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NEFCC FALL AMERICAN RULES OPEN

The NEFCC Fall American Rules Open will be held September 25-26, 2021, and is sponsored by Northeast Florida Croquet Club, LLC promoting USCA tournament play in the Northeast Florida Region. The Ponte Vedra Croquet Club, Ponte Vedra, FL is hosting the tournament on 6 of their 7 lawns. Space will be limited to 24 players so get your entry in early. If we get lawn 7 opened back-up, we will take an additional 4 players.

  • Venue: The Ponte Vedra Croquet Club, 100 Mosquito Control Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

  • Day one will be doubles with 4-5 rounds to get familiar with the lawns.

  • Day two will be singles with 4-5 rounds.

  • A practice area will be open after 3 pm Friday and at 7:30 am on both Saturday and Sunday before play starts.

  • This is a USCA sanctioned croquet tournament. The American Rules Championships are October 6-8, 2021. This is a great event to keep your game in shape for the AR National Championship.

  • Website: https://www.pontevedracroquetclub.com/

For more info contact: Bill Simmons Tournament Director (hotel info by request),  Email nefloridacroquetclubllc@gmail.com net

 

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The Lenox Croquet Club is happy to introduce a new American Six-Wicket tournament designed specifically for players new to tournament competition with a handicap of 10 up to 20.  The event will be held September 17-19, 2021 at the Lenox Croquet Club – Lenox, Massachusetts. The timing of this event leading into fall and after tourist season has ended makes the ideal timing.  Depending on the number of entrants will determine the number of flights or format.  This is a Singles only tournament.

Practice is available Thursday September 16th from noon to dusk.  We will have an opening reception around 4pm, registration and schedules will be distributed.  Everyone will receive a tournament favor to remember your experience here in the Berkshires.  Starting time for games will be about 9am.

We are projecting 3 to 4 games per day.  This may be modified depending on number of entrants.

Daily we will provide early morning coffee and light breakfast.  Lunch choice of sandwiches and various salads.  Toast& Tally end of play each day with wine, beer and snacks. Open evening to dine or sleep as you choose. On Sunday after finals we will have our traditional BBQ of hamburger, hot dogs and fixings.

The awards presentation will give recognition to First Place and Runner-up trophies for each flight.

The tournament entrance fee will be $195 per player and $55 for guest who will enjoy all the food and social events.

Please respond no later than September 1st, 2021 so final details can be made to accommodate everyone. 

You can email your registration with check to follow or mail both payable to Lenox Croquet Club, mail to: 31 Brunswick St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. Questions call 413-443-4957 or email: drekstrom@hotmail.com.

--David Ekstrom, President and Tournament Manager, Webster Bull, Tournament director and Referee

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2021 USCA Midwest Regional

Members of the USCA are invited to register for participation in the 2021 Midwest Regional to be held September 3-6, 2021. This year's event will be hosted by the Tulas Croquet Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma and will be American Rules with both singles and doubles in multiple flights. There will be daily lunches and beverages along with a courtside BBQ as well as a tournament dinner. Please join us for this memorable event.

Website: https://tulsacroquetclub.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TulsaCroquetClub/ 

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USCA Seniors Masters: Nov 10-14

 
Members of the USCA are invited to participate in the Seniors Masters Tournament November 10-14, 2021 at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach, FL. To participate as a Senior you must be 60 years old by the beginning of the tournament or as a Master, 70 years old. Play will be in multiple flights with both singles and doubles. Flights will be based on participant's handicap.
 
Included with your entry will be an opening reception on Tuesday, November 9, A daily beverage station, daily continental breakfast, and daily lunches. On Friday, November 12th, the CFA and USCA will host the Hall of Fame Gala which Tournament participants will receive a discounted rate. We hope that you will join us for this popular event.
 
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2021 PFC HoopMaker Masters at Chesapeake Bay


A PCA Champions Tour American 6-Wicket Event

Date: April 30 - May 2

Location: Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club, Hartfield, Virginia

Entry Fee: $250

Prizes: PFC HoopMaker has donated $2000 to the purse.  With reasonable turnout, the prize money will be $6000 or more with $3000 or more going to the winner.  Of course all players get a payout.  2nd gets $1500, 3rd gets $750 4th gets $375 ...

Meals and Social: This is a no-frills tournament.  Beverages are provided.  Club will take lunch orders as a service to the players.  There will be organized social activities every evening.

Rules: This will be a modified Swiss Format singles tournament.  Win-or-lose players will have scheduled games everyday.  Play will be governed by American 6-Wicket "Advanced Play" experimental rules.  We will follow standard USCA rules with several advanced rule additions.  Rules are outlined on the entry form.

Players: This tour event is open to all American 6-Wicket PCA Champions Tour qualified players and the best players in the country will be there.  Please see the PCA website for the tour eligibility list and tour eligibility requirements.

www.professionalcroquetassociation.com

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American Club Teams Celebrates 40th

Can you believe that 2019 marks the 40th Anniversary of Club Teams? That’s 40 years of an event that has included American 6-Wicket doubles games, singles matches, individual competitions and team trophies. It is a history of activities that have ranged from the all-inclusive tournament dinners and cocktail receptions to spirited club-only occasions that revolve around croquet, food, and team-building.
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