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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

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Entries in Kactus Creek Croquet Club (40)

Sunday
Sep162018

Ellie Griffith Sweeps Gold Division at 2018 MCA Championship

Ellie Griffith won her first MCA Championship tournament on the way to placing first in the 2018 MCA Nine Wicket Series Gold Division points race.

Executing a series of immaculate roll-up shots and long, accurate split shots, Griffith cruised to a 27-12 victory against runner-up Brevin Millican.

Similar to her performance at the KC Open on the same court six weeks ago, Griffith broke through to the double wickets on the far side of the court with some ease while her opponent struggled to advance his balls past wicket three during the early phase of the game.

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Monday
Sep102018

Proposed Club-City Championship

To better promote and support club play in the area, the Nine Wicket Series stats committee has been developing a Club-City points race to accompany the current singles points races. The concept is to award points to clubs based on how members place in 9WS tournaments. Because not every player is part of an official club, points for those players are rewarded to the city on their membership form.

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Saturday
Sep082018

2018 MCA Championship Bids Sent to Qualifiers

Updated on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 10:06PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

Updated on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 11:29PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

MCA members who have qualified for the 2018 MCA Championship have received their invitations to the tournament scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, at Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Mo.

The MCA is asking that players accept their bids by Monday, Sept. 10, so the board can set the brackets.

Players who have responded to their bids will be listed on the full post. This post will be updated.

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Sunday
Jul292018

KC Open Gold Report: Marciniak Makes It Interesting

Parkville, Mo.—Justin Marciniak won all five of his games Saturday to place first in the Gold division at the 2018 Kansas City Open at Kactus Creek Croquet Club.

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Sunday
Jul292018

KC Open Pro Report: Swiss Battle Royale

The 2018 Kansas City Open Pro Division offered a day designed for the croquet hardcore. Matt Griffith and I squared off in the final yesterday at about 5:30 p.m. at Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Missouri, after playing five straight games. In total, we played eight hours of croquet with about 15 minutes for a quick lunch after round two.

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Thursday
Jul262018

Game Times Set for 2018 Kansas City Open

Updated on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 8:33AM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

Parkville, Mo.—Starting times for the 2018 Kansas City Open, the next event in the Midwest Croquet Association Nine Wicket Series, are set.

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Sunday
Jul152018

2018 Kansas City Open: Sign up to Play Now

Updated on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 6:53PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

Parkville, Mo.—On July 28 and 29, Kactus Creek Croquet Club will host the Kansas City Open, the next tournament in the 2018 Midwest Croquet Association Nine Wicket Series.

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Wednesday
Jul112018

Event Cancellation: Missouri Open

Because the 2018 Missouri Open attracted only nine entries, the Kansas City Croquet Club has cancelled the event.

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Sunday
Feb182018

AGM Highlights: Jackson is New President

The 2018 Midwest Croquet Association Annual General Meeting held at the eCafe in Overland Park, Kansas, on January 27, 2018, achieved the primay goal of transitioning to a new president. Steve Jackson from Kansas City has taken over the role from Dylan Goodwin who served for five years.

The transition was the central part of the meeting discussion and an interesting twist occurred as a new vice president position was created which Ellie Griffith taking that role. The idea is that adding another member will help with the workload for the president and also ensure of smooth succession in future years.

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Wednesday
Aug162017

2017 USCA 9 Wicket Nationals Set

The 2017 USCA National 9 Wicket Championship hosted by Kactus Creek Croquet Club will be held at English Landing Park in downtown Parkville, Missouri, September 22-24, 2017. The event will have a Championship Flight and a First Flight Singles and Doubles. The maximum number of entries is 24. The tournament will use standard USCA 9 Wicket Rules with options 1,1b,2,3,4,5,6,8.

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