Matches and tournaments

We run seven York Croquet Club tournaments and leagues. Four of them are short lawn croquet, and three are full lawn croquet.

Short lawn: The Crayke Cup is a full bisque 14-point knockout competition without time limit. The High Bisquers Mallet is a special league for new players to help them develop their confidence and experience. The newly-introduced Julian Tonks Trophy is a full bisque 14-point league aimed at players with higher handicaps. Meanwhile, the Club Doubles is a light-hearted one-day tournament with teams being chosen at random on the day.

Croquet Association cap

If the cap fits… white is the preferred attire for the most important games

Full lawn: The Scarcroft Shield is an 18-point league with games limited to two hours. The Fraser Ross Trophy is a knockout handicapped competition with games lasting three hours. The Level Play Trophy is a 26-point competition played without bisques and without time limit, and is aimed at lower handicap players eager to test their skills.

We play croquet for pleasure, and so, in all these Club tournaments and leagues, the main focus is always on enjoyment.