2023 AC Women’s World Championship – Other Information * Updated 5.10.22*

The 2023 AC Women's World Championship will be held between 7 - 14 January 2023 at three clubs in Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand.

Practice - prior to event
Practice at the venues will be available on 5th and 6th January, subject to lawn preparation. Further details to be provided nearer the time.

Players will be responsible for their costs to and from the headquarters venue.

Overseas players should fly into: Christchurch International Airport, from Australia, Singapore or Guangzhou or into Auckland International Airport, and then transfer to Christchurch (75 mins)

Players will be responsible for their own accommodation costs.

Availability:   There is a variety of accommodation available in the Christchurch region ranging from backpacker to luxury accommodation.  More information on availability and costs will appear on the event website.

Billets are available with Members, for singles or couples, at a small charge of around $40NZ (to be negotiated for couples). If you're interested, get in touch with the Chair of the Organising Committee, Vilna Gough-Jones, vgoughjones@gmail.com

Food and Drink
Players are provided with morning and afternoon tea and will be able to purchase lunches at the host clubs each day. Costs are expected to be no more than $15 per day.

Social Programme

Opening function:    This will be at United on Friday 6th January 2023 at 5pm. Finger food provided, drinks at players cost. It is hoped that there will be a Mayoral reception although this is still to be confirmed.

Closing function:    A Tournament Dinner will be arranged. Venue and timing to be confirmed. Players will need to buy tickets for this.

Knock-Out Stage draw:   The Championship Knock-Out Stage draw will be carried out in public at the United Croquet Club as soon as is convenient after the completion of the block play and any play-offs on Tuesday 10th January 2023.

Other functions:  A BBQ will be held around 5pm on Tuesday 10th January at United