See our on-line calendar for a calendar view of events at UCC.

UCC Competitions

Details of competitions are on the notice board in the Clubroom and if you want to take part you need to add your name to the list on the notice board or contact the AC or GC Club Captain.


  • UCC members are invited to:
    Waireka Croquet Club, Ashburton on Tuesday 31 January 2023
    Casual play:  Morning tea followed by a draw at 9:45am.  Take lunch.  Green fee $5
  • If you are going, please put your name on the list on the notice board, in the Clubroom,
    by 20 January 2023.
  • Any queries – contact Heather Ponder.

Below is a list competitions coming up soon.

Association Croquet

AC Grades Tournament –
Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th February 2023 at 8:30am
Manager: Chris Clarke, 9 Sanctuary Gardens, Christchurch 8052
Mobile: 021 061 1180 Email
Headquarters: United Croquet Club, North Hagley Park. Christchurch
Entries: To Manager by Wednesday 1st February 2023
Silver Badge For CCA players only, this tournament doubles as Silver Badge

AC Open Singles
Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th March 2023 at 8:30am
Manager: Jim Hopley Ph: (03) 383 0515
Mobile: 021 079 9456 Email:
Headquarters: Barrington Croquet Club, Garnett Avenue, Barrington
Entries: To Manager by Wednesday 22nd February 2023
Entry Fee: $35 –Banking Payment by Wednesday 22nd Feb 2023.
CCA Bank A/C 03-0866-0354301-00 Particulars: NAME. Reference: ACOPEN
Conditions: If fewer than 9 players – NO play on FRIDAY will apply See below for further information

Golf Croquet

GC Handicap Doubles Tournament
Sunday 29th January 2023 at 8:30am
Manager: Vilna Gough-Jones Mobile: 027 804 5784 Email:
Headquarters: Fendalton Park Croquet Club, 28 Makora Street, Fendalton
Entries: To the Manager by Thursday 19th January 2023
Include handicap and contact details of email and phone with entry.
Entry Fee: $10 pp. Banking Payment to CCA Bank A/C 03 0866 0354301 00
Particulars: NAME. Reference: GCDOUBLES
Conditions: Standard Handicap format applies
Conditions for all tournaments:
1. Method of play and events will be determined after entries have been received with the aim of providing a full tournament’s play for competitors. Players will be notified before the start of play of the method and events being used.
2. Tea/coffee/light refreshments will be provided.
3. Please include handicap and contact details – email and phone with entry
4. Monetary Prizes will be given.

GC Handicap Doubles
Wednesday 22 February 2023 – Bev Stechmann Tournament
9:00am for a 9:30am start at St Martins Croquet Club
Entry fee and 3 raffle tickets $25.00
Entries by Wednesday 15 February 2023 to Jocelyn Brown
mob: 020 4063 0323  email:

  • Bring your own partner
  • Remember handicap cards will be used
  • Bring your own lunch
  • Morning & afternoon tea provided
  • Prize giving and raffle draw after the completion of games

GC Open Singles Tournament
Sunday 26 February 2023 at 8:30am
Manager: Tim Slack Mobile: 027 505 5746 Email:
Headquarters: Cashmere Croquet Club, Valley Road, Cashmere
Entries: To the Manager by Friday 17th February 2023
Entry Fee: $15 – Banking Payment by Friday 17th February 2023
CCA Bank A/C 03 0866 0354301 00 Particulars: NAME. Reference: GCOPENS

Other Competitions

CCA Competition Calendar 2022-2023
Summary of CCA competitions, some dates are to be confirmed.
See the CCA online calendar for more and updated details.

GC CCA Atkins Trophy
Starting on Sat 28 January 2023. Doubles play with one player having a handicap of 9+.
Entries have now closed.
On each Round Robin match date a group of three or four teams will meet at a venue and play each other, hence each team will play two or three games per match.

CNZ Tournaments

Link to the CNZ Yearbook 2022-2023 This book lists tournament information, club contacts. players, croquet rules etc.

CNZ are looking for more entries in the following events, so please consider entering.

Women’s GC Invitation Event: Held in Thames Valley this is a new event this year, expressions of interest close on 19 January 2022. For tournament info please see yearbook page 25

South Island AC Championship: Held in Otago. Registrations close on 4 January 2023. For tournament info please see yearbook page 16.

New Zealand Open: Held in Wellington region. Registrations close on 26 January 2023. For tournament info please see yearbook page 20.