Training Camp 9 - 10 July

MCI Training Camp

29 Jun 2019 – This year's NZ Curling Training Camp will run on Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 July at the MCI rink in Naseby.

This is the week between the NZ Open Championships (4-7 July) and the NZ Under-21 Championships (12-14 July), both also in Naseby.

It is important for all young curlers in contention for the 2020 Youth Olympic Games to attend, and others competing in the NZ Under-21 Championships are also strongly encouraged.

There is no cost to participants. Travel assistance will be offered to attendees who are not from Central Otago.

Click here for the application form.

The camp will run from 10:00 am to 4:30-5:00 pm both days.


Accommodation and Transport

Travel, accommodation, and meals must be arranged by the camp participants.

  • The NZ Curling Association has agreed to meet the cost of ice hire for the camp and to contribute $200 towards travel costs for those travelling from the North Island, and $50 for those from Dunedin. Details will be advised at the camp.
  • Accommodation – click for options from Naseby Information Centre website
  • Transport – there is no public transport to Naseby or within Naseby. Naseby is about 140 km from Dunedin, a little further from Queenstown. Potentially, participants could arrange to share transport and costs (e.g. a minivan from Dunedin). If you would like your contact details to be shared with other participants for this purpose then please indicate this in the comments section on your application. We are unable to share your details unless you agree to do so, and we cannot guarantee that any arrangement will result.
  • The curling rink is about 0.5 to 1.5km from most accommodation options within Naseby - see Google Maps.