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 14:15 on 19/05/2018
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. 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 Nottingham CC.

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

20-8=12
 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 Restricted to 16 Players.  19 Entries received, 2 have withdrawn, the first 16 places have been allocated and the remaining 1 is recorded as a reserve.
16-19=-3+2=(-1)
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.  Any late entries will be on a first come first served basis.

20-15=5
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. 20-11=9
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. 18-18 = FULL
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.

18-12=6
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. 20-11=9
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 9.30 arrive by 9.00).
Entry Fee £24 for CA Premium / Tournament Members (CA Standard Members £34). Restricted to 16 Players.7 entries have been notified of allocated places.  Any late entries will be on a first come first served basis.
18-7=11
26/07/18 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. 40-10=30
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.  1 entry may be asked to withdraw. 20-25=(-5)
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 and may need to be increase further.  There might be some sitting out or double banking. 24-26=(-2)
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. 40-8=32
 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

Given that the Tournament Manager has first call on the remaining place, this event is now fully subscribed ahead of the allocation date of 23 June 2018.

24-23=1
 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. 20-4=16
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. 20-12=8

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 to be advised
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 CA GC Murphy Shield – Wrest Park 1.5 v Hunstanton 5.5

Next round v Tyneside CC.

Saturday 21st April 2018 Come and Try Day
Sunday 13th May 2018 CA National Croquet Day
Tuesday 22nd May 2018 EACF GC Handicap League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton v Norwich Wensum
Tuesday 5th June 2018 CA Inter-Club (4 Lawns) Hunstanton v Letchworth
Friday 8th June 2018 EACF GC B-Level League AWAY to Chelmsford
Wednesday 13th June 2018 Sedgeford Ladies – Social Evening – 18:00 onwards
Sunday 17th June 2018 EACF GC B-level League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton v Ipswich
Round robin games to be played by:

1st October 2018

6 Entries as at 21/04/18 for AC – Butlin Trophy (Handicap) and

6 Entries as at 21/04/18 for AC – Albert Bowl (Level Play)

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 AWAY to Colchester
Wednesday 27th June 2018 EACF GC HC League AWAY to Norwich Yare
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 AWAY to Northampton
Sunday 8th July 2018 EACF GC Open League AWAY to Ipswich
Thursday 2nd August 2018 EACF GC B-Level League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton v Bury St Edmunds
Thursday 9th August 2018 EACF GC HC League AWAY to Bury St Edmunds
Thursday 9th August 2018 Kings Lynn Trinity Rotary Club – Social Evening 18:00 onwards
Saturday 11th August 2018 Chairman’s Day
Tuesday 14th August 2018 EACF GC HC League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton v Ipswich
Saturday 1st September 2018 EACF AC League (2 Lawns) Hunstanton v Norwich
Sunday 2nd September 2018 EACF GC Open League (4 Lawns) Hunstanton v Enfield
Saturday 15th September 2018 EACF AC League (2 Lawns) Hunstanton v ?
Wednesday 10th October 2018 Club Annual Lunch – Venue -TBA
Saturday 27th October 2018 Annual General Meeting

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This page was last reviewed on 12/12/2017 and updated on 19/05/2018.