The nine-wicket singles event will be played according to USCA 9W National Championship options 1, 1a, 2, 3, 7, 9 and 10 (1a is modified to disregard the game score). The format will likely be open blocks that filter to a Pro Division bracket and Gold Division bracket.Lunch will be included. Entry fee structure:$20 for non-MCA members$10 for MCA membersThis is a continuation of the MCA Nine-Wicket Series that will start May 4 with the Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament. See More
"About 1.5 years ago I when up to Chicago to Mickey’s for what I called croquet camp. There were croquet players from about seven different states all there to have fun. We played mostly AC croquet and I met Rickey Wilhoite their. I was hook…"
"The court speed to me was a lot like bent grass and the one I'm comparing it to was Mickey's in Chicago. The only thing I didn't like was the first game the dew was on and the balls get a lot of sand on them. A lot like the another…"
"Didn't notice that placement originally, but I imagine that would help extend some of the distance. Hoops look a pretty easy, but what did you think of the court speed. Courts are probably the biggest issue for the sport. A cheaper alternative…"
"One of the first thing that I remember is you can't hit a ball until you make hoop 3. The croquet group in Stanberry has been playing partner ball since the early 70's. A lot of the rules was handed down from older plays. I have try to get…"
CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT SINGLES1. Tim Bitting (16-15 Final)2. Dick Sullivan3. Rich Curtis3. John Hunter5. Blaine Davis5. Norris Settlemyre5. Bob Chilton5. Tim Rapuano9. Rufus Bayard (Plate Winner)9. Jane Simonds (Plate Winner)11. Jack Montgomery11.…Continue
Due to rain doubles will be completed in October before, during or after the Selection 8s. The team of Jeff Soo and Brian Cumming will play in the finals against the winner of David Maloof/Rich Lamm and Ben Rothman/Doug Grimsley. Singles Finishing…Continue
Recently, Mission Hills Croquet Pro Ben Rothman ran a tournament using Rugby Blocks, and the format worked wonderfully.In Rugby Blocks, instead of playing all the other players in the same block, each player in one block plays all the players in…Continue
Croquet World did a wonderful follow up on USCA AC Nationals with several quotes from Ben Rothman who is definitely in the zone right now:"Next is the world stage, but as a poor croquet pro I would need sponsorship or patronage if I want to go…Continue
The WCF posted an official policy on gateball after discussions with the World Gateball Union:“The WCF recognises the World Gateball Union as a fellow promoter of mallet sports. Gateball and croquet are sports with different natures and playing…Continue
The USCA AC Nationals are under way at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. There are three blocks and the leaders are as follows:BLUE BLOCK: Ben Rothman and Robert Hurst each 3-0RED BLOCK: Danny Huneycutt and Rich Lamm each…Continue