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Ballarat and District Croquet Association


Region Director
Pat Smith
patgra3333 @ gmail . com

Region President
Denie-Anne Etherson
jimetherson @ gmail . com

Region Secretary
Ken Crow
0422 348 405
ballarat . district . croquet4 @ gmail . com

Region Treasurer
David Johnston
djjohnston @ iinet . net . au

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 and 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 District Begonia @ Alexandra 2023

Tournament Notice not available.

(-3.0 to 20.0) Dates 06 Mar 23 - 09 Mar 23

Contact - Brian Reither 0488 539 000

Ballarat Begonia 2022

Winner (range -3.0 to 4.0)
Stephen Forster (Belmont)

Runner-up: Malcolm Biddle (Geelong Eastern Park)

Winner (range 5.0 to 9.0)
Peter Burke (Warrnambool)

Runner-up: Cheryl O'Dwyer (Yarrawonga )

Winner (range 10.0 to 14.0)
Kim Collins (Geelong Eastern Park)

Runner-up: kerry cullen (Colac)

Winner (range 16.0 to 20.0)
Margaret Kelson (Warrnambool)

Runner-up: Sue Chandler (Ballarat Alexandra)

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

Golf tournament info

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