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Croquet Cuppers 2016

Croquet Cuppers e-mail address

With over 1600 participants, Croquet Cuppers 2015 was one of the biggest sporting events in Oxford University! Once again, the Croquet Association has generously provided prize money - there will be champagne for the best teams and lots of other prizes for the high performers!

Playing croquet is a great way to spend your summer in Oxford, whether you just want to relax and hit some balls about in the sun or you're aiming for a Half Blue.

Teams consist of four players. You don't need to have played before to enter; indeed most of the teams competing are novices! There is also no limit on the number of teams per college. There is a £1 entry fee per team, which at 25p a person is an absolute steal given how much fun Cuppers is!

As in previous years, the competition will run in a direct knockout format throughout Trinity term.

Below are links to the

The competition will be run predominantly through email, as in previous years, with both results and details of each round's matches relayed through the draw website.

As Cuppers is such a huge competition, we run it to a very tight schedule. Deadlines will be strictly enforced, although reasonable requests for extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Cuppers Director. Please send results of your matches using the "Cuppers Results Submission" link above.

Free Beginners' Croquet Coaching at the University croquet lawns (map)
5pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
, weeks 1 to 4.
Open to everyone - you do not need to be a member.

Once again the Oxford University Croquet Club will be inviting all students to join us at the University lawns for free coaching sessions in the first few weeks of Trinity Term (times to be announced), so that even complete beginners can have a good chance of progressing in the competition. All you need to bring are flat soled shoes. All students can also join the University Croquet Club: from £13 a term you will get the use of the high quality University lawns, extra coaching at a more personal level and can play in the club's fixtures.

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