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Welcome the World is an initiative of the Stroud Curling Club, Clif Thompson Senior League. The goal of Welcome the World is to give Senior curlers age 50 and older the opportunity to travel, socialize and curl with like-minded individuals around the world.  It is a unique curling experience because you enter individually and not as a team and it is not a competition.  We merely get together to curl, tour and have some FUN!

Countries currently participating in Welcome the World include Denmark, Scotland, Croatia, the United States, Australia and Canada.   Here is a list of past, current and future hosts of Welcome the World:

2011-2014   Stroud Curling Club, Innisfil, Ontario, Canada

2015  Silkeborg Curling Club, Silkeborg, Denmark

2016  Mayfield Curling Club, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

2016  Errol Curling Club, Dewar Centre, Perth, Scotland 

2017  Midland Curling Club, Midland, Michigan, United States of America

2017  Candle Lake Curling Club, Candle Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada

2018  WTW North American Edition - Stroud Curling Club

2018  Esbjerg Curling Club, Esbjerg, Denmark: 

2019  Naseby, New Zealand   September 17-23, 2019  We are looking for 64 curlers to join us in New Zealand.  Registration will be closed as of December 30, 2018.  The focus of this event will be in the Queenstown and Naseby (Central Otago District).  This area has many unique and diverse attractions to the fit the interests of all WTW participants.  Registration fee for International Curlers is $550, Non-Curlers $500    New Zealand Curlers from Naseby & area $330     This is the first event that we have had to pay for ice time so the fees reflect our curling rates.  Registration includes most meals and transportation starting September 17th.  For more information or to registration please contact Sherry Armstrong    In the e-mail include you name, address, e-mail address, number of year of curling experience, preferred curling position, home curling club and food allergies.  All fees are in New Zealand dollars and are not payable until arrival.  Once your registration is confirmed a tentative itinerary will be sent to you.  At this time we have 35 curlers already confirmed from the following areas:  1 - Australia, 4- United States, 16-Canada, 6-Denmark, 4-Scotland and 3 non--curlers.  

2020  Green Bay Curling Club, Wisconsin, USA   We are happy to report that another host site has been verified.  Hosts will be Karen and Rick Ronk.  Event information will be posted when available.

To get involved or to find out more information please contact Sherry Armstrong, co-founder at  Thank you for your interest.


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