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About Croquet Victoria

We are the State Sporting Association responsible for croquet across Victoria and Southern New South Wales. Established on 18 June 1914 as the Victorian Croquet Association Inc., we trade as Croquet Victoria.

Under our current rules, we lead and develop croquet in Victoria by coordinating and supporting Association Croquet, Golf Croquet, Ricochet and Gateball, played in 91 clubs across 13 regional associations.

Read more about the advantages of affiliation.

Visiting the Victorian Croquet Centre

The Victorian Croquet Centre, our headquarters, is the perfect venue for your event. It is available for hire to Corporations, Businesses, Community Groups, Individuals and Family Groups for events with or without croquet.

The purpose-built facility in Cairnlea, in the western suburbs of Melbourne, features 12 full size courts and a state-of-the-art pavilion. The function area seats 200, with a licensed bar and a commercial kitchen, and overlooks manicured grass courts.

Enquiries and Bookings [brimbankevents.com.au]

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Find a Club

Here is a map [google.com] of all the clubs in Victoria.

To find and contact a club near you, use the Club Finder

What's New?

Video Competition

Croquet Victoria is running a YouTube video competition for tertiary students under 30.

We are looking for brief (3 minute) videos that

  • show the pleasures of croquet
  • excite curiosity
  • make people want to have a go.

First prize is $1000 and there are two runner-up prizes of $500.

Details on the Video Competition page.

Competition Poster

Under 21 Golf Croquet National Championships

The Under 21 Golf Croquet National Championships will be held in Adelaide in January 2019. Anyone aged 14 to 20 will be accepted to receive coaching and mentoring for this event.

News

2018-09-01

 

Ballarat and District Season Opening

The 2018-19 Season Opening of the Ballarat & District Croquet Association (B&DCA) took place on Saturday 1 September.

Graciously the rain stopped long enough for Catherine King MP to do the honours of making the first hoop under the watchful eye of Brian Reither, VP of the B&DCA. The Courier newspaper photographer captured the moment.

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2018-09-16

 

Victorians victorious in GC ISS

A narrow win against Western Australia on the final day of competition saw Victoria retrieve the GC Interstate Shield.

The competition was very tight. Matches were best-of-two, and in all the tests there were many 1:1 draws - overall, more than a third of the matches were drawn (119 out of 300).

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2018-08-26

 

 

Selectors Invitation Wrap-up.

The Second Selectors Invitation Tournament was recently held at Cairnlea.

It was run over two days with 31 players competing in four round robin blocks followed by finals. Entry was by way of invitation and these were issued to a range of established and rapidly developing players. It was really pleasing to have two players under the age of 21 in the field.

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2018-08-22

 

Wimmera Season Opening enjoyed by all

The Wimmera Opening Day for season 2018-19 was enjoyed by 24 players on 22 August.

A High/Low draw included 4 games in two divisions.

read more...

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State Goverment Victoria

Victorian Croquet Centre, 65 Nobel Banks Drive, Cairnlea, Vic 3023

03 8361 8887

administration@croquetvic.asn.au
Office hours: Mon-Thu: 9am-4pm, Fri: 9am-3pm, Sat-Sun: closed

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