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Tuesday
Sep132016

2016 USCA Croquet News Volume 2, Web Edition

The 2016 Volume 2 issue of the USCA's Croquet News magazine delivered to the mailhouse last week and should be arriving in member's mailboxes this month. The web edition PDF is also now available to USCA members on the magazine page of the USCA website (log in required).

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Friday
Sep092016

Video: Practice Boundary GC Double Jump

Classic golf croquet double jump video from the boundary.

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Thursday
Sep082016

2016 Palm Beach County Summer GC Results

The eighth annual Palm Beach County Summer Golf Croquet League came to a conclusion on Tuesday evening, August 9, 2016, at the National Croquet Center. For six weeks, a record 88 teams competed, some on Tuesday evenings and some on Wednesday evenings.

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Monday
Sep052016

Lawrence Leads USCA Grand Prix

Heading into fall Stuart Lawrence now leads the 2016 USCA Grand Prix. Our last look at the USCA Grand Prix race was at the end of the April and this snapshot taken on August 31 has a number of new players in the rankings:

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Friday
Sep022016

Video: Association Croquet-Aspinall Peels

Video from Paddy Chapman on how to play an "Aspinall" peel in Association Croquet.

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Monday
Aug292016

Video: 2016 Minnesota Open Final

Two-hour plus video of the 2016 Minnesota Open Association Croquet Final final between Billy Bob Breeden and George Saad. Event was held at the Centennial Lakes Park facility in Edina, a suburb of Minneapolis, on Sunday, August 21,2016. Mike Weimerskirch is TD. Video by Russell Dilley.

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Tuesday
Aug232016

29th Annual US Open: December 6-10, 2016

The U.S.Open, the longest running association rules tournament in the United States, celebrates it's 29th continuous year this December. The tournament will run Tuesday, Dec. 6 through Saturday Dec. 10 at the Mission Hills Club in Palm Springs, CA. The TD will be Rory Kelley assisted by Doug Grimsley. There will be two flights with three games guaranteed each day through Friday leading to a BO3 Championship final and court side luncheon on Saturday. For information contact Rory Kelley -- rory.kelley43@gmail.com or Doug Grimsley -- dgrimsley37@aol.com

Monday
Aug222016

Video: 2016 AC Worlds-Two Block Games

Video by Russell Dilley on Day One block play from the 2016 AC Worlds at the National Croquet Center in Wets Palm Beach, Florida. This double banked session features Jenny Clarke (NZ) vs Robert Hurst (USA) in Game One and Matthew Essick (USA) vs Andre Savinovs (Latvia) in Game Two.

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Wednesday
Aug172016

Video: Triple Peel - First Person View

First person view on how to complete a triple peel from a missed lift. Filmed using a Xiaomi Yi action camera by Paddy Chapman.

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Friday
Jul152016

2016 USCA Western Regionals: August 4-7

The USCA Western Regional Association Laws Croquet Tournament will be held at Puget Sound Croquet Club in Kirkland, Washington. Practice will be from 1-5pm on Wednesday August 3, 2016. Play starts Friday 8:00 a.m., August 4-7, 2016.
Spector’s and guests are welcome. For more information, please contact Western Regional Vice President Jim Hanks: jamesjhanks@gmail.com or call 707-573-0956.
Monday
Jul112016

Video: 2016 British Open Game 5 - Patel vs Rothman

Game Five of the 2016 British Opens Singles final between Samir Patel and Ben Rothman.

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Sunday
Jul102016

2016 British Opens: Rothman Takes A Piece of History 

It’s Rothman! Ben Rothman is the 2016 British Open Singles Champion. In the final he beat Samir Patel (England) -26tp, +19, -20tp, +25tp, +26tp. Rothman (USA) is the first North American player to win a British Open championship title.

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Sunday
Jul102016

2016 British Opens: Day Eight

The singles semifinals were all-day affairs, averaging around two hours per game (including lunch and tea breaks). Between the two matches there were nine games played, each with a successful peeling turn (eight triples and one quad).

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Friday
Jul082016

2016 British Opens: Day Seven

The main event of the day was the singles quarterfinals, played as best-of-fives. Paddy Chapman showed impressive focus and control and was nearly error-free in dispatching the ever-entertaining James Death 3-1. Samir Patel was nearly as impressive in a 3-1 win over top seed Reg Bamford.

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Friday
Jul082016

2016 British Opens: Day Six

In the much-anticipated Bamford vs. Essick match, Essick hit only one of five long shots, and Bamford won with two sextuple peels. All eight seeds advanced to the quarterfinals, some needing to play two matches to get there. While the conditions are fairly easy, it is nonetheless impressive that 28 of 34 games today included a successful peeling turn of three or more peels, including three sextuples and three quads.

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