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2019 Midwest Area Schedule

07/27: KC Open Pro (9WS)
07/28: KC Open Gold (9WS)
08/16: US GC Classic
08/17: US GC Classic
08/17: Shield Championship-Tulsa (GC)
08/19: Shield Championship-Tulsa (GC)

02/01: 2020 MCA Annual General Meeting

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2016 MCA Six-Ball Championship Line-up

The 2016 MCA Six Ball Championship is scheduled 6:00 p.m. on September 16, 2016 (Friday) at Markey Park in Belton, Missouri (615 W. Markey Road, Belton, MO 64012).

PLEASE NOTE: The forecast calls for rain both tomorrow and tomorrow evening. We will be relatively aggressive in considering a postponement of the Six-Ball event as it affects the setup for the Saturday Championships. Please follow the Kansas City Croquet Club Facebook Page, MCA Twitter account or this website for a potential cancellation.

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2015 MCA Gold Division New Game Times

BELTON,  MO -- The 2015 MCA Championship lost one player in Six Ball and added another for the Gold Division Championship. The new times for the Gold Division follow. The Six Ball times are the same, but the new line-up is posted below:

GOLD DIVISION - 12:40 PM, Saturday, September 19, 2015

12:40 PM -- ROUND ONE
#4 Debbie Breeden vs #5 Ellie Kemp

#1 Deborah Millican vs 4/5 Winner
#2 Bill Berg vs #3 Jodi Adams


SIX-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP - 6:00 PM, Friday, September 18, 2015

Top three finishers from each game advance to the final at approximately 7:25 p.m.

Qualifier 1 -- 6:00 PM
Dylan Goodwin
Deborah Millican
Bill Berg
Josh Reed 
Brevin Millican
Cade Millican

Qualifier 2 -- 6:00 p.m.
Ron Millican
Jason Johnson
Di Berg
Darin Watson
Gwyneth Bowen
Renee Potter

Markey Park
615 Markey Rd
Belton, MO 64012

We are still able to take up to six more players for the Six Ball Championship on Friday evening. It is a free event for MCA members and $10 for non-members. Contact if you would like to participate.


2015 Missouri Open - Gold Schedule

BELTON, MO - Entries for the 2015 Missouri Open Pro and Gold Division topped out at an odd number of 15 players. That scenario forced a split between the Pro and Gold Division. With 10 pro spots available eight spots were given to the eight players that made the pro playoff at the Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament. Matt Smith and Paul Miller were awarded the final two spots based on 9W ranking. The Gold Division will play a four-game round-robin format at this Saturday's event with games starting at 8:30 a.m. All players will receive one bye during the event. Full schedule:

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2015 MCA AGM: Focus on KC Development

The 2015 Midwest Croquet Association Annual General Meeting was hosted at the home of Ron and Deborah Millican in Lee's Summit, MO on February 7, 2015. The meeting began at 11:00 a.m. with a look at financials and membership. The MCA set records in both revenue ($1815) and members in 2014. The MCA had 32 members in 2014, which was up from the record of 22 in 2013 (2012 had nine members).

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2014 MCA Gold Championship Playoff Set

LEAWOOD, KS -- Several Gold-Eligible players opted for the Pro Playoff, but four evenly-matched players will head into battle at the MCA Gold Championship on September 13, 2014, in Belton, Missouri. The matchups follow:

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MCA Gold Race Update

LEAWOOD, KS -- Despite missing the KC Open, Taylor Airrington still has a strong lead in the Gold Points race with 174 points. Debbie Breeden and Deborah Millican are 42 points back at 132, but Millican is opting to play in the Pro Championship on September 13. Bill Berg is within reach as well as he follows closely at 125 points. With only two rounds though for the Gold Playoff, everyone will be hoping Airrington loses in the first round in order to have a shot at catching him.

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Airrington is Still Gold

LEAWOOD, KS -- Despite only playing one game, Taylor Airrington expanded his lead in the Gold Race as his two main rivals, Jodi Adams and Deborah Millican, made the cut for the Pro Playoff. Debbie Breeden made the most of her day with three gold games and now holds second place with 132 points. Three players are just behind Breeden, so things could get interesting as we head into the final two events for 2014.

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Kansas Scorcher

LEAWOOD, KS -- The MCA returned to Leawood, Kansas on Saturday in a big way as the the 2014 Kansas Challenge set a new record for player entries with 17. That eclipsed 12 entries for the same event in 2013 and shows the steady growth that the MCA is enjoying in the second season of the Nine Wicket Series.


On the courts though, the big story was the battle against the heat as the temperature reached 92 degrees in the afternoon. The Kansas Challenge had play across three divisions with Dylan Goodwin taking the Pro Division, Ron Millican winning the Gold Division and newcomer Nate Benz going 4-0 to win the Silver Division.

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2014 Kansas Challenge Early Report

LEAWOOD, KS -- The 2014 Kansas Challenge just finished up and we have winners across three divisions. Dylan Goodwin claimed his third straight tourney win with a 21-20 thriller over Greg Adams in the Pro Division. Ron Millican missed the Pro cut, but battled through the Gold Division bracket and took a 32-25 win over Debbie Breeden. The Silver Division had a five player round-robin and it came down to a big final showdown as projected in the afternoon. Nate Benz took the win with a 16-13 win over Justin Marciniak.

The big report with photos and results will be on the MCA website tomorrow.


Fourth Time's A Charm

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO -- After three runner-up finishes in 2013, Dylan Goodwin finally broke through with a 24-15 win over Greg Clouse at the Lee's Summit T-Bone Tournament held in Howard Park in Lee's Summit, Missouri on Saturday. The final played out in front the MCA's largest gallery to date and featured a couple of good breaks by both players.

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