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01/27: 2018 MCA Annual General Meeting (East)
07/16: Shield: OKC Central Quad (GC)
07/17: 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)

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Entries in Sunflower Wickets (9)

Tuesday
May232017

Two Volunteers Needed for Sunflower Wickets Benefit on June 2

The MCA seeks two more volunteers to supervise games at the Sunflower Wickets Croquet Tournament in Olathe in the afternoon of Friday, June 2.

The tournament is a benefit for the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm in Olathe, and MCA has supported it with equipment, officiating and tournament administration for many years.

The golf croquet games run from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. on the day of the event. Sunflower Wickets will be held at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E. Kansas City Road, Olathe, KS 66061.

Email Dylan if you are able to volunteer.

Read more information about Sunflower Wickets.

Wednesday
Mar082017

2017 MCA AGM Notes

The 2017 MCA Annual General Meeting was hosted on Saturday, February 18, 2017, by Greg and Jodi Adams in North Kansas City in a private room at the local Pizza Shoppe. The meeting highlighted another record year for revenue and membership. Total membership reached 79 members in 2016 thanks to the re-working of the MCA agreement with the Mahaffie Farmstead on the annual Sunflower Wickets Benefit that now counts each of the players in the event as one-day license members.

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Sunday
Jun052016

Grunewald-Shaver Claim Sunflower GC Title

Forty-four players hit the courts on Friday afternoon for the Seventh Annual Sunflower Wickets golf croquet benefit tournament hosted by the Maffaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm Foundation at the Olathe Community Center in Olathe, Kansas. Chris Grunewald and Ron Shaver of the Olathe City Council took the overall title as they rolled through the single-elimination event with a 6-0 record.

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Tuesday
May312016

Olathe's Sunflower Wickets Golf Croquet Tournament: June 3

Teams are forming now for the Seventh Annual Mahaffie Sunflower Wickets croquet tournament. This unique event is hosted by the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Foundation. The Foundation supports the preservation, programming and promotion of the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site located at 1200 Kansas City Rd. in Olathe. Sunflower Wickets will be held Friday, June 3 at the Olathe Community Center, directly located across the street. 

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Monday
Jan112016

MCA News: 2016 AGM Date

LEAWOOD, KS -- The MCA has announced the 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Details on the venue and exact time are not yet set, but the MCA will provide those within the next week. The event is set to be held in the south Kansas City area and is expected to follow a format similar to previous years.

2016 SUNFLOWER WICKETS: The Mahaffie Farmstead has targeted Friday, June 3, 2016 for the Annual Sunflower Wickets Benefit and the MCA will again provide equipment, tournament management and officiating.

FLORIDA GC REGIONAL: MCA members Matt Griffith and Stephen Jackson played in the USCA's Florida GC Regional over the weekend. Griffith was upset in the quarterfinals by Michael Albert. Jackson made it to the semifinals where he fell to Albert 7-2, 7-4. Prior to the event, Griffith was ranked #8 in the US while Jackson was #23.

Monday
Jun012015

2015 Sunflower Wickets Mahaffie Croquet Tournament

Teams are forming now for the Sixth Annual Mahaffie Sunflower Wickets croquet tournament.  This unique event is hosted by the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Foundation in support of the preservation, programming and promotion of the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site located at 1200 E. Kansas City Road in Olathe. 

Sunflower Wickets will be held Friday, June 5 at the Olathe Community Center, located across the street from the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Historic Site. Event registration begins at 1 p.m with croquet play from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wicked Wickets Happy Hour runs from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the top four finishing teams at 4 p.m. in the Olathe Community Center.

Croquet was a popular, inexpensive sport throughout the country in the mid-19th century. Tables of eight are available and two-person teams are now forming.  For more information about forming a team or tournament sponsorship opportunities, visit Mahaffie.org, contact Mahaffie at (913) 971-5111 or email Mahaffie@olatheks.org.

VIDEO: http://bcove.me/38v2aov1

Wednesday
Apr302014

Sunflower Wickets Set for June 6

Teams are forming now for the Fifth annual Mahaffie Sunflower Wickets croquet tournament. This unique event is being hosted by the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Foundation in support of the preservation, programming and promotion of the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site located at 1200 Kansas City Rd. in Olathe.

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Tuesday
May072013

2013 Sunflower Wickets Details

The Olathe Parks and Recreation Department has posted details for the 2013 Sunflower Wickets Benefit on Friday, June 7. Schedule:

  • Registration: 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Heritage Center
  • Croquet Play: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Olathe North Soccer Fields
  • Wicked Wickets Happy Hour: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Heritage Center with presentations beginning at 4:00 p.m.

More info: http://www.olatheks.org/parksrec/sunflower-wickets#overlay-context=sunflower-wickets

Sunday
Feb272011

2011 MCA Schedule Expands

04/09 -- Central Missouri University Open (GC) / Warrensburg, MO
Contact: Matt Smith (croquet1@charter.net) / UCM Croquet webpage

05/26-30 -- USCA Midwest Regional (US) / Tulsa Croquet Club, Tulsa, OK
Contact: Erica Sherman (561-478-0760) (tournamentusca@aol.com)

06/04 -- Sunflower Wickets Benefit (GC) / Mahaffie Farmstead, Olathe, KS
Contact: Visit the Sunflower Wickets webpage

06/18 -- Lee's Summit Open (9W) / Lee's Summit, MO
Contact: Ron Millican (rdmillican@kcenvelope.com)

07/02 -- Kactus Creek Fun Day (GC) / Kactus Creek Croquet Club, Parkville, MO
Contact: Matt Griffith (kccroquet@kc.rr.com) / kactuscreek.com

07/09 -- KCCC 1st Flt (US)/ Kactus Creek Croquet Club, Parkville, MO
Contact: Matt Griffith (kccroquet@kc.rr.com) / kactuscreek.com

07/16 -- KCCC Champ Flt (US) / Kactus Creek Croquet Club, Parkville, MO
Contact: Matt Griffith (kccroquet@kc.rr.com) / kactuscreek.com

09/16-18 -- USCA Nine Wicket Nationals (9W) / Mid-America Sports Complex, Shawnee, KS
Contact: Matt Griffith (kccroquet@kc.rr.com) / kactuscreek.com