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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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Entries in KC Open (12)


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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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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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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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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2017 Kansas City Open: Nine Wicket Series Returns to Kactus Creek Croquet Club

Registration is open for the Kansas City Open nine-wicket croquet tournament to be held over two days at the end of July at Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Mo.

The KC Open is the final regular-season tournament in the Midwest Croquet Association's Nine Wicket Series for 2017 and players' last chance to add to their points totals before the MCA Championship.

Please note: In 2017, the Pro Division takes its turn to play on Saturday — July 29. The lower divisions play on Sunday, July 30, this year. In 2016, the Pro Division played on the Sunday of KC Open weekend. Because of court availability, the divisions alternate days each successive year.

Sign up by Monday, July 24, at 6 p.m. Email, or mark that you are "Going" on the Facebook event page.

Tournament entry fees are $20 for MCA members and $30 for nonmembers. [More information about membership.]

Lunch is not provided; however, Kactus Creek has a refrigerator and grill on site.


2015 KC Open: Griffith Rolls On

PARKVILLE, MO -- This past Saturday, Matt Griffith plowed through the field for his fifth straight MCA tournament title and capped the day with a 32-11 win against Deborah Millican in the Kansas City Open Pro Division final. The event had 21 players overall with 11 in the Silver and Bronze Divisions.


The Pro/Gold Division utilized two blocks and Griffith ran through the A Block with a 4-0 record. Deborah Millican gave him the toughest challenge in the morning action, but she eventually fell 18-16. That was Griffith's first game of the day and he then found his groove and notched three pegouts in his final five games.

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2015 KC Open - Pro/Gold Schedule

PARKVILLE, MO -- The 2015 Kansas City Open Pro/Gold Division will start play at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, August 2, 2015 at the Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Missouri. The Pro/Gold event will utilize two five-player blocks (see schedules below) with the top two players from each block advancing to the Pro Playoff (3:30 p.m). The third and fourth place players will go to the Gold Division playoff (3:30 p.m.). The Championship games are scheduled for 4:45 p.m. Fifth place players will be eliminated from playoff play.

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2015 KC Open-Silver Schedule

PARKVILLE, MO -- The 2015 Kansas City Open Silver Division will start play at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, August 2, 2015 at the Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Missouri. The Silver Division follows standard USCA Nine Wicket Rules with the following options: 3 - Starting Deadness, 4 - Wiring (MCA RULE), 5 - Blocked Wicket, 6 - Rover Play and 8 - Overtime Play. Regarding #8, the MCA will continue rounds until a winner is determined. More Silver Division details follow the block schedule below:

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2015 KC Open-Bronze Schedule

The 2015 Kansas City Open Bronze Division will start play at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, August 2, 2015. This division plays Six Ball rules (one player per ball) with no carry over deadness and 50-minute games. When time expires, the ball in play is in its last turn. Each ball/player gets one last turn. If there is a tie for first place, another full round of last turns is played. Rounds continue until a player emerges with a higher point total.

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2015 Kansas City Open Entries

Entries have been finalized for this weekend's Kansas City Open at the Kactus Creek Croquet Club in Parkville, Missouri. Schedules, block assignments and format will be announced later this week.

PRO/GOLD - Saturday, August 1
01 Matt Griffith
02 Greg Clouse
03 Billy Bob Breeden
04 Dylan Goodwin
05 Jason Johnson
06 Ron Millican
07 Greg Adams
08 Debbie Breeden
09 Bill Berg
10 Deborah Millican
11 Jodi Adams
12 Ellie Kemp
SILVER - Sunday, August 2
01 Eddie Mondt
02 Darin Watson
03 Gabe Arrington
04 Di Berg
05 Justin Marciniak
06 Brevin Millican
BRONZE - Sunday, August 2
01 Gwyneth Bowen
02 Renee Potter
03 Elizabeth Goodwin
04 Katherine Goodwin
05 Cade Millican