National teams confirmed for 2016-7

Palladium de Champery
Switzerland's Palladium de Champéry, venue for the 2017 World Mixed Championship

20 Aug 2017 – New Zealand's representative teams for our first three WCF international championships of the 2017-2018 season have been confirmed.

The following teams will compete in the World Mixed Championship (Switzerland), Pacific-Asia Championships (Australia) and the World Junior B Championships (Finland):

World Mixed Curling Championship

6-14 October – Champéry, Switzerland

NZ team:  Dean Fotti, Thivya Jeyaranjan, Anton Hood, Brittany Taylor

Pacific-Asia Curling Championships

2-9 November – Erina, NSW, Australia

Men: Sean Becker, Brett Sargon, Warren Dobson, Anton Hood, Hamish Walker
Women:  Bridget Becker, Thivya Jeyaranjan, Jessica Smith, Holly Thompson, Emma Sutherland

The gold and silver medallists will qualify for the Ford World Women's Championship (March 2018 in North Bay, ON, Canada) and the World Men's Championship (April 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, USA).

World Junior B Curling Championships

3-10 January 2018 – Lohja, Finland

Men: Simon Neilson, Matthew Neilson, Anton Hood, Ben Smith, Hamish Walker
Women:  Jessica Smith, Holly Thompson, Emma Sutherland, Courtney Smith, Mhairi-Bronté Duncan

The top three Men's and Women's teams will qualify for the World Junior Championships (March 2018 in Aberdeen, Scotland).