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USCA American Rules National Championship

American Rules
Singles and Doubles in Multiple Flights

This is a 7 day event. Included in the entry is a daily beverage station, daily lunch, and a Thursday night toast and tally.

Participation will be determined according to the USCA’s Standing Orders which outline pre-qualification preferences and eligibility for USCA titled events.  These pre-qualification preferences will be allocated until September 9th , and after that date USCA members in good standing will be accepted in the order that their entry was received until the event is filled or until September 27th.  (Entry deadline)

Pre-qualified players will be accepted according to the USCA’s Standing Orders in the following sequence:

  1. Must be a USCA member in good standing.
  2. The 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th place in singles and the 1st & 2nd place team members in doubles from the previous year’s championship flight.
  3. Regional pre-qualification)
    1. Championship - The top 4 finishers in singles and the top 2 finishers in doubles in a USCA Regional of 6W immediately preceding the National Championship.
    2. First Flight - The top 4 finishers in singles and the top 2 finishers in doubles of the first flight in the USCA Regional of 6W immediately preceding the National Championship.
  4. The USCA National Champions from the last 5 years and the National Doubles Champions from the last 2 years.
  5. Croquet Hall of Fame members (grade will determine which flight)
  6. Presidential exemption. The President may exempt up to 3 individuals who may not meet the above qualifications.
  7. Participants in immediately preceding 6W Regional Championship.
  8. Active USCA members in good standing. (For this purpose, active is defined as having participated in at least 1 sanctioned tournament in the preceding 12 months).
  9. In the event of over-subscription, entries will be accepted sequentially based on the above listed qualifications. Players in pre-qualifying in paragraph 2 will be given preference over players in paragraph 3, and so on. Players within each category will be given preference based on the order in which entries are received.
  10. All players not pre-qualified in the above categories shall notify the USCA office of their desire to enter, submit an entry form, and shall be placed on the waiting list. Players on the waiting list as of September 9th, will be accepted subject to availability in the following order:

    a) USCA ranking

    b) USCA handicap

    c) Order of finish in a 6W Regional tournament of in the preceding year.

    d) The order in which the USCA receives the entries.

  11. Following the entry allocation deadline (September 9th), entry will be based on the order received.

Rich Curtis & Jeff Soo - co-TDs

updated 10/4/21
Name HDCP Doubles Partner
Danny Huneycutt -4 Randy Cardo
Sherif Abdelwahab -3 Sandra Knuth
Leo McBride -3 Macey White
Randy Cardo -3 Danny Huneycutt
Doug Grimsley -3 Rich Curtis
Derek Wassink -3 Shane Hettler
Macey W. White -2.5 Leo McBride
Paul T. Bennett -2.5 Joseph Gary Bennett
Stephen Morgan -2.5 Matthew Essick
Matthew Griffith -2 Rick Sheely
Shane Hettler -2 Derek Wassink
David Ekstrom -2 Lynda Sudderberg
Richard Sheely -2 Matt Griffith
Richard Sullivan -2 TBD
David Isaacs -1.5 Rob Byrd
Matthew Essick -1.5 Stephen Morgan
Richard Curtis -1.5 Doug Grmisley
Johnny Mitchell Jr. -1 Beverly Cardo
Rob Byrd -1 David Isaacs
Lynda Sudderberg -1 David Ekstrom
Beverley Cardo -1 Johnny Mitchell
Steve Scalpone -1 TBD
J. Gary Bennett -0.5 Paul Bennett
Sandra Knuth 1.5 Sherif Abdelwahab
Brian Hovis 3 TBD
Stephen P. Grassbaugh 3 Leon Leither
Leon Leither 3.5 Steve Grassbaugh
Randy Reid 4 Sonia Alexandra
Nancy Crouch 4 Mijai Pagano
Michael Kukla 4 Randy Reid
Brand Shank 4 Lori Matway
Mijai Pagano 4.5 NancyCrouch
Becky Essick 4.5 Danna Huneycutt
Ron Millican 4.5 Jon Spaulding
Deborah Millican 4.5 Ellie Griffith
Danna Huneycutt 5 Becky Essick
John Grabow 5 David Kepner
Lori Matway 5 Brand Shank
Stuart Price 6 Daniel Bolduc
Missy Chilton 6 Marti Ekstrom 5
David Kepner 7 John Grabow
Christine Smith 7 TBD
Ellie Griffith 8 Deborah Millican
Jon Spaulding 8 Ron Millican
Sonia Alexandra 9 Randy Reid

Daniel Bolduc 8 Stuart Price
Robert Mitchell 20 Jane Bolduc
Jane Bolduc 20 Robert Mitchell

Sunday, October 10, 2021 to Saturday, October 16, 2021
National Croquet Center
700 Florida Mango Rd.
West Palm Beach, FL  33406

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Johnny Mitchell
561-478-0760 (p)
USCA Tournaments
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
American Rules
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations made prior to the deadline will receive a credit to your account less a $25 handling charge. Any cancellation made after the deadline will forfeit any fees made except in the case of injury or illness less a $25 handling fee. Should an event be cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances, a full refund will be made to participants.