The new qualifying event for the World Mixed Doubles Championships will take place at Greenacres Ice Rink from December 3 to December 7, 2019.
Ireland will be represented at the qualifiers by the team of John Wilson and Alison Fyfe.
Both have previous experience of playing in the World Mixed Doubles. Alison played with her father Neil in Karlstad, Sweden and Lethbridge, Canada, in 2016 and 2017 and John played with Louise Kerr this year in Stavanger, Norway.
The top four teams will go on to the world championships in Kelowna, BC, Canada in April 2020.