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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)

2020
02/01: 2020 MCA Annual General Meeting

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Entries in Kactus Creek Croquet Club (42)

Friday
Jul262019

2019 KC Open Start Times Announced

PARKVILLE, Mo.—KC Open games will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

As of this writing, the MCA board is finalizing a solution to the Pro Division schedule. As a consequence, the Pro and Gold division matchups and schedules are subject to change. Regardless, players should be ready for tournament action to begin at 8 a.m. each day. The MCA asks that players plan to arrive 30 minutes before their first game.

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Monday
Jul152019

KC Open Coming to Parkville July 27 and 28

Updated on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 5:10PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

PARKVILLE, Mo.—Nine-wicket croquet returns to Kactus Creek Croquet Club July 27-28, when the Midwest Croquet Association holds the KC Open tournament there for the sixth consecutive year.

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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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