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Entries in States Shield (19)


Wisconsin Strikes Back: Shield 2018 Champions

After holding off a late morning Oklahoma rally, Wisconsin defended their home courts yesterday to take a 6-4 win at Lake Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to claim the 2018 Croquet Network States Shield. The win seemed to be a fitting reward for the first Shield “expansion” team considering they came up short in last year’s title bid against Missouri in Kansas City.

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Oklahoma Wins Central Thriller

In the brief three-year history of the Croquet Network States Shield, no test had come down to the final one vs one singles match up. That changed on Sunday afternoon as the two Central Quad favorites Oklahoma and two-time defending Shield champion Missouri squared off in a back-and-forth championship final test at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Wisconsin Returns to the Shield Championship

Teams from Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin descended upon the Milwaukee Croquet Club for a weekend of friendly and spirited golf croquet competition at Lake Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After a meet and greet and practice on Friday evening, Saturday’s matches paired Illinois against Minnesota and Indiana and Wisconsin. The format was a best of 10 game test featuring an opening doubles game followed by players playing each of the other three opponents in singles games.

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Shield Update: Oklahoma and Wisconsin

The Quad round of the 2018 Croquet Network States Shield was held over the weekend in two different cities and Oklahoma and Wisconsin both advanced from four-state groups with 6-4 scores in their respective championships to advance. They will meet in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 18, 2018 to battle for the 2018 States Shield. Full reports and photos on both quads will be posted soon on CroquetNetwork.com.

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2018 States Shield: Predict the Winner

The 2018 Croquet Network States Shield overall bracket is presented below. For fun anyone can visit the actual tournament bracket at challonge.com and make predictions until the event goes live tomorrow morning -- https://challonge.com/18statesshield

Game scores will be available at:

Central Shield Quad

Midwest Shield Quad


2018 Shield: Midwest Quad Matchups

The 2018 Croquet Network Midwest Quad Qualifier has announced starting lineups and PDF schedules for day one are available below. The Quad Qualifier takes place this Saturday and Sunday at the Milwaukee Croquet Club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The day one matchups include Midwest #1 seed Wisconsion against expansion team #4 Indiana. Illinois is the #2 seed and will face off against #3 seed and expansion team Minnesota.

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