The following is taken from the WCF website, subsequent changes are indicated by strike-throughs and italics:
The event is being held in accordance with version 4.9 of the Event Regulations and version 8.9 of the Sports Regulations.
The Number of Participants will be 80, with an Entry Fee of £108 which is payable by all those awarded Ranking Places, Wild Card Places or Membership Places, no later than 24 February 2019.
Timetable (as per Appendix 2 paragraph 3 of the Sports Regulations)
WCF Members Response Date: 2nd December, 2018
WCF Members nomination of players for Membership Places (two for Full Members, one for Associate Members), players eligible for Ranking places and Wild Card places.
Individual players affiliated to a WCF Member who wish to gain a place in the GCWC must announce their availability via their WCF Member. However, if a player is not affiliated to a WCF Member and is not eligible to represent any WCF Member, they should contact the Secretary-General directly.
Allocation Date: 16th December, 2018
The highest grades achieved by players in the year ending on this date will be used to determine the initial allocation of Ranking Places.
Announcement Date: 30th December, 2018
The names of the players who have been awarded Ranking and Wild Card Places will be announced on this date.
Closing Date: 27th January, 2019
Final date for WCF members to nominate players for Membership Places. Any Membership Place which has been requested by a WCF Member but not taken up by the Closing Date will become an additional Ranking Place.
Cut-Off Date: 9th June, 2019
This is the date after which any returned Ranking Places or Wild Card Places are filled by creating extra Qualifying Places.
Membership Places Cut-Off Date: 7th July 2019
The last date on which any returned Membership Places can be replaced by a player from the same country.
A Qualifying Tournament will be held from Monday, 22 July to Thursday, 25 July 2019 at the Guildford & Godalming Croquet Club from which the four highest-placed finishers will gain places in the Golf Croquet World Championship.
Please see the Qualifying Tournament page for current information on the Qualifying Tournament and how to register.
QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT ALLOCATION DATE (QTAD): 26th May 2019
Entries for the Qualifying Tournament received by this date will be accepted in ranking position order as shown in the Qualifier Ranking List which is itself calculated as at the end of the QTAD. If the Qualifying Tournament is over-subscribed on this date, unsuccessful entrants will be placed on a Qualifying Tournament Reserve List, also in ranking position order.
QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT CLOSING DATE: 7th July 2019
This is the last date on which entries can be received to fill any vacancies in the Qualifying Tournament.