Upcoming Events

HOSTS WANTED

Expressions of Interest for our upcoming events are needed from 2027 onwards. If interested, bids should be made via your National Governing Body.

WCF Guidance to Bidders and Event Hosts version 5

 

Current Entry Fee Structure
Singles - Championship entry fees are calculated on the basis of £17 per player per day. The host receives a £10 share, WCF £7.
Teams - Also £17 per player per day. Host £15 and WCF £2.
These fees are currently under review and are expected to increase for future years.

For more information on each event, follow the links in the table below.

Event

Date

Location and Clubs

Status

18 to 26 Oct

Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Virginia, USA

[C]

14 to 18 April

Sarasota, Florida, USA

[C]

17 to 23 February

Tasmania, Australia

[C]

2025 GC World Team Championships - Other Tiers

5 to 10 August

Sussex, England

[P]

2025 AC World Championship

Oct tbc

USA

[P]

2026 AC World Team Championship - Tier 1
"MacRobertson Shield Centenary"

24 July - 9 August

England
Round 1: 24-28 July Roehampton & Hurlingham
Round 2: 30 July -3 August Sussex Country CC
Round 3: 5-9 August Surbiton


[P]

2026 AC World Team Championship - Tiers 2.1, 2.2 and 3

25 to 30 July

Nottingham, England

[P]

2026 GC World Championship

tbc

EOI from Egypt

[E]

2027 AC World Championship

Wellington, New Zealand

[P]

2027 Women's GC World Championship

EOI from Egypt

[E]

2027 Under 21 GC World Championship

Egypt

[P]

2027 GC Over 60 World Championship

EOIs from Egypt and England

[E]

2028 GC World Championship

Jan/Feb

EOI from New Zealand, Bay of Plenty

[E]

2028 Women's AC World Championship

EOI from England

[E]

2029 AC World Championship

[O]

2029 GC World Team Championship Tier 1

England

[E]

2029 GC World Team Championship - Other Tiers

[O]

2029 Under 21 GC World Championship

EOIs from England and New Zealand

[E]

2030 AC World Team Championship Tier 1

New Zealand

[P]

2030 AC World Team Championship - Other Tiers

[O]

2030 GC World Championship

[O]

2031 AC World Championship

[O]

2031 Women's GC World Championship

[O]

2031 Under 21 GC World Championship

England

[E]

2031 GC Over 60 World Championship

England

[E]

2032 GC World Championship

[O]

2032 AC Women's World Championship

England

[E]

2033 AC World Championship

[O]

2033 GC World Team Championship Tier 1

England

[E]

2033 GC World Team Championship - Other Tiers

[O]

2033 Under 21 GC World Championship

England

[E]

2034 AC World Team Championship Tier 1

USA

[P]

2034 AC World Team Championship - Other Tiers

[O]

2034 GC World Championship

[O]

2035 AC World Championship

[O]

2035 Women's GC World Championship

[O]

2035 Under 21 World Championship

[O]

2035 Over 60 World Championship

[O]

 

 

[C] = Event Host confirmed and event agreement signed
[P] = preferred bidder and event bid in progress
[E] = expression of interest by the named country but open to other bids
[O] = no expression of interest yet and open for bids

Note: In June 2022 the WCF Council voted to change the age of the Over 50's to Over 60. This change will take effect from 2027.

 

All WCF events are regulated by the WCF Regulations.

Two key documents for event management are: the Event Regulations and the Sports Regulations.

All WCF Statutes and Regulations can be found and downloaded on the "Statutes and Regulations" page of this website.