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2018 AUSTRALIAN GOLF CROQUET CHAMPIONSHIP

The official programme for the 2018 Australian Golf Croquet Championship, to be held in the NSW Hunter Valley from the 5th-16th September is available here


WCF 2018 OVER 50s GOLF CROQUET WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 2018 Over 50s Golf Croquet World Championship will be held at the Egyptian Croquet Federation in Cairo, Egypt from Saturday, 6 October to Saturday, 13 October 2018.

Australian players are: Ranking Places David Hanbidge Peter Landrebe Brett McHardy

Membership Places Rosemary Newsham David Wise

Reserve List Robert Godfrey Geraldine Trivett


AUSTRALIAN GOLF CROQUET SINGLES

The draws and venues for the 2018 Australian Croquet Men's and Women's Singles are now available on Croquet Scores.

See you in the Hunter in September.

ACA


GC HANDICAP ADELAIDE

Australia's major GC handicap event has moved to Adelaide. The doubles and Singles tournaments will be held from the Wednesday 24th to Sunday the 28th October 2018.

The event flyer is available by request from the ACA office at ACA

Please use the links to the entry forms below.

GC Handicap Doubles GC Handicap Singles


Expressions of Interest for ACA Golf Croquet Trans Tasman Squad 2019

ACA is participating in the 2019 GC Trans Tasman Tournament in Australia (Date TBC). ACA GC Selectors will select the national squad and EOI are to be forwarded to the Chair, Terry Ericson - [email protected] (Expressions of Interest stating: name, address, phone number, email address, ACA ID and Club). The training squad for this competition will be under the direction of the ACA GC High Performance Manager. The final team will be selected in 2019 from this squad. The squad will be added to and reduced in accordance with the requirements of the tournament and the team’s preparation needs.

Closing Date for initial squad is 17th August 2018 Should you require further information please contact Ron on 0427259751 or email to above address. Please note: ACA will be having a team in the WCF GC World Team Championship’s Tier 1 in 2020 to be held in New Zealand and the above squad will continue to support this tournament.

Ron McBride ACA GC HPM


PRESIDENT AC EIGHTS

ACA is accepting expressions of interests for the President’s AC Eights to be held at Cairnlea, Victoria from Friday 12 to Monday 15 October 2018. Please send your expression of interest via email to Croquet Australia by August 6 2018.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact ACA EO Rob Murray.


REMINDER - WCF GC WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Reminder that expressions of interest close on Sunday the 22nd of July for the WCF GC Women's World Championships. Please send your expression of interest via email to Croquet Australia.


ACA PRESS RELEASE 17/7/2018

Several potential breaches of the Australian Croquet Association (ACA) Code of Behaviour have come to the attention of the ACA Board.
The Board considers that all participants in the Sport of Croquet should be reminded of their agreement to abide with the Code of Behaviour. The Code of Behaviour, as part of the Member Protection Policy is there to allow all participants to enjoy participation without being subject to duress.

In particular, the following points from the Member Protection Policy are relevant –

Code of Behaviour The ACA requires every individual and organisation bound by this policy to: B1: 1 Respect the rights, dignity and worth of others. B1: 2 Be fair, considerate and honest in all dealings with others. B2: 1 Respect the rights, dignity and worth of other players, coaches, officials and spectators.

ACA encourages all members to read the Code of Behaviour which can be found on the ACA website under the Member Protection Policy. The ACA will be less tolerant with breaches of this Policy in the future.

Regards

ACA Board


WCF GC Women's World Championship

ACA is accepting expressions of interests for the WCF GC Women's World Championships to be held at Heretaunga and Marewa Croquet Clubs in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand from Saturday, 2 February to Saturday, 9 February 2019. Please send your expression of interest via email to Croquet Australia by July 22 2018.


NOMINATION FOR VACANT BOARD MEMBER POSITION

Currently there is a vacancy on the Australian Croquet Association Board. In order to fill the vacant Director role, the Board would like to call for nominations from any interested individual.

Nominations for this role must be submitted in writing, briefly highlighting the applicant’s skills and experience. Nominations can only be submitted by financial members of a State Croquet Association and the nominator must be an official of a State Association.

All nominations must be sent to the Executive Officer, Rob Murray [email protected] by no later than Friday 8th June 2018.