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01.10.2011 Alter: 7 Jahre 01./02.10.2011 - Italian Golf Croquet Open Championship


Busto Arsizio (VA)

Dear All,

The Federazione Italiana Sport Croquet is pleased to announce the staging of the Italian Golf Croquet Open Championships 2011 on the next 1st – 2nd October.

The details of the event are as follows.

1 - 2 October 2011

"La Cascina del Lupo", Busto Arsizio (VA)

Entries to:
The Secretary, Federazione Italiana Sport Croquet
e-mail:  info@croquetitalia.it

The Championships
Open Singles, Blocks with play-off. Holder Andrea Pravettoni (Italy)

Prizes - Winner Euro 400.00, runner-up Euro 150.00

All play to WCF rules for Golf Croquet current at the start of the tournament.

Number of Players:
16 - two places will be reserved for Italian players

The actual format will depend on the number of entries, but it will consist of blocks followed by a knock-out; a plate event will be played by the players not reaching the knock-out stage.
All matches will be best-of-three thirteen point games, and double banking will be used throughout the tournament.

Entry Fees:
Championships - Euro 130.00, including lunches and gala dinner, and transportation
Players' Companions - Euro 90.00, including lunches and gala dinner, and transportation
Entry fees may be paid at the Club during the event.

Close 31st August, 2011; allocation of places will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
The event will be played only if a suitable number of entries is reached; in case of cancellation, players will be notified before the 2nd September, 2011.

Time Limits:
In case of time constraints, the matches will be single 19 point games with no time limits.
Time limits will not be imposed in the Championships unless absolutely necessary.

We expect to have rooms at Hotel Astoria (www.astoria-hotel.it ) in Busto Arsizio for the following rates:
- Single en-suite room: € 70.00
- Double en-suite room: € 100.00
including breakfast.

Championships block play, first round of the knock-out.
Gala dinner.

Championships knock out, Consolation Event

General Information:
Apart from three croquet lawns, “La Cascina del Lupo” Sporting Centre features three swimming pools, two beach volley courts, a couple of tennis lawns, and a short-side football field.
The Club House and the Beach Bar are available for snacks and drinks.
The players and their companions will have access to all the sporting centre facilities and activities.
In the surrounding of the Club, Milano, Lake Maggiore and Lake Como are worth a visit...

For any queries other than entries, please contact the Tournament Director, Andrea Pravettoni on info@croquetitalia.it