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2018 Midwest Area Schedule

01/27: 2018 MCA Annual General Meeting (East)
05/05: 2018 Lee's Summit T-Bone (9WS)
06/16: Shield: OKC Central Quad (GC)
06/17: Shield: OKC Central Quad (GC)
07/28: KC Open (9WS)
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 = MCA Tournaments

Administration

Tuesday
Jul032018

2018 Missouri Open Entry List

Tracking entries for the 2018 Missouri Open at Eagles's Landing set for Saturday, July 14, 2018. Entry deadline is Monday, July 9, 2018.

PRO DIVISION
01. Dylan Goodwin
02. Greg Clouse
03. Matt Griffith
04. Steve Jackson

GOLD DIVISION
01. Justin Marciniak
02. Ellie Griffith
03. Wanda Jackson

SILVER DIVISION
01. Valerie Andruss
02. Jim Ratzlaff

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Wednesday
Jun272018

2018 Missouri Open Registration Now Available

Get ready for Round Two of the 2018 MCA Nine Wicket Series as the Kansas City Croquet Club presents the Fourth Annual Missouri Open at Eagles' Landing Golf Course in Belton, Missouri, on July 14, 2018. Lunch is included in the entry fee and the event offers play across three divisions -- PRO, GOLD, SILVER (beginner).

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Tuesday
May292018

2018 Missouri Open Returns July 14 at Eagles’ Landing in Belton

BELTON, Mo.—On July 14, Eagles’ Landing Golf Course in Belton will be the site of the fourth annual Missouri Open and the second event in the 2018 MCA Nine Wicket Series.

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Monday
May282018

Sunflower Wickets Raising Funds for Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm on June 1

On Friday, June 1, the MCA will again organize the Sunflower Wickets Croquet Tournament to benefit the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm in Olathe.

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Wednesday
May162018

Big Early Lead for Ellie

A loss to #1 seed Wanda Jackson in the last round of block play dropped Ellie Griffith into the wildcard round for the Gold Division at the MCA 2018 opener in Lee's Summit, Missouri on May 5, 2018. But that loss didn't turn out to be so bad as she rolled through the bracket and on to her first MCA tournament title.

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Tuesday
May152018

Clouse is the 2018 Pro 9WS Leader

While Matt Griffith and Ron Millican took the glory at the 2018 Lee's Summit T-Bone MCA opener, it was Greg Clouse that slipped in to snag the early lead in the Nine Wicket Pro Series with 116 points. Clouse faired better in the conditions than any other player and averaged 23.20 wickets on the day.

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Monday
May072018

Ellie Griffith Goes 5-1, Gets Gold Win at 2018 Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament

Ellie Griffith played consistent croquet all day to cruise to a first-place finish at the 2018 Lee's Summit T-Bone Croquet Tournament.

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Monday
May072018

Griffith Gets Ninth Title

Matt Griffith made his way through the MCA's most challenging event to claim his ninth MCA Pro title this past Saturday at the 2018 Lee's Summit T-Bone Croquet Tournament at Howard Park in Lee's Summit, Missouri. He finished with a tight 16-14 win over Ron Millican in the final, which was a re-match of their block game where Millican took a a 24-13* win. 

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Wednesday
May022018

2018 Lee's Summit T-Bone Schedule

Fourteen players are ready to roll out the 2018 MCA Nine Wicket Series with the Lee's Summit T-Bone Croquet Tournament this Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Howard Park in Lee's Summit, Missouri. The Pro Division will feature eight players split into two blocks for three games in the morning. The action starts at 8:30 a.m. All eight players advance to the playoffs with the quartefinals set to begin at 1:00 p.m. and the Pro Championship game projected for an approximate 3:30 p.m. coin toss.

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Wednesday
Apr182018

2018 MCA 9W Wiring Modification 

With the launch of the new wiring rule modification, the MCA Rules and Competition Committee (R&CC) wanted to clarify the need for the change to correct the current iteration of the wiring rule. The first diagram explains the reasoning behind the allowance of a wired ball to become ball in hand on a ball that has occupied a corner. Essentially, the current rule still made it simple for an experienced player to create a virtually un-hittable leave after a first break.

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