Curling Returns to Las Vegas with the World Financial Group
Continental Cup of Curling at Orleans Arena Jan. 16-20, 2019
Competitors to include Olympic gold medal winners
Team John Shuster of the U.S.A.
The star-studded World Financial Group (WFG) Continental Cup of Curling will return to the Orleans Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.
This curling event is a unique competition, pitting six of the top women’s and men’s teams from North America, up against six of the best teams from the rest of the curling world. Several disciplines, including the new mixed doubles event, are contested over a four-day period.
Competitors of the World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling will include Olympic Champions, including Olympic gold medal winners Team John Shuster of the U.S.A., along with World Champions and more.
The draw schedule is as follows (schedule is subject to change):
Wednesday, January 16
7:30 p.m. – Grand March of Athletes – Orleans Hotel and Casino (free for public to attend)
8 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies – Orleans Arena (free for public to attend)
Thursday, January 17
8:30 a.m. – Draw 1: Mixed Doubles
1:30 p.m. – Draw 2: Mixed Doubles
6:30 p.m. – Draw 3: Women’s Team Play
Friday, January 18
8:30 a.m. – Draw 4: Mixed Doubles
1:30 p.m. – Draw 5: Mixed Doubles
7 p.m. – Draw 6: Men’s Team Play
Saturday, January 19
8:30 a.m. – Draw 7: Women’s Team Scramble
1:30 p.m. – Draw 8: Men’s Team Scramble
6:30 p.m. – Draw 9: Mixed Team Scramble
Sunday, January 20
11 a.m. – Draw 10: Skins Games
4 p.m. – Draw 11: Skins Games
Single draw tickets start at $20 plus tax and fees and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com or www.ticketmaster.com; or in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office. Local families can purchase tickets as low as two tickets for $29, plus tax and fees, in the “Family Fun Zone,” offering the opportunity to watch the live curling action and competitors up close. For complete details, visit www.lasvegascurling.rocks.
About Orleans Arena
The Orleans Arena, a Boyd Gaming facility located just west of the Las Vegas Strip, is one of the nation’s leading multi-purpose sports and entertainment facilities and the 2014 recipient of the Venue Excellence Award from the International Association of Venue Managers. In addition, the Orleans Arena is one of only a handful of arenas in the United States to achieve LEED Gold Certification and is part of the largest company in Nevada to achieve SHARP Certification for commitments to safe venue operations. According to Venues Today magazine, the Orleans Arena, which hosts more than 200 events each year, consistently ranks in the Top 10 for ticket sales in the United States and internationally among venues of similar size. These events include nationally touring concerts, NCAA basketball conference tournaments, family shows, motorsports and other unique events. For more information, call 702-365-7469 or visit www.OrleansArena.com. Stay connected to the Orleans Arena on Facebook and on Twitter. The Orleans Arena is a property of Boyd Gaming. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 29 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service. For additional Company information and press releases, visit www.boydgaming.com.