The 2017 Golf Croquet World Championship will be held at Cairnlea, Melbourne (and other venues) from Saturday, 25 February to Sunday, 5 March 2017 in accordance with version 4.8 of the Event Regulations and version 8.8 of the Sports Regulations.
The Event Website may be found at http://croquetvic.asn.au/2017-gcworlds/
The list of players who have been awarded places may be found here.
The Replacement Ranking List ceased to operate on the Cut-Off Date, 8 January 2017. The right of a Member to reallocate a returned Membership Place ceased on the Qualifying Tournament Closing Date, 5 February 2017. All withdrawals by a player now create an extra Qualifier Place.
Other event details
The Event Capacity will be 80. Other Player Information including venues, balls and hoops may be found here.
The QT will be held at Cairnlea from Monday, 20 February to Wednesday, 22 February 2017 from which the eight highest-placed finishers will gain Qualifier Places in the GCWC. The next two highest-placed will take part in the Qualifier Play-Off as described below.
The names of the 28 players who have been allocated places in the QT may be found at http://croquetvic.asn.au/2017-gcworlds/qualifier_players.
If any player withdraws from the QT, the place will be offered to the player on the QT Reserve List with the highest grade at midnight on the day on which the withdrawal is communicated to the Event Host.
A Qualifier Play-Off will be held for two more Qualifier Places on Thursday, 23 February 2017 between:
the two highest-placed finishers in the QT who have not already gained Qualifier Places; and
the two highest-placed and available finishers in the Under 21 Golf Croquet World Championship who have not already gained a place in the GCWC.