In the 2022–2023 season, the World Curling Federation provides coverage of numerous World Curling events via The Curling Channel on Recast.
From the Frequently Asked Questions below, you can find out how to watch games on The Curling Channel.
What is Recast?
Recast is a subscription-free sports and entertainment streaming platform launched in 2018.
What is The Curling Channel on Recast?
The Curling Channel is the World Curling Federation’s channel hosted on Recast. All of World Curling’s content is accessible on this channel, including live coverage and replays of championship games and other video on demand content.
How to watch World Curling games on Recast?
How to create a profile on Recast?
When you go on the Recast website, click on “Join” in the top right corner of the front page. On the next page, click on the human emoji to create your profile on Recast. It is free of charge and all you need is your mobile phone number, your email address and a password.
Alternatively, you can create your profile using your Facebook or Google login. Once you have signed up, you will receive a verification code via SMS. Upon verifying your profile, you can start using Recast. You will be rewarded with 100 cast credits when you sign up.
What type of coverage does The Curling Channel provide and how much does it cost?
There are two types of coverage of games on The Curling Channel.
Games covered by high-quality broadcast coverage with commentary cost 100 cast credits (which equals 1 GBP).
Games streamed through static-camera coverage (with or without commentary) cost 50 cast credits (which is 0.50 GBP).
A one-time purchase of any game allows the viewer to gain unlimited access to the video.
What is a cast credit?
Cast credits are Recast’s currency. You will be rewarded with 100 cast credits when you sign up to the platform. You can purchase further credits on the platform or earn them by watching ads, sharing content, or by inviting friends with your invitation code who then join Recast.
How to purchase cast credits?
Log into your Recast profile, and go into your wallet. There, you can purchase more cast credits using a credit or debit card or Apple or Google Pay.
Is Recast available as an app?
You can find Recast in the Google Play store. The Apple App Store version is in development and will be available soon.
Recast is a progressive web app, so you can access it from any device (smart phone, tablet, notebook) and you can add it to your homescreen like any other app.
How to watch Recast on TV?
You can watch Recast content on your TV either by connecting your laptop via a cable to your TV, using Google Chromecast or Apple Airplay.
Where in the world is Recast available to watch?
Recast is currently available in the following 90+ countries and territories:
Albania, Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guam, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kenya, Korea (the Republic of), Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Viet Nam, Western Sahara, Yemen
Recast may be available in your country or territory but some content on The Curling Channel may not, due to geo-blocking caused by the World Curling Federation’s broadcast partner agreements.
Please visit the event’s site on the World Curling Federation’s Broadcast page to get more information on geo-blocking of specific games.
Why does the World Curling Federation use Recast?
Funds generated through Recast’s pay-per-view system allow the World Curling Federation to continue producing additional high-quality curling coverage.
By reinvesting the revenue generated via this system, the World Curling Federation can further develop and expand its broadcast coverage showcasing more curling to fans around the world.
If you have any further questions about the use of Recast, visit their Frequently Asked Questions page.
Sign up for Recast using https://wcf.co/CurlingChannel to receive 100 free cast credits and begin watching curling immediately.