasons your application will be placed on the list only after prepayment (200 zlotych or 50 Euro), sorry for that, but it is for your convenience only.

1. ORGANIZERS & PATRONAGE (to be confirmed soon)
Academic Sport Association of Poland & Academic Sport Center Wilkasy
Polish Olympic Committee – to be confirmed
Polish Curling Clubs Federation
Curling Section of Polish Sport Organization Lodz
The City of Giżycko & Municipal Sport Center Giżycko
Ministry of Sport and Tourism – to be confirmed

Date: 25 August - 5 September 2018
Ice rink: Gizycko, Mazurskie Centrum Sportow Lodowych w Gizycku, Krolowej Jadwigi St. 7D
Accommodation and boarding: Academic Sport Center in Wilkasy

25 August – Coaches conference, arrival of participants
25-30 August – Curling camp for individuals and teams
31 August -2 September – 7th Mazury Curling Cup
2-3 September – Polish Academic Championships
3-5 September – Come and try open sessions
The Camp and Mazury Curling Cup is for everyone regardless of gender, level of experience or age. It is possible to take part only in the camp or the tournament, however, we highly recommend participating in both events and offer a discount for them.


Coaches conference
25 August , 17:00 – 19:00, free access after earlier application

7th Mazury Curling Camp
Duration: 5 days. We offer 4hrs of training on ice and 2hrs off the ice daily (at the premises of the Academic Sport Center in Wilkasy). Arrival on August the 25th (Saturday), departure on August the 30th (Thursday night).
Groups will be divided into 2/3 different levels, and into classes for players and/or individual positions, as well as classes for teams. Individual and team consultation will be available. Training, coaching and the tournament are available to all adult curlers regardless of their level, age, gender or team. One can participate in selected training sessions or only in the tournament.
We provide transport to and from the ice rink, and integration events at the Rozbitek Tavern and BBQ. Each participant will receive souvenirs. Moreover, each participant is provided with discounts for sports facilities, SPA, cryogenic chamber and many more.
We offer the opportunity to arrive earlier, stay longer, or enjoy the event with an accompanying person. Please contact me for more details. You can also rent a curling sheet after training session for 12 euro per hour

7th Mazury Curling Cup
Live results on
We guarantee 5 games. The competition will start on August the 31st (Friday morning), the final on September the 2nd (Sunday) at 4 p.m. Up to 36 teams of any gender or age. Foreign teams will have priority to submit applications forms.

Polish University Curling Championships 2018 – to be confirmed soon

Payment info - much more clear in the pdf version you can download below.

COSTS in Euro per 1 person * Participation fee without meals and accommodation Meals and accommodation at the hotel Meals and accommodation at minihotel Meals and accommodation at pavilion Meals and accommodation at cabin
camp 100 280 230 210 190
Tournament 30 105 80 75 65
Both (discount) 110 340 280 250 220

Extra persons (non-athletes) can be accommodated while festival with discounts. Details on request.
The prices include 3 meals a day during the camp and breakfasts + BBQ (2nd or 3rd September) during the tournament.
*prices in euro may be slightly different in case of significant rate difference, it is calculated for 1 EUR = 4,20 PLN

Prepayment 200 zloty or 50 euro while registration
50% of amount must be paid till 1st July
SWIFT BPH SA o/Giżycko, ul. Unii Europejskiej 20,11-500 Giżycko, BPHKPLPK, IBAN PL 95 1060 0076 0000 3210 0016 8517
Title: „curling + your name”
If you need an invoice, let me know and send full details of organization on marketing [at]

INFO, registration:
Łukasz Janczar, lukasz.janczar [at], +48 507 024 745
More info concerning the Academic Sport Centre Wilkasy:
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Gizycko, Poland on Aug 25-Sep 5, 2018