Capacity: The event capacity is 80 players. We are very excited that the WCF is able to stage this World Championship at the Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, the largest club in the world, with 24 lawns.
Entry Fee: the entry fee for this event is £153 per player. This is based on a rate of £17 per player per day for 9 days.
Qualifying Competition: the qualifier will be held immediately prior to the Championship at the same venue and will finish on 16th October 2024. The format and length of this event is still being discussed and we will publish this shortly.
Accommodation and Travel: advisory information is being prepared and will be shared soon. Please see the WCF website for the latest information: https://worldcroquet.org/world-championships/upcoming-events/2024-golf-croquet-world-championship/
I draw your attention specifically to the Response Date of Tuesday, 19th March 2024. Please ensure you send me the requested information by this date.
RESPONSE DATE: 19th March 2024
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. (RCOs 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: 2nd April 2024
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. Please refer to the WCF Sport Regulations for the exact definition.
ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: 16th April 2024
The players who have been awarded Ranking Places and Wild Card Places will be announced on or before this date.
CLOSING DATE: 16th May 2024
This is the last date on which Members can nominate players for Membership Places.
CUT-OFF DATE: 2nd September 2024
This is the date after which any returned places are generally filled by creating extra Qualifying Places.
Any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.
Please respond by 11.59pm (UK time) Tuesday, 19th March 2024.