WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) World Snooker Championship: World’s longest-running tournament in professional snooker
(WorldKings.org) The World Snooker Championship is the longest-running and most prestigious tournament in professional snooker. First held in 1927, it is now one of the three tournaments (together with the UK Championship and the invitational Masters) that makeup snooker's Triple Crown Series. The reigning world champion is Luca Brecel.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Scandinavian Big Mountain Championship: World´s oldest running freeride competition
(WorldKings.org) Arranged annually since 1992, the Scandinavian Big Mountain Championships is the world´s oldest running freeride competition.
[Worldkings] Top 50 annual creative events in the world (P. 48) World Memory Championships (UK): The world's largest super memory championship
(Worldkings.org) World Memory Championships (Abbreviated: WMC) is an annual memory tournament which has been held since 1991. Today, WMC is the world's largest memory contest.
[Worldkings] Top 50 annual creative events in the world (P. 31) Air Guitar World Championships (Finland): The atmosphere explodes with inspiring “invisible” guitar performances
(Worldkings.org) The purpose of the Air Guitar World Championships is to promote world peace. According to the ideology of the Air Guitar, wars would end, climate change stop and all bad things disappear, if all the people in the world played the Air Guitar.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Women's Amateur Championship: Oldest women’s golf tournament in the world
(WorldKings.org) The Women’s Amateur Championship, previously known as the Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship, was established in 1893, making it the oldest women’s golf tournament in the world.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 145th year aniversary the inaugural Wimbledon Championships begins (July 09,1877 – July 09, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly known simply as Wimbledon or The Championships, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world, and is regarded by many as the most prestigious. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London, since 1877 and is played on outdoor grass courts, and since 2009 with a retractable roof over Centre Court.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - America Records Institute (AMRI) – AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships: World's largest volleyball event
(Worldkings.org) AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships is the largest volleyball event in the world, with more than 2,700 teams participating annually.
[WORLDKINGS] The unique contests around the world – P46 – World Nettle Eating Championship (England) : Stinging nettle battle, challenging the taste buds of hundreds of people
(WorldKings.org) The Bottle Inn in Dorset is the host venue for the annual World Nettle Eating Championship, which invites entrants to eat as many stinging nettles as they can in an hour.
[WORLDKINGS] The unique contests around the world - P43 – Yukigassen: Japan's fierce snowball Olympics
(worldkings.org) On February 20 a mountain in Hokkaido, Japan erupted. Not in the traditional explosion of lava and ash, but in a hail of snowballs: It’s the 28th annual Showa Shinzan International Yukigassen World Championship.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – The Open Championship: World's oldest golf tournament
(Worldkings.org) The current champion is Shane Lowry, who won the 148th Open at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland with a score of 269.