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2018 Midwest Area Schedule

01/27: 2018 MCA Annual General Meeting (East)
06/16: Shield: OKC Central Quad (GC)
06/17: Shield: OKC Central Quad (GC)
08/18: Shield Championship-Milwaukee (GC)
08/19: Shield Championship-Milwaukee (GC)
09/15: MCA 9WS Championship (9WS)
11/16: 2017 MCA Awards

2019
01/26: 2018 MCA Annual General Meeting (South)

BOLD = 9WS Tournaments

Administration

Sunday
Nov122017

Postponed: 2017 MCA Awards

The MCA had hoped to start a stand-alone MCA Presidents' Awards event in 2017 and that was originally scheduled to be held November 10, 2017. The MCA is postponing the concept and looking for a launch in November of 2018. The 2017 MCA Presidents' Awards will be presented at the 2018 Annual General Meeting to be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Details on the location and time for the event should be available later this month.

Sunday
Sep242017

Watson Gets Second Silver Championship Title

Through some tough scheduling and one missed event, 2015 MCA Silver Shield Champion Darin Watson came into the 2017 MCA Silver Championship at Loch Lloyd on Saturday, September 16, 2017, on the back the toughest stretch of his croquet career. In fact, with all Silver players being pushed up to Gold, he was 0-7 on the year including one loss in Silver from the Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament.

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Thursday
Sep212017

Gold Championship: Jackson's Revenge

The 2017 MCA Gold Championship set up similar to the 2016 edition. Steve Jackson entered with a lead in the overall race in both years. While 2016 ended on a sour note, Jackson left no doubt in 2017 as he capped his 15-1 season with a pair of wins to claim his first Gold Series Championship and third straight Gold tournament title. 

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Wednesday
Sep202017

Griffith Rules MCA Pro 9WS

On the cusp of the 2017 USCA 9 Wicket Nationals, Matt Griffith is coming into perfect form as he battled his way through the eight player field this past Saturday at Loch Lloyd to claim his second MCA Pro Championship.

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Sunday
Sep172017

2017 MCA Championship Finals Results

BELTON, MO -- The MCA wrapped up the 2017 season yesterday at the Country Club of Loch Lloyd in Belton, Missouri. Championship game scores are below and links to the full knock brackets follow. Full report and photos to be posted later.

PRO FINAL: Matt Griffith 26, Dylan Goodwin 15
GOLD FINAL: Steve Jackson 23, Ellie Griffith 12
SILVER FINAL: Darin Watson 24, Cade Millican 15

PRO BRACKET: challonge.com/17mcaprochampionship
GOLD BRACKET: challonge.com/17goldchampionship
SILVER BRACKET: challonge.com/17silverchampionship

Tuesday
Sep122017

2017 MCA Championship at Loch Lloyd Line-ups

All qualified players are checked in and the line-ups are set for the 2017 MCA Championship to be held this Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Loch Lloyd in Belton, Missouri. The Pro Division will start at 8:30 a.m. with a projected championship game start time of 11:00 a.m. The Gold Division will start at approximately 12:30 p.m. and will also incorporate the Silver Championship. Four players that fall from the Gold Playoff will move into the Silver Championship while the Gold Championship progresses. The Pro Division will have a court available if knocked out players after round one would like to have a plate.

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Friday
Sep082017

Char Bar Cup Croquet Tournament: Tickets Still Available

Plenty of slots remain to participate in the first Wicket & Peg Char Bar Cup croquet tournament, which begins in the evening on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Char Bar in Westport.

To make sure we are successful in managing this three-week tournament, the MCA would like to ask all our members to take 20 minutes this weekend to spread the word to people you know who fit any of these criteria:

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Tuesday
Sep052017

2017 MCA Championship Bracket Update

If you haven't already, remember to accept or decline your bid to the 2017 MCA Championship today to help the MCA set the final brackets.

Here are the lists of players and their championship bid statuses as of 1 p.m. on Sept. 5.

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Monday
Aug282017

Wicket & Peg Char Bar Cup Croquet Tournament Comes to Westport in September

Westport will be the place to be on Wednesdays in September, when the inaugural Wicket + Peg Char Bar Cup croquet tournament is in action with support from the MCA.

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Friday
Aug252017

MCA Championship Headed to Loch Lloyd

The MCA is pleased to announce that the 2017 MCA Championship will be held at Loch Lloyd in Belton, Missouri, on September 16, 2017. The Pro Division will have the morning start this year and will begin play at 8:30 a.m. The Gold Division start time will follow the Pro Championship, so the estimated start time is 12:20 p.m. The traditional all-white croquet apparel rule will be in effect for this event, which happens to be the fifth MCA Championship since the start of the Nine Wicket Series (9WS) in 2013. Loch Lloyd also has a dress code and details on that will be provided soon.

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