WCF Simon Carter Golf Croquet World Championship 2019

The WCF Simon Carter Golf Croquet World Championship 2019 will be held at the Sussex County Croquet Club in West Sussex, England (and other venues) from Saturday, 27 July to Sunday, 4 August 2019 in accordance with version 4.9 of the Event Regulations and version 8.9 of the Sports Regulations.

Qualifying Tournament will be held at Guildford & Godalming Croquet Club from Monday, 22 July to Thursday, 25 July 2019.  There will be 24 places available from which the four highest-placed finishers will gain Qualifying Places in the GCWC.  23 applications have been received (17 April 2019).

Details of how to enter the Qualifying Tournament may be found on the Event Website here.


Following the passing of the Closing Date, 74 entries have been confirmed.  There are two Replacement Ranking Places to be filled in addition to the four Qualifying Places.

The list of competitors with confirmed entries may be found at 2019 GC World Championship - list of competitors.

The Replacement Ranking List may be found at 2019 GC World Championship - Replacement Ranking List.

If a player with a Membership Place withdraws, their WCF Member may nominate an eligible replacement within 14 days.  If a player with a Ranking Place or a Wild Card Place withdraws, their place will be offered to the player at the top of the Replacement Ranking List updated to the date of notification of the withdrawal.

The entry fee of £108 is now due and must be paid by Tuesday, 26 February 2019.  Details of payment methods may be found at 2019 GC World Championship - entry fees.


QUALIFYING Tournament Allocation Date: Sunday, 26 May 2019

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. If the Qualifying Tournament is over-subscribed on this date, unsuccessful entrants will be placed on a Qualifying Tournament Reserve List, also in ranking position order.

CUT-OFF DATE: Sunday, 9 June 2019

This is the date after which any returned Ranking Places or Wild Card Places are filled by creating extra Qualifying Places.

Qualifying Tournament Closing Date: Sunday, 7 July 2019

This is the last date on which entries can be received to fill any vacancies in the Qualifying Tournament. It is also the last date on which any returned Membership Places can be replaced by a player from the same country.