The World Junior-B Curling Championships 2022 get underway Monday 3 January 2022 and run until Friday 14 January 2022 in the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland.
The event sees 18 women’s teams and 19 men’s team compete with the aim to qualify for the World Junior Curling Championships 2022, to be held in Jönköping, Sweden in March 2022.
In a new format, the men’s and women’s competitions will take place consecutively, whereas in previous years both events ran alongside each other.
The men’s competition is held from Monday (3 January) until Saturday (8 January). The 19 teams are divided into three groups; two groups of six teams and one group of seven teams.
The round-robin stage runs from Monday until Thursday (6 January) and is followed by the quarter-finals and semi-finals on Friday (7 January). The men’s medal games take place on Saturday (8 January), and will see the men’s medal winning teams secure a place in the World Junior Curling Championships 2022.
The women’s competition begins after the conclusion of the men’s competition.
The 18 women’s teams are divided into three groups of six teams.
The women play a round robin from Monday (10 January) until Wednesday (12 January).
The quarter-finals and the semi-finals take place on Thursday (13 January), while the medal games are held on Friday (14 January).
The three medal winning women’s teams qualify for the World Junior Curling Championships 2022.
Live scores from these championships can be found here.