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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 Stilwell Open (3)


Bill Berg Photos From Stilwell Open


Stilwell Open Game Times

We've got a great turnout considering the holiday weekend with nine players committed. We've got a few new players in the mix as well so this turnout bodes well for the Lee's Summit event as well.

For Saturday, you should be at the courts by 8:30 a.m. and they should be set for practice on right around 8:00 a.m.
Nine is a bit of a tough number for tournaments especially considering this group doesn't fit neatly into Pro and Gold divisions. I've set it as three blocks of three and the top five performers will go to the Pro Division playoff while the bottom four will go to the Gold Division playoff. All players are guaranteed three games. The block tie-breaker is head-to-head, gross wickets, net wickets, lag for the stake. Times and blocks listed below.

Lunch is provided and is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Camping chairs are a good idea and if you have a pop-up tent those are always good to have. I will have one set up.
Prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place in each playoff.
Greg Clouse
Jason Johnson
Debbie Millican
Dylan Goodwin
Robert Fournier
Bill Berg
Paul Miller
Ron Millican
Carl Distefano
Round 1 - 9:00 a.m
CT1 - G Clouse vs D Millican
CT2 - D Goodwin vs B Berg
CT3 - P Miller vs C Distefano
Round 2 - 10:15 a.m.
CT2 - J Johnson vs D Millican
CT3 - R Fournier vs B Berg
CT1 - R Millican vs C Distefano
Round 3 - 12:30 p.m.
CT3 - G Clouse vs J Johnson
CT1 - D Goodwin vs R Fournier
CT2 - P Miller vs R Millican

Stilwell Open Entry Deadline Approaches

The Kansas City Croquet Club will host the Stilwell Open Nine-Wicket Singles tournament on Saturday, May 25. The nine-wicket singles event will be played according to USCA 9W National Championship options 1, 1a, 2, 3, 7, 9 and 10 (1a is modified to disregard the game score).

The Stilwell Open will kickoff 2013 MCA Nine-Wicket Series that concludes with the MCA Championship on September 14. The Stilwell Open format will likely be open blocks that filter to a Pro Division bracket and Gold Division bracket.

Lunch will be included. Entry fee structure:

  • $20 for non-MCA members
  • $10 for MCA members

Entry deadline is Monday, May 4. You can enter by registering with Croquet Network Overdrive (link below) or e-mailing

Stilwell Open Address/Details:

Known commitments: Dylan Goodwin, Greg Clouse, Ron Millican, Debbie Millican, Bill Berg, Paul Miller, Robert Fournier.

Strong Interest: Matt Smith, Carl (Cleveland)

Interest: George (Cleveland), Justin Marciniak, Paul Moore, Kirk Whitworth, Jason Johnson, Brad Clouse