ERC Meeting 3: Summary

Communiqué of the meeting of the ERC held on 17th May 2022

The key items discussed were:

Current events
- Roberts updated that all is ready for the European Open  at Budleigh Salterton, Devon, England which starts on Thursday 26th May
- The European Women's Championship has one space left which will be advertised.

Forward 5 year European Calendar
- The draft was approved. This will be published after the WCF World Calendar is finalised in early June. This to ensure no clashes with the final programme.
- Number of players for each event will depend on the hosts and number of lawns.

European Club League
- This new event will invite club teams from around Europe to play against each other. Some matches are planned for this year with a full roll-out and grand finals weekend to be held October 2023 in Madrid.
- The two dates scheduled for teams to participate during the first stage this year are: 10-11 September 2022 and 17-18 September 2022.
- The entry fees will be €60 per team (or £50). Teams will be composed of 4 players.
Full notification and Invitation to compete will be sent out shortly

Young Players Survey
- It was agreed to survey European Members to determine how many young players they have and how they are supported and encouraged.

Next meeting of the committee: 8th June.