Dear Croquet Community,
The Deutscher Krocket Bund (German Croquet Federation) is delighted to invite you to play in the 4th German Open. Please take note of the following details:
The 4th German Open Championship
Venue: Rissener Sportverein -Krocket-, Marschweg 75, Hamburg, Germany
Dates: 29th July - 1 August 2005
Manager: Joern Vinnen, Parkstr. 24, D- 22605 Hamburg,
T.: +49-40-46 96 0014, email: jvinnen#yahoo.de
Entry Fees: EUR 100,00 (including welcome reception, 3 lunches, morning coffee & afternoon tea, trophies)
Entries: Max. 12 entries, we try to get as many as possible foreign players from as many as possible countries into the tournament - Former German Open Winners and participants will have priority entry rights;
Close: 31. May;
Draw: 30. June 2005;
Format: a) Advanced Play, American blocks (single games), followed by knockout;
b) Doubles (Peterhouse Cup) for non half-finalists)
Social Events: It is planned to spend a cultural evening with Hamburg-Highlights - a special programme for accompanying persons will be provided;
Notes: We play double banked on three full size lawns with Sunshiny balls.
Accommodation: We will help you to find adequate accommodation according to your desires (private or Hotel).
Price: No price monies but a very nice trophy at the moment held by the winner of the 3rd German Open, Colin Irvin.
To enter please contact Joern Vinnen as soon as possible.
Deutscher Krocket Bund