Paf Masters 2018

18‒21 October 2018 / Eckerö, Åland

Paf Masters is an international women’s curling event on the World Curling Tour. The Event will take place 18‒21 October 2018 on the Åland Islands (Finland) at the Curling Arena in Eckerö.

12 teams will be playing Round Robin groups of 4 teams. The top eight teams advance to the playoffs which include quarterfinals, semifinals and the championship final.

The first game will be played on Thursday 18 October at 12 noon.

The championship final will be played on Sunday 21 October at 15 hours (3 pm).

Team registration

Teams registered in the event will be ranked according to the WCT Order of Merit, week 1 of season 2018/19. New or altered teams will be ranked following the recommendations and calculations from the WCT.

  • One entry is reserved for the 2018/19 EJCT-winner.
  • Two entries are reserved for Paf Masters wild cards.

Registration deadline is August 1, 2018.

  • Entry fee: €650
  • Total purse: €18,000 (winner €8,500)

How to register:

Send your registration email to:

Please include the following team information in your registration email:

  • Team Name
  • Lead
  • Second
  • Third
  • Fourth
  • Skip
  • Alternate
  • Coach

Note: Remember to attach following contact information: Team Name, Country, Email, Phone and any additional team info or message to Paf Masters.

Teams will receive confirmation of participation by 10 August.

Åland Curling Club will help all registered and confirmed participant teams with making travel arrangements to and from Åland and with booking accommodation at our partner hotel. We will also provide bus transfers from the ferry/airport to the hotel as well as to and from the Curling Center in Eckerö.

World Curling Tour

The Paf Masters event is a part of the Women’s World Curling Tour. The World Curling Tour was created in 1992 and WCT introduced a series of Grand Slam events for men in 2001, which were followed by Grand Slam events for women in 2006. Most WCT events are held in the Fall, and early Winter to avoid competing with the Brier playdowns.

The winner of the 2017 Paf Masters title and €8,500 was Team EunJung Kim from South Korea. The team went on to win the silver medal in the Olympic finals against Sweden’s team led by Anna Hasselborg.


Åland Curling Arena

The Paf Masters is played at the Åland Islands Curling Arena in Eckerö, located about 30 km from the city of Mariehamn. Fans and audience can enter the venue for free throughout the competition and follow the action from up close!

Ålands Curling AB
Käringsundsvägen 22
AX-22 270 Eckerö, Åland

About Paf

Paf is a small Nordic gaming entertainment company founded in 1966 on the Åland Islands. We offer gaming in our casinos, on board cruise ships in the Baltic and the North Sea, and on our internet site, launched in 1999. Our selection of games includes slots, lotteries, casino games, bingo, poker, betting and fantasy sports.

Our profit goes to public projects the support health, sports, education, the arts, and the environment. This means that when you play with us you are supporting a healthy community and and a healthy environment. Read more about how we make a difference.


The winners of Paf Masters 2017, Team Jung Kim from South Korea.

See more pictures from Paf Masters 2017

Watch the final of Paf Masters 2017