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Ballarat and District Croquet Association


Region Director
Mignon Johnston
jmignoncroq20 @ iinet . net . au

Region President
Pat Smith
patgra3333 @ gmail . com

Region Secretary
Barbara Shannon
0409 006 423
ballarat . district . croquet4 @ gmail . com

Region Treasurer
Nancy Hatherell
5334 1611
nhatherell @ hotmail . com

All club contacts

Affiliated clubs

Alexandra Ararat Croquet Club

Ballarat Alexandra Croquet Club

Ballarat Western Croquet Club

Beaufort Croquet Club

Constitution document

Ballarat and District Constitution

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Ballarat and District information


The positions of Secretary and President of the Ballarat & District Croquet Association are rotated around the member Clubs. Each position is for a two year term. Other administration positions are filled by election.

The Association holds meetings every three months, in May, August, November abd February. The Annual General Meeting is held in May.


The Ballarat & District Croquet Association (B&DCA) holds annual association and golf tournaments. An Open Golf Tournament is held in October and an Open Association Tournament, the Begonia Tournament, is held in March.

All members of the B&DCA are eligible to enter these tournaments.

Inter/Association Competition

Tbe Ballarat & District Croquet Association and the Geelong Croquet Association have had an association croquet competition since 1936.

The Ballarat and District Croquet Association and the Wimmera Croquet Association also have golf croquet and association croquet competitions.

Tournament information

Information is displayed here for region tournaments from the current and previous seasons.

Association tournament info

Ballarat Begonia 2021

Winner (range -2.0 to 4.0)
Stephen Forster (Belmont)

Runner-up: Kevin Beard (Yarrawonga)

Winner (range 5.0 to 9.0)
Paul Ryan (MCC)

Runner-up: Kevin Bluff (Belmont)

Contact - Brian Reither 0488 539 000 breither @ bigpond . com

Ballarat Begonia 2021

Winner (range 10.0 to 14.0)
Angela McCann (Ballarat Alexandra)

Runner-up: Elaine Leviston (Ballarat Western)

Winner (range 16.0 to 20.0)
Kim Collins (Geelong Eastern Park)

Runner-up: Andrew Moulton (Kew)

Contact - Brian Reither 0488 539 000 breither @ bigpond . com

Begonia 2020

Winner (range 0.0 to 10.0)
Lois Kirk (Quarry Hill)

Runner-up: David Johnston (Ballarat Alexandra)

Winner (range 0.0 to 10.0)
Ruth Duffy (Corowa Civic)

Runner-up: Mignon Johnston (Ballarat Alexandra)

Contact - Beth Lewis 0407 841 654

Begonia 2020

(11.0 to 20.0) Complete - awaiting results

Winner (range 11.0 to 20.0)
Angela McCann (Ballarat Alexandra)

Runner-up: Bruce Shaw (Maryborough)

Contact - Beth Lewis 0407 841 654

Golf tournament info

Open 2019

Winner (range 6.0 to 10.0)
Denie-Anne Etherson (Ballarat Western)

Runner-up: Carmel Terrington (Geelong Eastern Park)

Winner (range 10.0 to 20.0)
Ken Crow (Beaufort)

Runner-up: Sue Chandler (Ballarat Western)

Winners: (range 0.0 to 14.0)
Ken Crow & Judith Beaton (Beaufort)

Runners-up: Carmel Terrington (Geelong Eastern Park) & Pat Smith (Ballarat Alexandra)

Contact - Brian Reither 0488 539000 breither @ bigpond . com