Top curling action sweeping intu Braehead
Renfrewshire will once again play to a host to a major event with elite-level curling sweeping into the intu Braehead Arena from 19-26 November.
Normally home to ice hockey heroes Braehead Clan, the arena will host what will be one of the biggest sporting events in Scotland this year, with tickets going on sale from 10am on Friday 9 September.
The Le Gruyère European Curling Championships will form part of EventScotland’s International Events Programme and UK Sport’s Major Event Programme and is supported by funding partners Renfrewshire Council, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and The Royal Caledonian Curling Club.
The event will crown the European Champions in curling for both men and women and determine qualification for the World Curling Championships in 2017, forming the pathway to Olympic qualification and the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Scotland’s representatives for the 2016 championships will be decided in October when its elite curlers including former European Champions and Olympic medallists Eve Muirhead and David Murdoch will battle it out for the right to be named in Team Scotland.