Below is listed some important information for players in the nonprofit tournaments.
Croquet practices will be held each Sunday afternoon in April (except Easter) and May prior to the tournament at 3 pm on the MHC lawn. There is no charge and no registration necessary. Courts will also be available for practicing on Friday evening, June 2.
Each player is required to fill out a waiver form to participate in the tournament. Players are encouraged to fill this out online by Wednesday, May 31.
Players should come to the tournament familiar with how to play 9 Wicket Croquet and its rules. See helpful links below. A free clinic is tentatively scheduled for Friday evening, June 2, 6 pm, inside the Mennonite Heritage Center.
Rules Review pdf
Tournament Check-in/Nonprofit and Player Roster
Check-in for players on Saturday, June 3, 2022, 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.
2023 Nonprofit/Player Roster posted in early June
Semi-Final and Championship Rounds
All teams play in rounds one, two and three.
Amateur Division: Includes Novice players. Three teams will advance to the Championship round. Game day rules permit one team from each organization to advance to the Championship round.
Advanced 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.
2022 Community Sponsor
2022 Presenting Sponsors