8-13 January 2024 – GC Nationals

8-13 January 2024 – GC Nationals

CNZ National GC Tournament

Held by Bay of Plenty Croquet Association

Monday 8th to Saturday 13th January 2024 at 8:30am

Tier 1 Event

Manager Geoff Young                 Ph:021 111 4579    Email: geoffyoung7941@gmail.com
Referee Gretchen Benvie         Ph: 027 481 9478  Email: whiskers910@outlook.com
Headquarters Croquet Mount Maunganui, Kawaka St, Mt Maunganui.
Club House Any clubhouse fee, up to $5 per day, will be charged to all competing players only for the days present.
Entries Allocation Date: Thursday 9th November 2023

Entries close Thursday 14th December 2023.

Register online at www.croquet.org.nz.

Entry Fees  Singles: $100.  Doubles: $30 per player.


  1. New Zealand Golf Croquet Open Singles: Open to all.
    Trophy presented by Mr S & Mrs C Piercy.
    2022–2023 Winner – Levi Franks
    2022–2023 Plate Winner – Robbie Spooner
  2. New Zealand Golf Croquet Open Doubles: Open to all.
    Croquet New Zealand Trophy.
    2022–2023 Winners – Levi Franks & James Duggan
    2022–2023 Plate Winners – Tony Stephens & Jean Kent


  1. Nominal hoop dimensions for Open events will be set at 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.
  2. As many entries will be accepted as possible with entries limited only if the number of players per available lawn is exceeded.
  3. Method of play will be decided after entries have been received. This decision will be based on providing a full tournament’s play for competitors. Players will be notified at the start of the tournament which method of play is being used.
  4. Tournament will commence with doubles played Monday and Tuesday.
  5. Singles will be played on Wednesday through Saturday.
  6. The seeding for the Open Singles Knockout will be by the Player Choice method so long as there are at least 16 players in the knockout.
  7. Quadway hoops will be used.