World Curling Federation joins forces with National Research Council to test curling brushes and sweeping technique

OTTAWA, May 19, 2016 /CNW/ - The World Curling Federation (WCF) and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) invite members of the media to attend a unique photo and video opportunity during the World Curling Federation's Sweeping Summit.

Members of the media will have an opportunity to ask questions about the tests being conducted to WCF and NRC spokespeople, as well as athletes on site.



Wednesday, May 25, 2016


11:00 a.m. ET – arrival and registration
11.10 a.m. ET – photo and video opportunities
11.30 a.m. ET – interview opportunities
12.30 p.m. ET – access concludes


North Grenville Curling Club
200 Reuben Crescent
Kemptville, ON  K0G 1J0


International or remote media wishing to undertake any interviews during the above access must note their interest with by Monday 23 May, to allow time for a conference call to be set up.


SOURCE National Research Council Canada

For further information: Media Relations Team, National Research Council of Canada, 1-855-282-1637 (in Canada), 1-613-991-1431 (elsewhere in North America), 001-613-991-1431 (international),, Twitter: @nrc_cnrc; Cameron MacAllister, Communications and Media Relations Manager, World Curling Federation,, +1 916-866-3692; Al Cameron, Director, Communication and Media Relations, Curling Canada,, +1 403-463-5500


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