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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

BOLD = MCA Tournaments


Entries in Kansas Challenge (7)


MCA Drops Kansas for 2015

LEAWOOD, KS -- The MCA has officially cancelled the July 11, 2015 Nine Wicket Series event originally scheduled for the Kansas Challenge. The Challenge was held at Mission Trail Elementary in 2013 and 2014 in Leawood, Kansas. However, the soccer field utilized for the tournament has been closed for the summer while the school adds playground equipment.

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Kansas Challenge Challenged by Construction

LEAWOOD, Kan. — Construction planned for Mission Trail Elementary School this summer will force the Midwest Croquet Association to find another venue for the 2015 Kansas Challenge.

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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.


2014 Kansas Challenge Matchups

LEAWOOD, KS -- The line-ups are set and players are expected to be on hand by 8:05 a.m. on Saturday for an 8:30 a.m. start for the Kansas Challenge at Mission Trail Elementary in Leawood, Kansas (133rd and Mission Road).

Gwyneth Bowen in the Silver Division is the only player with a first round bye. The Pro and Gold Divisions will play a mixed draw in the morning with all points counting toward the Pro Division. The top six players will then make the Pro Playoff, while the bottom six will be slotted in the Gold Division Playoff. The matchups follow.

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2014 Kansas Challenge Player List

Updated on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 10:06AM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

Updated on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 8:35PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

Updated on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 4:34PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

Updated on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 9:36PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

Updated on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 8:33PM by Registered CommenterMCA Website Admin

LEAWOOD, KS -- The deadline for the Kansas Challenge on July 12 is this coming Tuesday at 10:00 p.m. Central time (July 8). You can sign up by RSVP on the Croquet Network event section (Kansas Challenge) or email Dylan Goodwin at Click here for more event details

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Kansas Challenge: Saturday, July 12

Don't miss out on the action as the MCA Nine Wicket Series returns to Leawood, Kansas for the Kansas Challenge on Saturday, July 12 in Leawood, Kansas. 

The deadline for entry is Tuesday, July 8 at 10:00 p.m. You have two easy options for entry:

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