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15-18 December 2016 – U21 Championships

15-18 December 2016 – U21 Championships

Croquet New Zealand presents The 2nd Croquet NZ U21 GC Championship to be held by the Croquet Manawatu-Wanganui at Rose Gardens Croquet Club Thursday 15th to Sunday 18th December 2016 at 8:30am

Manager & Handicapper: Michael Hardman, 400 Albert St, Palmerston North 4410 Ph: (06) 353 5980 Email: mjhardman@kinect.co.nz

Referee: Micki Tyler Ph: (06) 358 9555 Email: micki.tyler@xtra.co.nz

Headquarters: Rose Gardens Croquet Club, Victoria Esplanade, Palmerston North

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 1st December 2016

Events:

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

1a. Plate: Open to all players who do not qualify for the knockout.

2. Open Doubles: Open to all CNZ-affiliated players aged under 21 as at 15th December 2016. To be played on 15 & 16 December (starting 3.30pm on 15th)

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 15th December. Please watch for further information on the Croquet NZ website**

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