Events Diary 2018

SECF Events are in blue; entries should be sent to our Secretary at the same time as League entries. Any subsequent changes or additions should be sent to the Manager.

Other events are organised by clubs and open to all members of SECF Clubs, except where noted. Entries for these should be sent to the Contact/Manager.

Please submit any updates or corrections via this form.

CA logoOther tournaments in our area in the Croquet Association Fixture Book are shown on this page.

Coaching courses are shown in the Croquet Academy's course list, as are some tournaments/events organised by the Academy for high handicap players.

Last year's Diary

Date Event Location Cost Contact/Manager
25 Feb SECF AGM
Surbiton

16 March
Note date change
GC level play singles
Players sub-divided into handicap groups. All handicaps welcome
Southwick
Roger Sutton
rogerwsutton@sky.com
01273 962602
07973 347789
8 and 15 March GC One Day Coaching course: Handicaps 8+
Rules, shots and how to improve, extra turns
Note: Recordings may be used to highlight aspects of play. By attending you give your permission for this recording. Please contact Don for other details.
Surbiton £25
including soup, tea/coffee
Don Beck
dbeck@iee.org
07913017178
22 and 29 March GC One Day Coaching course: Handicaps 3+
Playing in Tournaments and how to improve
Note: Recordings may be used to highlight aspects of play. By attending you give your permission for this recording. Please contact Don for other details.
Surbiton £25
including soup, tea/coffee
Don Beck
dbeck@iee.org
07913017178
13 April GC level play singles
Players sub-divided into handicap groups. All handicaps welcome
Southwick a light lunch will be available Roger Sutton
rogerwsutton@sky.com
01273 962602
07973 347789
20 April GC Spring Doubles
Level play in two divisions
For all handicaps, enter in teams of two or enter on your own and be paired by manager
Southwick £10
Lunch will be available
Roger Sutton
rogerwsutton@sky.com
01273 962602
07973 347789
21-22 April Kent Cup
AC Level Advanced Singles
Kent club members and other players who qualify for Kent according to the CA InterCounties rules.
Tunbridge Wells £20
including light refreshments
Alex Jardine
alexwjardine@gmail.com
30 April AC High Handicap
Minimum handicap 8, 14-point
games, bisques to base 3
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Andy Dibben
andydibben@yahoo.co.uk
3 May
GC Coaching Day: Beginners
Basic principles and practice with Katherine Minchin
Tunbridge Wells £15
including tea/coffee
Carolyn Gunstone
gunstones@btinternet.com
10 May
GC Coaching Day: Intermediate
More advanced techniques and strategies aimed to help those with mid-range handicaps to improve, and reduce their handicaps with Katherine Minchin
Tunbridge Wells £15
including tea/coffee
Carolyn Gunstone
gunstones@btinternet.com
11 May GC level play singles
Players sub-divided into handicap groups. All handicaps welcome
Southwick £10
a light lunch will be available
Roger Sutton
rogerwsutton@sky.com
01273 962602
07973 347789
11 May
AC 18-point Singles (5 games expected).  Advanced, AH or Handicap by agreement.
(Divided by handicap - all handicaps welcome)
Tunbridge Wells £10
including light refreshments
Alex Jardine
alexwjardine@gmail.com
19-20 May SECF AC Team Doubles Tournament
Club teams of four.
Southwick £45 per team Bill Arliss
bill.arliss@btinternet.com
01273 728204
26-27 May Ladies' Open GC Singles Weekend
Ramsgate
Lunch and refreshments available
Trevor Longman
trlongman@hotmail.co.uk
01304 448271
28 May AC High Handicap
Minimum handicap 8, 14-point games, bisques to base 3
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Andy Dibben
andydibben@yahoo.co.uk
1 June
GC level play singles
Players divided into handicap groups. All handicaps welcome.
Southwick a light lunch will be available
Roger Sutton
rogerwsutton@sky.com
01273 962602
07973 347789
2 June Montevideo Cup
GC Level Play Singles. 13 point games, no handicap restriction
Tunbridge Wells £14
including light refreshments
Jon Diamond
tournaments@tunbridgewellscroquet.org.uk
01892 663837
3 June SECF One Ball Team Tournament
Club teams of three, handicap play.

Canterbury
£42 per team
including lunch and refreshments
Jonathan Lamb
07482 008085
vozinglesa@gmail.com
8 June AC 18-point Singles (5 games expected).  Advanced, AH or Handicap by agreement.
(Divided by handicap - all handicaps welcome)
Tunbridge Wells £10
including light refreshments
Alex Jardine
alexwjardine@gmail.com
14 June GC level play singles
Players sub-divided into handicap groups: handicaps 0 and higher
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Don Beck
dbeck@iee.org
07913017178
28 June GC level play singles
Players sub-divided into handicap groups: handicaps 0 and higher
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Don Beck
dbeck@iee.org
07913017178
30 June
Ayling Cup
AC Level Advanced Singles.
Dulwich £10
Mark Ormerod
splitroll@gmail.com
30 June - 1 July SECF GC Southern Challenge (Division 1)
Club teams of four.
Level play doubles and singles
Southwick £75 per team Bill Arliss
bill.arliss@btinternet.com
01273 728204
30 June - 1 July SECF GC Southern Challenge (Division 2 North)
Club teams of four.
Level play doubles and singles
Surbiton £75 per team Bill Arliss
bill.arliss@btinternet.com
01273 728204
2 July AC High Handicap
Minimum handicap 8, 14-point games, bisques to base 3
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Andy Dibben
andydibben@yahoo.co.uk
4 July SECF AC Ladies’ Teams Day
Club teams of four.
Southwick £38 per team Anne Sugarman
alanandanne@talk21.com
01798 813563
7-8 July SECF GC Southern Challenge (Division 2 South)
Club teams of four.
Level play doubles and singles
Southwick £75 per team Bill Arliss
bill.arliss@btinternet.com
01273 728204
12 July GC level play singles
Players sub-divided into handicap groups: handicaps 0 and higher
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Donald Beck
dbeck@iee.org
07913017178
13 July GC level play singles
Players divided into handicap groups. All handicaps welcome.
Southwick a light lunch will be available Roger Sutton
rogerwsutton@sky.com
01273 962602
07973 347789
20 July Belgian GC National Championship
Belgian nationals only
Ramsgate

Trevor Longman
trlongman@hotmail.co.uk
01304 448271
21-22 July Belgian GC Open Championship Ramsgate including lunches, refreshments and Gala Meal Trevor Longman
trlongman@hotmail.co.uk
01304 448271
22 July Kent Cup
GC Level Play Singles.
Kent club members and residents only.
Canterbury
£16 including lunch and refreshments
Roger Loram
rogersloram@gmail.com
29 July
Littlehampton Centenary Cup
GC Handicap Doubles and Singles. 
Team competition for West Sussex Clubs.
Littlehampton £30 per team Chrissie Merrington-Trice
tricechristine@yahoo.co.uk
01903 856930
07944 895596
30 July AC High Handicap
Minimum handicap 8, 14-point games, bisques to base 3
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Andy Dibben
andydibben@yahoo.co.uk
2 Aug
GC level play singles
(players sub-divided into handicap groups: handicaps 0 and higher)
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Don Beck
dbeck@iee.org
07913017178
5 Aug SECF GC Team Doubles and Singles Tournament
Club teams of four.
Southwick £22 per team Bill Arliss
bill.arliss@btinternet.com
01273 728204
10 Aug AC 18-point Singles (5 games expected).  Advanced, AH or Handicap by agreement.
(Divided by handicap - all handicaps welcome)
Tunbridge Wells £10
including light refreshments
Alex Jardine
alexwjardine@gmail.com
15 Aug SECF GC Ladies' Teams Day
Club teams of four.
Southwick £38 per team
Bill Arliss
bill.arliss@btinternet.com
01273 728204
23 Aug GC level play singles
Players sub-divided into handicap groups: handicaps 0 and higher
Surbiton £18
including lunch
Don Beck
dbeck@iee.org
07913017178
31 Aug GC level play singles
Players divided into handicap groups. All handicaps welcome.
Southwick a light lunch will be available
Roger Sutton
rogerwsutton@sky.com
01273 962602
07973 347789
3 Sep AC High Handicap
Minimum handicap 8, 14-point games, bisques to base 3
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Andy Dibben
andydibben@yahoo.co.uk
6 Sep GC level play singles
Players sub-divided into handicap groups: handicaps 0 and higher
Surbiton £19
including lunch, tea/coffee
Don Beck
dbeck@iee.org
07913017178
28 Sep GC level play singles
Players divided into handicap groups. All handicaps welcome.
Southwick a light lunch will be available Roger Sutton
rogerwsutton@sky.com
01273 962602
07973 347789