November 2017 Newsletter
WCF November 2017 Newsletter
The newsletter provides a summary for WCF Members of what the Management Committee has been doing recently and what is on the agenda in the near future. 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
The Management Committee elections closed on 3 December 2017. Peter Landrebe (AUS), Roberts Stafeckis (LVA) and Geoff Young (NZL) were re-elected.
What has happened since August?
There have been no WCF events since the AC World Team Championship Tiers 2 to 3 were completed at Sussex County Croquet Club, England on 22 July 2017.
Forthcoming WCF championships
2018 Association Croquet World Championship
This will be held in Wellington, New Zealand from Saturday,3 to Sunday, 11 February 2018. 47 Ranking Places and two Wild Card Places were announced on 27 August 2017. Membership Places were announced on 24 September.
2018 Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship
Egypt has been confirmed as the Event Host for October 2018. The event will be held in Cairo from Saturday, 6 to Saturday, 13 October 2018.
2019 Women’s Golf Croquet World Championship
New Zealand has been confirmed as the Event Host. The event will be held in Hawkes Bay from Saturday, 2 February to Saturday, 9 February 2019.
2019 Under 21 Golf Croquet World Championship and Golf Croquet World Championship
England has been confirmed as the Event Host for both events. Venues and dates will be available shortly.
There are none active at present.
MC Topics recently completed or closed
MC 366: Consolidation of bank accounts
MC 370: 2020 GC WTC Tier 2 enquiry
MC 373: Management Committee elections
MC 375: Trophies for 2018-2019 events
MC Topics currently open
MC 352: 10-year World Championship schedule
MC 362: 2019 Golf Croquet World Championship
MC 368: 2018 Over 50 Golf Croquet World Championship
MC 369: 2019 Women’s Golf Croquet World Championship
MC 371: Format of World Team Championships
MC 372: WCF Facebook presence
MC 373: 2020 GC World Team Championship Tier 2
MC 374: MacRobertson Shield repairs
MC 376: Statute and Regulation amendments
MC 377: GC Ranking development
MC 378: 2018 Budget and 2017 Treasurer’s Report
MC Topics currently under administration or pending
MC 353: Golf Croquet Ranking Review Working Group
MC 354: 2018 Association Croquet World Championship
MC 361: Development
Outlook for December and beyond
The MC’s main focus will be on finalising the 10-year World Championship schedule and managing or overseeing the final arrangements for the 2018 ACWC in Wellington including pre-event communication with the players. Other priorities are beginning the administration of the 2018 Over-50 GCWC in Egypt in October and the 2019 Women’s GCWC in New Zealand and agreeing dates for the 2019 U21 GCWC and GCWC in England.
12 December 2017