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16-19 December 2017 – U21 Championships

16-19 December 2017 – U21 Championships

Croquet New Zealand presents The 3rd Croquet NZ U21 GC Championship to be held by the Canterbury Croquet Association at United Croquet Club from Saturday 16th to Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 8:30am

Manager & Handicapper: Chris Clarke Phone: (03) 385 5957 Email: chrisd4clarke@hotmail.com

Referee: TBA

Headquarters: United Croquet Club, North Hagley Park, Christchurch

Catering: A clubhouse fee of $5 per day (which includes tea/coffee/light refreshments) may be charged to all players by the host club. Lunch available.

Entries: Entries of $20 close with Croquet New Zealand Thursday 30th Novmber 2017

Events:

1. Open Singles: Open to all CNZ-affiliated players aged under 21 as at 15th December 2017. To be played on 18 and 19 December.  Winner 2016-17 – Joshua Freeth

1a. Plate: Open to all players who do not qualify for the knockout. Winner 2016-17 – Connell Leahey

2. Open Doubles: Open to all CNZ-affiliated players aged under 21 as at 15th December 2017. To be played on 16 & 17December (starting 3.30pm on 16h). Winners 2016-17 – Joshua Freeth & Felix Webby

Conditions

1. The method of play will be determined once entries have been received, based on trying to get a full tournament’s play for all participants. There will be block play with the top qualifiers progressing to a Knockout.

2. Nominal hoop dimensions will be set to the widest axis of any ball to be used on the lawn plus 1 /32nd of an inch with an upwards tolerance of zero and a downward tolerance of 1 /64th of an inch.

**There will be coaching for Youth Development Squads on the morning of the 16h December. Please watch for further information on the Croquet NZ website**

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