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YHMA Charity Croquet Tournament
July 31, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - August 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Win fantastic prizes, earn bragging rights and help support the work of YHMA!
Teams of two will square off in this annual tournament fundraiser. First place takes home a pair of round trip tickets anywhere Air North flies! Special prizes will be awarded for the ‘sticky wicket’ (last place), best period costume (or best costume period) and best team spirit, so plan to have fun!
All teams will compete in a single flight, double elimination tournament played using Golf Croquet rules. Play will go rain or shine! Registration includes entry to the tournament, a tasty BBQ lunch, swag and entry to the après croquet following the tournament.
|Friday, July 31st 7-9pm||Open practice and free drop-in skills clinic. Join tournament officials at the S.S. Klondike to sharpen your skills before the tournament!|
|Saturday, August 1st|
|9:00am||Team check-in and registration|
|9:30am||Opening ceremonies: welcome, overview of the day, run-through of the rules|
|10am||Tournament starts! Silent Auction opens|
|12am-1pm||Lunch Participants enjoy a tasty salmon and rib lunch from Bridges Café!|
|4pm||Awards ceremony. Silent Auction closes|
|5:30-7pm||Après Croquet enjoy nibbles and refreshments courtesy of Yukon Brewing, live music and special guided tours of the S.S. Klondike courtesy of the Yukon Culture Cruiser! (open to participants only)|
New to the game? Golf Croquet is a fun, simple version of the game and easily learned. All equipment will provided and tournament participants will be given a run-through of the rules on the morning of the tournament: you can also learn more about the game here.
Dress code: Croquet players customarily wear all-white apparel on court. Period costume is also both acceptable and highly encouraged!
Après Croquet: New this year! Participants are invited to toast the day at the après croquet, following the end of the tournament. Enjoy nibbles and tasty beverages from Yukon Brewing while recounting the tournament’s trials and triumphs.
Not playing? Come out, cheer on your favourite team and check out our Silent Auction. All proceeds raised will support YHMA’s work to inspire and share a passion for Yukon heritage.