17-19 November 2023 – Second 10 GC Invitation (Duncan Dixon)

17-19 November 2023 – Second 10 GC Invitation (Duncan Dixon)

CNZ Second 10 GC Invitation Event

Competing for the Duncan Dixon Trophy

Held by Croquet Manawatu-Wanganui

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th November 2023 at 8:30am

Manager Michael Hardman
Ph: (06) 353 5980                        Email:  mjhardman43@icloud.com
Referee TBC
Headquarters Rose Gardens Croquet Club, The Esplanade, Palmerston North
Club House Palmerston North.
Expressions of Interest Expressions of Interest to be selected close on Thursday 14th September 2023.
Complete your Expression of Interest at www.croquet.org.nz
Announcement The players selected will be announced on Thursday 21st September 2023.

Winner will hold the Duncan Dixon Trophy presented by Duncan Dixon, for one year.
2022–2023 Winner – Stephen Green


  1. Selection by invitation of 10 players.
  2. The method of play will be best-of-three matches, Single round robin
  3. A badge will be presented to a first-time winner and badges to first-time competitors in any CNZ Invitation.
  4. 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.
  5. Games may be double banked.
  6. Quadway hoops will be used.
  7. Players will be automatically promoted to the Top 10 GC Invitation, if needed.