2024 European GC Champion: Winner José Álvarez-Sala

The 2024 GC European Championship was held between 16-19 May 2024 at the Sussex County Croquet Club in Southwick, near Brighton, England. 

Champion: José Álvarez-Sala, Spain

Winner of the Shield:  Andres Álvarez-Sala, Spain

Winner of the Bowl: Chris Roberts, Wales

Winner of the Plate: Wolfgang Usbeck, Germany

Thank you to the hosts, Croquet England, and especially to the host club 'Sussex County Croquet Club'. We know how much work goes into running these events and so the ERC would like to thank all the hardworking volunteers without which the event could not be held.

To see the full results go to CroquetScores: 2024 GC European Championship Results

 

Champion: José Álvarez-Sala, Spain

2024 European GC Championship – Member Places updated 2nd April

There are 32 places in the next GC European Croquet Championship scheduled from 16th to 19th May 2024 at Sussex County Croquet Club (England).

12 Ranking Places were announced previously.

The full list of players, including the Replacement List (with DGrades as at 27th March, these may change) can be found in the file below.

2024.04.01. ERC Entry file GC Singles May2024

If any player wishes to withdraw, they should do so via their Member as soon as they become aware that they can no longer play. The DGrades applicable for the Replacement Ranking List are updated at the end of the day that the Secretary-General is notified of the withdrawal.

 

 

Member Place Update - 2nd April

Following the withdrawal of Janis Steins, Latvia have picked Tomass Freimanis as their Member replacement.

Please see updated list of Member Places

2024 European Championships – How to pay your entry fees

There are three ERC events coming up that need to be paid for.

European GC Singles Championship16 to 19 May 2024 at the Sussex County Croquet Club near Brighton, England. Will be requested on the closing date 28th March. Due by date: 28th April.

European GC Women’s Championship – 1 to 4 August 2024 at Compton Croquet Club in Eastbourne, England. Will be requested on the closing date 11th April. Due by date: 11th May.

European AC Singles Championship – 15-18 August 2024 at the Carrickmines Croquet & Lawn Tennis  Club, Dublin, Ireland. Will be requested on the closing date of 16th April. Due date 16th May.

The Entry fee for all these events is £68 per player.

Please do not pay until you have been notified that you have been awarded a place in the event. Those on the Replacement List, do NOT yet have a place.  Lists of those with awarded places can be found on the relevant page for each event.

The ERC would prefer that you pay by Bank Transfer. All details on how to do this will be in the email sent to each Member by the ERC Event Lead. This will be sent out shortly after each Closing date and we ask that our Members please forward this information onto their players. Paying in this way incurs lower fees for the ERC and will be very much appreciated.

If you do need to pay by PayPal, please click on the button below:

 

2024 European GC Championship – Ranking Places announced

There are 32 places in the next GC European Croquet Championship scheduled from 16th to 19th May 2024 at Sussex County Croquet Club (England).

Members and RCOs have requested 20 places. This leaves us with 12 Ranking Places. Congratulations to the 12 players who will receive these Ranking Places. (based on Max. DGrade 14th February).

The file below shows the 12 people awarded Ranking Places and also shows the Replacement Ranking Lists.

2024 European GC Championship - Ranking and RRL Places as at 28th February

Members are reminded that they need to submit the names of the players who they wish to receive their Member places by the closing date 28th March 2024. If we do not receive specific named individuals by that date, our regulations require us to give the places to the highest ranked players you have previously nominated.

2023 Champion - Rachel Gee

2023 Champion Rachel Gee is presented with her trophy by Ian Burridge, WCF President