The 2016 Association Croquet World Championship will be held at the National Croquet Center (“NCC”), West Palm Beach, Florida from Saturday, 16 April to Sunday, 24 April 2016. The Event Capacity will be 80.
A Qualifying Tournament will be held at the NCC from Monday 11 April to Thursday 14 April 2016.
Invitation Date: Sunday, 28 June 2015
Response Date: Sunday, 30 August 2015.
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;
(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 affiliated to a WCF Member must enter via their Member. However, if a player is not eligible to represent any WCF Member, they should contact the Secretary-General directly.
The other timetable dates set out in Appendix 2 paragraph 3 of the Sports Regulations are:
Allocation Date: Sunday, 13 September 2015 (the date of the AC World Rankings used to determine the initial allocation of Ranking Places).
Announcement Date: Sunday, 27 September 2015 (when players who have been awarded Ranking Places and Wild Card Places are announced).
Closing Date: Sunday, 25 October 2015 (the last date on which Members can nominate players for Membership Places).
Qualifying Tournament Allocation Date: Sunday, 14 February 2016 (entries for the Qualifying Tournament received by this date will be accepted in ranking position order as shown in the Qualifier Ranking List which is itself calculated as at the end of the QTAD.
Cut-Off Date: Sunday, 28 February 2016 (the date after which any returned places are generally filled by creating extra Qualifying Places).
Qualifying Tournament Closing Date: Sunday, 3 April 2016 (this is the last date on which entries can be received to fill any vacancies in the Qualifying Tournament).