Tournaments 2018

CA Tournaments & Club Competitions at Hunstanton

Applications should be made, as appropriate, on:

  • CA’s On-line Tournament Entry System
  • CA Tournament Entry Forms (available from the CA)
  • Club Competition Entry Forms (see below)
  • Club Competition Lists on the notice board.

Alternatively, you may wish to use the combined Membership Renewal / Competition / Tournament Entry Form at the foot of this page.

Cheques should be made payable to: ‘Hunstanton Croquet Club’ and sent, together with completed entry forms, to:

David Boxell, Treasurer, Hunstanton Croquet Club
c/o 1 Styleman Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 5PW

Tournaments dates for 2018 are shown on the HCC Calendar page, the availability of places is shown below.

Please note that:

  • CA Association Croquet Tournaments start at 09:30.
  • Club Golf Croquet Competitions players should arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00.

Please note that the Croquet Association’s Tournament Entry System (CA-TES) is now live for 2018 entries for CA AC: CARP, CA50, CA4D & GC: CAGQ, CAGB, CAGC & CAGA.  These will also be periodically included in the figures presented below.

Date Tournament.  Fill Rate as at 20:15 on 16/09/2018
05-07/05/18 CARP – Robert Prichard Weekend (AC) (3 days), Saturday – Monday, (Start of play at 09:30).  Handicaps of 8 and below.  Fee £36 for CA Premium / Tournament Members (CA Standard Members £51). Restricted to 24 players.  Exceptionally, 25 entries were accepted.  The limit of 24 players will be rigorously applied in future years.

Managed by: Nick Harris

Won by

Ian Lines

24/05/18 GRTS – Grass Roots (GC) – 8+, Level Play – Thursday (Start of Play 10.00 arrive by 9.30).  Entry Fee £3.00 Finals at Bath CC.

Closed with 8 entries as at Friday 18/05/2018.

Managed by: David Boxell

Won by

Susan Debenham

 26-27/05/18 CAGQ – Golf Croquet ‘A’-Level^ (GC) – (The Hunstanton Salver)
(2 Days) Saturday & Sunday – Level Play – (Start of Play 9.30 arrive by 9.00).
Entry Fee £24 for CA Premium / Tournament Members (CA Standard Members £34). Restricted to 16 Players.  20 Entries received, 4 have withdrawn, the first 16 places have been allocated.Managed by: David Boxell
Salver won by

Richard Bilton

& Plate won by

Keith Pound

08-10/06/18 CA50 – Over 50’s Weekend (AC) (3 days), Friday – Sunday, (Start of play at 09:30).  Handicaps of 20 and below.  Fee £36 for CA Premium / Tournament Members (CA Standard Members £51). Restricted to 20 players. Minimum age 50 on 1 January 2018. 15 Entries have been notified of allocated places.

Managed by: Terrey Sparks

Won by
James Allcock
14/06/18 GSNG – The Golf Singles Salver (GC) – Level Play – Thursday (arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00).  Entry Fee £3.00. CLOSED

Managed by: David Boxell

Won by David Thirtle-Watts
30/06/18 CAGB – Golf Croquet ‘B’-Level Series# (GC) – Singles Tournament (The Storey Cup)  Level Play – Saturday (Start of Play 10.00 arrive by 9.30).  Handicaps 3 – 8. Entry Fee £12 for CA Premium / Tournament Members (CA Standard Members £17). Restricted to 18 Players.  All 18 entries have been notified of allocated places.

Managed by: David Thirtle-Watts

Won by Henry Hobbs
01/07/18 CAGC – Golf Croquet ‘C’-Level Series~ (GC) – Singles Tournament (The David Mattacks Memorial Salver)  (1 Day) Saturday. (Start of Play 10.00 arrive by 9.30).  Handicaps +7. Entry Fee £12 for CA Premium / Tournament Members (CA Standard Members £17). Restricted to 18 Players.

12 entries have been notified of allocated places.  Any late entries will be on a first come first served basis.

Managed by: David Thirtle-Watts

Won by Steve Tarrant
05/07/18 GGSS – Golf Croquet – The ‘Green Shutters’ Singles (GC) – Handicap – Thursday (arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00).  Entry Fee £3.00.

Managed by: David Thirtle-Watts

Won by Christine Thirtle-Watts
21-22/07/18 CAGA – Golf Croquet Open A-Level (GC) Singles Tournament (The Hampson Salver)  (2 Days) Saturday & Sunday. (Level Play) (Start of Play 10:00 arrive by 9:30.
Entry Fee £24 for CA Premium / Tournament Members (CA Standard Members £34). Restricted to 16 Players.  CLOSED at 10 entries, all players notified.  All-Play-All.Manager: David Boxell
Salver won by John Noble

Plate won by Christine Wood

04/08/18 GCSG – Golf Croquet – GC Invitation – Singles on Saturday (arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00).  May be both level and handicap depending on entry. Entrance fee £12. Restricted to 20 players.  Exceptionally, the entry has been increased to 24 players.  CLOSED.

Manager: David Thirtle-Watts

LP won by Noel Gill & HC won by Rita Brockett
05/08/18 GCDB – Golf Croquet – GC Invitation – Doubles on Sunday (arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00).  May be both level and handicap depending on entry. Entrance fee £12. Restricted to 20 players.   (Partners will be allocated by the Manager.)  Exceptionally, the entry has been increased from 20 to 24. CLOSED.

Manager: David Thirtle-Watts

Won by Les Heard & Gillian Higgins
 16/08/18 GDBL – Golf Croquet – The Golf Doubles Salver (GC) – Handicap – on Thursday (arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00).  Entry Fee £3.00.

Manager: David Thirtle-Watts

Won by

Noel Gill &

Ian Wilson

 25-28/08/18 CA4D – 119th Annual Tournament (AC) (4 days), Saturday – Tuesday, (Start of play at 09:30).  Handicap Egyptian for the first 2 days. Players will then be arranged into American blocks according to handicap. Blocks will be Advanced, Level or Handicap according to the entry mix.  Restricted to 24 players.

Allocation Date: 23 June 2018 Closing Date: 23 August 2018

Manager: Martin Kolbuszewski

A Block

Nick Harris

B Block

Paul Heatherington

C Block

Klim Sleabright

D Block

Celia Pearce

Egyptian

Nick Harris

Rothwell

Mike Bowser

Tuesday 04/09/18

 

GGSD – Golf Croquet – The ‘Green Shutters’ Doubles (GC) – Level Play – Thursday (arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00).  Entry Fee £3.00.  Closed at 20.

(NB: New date TUESDAY 04/09/2018 Postponed due to excessive heat on 26/07/18)

Manager: David Boxell (standing in for David Thirtle-Watts)

Won by

Pat Dawson & John Harper

 13/09/18  GCRP – Golf Croquet – The ‘Carpenter Cup’ (GC) – Handicap – Open to players with handicaps of 10-14 on Thursday (arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00).  Entry Fee £3.00.

Manager: David Thirtle-Watts

Won by

David Brame

29/09/18 GKEN – Golf Croquet – The ‘Kendal Cup’ GC) – Level Play – (arrive by 09:30 for start of play at 10:00).  Entry Fee £3.00.  Closed 15 Places.

NB: Entry depleted due to clash with EACF GC HC League Final at Newport.

Manager: Noel Gill

Closed

Other events include:

Day / Date Event (NB: Lawn Bookings in bold & italics)
Wednesday 7th March 2018

(was 7th February 2018)

Social events: Coffee Morning at Norfolk Lavender 10:30-12:30
Fridays Golf Handicap Singles Ladder – Start date 1st June 2018
Ad hoc days in 2018 to be advised EACF (AC & GC) Level & Handicap Leagues with Home & Away matches.

NB: Lawn Bookings for Home Games are shown below as and when dates are confirmed.

Friday 20th April 2018

 

 

Date to be arranged

CA GC Murphy Shield

Preliminary Round  – Wrest Park 1.5 v 5.5 Hunstanton

First Round – Tyneside CC v Hunstanton

Hunstanton given a bye to the Quarter Finals.

Quarter Final: Ashby 4 v 3 Hunstanton played on 16 July 2018.

Saturday 21st April 2018 Come and Try Day
Sunday 13th May 2018 CA National Croquet Day (Not celebrated at Hunstanton as the Come & Try Day was so successful at recruiting new members).
Tuesday 22nd May 2018 EACF GC Handicap League (4 Lawns)

Hunstanton 13 v 5 Norwich Wensum

Tuesday 5th June 2018 CA Inter-Club (4 Lawns) Hunstanton 3 v 4 Letchworth
Friday 8th June 2018 EACF GC B-Level League Chelmsford 5.5 v 1.5 Hunstanton
Wednesday 13th June 2018 Sedgeford Ladies – Social Evening – 18:00 onwards
Sunday 17th June 2018 EACF GC B-level League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton 3 v 4 Ipswich
Round robin games to be played by:

1st October 2018

7 Entries for AC – Butlin Trophy (Handicap) won by Peter Brown

6 Entries for AC – Albert Bowl (Level Play) won by Jeff Race

2 Lawns available on Saturdays: 19 May, 23 June, 28 July & 18 Aug 2018

NB: Revised dates as at 25/04/2018.

Tuesday 26th June 2018 EACF GC B-Level League Colchester 0 v 7 Hunstanton
Wednesday 27th June 2018 EACF GC HC League Norwich Yare 8 v 10 Hunstanton
New Date To Be Advised

(Was to have been Wednesday 27th June 2018)

Hunstanton Rotary – Social Evening 18:30 onwards
Thursday 28th June 2018 EACF GC Open League Northampton 7 v 0 Hunstanton
Monday 16th July 2018 CA GC Murphy Shield AWAY to Ashby 4 v 3 Hunstanton
Tuesday 17th July 2018 EACF GC Open League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton 4 v 3 Letchworth
Thursday 2nd August 2018 EACF GC B-Level League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton 5 v 2 Bury St Edmunds
Tuesday 7th August 2018 EACF GC HC League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton v Sudbury Unity

Match conceded by Sudbury (Unity)

Internal friendly played by HCC Squad Members.

Thursday 9th August 2018 EACF GC HC League Bury St Edmunds 10 v 8 Hunstanton
Thursday 9th August 2018 Kings Lynn Trinity Rotary Club – Social Evening 18:00 onwards
Saturday 11th August 2018 Chairman’s Day
Tuesday 21st August 2018 EACF GC Open League AWAY to Colchester 3 v 4 Hunstanton
Thursday 6th September 2018 EACF GC HC League AWAY to Ipswich (Conceded) v Hunstanton
Thursday 30th August 2018 Hunstanton Golf Club – Ladies – Social Play 17:30-19:00
Saturday 1st September 2018 EACF GC Open League Ipswich 7 v 0 Hunstanton

(Re-arranged from 08/07/2018)

Saturday 1st September 2018 EACF AC League (2 Lawns) Hunstanton v Norwich
Sunday 2nd September 2018 EACF GC Open League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton 4.5 v 2.5 Enfield
Saturday 15th September 2018 EACF AC League (2 Lawns) Hunstanton v ?
Sunday 16th September 2018 EACF GC Handicap League – Semi-Final AWAY at Colchester

Colchester 6.5 v 11.5 Hunstanton

Friday 21 September 2018 Final Week of HCC GC HC Ladder

followed by

Practice by Players for the CA GC All England (Singles) Handicap Finals

Saturday & Sunday 22-23 September 2018 CA GC All England Handicap Finals (5 Lawns)
Saturday 29th September 2018 EACF GC Handicap League – Final AWAY at Newport

Hunstanton v Northampton Mallets

Wednesday 17th October 2018 (NB: Revised date) Club Annual Lunch – Venue – Le Strange Hotel 12:30 for 13:00
Saturday 27th October 2018 Annual General Meeting

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This page was last reviewed on 12/12/2017 and updated on 21/09/2018.