This world championship is biennial and forms the most important competition of this sport.
Among 101 countries, only 48 of them are selected to participate in this championship in three types of competitions.
According to previous editions, of the 48 nations present at Prilly-Lausanne, 24 will come from Europe, 10 from Africa, 8 from Asia, 3 from Oceania and 3 from America. Each of the selected countries is represented by four players.
The championship foresees three types of competitions:
- Team World Championship - Triplette
- The Shooting Championship
- The Nations Cup
The World Championship competitions take place over 4 days, from Thursday to Sunday.