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Forthcoming Tournaments:

GC Gold Medal: 3-5 Sept 2014
GC Women’s Singles: 6-9 Sept 2014
GC Men’s Singles: 6-9 Sept 2014
GC Interstate Shield: 10-14 Sept 2014

Revised Program
Venues

Adelaide, South Australia

AC Handicap Doubles: 21-22 Oct 2014
AC Handicap Singles: 23-26 Oct 2014

Event Description   |  Entry Form
Entries close on 25 September!

Northern Tasmanian Croquet Centre, St Leonards, Launceston, Tasmania.

GC Handicap Doubles: 3-4 Nov 2014
GC Handicap Singles: 5-7 Nov 2014;

Event Description   |  Entry Form
Entries close on 16 October!

Deniliquin, New South Wales

Latest News: 

(Click here for News Archive)

[20 Aug]  In early June, the President's first newsletter Clips - Executive News was posted on the ACA website with the announcement that it would be produced every two months.  Please read the second edition.  Clips - Executive News
[13 Aug] Minutes for the Executive Meeting held on Wednesday 23 July have bee place on the website
[13 Aug] Entries to the Australian GC Men's and Women's Singles Championships have closed. Please check the list of Players and if your name is missing please contact the . GC Men's Singles - Players and GG Women's Singles - Players
[29 Jul] Scholarship Nominations Close on Monday 25 August, 2014. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship to be taken up during 2015 please complete both the Nomination Form and Nominee Profile and send to the ACA Office either by or mail PO BOX 254, DICKSON ACT 2602. For more information Scholarship 2015.
[23 Jul] Event Description for GC Nationals has been amended.
[20 Jul] Minutes of President's GC Eights Players Meeting have been published.
[17 Jul] Minutes of Executive Meeting held on 25 June 2014 have been published.
[11 Jul] Minutes of GC Open Players Meetings for 2013 and 2014 have been published.
[7 Jul]  The 2015 Tournament Schedule has been updated and now includes dates for NZ Golf Croquet Nationals, NZ Open Championship and the WCF W AC WC.
[2 Jul] The Handbook has been amended following the AGM in March 2014. Document Change Tracking

[20 Jun] The World Croquet Federation is hosting an under 21 World Championship in Golf Croquet in New Zealand from Sunday 1 to Thursday 5 February, 2015 and the Australian Croquet Association is seeking expressions of interest from players who may wish to compete in this Event.

To be eligible you will need to be under 21 years old at midnight on 31 December 2014. Ideally you will have a handicap of six or less and have competed at club level.

If you are under eighteen years of age you will need to have a chaperone and consent to participate from a guardian.

If you have any queries or would like further information please contact the High Performance Manager of Golf Croquet, or the National Director of Golf Croquet, .

Expressions of interest should be sent to no later than Friday 27 June.  Successful applicants will be notified by mid-July, 2014.

Please note, the ACA is currently reviewing its contributions to players.

[4 Jun] The Australian Tournament Regulations have been amended.  Changes have been made to Clause 16.3  and 16.4 to bring Croquet Australia in line with both England and New Zealand. Document Change Tracking
[2 Jun]  Last week, interviews were conducted by a panel from the Executive for the roles of HPM  GC and HPM  AC.  The Executive is delighted to announce that Greg Bury has been appointed to the position of HPM GC and Peter Landrebe to  HPM AC.    The Executive would like to extend their congratulations to both Greg and Peter and are looking forwarding to seeing their endeavours as they work closely with players who are preparing for international competitions whether it be individually or as a member of team representing Australia.
[2 Jun]  It is the aim of Neil White, President of ACA, to produce the newsletter Clips - Executive News every two months.  Please read the first edition for 2014.  It will also be distributed to the States, Appointed Officers and Committees.
[29 May] Expressions of interest are being sought for the President’s AC Eights being held at Cairnlea from Friday 3 to Monday 6 October, 2014.  If you wish to participate in this tournament please indicate your interest by emailing , Chair, Association Croquet Selection Committee on or before Thursday 3 July.  Those selected will be notified by the end of July. 

It should be noted that this process is different to that of previous years and follows the same practice as that of the President’s GC Eights.

Results:

Patron’s Trophy
7-9 June 2014
Moorabinda CC, Bunbury, WA

Winner: Tim O'Leary (SA)
Runner-Up: Kevin Beard (VIC)

GC Open Doubles
3-6 May 2014
VCC, Cairnlea, Melbourne

Winners: Kevin Beard & John van der Touw (VIC)
Runners-Up:
Stephen Forster & Anne Quinn (VIC)
WinnersY Event:
John Levick & Steve Harden (NSW)
Winners Plate
Lester Hughes & Peter Freer

Photos (Anne Quinn & Wendy Dickson)

GC Open Singles
7-11 May 2014
VCC, Cairnlea, Melbourne

Winner: John Van der Touw (VIC)
Runner-Up: Martin Clarke (WA)
Third: Chris Lavina (NSW)
Fourth: Peter Freer (NSW)
Winner Y Event: Kevin Beard (VIC)
Winner Z Event: Eric Miller (VIC)
Winner W Event: Tricia Devlin (VIC)
Winner Plate: Lester Hughes (VIC)

Photos (Anne Quinn)

 

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