Below is listed some helpful information for players in the nonprofit tournaments.
Croquet practices will be held each Sunday afternoon in April and May prior to the tournament at 4 pm on the MHC lawn. There is no charge and no registration necessary. Courts will also be available for practicing during the Survivor Tournament on Friday evening, June 4.
Each player is required to fill out a waiver form. Players are encouraged to fill this out online by Wednesday, June 2.
Players should come to the tournament familiar with how to play 9 Wicket Croquet and its rules. See helpful links below. A free clinic will be held Friday evening, June 4, 6 pm, inside the Mennonite Heritage Center.
Rules Review pdf
Tournament Check-in/Nonprofit and Player Roster
Check-in for players on Saturday, June 5, is from 7:15-7:45 am. Your assigned courts for the first three rounds will be on your numbered bibs (also listed below). First round begins at 8:00 am. Be on your court by 7:55 am.
2021 info – Courts for Rounds 1 2 3 by Team Name
Semi-Final and Championship Rounds
All teams play in rounds one, two and three.
Novice Division. Three teams will advance to the Championship round. Game day rules permit one team from each organization to advance to the Championship round.
Open Division. Following the initial three rounds, teams with most wins will move forward. Those who are tied for most wins (3 wins, possibly a team with 2 wins) will be ranked and will advance according to their differential score.
The semi-final round will be played on three courts. The courts will be organized as follows: Court A: 1st place team, 6th place team and 7th place team; Court B: 2nd place team, 5th place team and 8th place team; Court C: 3rd place team, 4th place team and 9th place team.
Nine teams will advance to the Semi Final round and three teams to the Championship round. Game day rules permit two teams from each organization to advance to the Semi Final round. One team from each organization to advance to the Championship round.
For a team to qualify for play-offs, player substitutions are not allowed during any round throughout the tournament.