Competition and Rules Commission

The role of the Competition and Rules Commission is ensure all competitions and rules are fit for purpose. The Commission also considers proposals for changes submitted to it by Member Associations and the reports from coach and team Leader meetings held at each World Curling Federation championship which suggest changes to improve the game.

The Commission reports to the Board and to the Member Associations during the Annual Congress.

Following elections in December 2022, the current members of the Commission are:

Representing the World Curling Federation:

Chair: World Curling Federation Vice-President, Hugh Millikin (Australia)
World Curling Federation Vice-President, Graham Prouse (Canada)
World Curling Federation Head of Competitions, Eeva Röthlisberger (Switzerland).

Elected for initial four-year term (2022–2026):

Paul Ahlgren (Sweden)
Katja Kiiskinen (Finland)
Nolan Thiessen (Canada)

Additionally, President Beau Welling and Secretary General Colin Grahamslaw have attendance rights.

Vacancies on the Commission are advised to the Member Associations who are invited to submit nominations which are considered by the Board. The Board makes the decision as to who is invited to sit on the Commission based on their experience and knowledge. It also considers the gender and geographic balance of the Commission.

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