Dumfries secures major curling championships

The World Curling Federation and the Royal Caledonian Curling Club have announced that Dumfries will host the World Senior Men's and Women's Curling Championships in 2014.

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World Curling Federation "delighted to be heading to Dumfries"

Councillor Finlay Carson, Paula McDonald from Events Scotland and Colin Grahamslaw from the World Curling Federation Credit: ITV News Border

The World Curling Federation President Kate Caithness said:

“We are delighted to be heading to Dumfries for the World Mixed Doubles and Senior Curling Championships in 2014.

“The South-West of Scotland has a long tradition with curling and it is very fitting that these World Curling Federation championship events will be hosted in a region which has produced so many fine curlers."

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