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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)

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Entries in Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament (34)

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

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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Sunday
Apr082018

Get Fired Up: Lee's Summit T-Bone Croquet Tournament Registration Now Open

LEEʼS SUMMIT, Mo.—On Saturday, May 5, the Midwest Croquet Association fires up the 2018 MCA Nine Wicket Series at the Leeʼs Summit T-Bone Croquet Tournament at Howard Park.

Tournament registration is open now. To sign up, contact tournament organizers Ron Millican (ashdebron@aol.com or 816-510-9395) and/or Greg Adams (816-516-3262), or visit the Facebook event page. Please indicate your preferred division — Pro, Gold or Silver.

DEADLINE FOR SIGN-UP: Monday, April 30, at 5 p.m.

Starting time: 8:30 a.m.
Lunch: Food and drinks are included with entry
Address: 3498 NE Independence Avenue, Leeʼs Summit, MO

Registration fees:
MCA members: $25
Nonmembers: $30

Membership:
Join the Midwest Croquet Association today. Or please arrive at the tournament early if you want to sign up for your 2018 MCA membership on site.

Tuesday
May092017

Millican Smashes the Pro Ceiling

The MCA Pro Division now has a female player listed on the page of title champions. Deborah Millican worked through the long grass of the Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament held this past Saturday at Howard Park in Lee's Summit to finish with a 25-9 win over Billy Bob Breeden to claim her first Pro title. It's a wonderful moment for the MCA and for croquet in general as the sport has always been marketed as gender and age equal. Scroll through that list of champions and you'll see the MCA is well represented across all demographics.

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Monday
May082017

Mondt is the Man

Eddie Mondt overcame a slow start to his day to capture the Silver Division championship at the Lee’s Summit T-Bone Tournament. With nine players in the combined Gold and Silver divisions starting the day in group play, Mondt found himself in what might retroactively be named the Group of Death. This group featured the eventual Gold playoff winner in Gabe Airrington and the two silver finalists with Mondt and Wanda Jackson.

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Thursday
May042017

2017 LSTB Blocks and Game Times

The 2017 Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament line-ups are set and ready to roll for an 8:30 a.m. start on Saturday. The Pro Division has eight players and will have two blocks for morning play. All players will advance to the eight-player knockout. All Pro players have an 8:30 a.m. game.

The Gold and Silver Divisions will combine and nine players will compete in three blocks. The top finisher in each block will advance to take the top three seeds in the five-player Gold knockout. Gross points will determine which of the two second place finishers will advance to the knockout for the 4/5 play-in game. The remaining four players will compete in a four-player Silver knockout.

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Wednesday
Apr192017

Register Now for 2017 Lee's Summit T-Bone Croquet Tournament

LEEʼS SUMMIT, Mo. — On Saturday, May 6, the 2017 Midwest Croquet Association Nine Wicket Series gets cooking with the Leeʼs Summit T-Bone Croquet Tournament at Howard Park in Leeʼs Summit, Mo.

Tournament registration is open now. To reserve your spot in the event, email MCA president Dylan Goodwin at kccroquetclub@gmail.com, or visit the Facebook event page. Please indicate your preferred division.

DEADLINE FOR SIGN-UP: Tuesday, May 2, at 6 p.m.

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Tuesday
May172016

Big Time Finish for Griffith

LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI -- With the challenging turf at Howard Park, the Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament lines out to be the MCA's equivalent to cycling's Paris Roubaix. On Saturday, the cool temperatures and steady winds added to the atmosphere as 25 dedicated croquet players took to the courts across four divisions.

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The Pro Division lived up to the epic conditions as Matt Griffith met Greg Clouse in the final. Griffith was looking for his sixth tournament win while Clouse continued his quest for his first title since the 2013 Stilwell Open. As the game developed, Griffith seemed to have the advantage, but Clouse carefully clawed his way back into the game and in the final minutes held a 20-16 lead off a break that ran out from the turn to 13PW.

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Sunday
May152016

2016 Lee's Summit Early Results

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO - It was a windy and cold day at the 2016 Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament yesterday at Howard Park as 25 croquet warriors went into battle. A full report will be posted later, but here are your early results:

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