This is the version of croquet played around the world, and is increasingly popular in America too. Read a short synopsis of this version of croquet. The complete rules are maintained by an international committee, and are also called "Association Rules" or "International Rules".
The International Laws Revision Committee is established by the Croquet Association (of England and Wales), the Australian Croquet Association, Croquet New Zealand, and the United States Croquet Association. The official name of this game is "Association Croquet".