2020 Association Croquet World Championship survey
2020 ACWC survey results
Responses: 33/80 = 41%
Q1: Did you attend the player briefing? If so, was the information well-presented and useful? Was the scheduling of the briefing convenient?
Generally positive but information about transport arrangements to satellite venues could have been clearer.
Q2: Were the transport arrangements satisfactory?
Yes: 64%, No: 0%, Other 36%
Six of the 11 "Other" comments simply stated that the respondent had used their own transport.
Q3: Was your number of games each day too many, not enough or about right?
Too many: 0%, About right: 70%, Not enough: 30%
Q4: Was the overall duration of the event too long, too short or about right?
About right: 88%, Too long: 6%, Too short: 6%
Q5: Was the event well-managed?
Yes: 52%, No: 9%, Other: 39%
"Other" comments related to modes and effectiveness of communication with players, consolation games, dress code enforcement and lack of social events at the mani venue in the evenings.
Q6: Was the event well-refereed?
Yes: 39%, No: 15%; Other: 46%
"Other" comments related mainly to slowness and over-use of ball markers.
Q7: Were the courts of suitable quality?
Yes: 76%, No: 0%, Other: 24%
Some of the satellite venues were felt to be too slow and needed more mowing.
Q8: Were the balls of adequate quality?
Yes: 76%, No: 3%, Other: 21%
The balls at the satellite venues were preferred to those at the main venue.
Q9: Were the hoops well set?
Yes: 70%, No: 3%, Other: 21%
The hoops at the satellite venues were generally wider than those at the main venue.
Q10: How did you rate the event overall?
Very good: 36%, Good: 33%, Satisfactory: 21%, Poor: 3%, Very poor: 6%