The Croquet Association announces that the National Garden Croquet Classic will run again this year after the successful event in 2006.
The competition will be held at weekends, in 3 rounds, local heats, a regional and then national final.
Venues for heats and regional finals are still being sought - particularly in the Yorkshire and South West Federation Areas.
The Final will be held on September 15th at Blewbury Croquet Club Oxfordshire. Winner and runner up will receive the splendid croquet sets donated by Jaques, the famous games manufacturers.
The competition is open to anyone who was not a member of a croquet club prior to the 1st October 2006 and who has never held an official croquet handicap.
The competition will be played according to the basic rules of Golf Croquet published by the Croquet Association.
All entries must reach us by 5pm on Thursday 31st May 2007.
The Entry Fee is £5 per competitor. Cheques should be made out to the Croquet Association.
Entries, including the entry fee, should be sent to:
Mr D M Turner
59 Kenton Lane
Newcastle Upon Tyne
tel 0191 2841244