I have pleasure in formally inviting you to participate in the 2023 Golf Croquet Over 50’s World Championship. It will be held in Western Australia between Saturday 14th October 2023 to Saturday 21st October 2023 at two venues, the Moorabinda Croquet Club (MCC), Bunbury and the Bunbury Tennis Club (BTC) just over the road. There are six courts at Moorabinda and 2 at the Bunbury tennis club.
The Event capacity is 48 players.
The anticipated entry fee for this event is £136 per player.
There will two qualifying tournaments:
- Western Australia, Cambridge Croquet Club, Sunday 8th October to Wednesday 11th October 2023.
- Eastern Australia ,Cairnlea Victoria, Tuesday 26th to Thursday 28th September 2023.
Information on how to enter these will be published separately.
If extra places for the main event become available after the main cut-off date of 27th August, then these will all come from the West Coast qualifier.
Further details for the Championship have already been published on the WCF website: https://worldcroquet.org/world-championships/upcoming-events/2023-over-50s-golf-croquet-world-championship/
An event website will be launched nearer the event, but until then, keep an eye on this page for updates relating to the event.
I draw your attention specifically to the Response Date of 15th March 2023. Please ensure you send me the requested information by this date.
RESPONSE DATE: 15th March 2023
This is the date by which all WCF Members are requested to inform the WCF Management Committee:
(a) if they want to take up their Membership Place or Places. (RCO’s should advise whether they would like to request a Membership Place);
(b) the names of their eligible players who want a Ranking or Membership place in the Event; and
(c) the names of any of those players they wish to nominate for a Wild Card Place.
Individual players who are affiliated to a WCF Member and want to gain a place in the Event must announce their availability via their Member. However, if a player is not affiliated to a WCF Member and is not eligible to represent any WCF Member, they should contact the Secretary-General directly.
ALLOCATION DATE: 29th March 2023
The highest grades achieved by players in the 12 months ending on this date will be used to determine the initial allocation of Ranking Places.
ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: 12th April 2023
The players who have been awarded Ranking Places and Wild Card Places will be announced on this date.
CLOSING DATE: 12th May 2023
This is the last date on which Members can nominate players for Membership Places.
CUT-OFF DATE: 27th August 2023
This is the date after which any returned places are generally filled by creating extra Qualifying Places.