London, UK, September 5, 2019: The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club (AELTC) today announced the countdown to the launch of the 2020 Wimbledon Public Ballot, the first time the process of obtaining Wimbledon tickets will be fully online.
The Wimbledon Public Ballot, first launched in 1924, intends to the fairest means of obtaining tickets for The Championships.
Entry into the Ballot does not automatically entitle applicants to tickets, but to a place in the draw.
In moving the process online, the AELTC felt the time right to develop an enhanced and connected online customer journey which will not only improve and simplify the experience of applicants, but also ensure they keep inform of their Ballot application status at all times throughout the process and beyond to The Championships 2020 itself.
Entry into the 2020 Wimbledon Public Ballot comprises of two compulsory phases:
Registration – open from 9 September to 21 October, followed by Application – open from 1-30 November.
It will not be possible to submit an Application unless the Registration phase has been completed.
To receive reminders straight to your inbox for these important dates and to streamline the registration process, prospective applicants encourage to join myWIMBLEDON – visit wimbledon.com/ballot for instructions.
Applicants will inform of their Ballot status from January 2020 onwards, with Ballots run regularly up to commencement of The Championships on 29 June 2020, and the AELTC will be ensuring that those unsuccessful in the Ballot are made aware of other opportunities to obtain tickets to Wimbledon.
American Express Cardmembers will have the opportunity to receive additional communications about exclusive benefits at The Championships 2020. —- AELTC
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