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Ballarat and District Croquet Association

Officers

Region Director
Pat Smith
patgra3333 @ gmail . com

Region President
Barbara Shannon
0409006423
shannonhillvale @ gmail . com

Region Secretary
Gwen Hamilton
5339 2443
ballarat . district . croquet4 @ gmail . com

Region Treasurer
Gwen Hamilton
5339 2443
bdca4treasurer @ gmail . com

All club contacts

Affiliated clubs

Alexandra Ararat Croquet Club Inc.

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

Administration

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 and February. The Annual General Meeting is held in May.

Tournaments

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. We also hold inter association challenges with Wimmera and Geelong in golf croquet, and with Geelong in Association croquet.

Open Golf Tournament results.

Saturday singles play and Sunday's doubles play saw a full quota playing each day. Singles section 1 winner was James Turton (Drysdale) with Andy Barbero (Wangaratta) runner up. Section 2. Jeff Gork (Ballarat Western) was the winner and Virginia Rowe (Ballarat Alexandra) runner up. In the doubles Section 1 winners were Chris Eiffort and Ruth Isler (Quarry Hill), with Andy Barbero (Warangatta) and Richard Hingst(Williamstown) runners up. Section 2 saw Jeff Gork and Warren Trenorden (Ballarat Western) winners, with Gordon Christianson and Sylvia Rooney (Ballarat Western) runners up.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY.

Ballarat Distriction Croquet Assocation Xmas in July Saturday 1st July 2023 the Ballarat District Croquet Association held their Xmas in July social occasion at Ballarat Alexander Croquet Club. It was well attended with people coming from Ararat, Ballarat, Ivanhoe and Geelong. This event has continued on from the Lismore club that closed down due to lack of numbers. Raffles,a hearty lunch, games and of course 🎅 Santa Claus attended.

What's coming up.

Horsham challenge is on in Horsham on Thursday 2nd November.

Tournament information

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Association tournament info


Ballarat Begonia Singles 2024

Tournament Notice not available.

(-3.0 to 9.0) Dates 12 Mar 24 - 13 Mar 24

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

Ballarat Begonia Singles 2024

Tournament Notice not available.

(10.0 to 20.0) Dates 14 Mar 24 - 15 Mar 24

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

Ballarat District Begonia @ Alexandra 2023


Winner (range -3.0 to 4.5)
Kevin Maloney (Albury)

Runner-up: Stephen Forster (Belmont)


Winner (range 5.0 to 9.0)
Kim Collins (Geelong Eastern Park)

Runner-up: Roger Richmond (Queenscliff)

Contact - Brian Reither 0488 539 000

Ballarat District Begonia @ Alexandra 2023


Winner (range 10.0 to 14.0)
William Marks (Brighton)

Runner-up: Elaine Berridge (QLD)


Winner (range 16.0 to 20.0)
Amy Tennant (Elsternwick)

Runner-up: Sue Chandler (Ballarat Alexandra)

Contact - Brian Reither 0488 539 000

Golf tournament info


Ballarat & District Croquet Association Open Singles 2023


Winner (range -4.0 to 8.0)
James Turton (Drysdale)

Runner-up: Andy Barbero (Wangaratta)


Winner (range 8.0 to 14.0)
Jeffrey Gork (Ballarat Western)

Runner-up: Virginia Rowe (Ballarat Alexandra)

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

Ballarat & District Croquet Association Open Doubles 2023



Winners: (range -4.0 to 8.0)
Chris Eiffert & Ruth Iser (Quarry Hill)

Runners-up: Richard Hingst (Williamstown) & Andy Barbero (Wangaratta)



Winners: (range 9.0 to 14.0)
Jeffrey Gork & Warren Trenorden (Ballarat Western)

Runners-up: Gordon Christensen & Sylvia Rooney (Ballarat Western)

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

Ballarat District Open @ Alexandra 2022


Winner (range 0.0 to 5.0)
Richard Parks (Monash)

Runner-up: Richard Hingst (Williamstown)


Winner (range 6.0 to 8.0)
James Turton (Drysdale)

Runner-up: David Searl (Ballarat Alexandra)


Winner (range 6.0 to 8.0)
Mary Cockett (Drysdale)

Runner-up: Kathie Pitt (Ballarat Western)



Winners: (range 3.0 to 12.0)
Damien Hadfield & Patrick Fahy (Kyneton)

Runners-up: James Turton & David Cornwell (Drysdale)

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