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Ballarat and District Croquet Association


Region Director
David Johnston
0421 718 687

Region President
Denis Thurgood
5349 2186

Region Secretary
Jenny Leviston
0409 957 310

Region Treasurer
Nancy Hatherell
5334 1611

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

Open Tournament (Begonia) 2019

Winner (range 11.0 to 16.0)
Elaine Leviston (Ballarat Western)

Runner-up: Ian Leviston (Ballarat Western)

Winner (range 16.0 to 20.0)
Butch Hollier (Belmont)

Contact - Beth Lewis 0407841654

Open Tournament (Begonia) 2019

Winner (range -3.0 to 5.0)
Roger Bird (Quarry Hill)

Runner-up: David Johnston (Ballarat Alexandra)

Winner (range 5.0 to 10.0)
Chris Eiffert (Quarry Hill)

Runner-up: Peter Burke (Warrnambool)

Contact - Beth Lewis 0407841654

Ballarat Begonia Festival 2018

Winner (range -3.0 to 5.0)
Bob Roycroft (Geelong Eastern Park)

Runner-up: David Johnston (Ballarat Alexandra)

Winner (range 6.0 to 10.0)
Noel Dealy (Shepparton)

Runner-up: Mignon Johnston (Ballarat Alexandra)

Contact - Beth Lewis 0407 841 654

Ballarat Begonia Festival 2018

Winner (range 11.0 to 16.0)
Ian Leviston (Ballarat Western)

Runner-up: Wilma Freeman (Sale)

Winner (range 18.0 to 20.0)
Angela McCann (Ballarat Alexandra)

Runner-up: Elaine Leviston (Ballarat Western)

Contact - Beth Lewis 0407 841 654

Golf tournament info

Open Tournament 2018

Winner (range -6.0 to 7.0)
Elaine Leviston (Ballarat Western)

Runner-up: Ray Ball (Wonthaggi)

Winner (range 7.0 to 20.0)
Malcolm Biddle (Geelong Eastern Park)

Runner-up: Ruth Cashin (Korumburra)

Winners: (range 7.0 to 20.0)
Judith Beaton & Barbara Blamey (Beaufort)

Runners-up: Kathie Pitt & Wendy Hall (Ballarat Western)

Winners: (range 7.0 to 20.0)
Dianne Wilson & Ray Wilson (Belmont)

Runners-up: Jenny Leviston & Alan Leviston (Ballarat Western)

Contact - Ian McKee 0403 390 108

Ballarat and District CA 2017

Winners: (range -2.0 to 6.0)
Owen Dickinson & Ian Harrowfield (Essendon)

Runners-up: Denis Thurgood & Ken Crow (Beaufort)

Winners: (range 5.0 to 12.0)
Pat Smith (Ballarat Alexandra) & Carmel Terrington (Belmont)

Runners-up: Syd Garvey & Wolfgang Klemenz (Belmont)

Winner (range -6.0 to 5.0)
Andre Daniel-Dreyfus (Williamstown)

Runner-up: Brian Rowe (Essendon)

Winner (range 6.0 to 8.0)
Margot Roberts (Williamstown)

Runner-up: Val Saunders (Belmont)

Winner (range 8.0 to 12.0)
Wolfgang Klemenz (Belmont)

Runner-up: Syd Garvey (Belmont)

Contact - Nancy Hatherell 5334 1611