Tournaments

 

**USCA Tournaments

 

For a complete list of USCA sanctioned events, log into the USCA web page or visit here.

**2022 Interclub Tournament at the Merion Cricket Club

 

April 23-24, 2022 - A sanctioned 6-wicket tournament for doubles and singles play based on current USCA handicaps. This year they are adding a golf croquet option to this event. Since this is a team event, everyone should expect to play 4 doubles and 3 singles matches. This is a team-oriented tournament with prizes for the highest-scoring team and their ‘club’ name engraved on the Merion Bowl, a permanent Merion trophy. 

 

Requirements are:

  1. All entrants are currently handicapped by the USCA.
  2. Each team will comprised of at least four singles 6 –wicket players or four golf croquet players, even if some want to be singles-only or doubles-only participants.
  3. All participants respect Merion’s all-white dress code while playing on its lawn courts. 
  4. Even if a club or group can’t field four players we will do our best to put a team together as individuals are welcome to come anyway to enjoy a weekend of competitive croquet.

Schedule:

  • 4/22 Friday: Practice Friday afternoon
  • 4/23 Saturday: Starting at 9:30am - Four scheduled games (both singles and doubles)
  • 4/24 Sunday: Starting at 8:30am - Three scheduled games (both singles and doubles). 

There will also be an opportunity to play pickup games on Saturday and Sunday afternoons for those who wish.

 

Merion will serve coffee, fruit and pastries on Saturday and Sunday mornings, lunch each day and a nice buffet dinner with cocktails on Saturday evening.  

 

The cost is $130 per entrant either for singles and doubles, for singles only or for doubles only. For each non-playing spouse or friend it is $20 per breakfast or lunch and $35 for the Saturday evening buffet. All entrants’ fees must be sent to:

 

Merion Cricket Club

Attention: Whitney Thain

325 Montgomery Ave

Haverford, PA, 19041