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Major Events


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The UK croquet season runs from early April until October, and throughout this time there is a full programme of tournaments held at clubs around the country.

For details about world championships and other international events, refer to the World Croquet Federation website.

The major UK events are as follows:

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Date Organisers/Venue Event Description
18-26 May TBA National Croquet Week View details A celebration of croquet - see croquet.org.uk/?p=ca/ncd
25-28 May Sussex County Compton (Eastbourne) The AC Inter-County Championship View details Association croquet, played with teams of 6 from each county. The largest tournament in the UK.
8-9 Jun Nottingham The Golf Croquet Women's Open Championship View details The premier women's golf croquet event.
8-9 Jun Southport The AC Home Internationals View details International team event involving England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland.
12-16 Jun Surbiton The Men's, Women's and Mixed Doubles' Championships View details Association croquet, with men and women competing in separate events. One of the oldest and most highly regarded of the championship events
25-30 Jun Sussex County The Golf Croquet Open Championships View details The premier golf croquet event
6-14 Jul Cheltenham The Association Croquet Open Championships View details The premier association croquet event
20-21 Jul Nailsea The GC Home Internationals View details International team event involving England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland.
27-28 Jul Wrest Park The Eastern Championship View details Second of the four regional association croquet championships
17-18 Aug Sussex County The GC Inter-County Championship (Division 1) View details Golf croquet, played with teams of four players from each county playing both doubles and singles
17-18 Aug Cheltenham The GC Inter-County Championship (Division 2) View details Golf croquet, played with teams of four players from each county playing both doubles and singles
15-18 Aug WCF Carrickmines The European Association Croquet Championship View details 2024 Association Croquet European Championship
24-26 Aug Budleigh GC First Eight (The Ricki Savage Memorial) View details Selection event for the UK's top eight Golf Croquet players.
24-26 Aug Bowdon The North of England Championship View details Third of the four regional association croquet championships
5-8 Sep Hurlingham AC First Eight (The President's Cup) View details Selection event for the UK's top eight Association Croquet players.
5-8 Sep Ramsgate AC Second Eight (The Chairman's Salver) View details Selection event for the UK's second top eight Association Croquet players.
5-9 Sep Pendle AC Third Eight (The Spencer Ell Cup) View details Selection event for the UK's third top eight Association Croquet players.
5-9 Sep Colchester AC Fourth Eight (The Treasurer's Tankard) View details Selection event for the UK's fourth top eight Association Croquet players.
21-22 Sep Nottingham The GC English National Singles Championship View details This is the Golf Croquet English National Singles Championship. Entry is by qualification obtained by placings in other Championships throughout the season. The winner is awarded the Ascot Cup.
20-22 Sep Compton (Eastbourne) The South of England Championship View details Last of the four regional association croquet championships
28 Sep TBA The AC Inter-Club Championship View details The Inter-Club is the premier season-long Association Croquet team event
18-26 Oct WCF Chesapeake The WCF 2024 Golf Croquet World Championship View details 2024 Golf Croquet World Championship

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