2023 European Team Championship

The 2023 European Team Championship will be held between 2-5 August 2023 at the Cheltenham Croquet Club in Cheltenham, England.

Main Event
The event capacity is up to 16 teams. There will be 10 courts available if required. The entry fee for a team will be £204, based on a rate of £17 per player per day. This rate is subject to ratification by the WCF Council when the 2023 Budget is approved later this year.


National teams of 3 players (1 AC player + 2 GC players per match). A squad may comprise up to 5 players.

The format of the event will be decided according to the number of entered teams, the specific Event Regulations will be drawn and published in due course.

Entry Method
European Members and RCOs should submit their entries, by the response date, to erc@worldcroquet.org.

Player Information
Teams should note that a photograph and a short bio of each player for the programme must be provided to the ERC as per the published timetable.

Further information about the event, including local accommodation and attractions, the event timetable and any other relevant information, will be published nearer the start date.

Key Dates

Invitation Date


This is the date that Members will be formally invited to send teams to participate in this event.

Response Date


This is the date by which Members and RCOs should express their wish to participate. Team members do not have to be known or announced at this stage.

Announcement Date


ERC will announce the names of participating countries.

Team Announcement Date


The date by which Members and RCOs are required to name the players selected for their teams or squads.

Entry Fee Due Date


Entry fees must be paid by this date.

Player Contact Details & Bios


This is the date by which teams are asked to provide their contact details, bios and a headshot photos of their players.

Key Personnel

Tournament Director


Tournament Manager


WCF Event Lead

Ian Burridge

Tournament Referee