The 11th World Town Criers Championships was held in
Maryborough, Queensland, Australia from 10th to 17th September 2005.
The winner was Hans van Laethem from Ninove in Belgium
|1||Hans Van Laethem||Ninove|
|2||John Charles Kerr||Coffs Harbour|
||City of Gosford|
|5||Willy Van De Putte
||Gent - Belgium|
||The Borough of Nuneaton & Bedworth|
||Lyme Regis, Dorset|
||City of Greater Geelong|
||City of Kingston, Ontario|
There were a total of 65 criers competing.
Congratulations to the winners and to the Organisers.
Please note: The 2007 competition was cancelled.
The Guild is seeking bids from Town Criers whose Towns/Cities who would be interested in hosting either the 2009 Worlds Town Criers Championships or the 2010 European Championships. First consideration will be given to anyone who has hosted smaller competitions. Any Town/City interested should contact:
AHGTC Guild Secretary, David Peters or
AHGTC Guild Chairman, Anthony (Tony) Evans.