WCF June 2014 Newsletter
The newsletter provides a summary for WCF Members of what the Management Committee has been doing recently and what is on the agenda for the coming month. Your comments are always very welcome. It is also made available to all on the WCF web-site and via the Nottingham list and other croquet bulletin boards.
Council debates and decisions
There were no Council debates or decisions in June.
What did we do in June?
The main activities were progressing the five forthcoming WCF championships and drafting the amendments to Statutes 300 to 307 which should shorten and simplify these provisions.
Forthcoming WCF championships
2014 Over-50 Golf Croquet World Championship
This will be held in Cairo from Sunday, 5 October to Saturday, 11 October.
2014 Women’s Golf Croquet World Championship
This will be held in Cairo from Sunday, 16 November to Friday, 21 November.
2015 Under-21 Golf Croquet World Championship
This will be held at the United Croquet Club, Christchurch, New Zealand from Sunday, 1 February to Thursday, 5 February 2015. Members have requested 10 Membership Places, 29 names were put forward for 16 Ranking Places and three names for Wild Card Places.
2015 Golf Croquet World Championship
This will be held at the Mount Maunganui Croquet Club and other clubs in the Bay of Plenty region, North Island, New Zealand from Saturday, 7 February to Sunday, 15 February 2015. A Qualifying Event will be held from Tuesday, 3 February to Thursday, 5 February 2015. Members have requested 31 Membership Places and 107 names were put forward for 41 Ranking Places.
2015 Women’s Association Croquet World Championship
This will be held in Nottingham from Saturday, 25 July to Saturday, 1 August 2015.
Topics completed or closed in June
MC 287: ACWTC Tier 2.1 hosting – it was agreed that Wales could offer to host the 2017 event at an English club such as Cheltenham.
Topics open or pending as at 30 June
MC 278: Review of croquet activity among Members.
MC 279: Request for coaching assistance from the Croquet Federation of India.
MC 280: Request for financial assistance from the Italian Croquet Association.
MC 282: 2015 Golf Croquet World Championship, February 2015.
MC 283: 2015 Women’s Association Croquet World Championship, July 2015.
MC 284: New WCF web-site – opportunity to review content and archiving.
MC 285: 2015 Under-21 Golf Croquet World Championship, February 2015.
MC 286: Statute 301-306 amendments.
MC 288: CroquetScores agreement.
Outlook for July
The main activity for the month will be progressing the five World Championships that will be held over the next 13 months. The MC will shortly agree the final form of the Statute 300-306 amendments to be put to Members before the end of the month.
Secretary-General 15 July 2014