Opening & Closing Ceremonies
The opening and closing ceremonies are open to the public. This is an opportunity for croquet supporters to meet and greet some of the best croquet players from around the world.
Opening Ceremonies, October 31, NCC
Following the official practice session at the NCC (spectators welcome), the opening ceremonies will begin with hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar in the Members’s Lounge at 6 pm. At 7 pm the event will move upstairs to the “Supper Club” for a buffet dinner (featuring prime rib), wine included.
Featured guests will include the Honorable Lois Frankel, Mayor of West Palm Beach, USCA President Dick Brackett, and the players and team officials of all four MacRobertson Shield teams.
Price: $50 per person.
Attire: Coat and tie.
Closing Ceremonies, November 15, NCC
Following the last match of the Series, there will be an informal barbecue on the NCC veranda. This will begin sometime late afternoon, the exact time depending on the tournament schedule. As soon as the tournameent ends, the party begins!
Caterer Joe Dillion has put together a menu designed to give the visiting teams a taste of good ol’ American cuisine. Barbecued ribs and chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, salad, and of course, some libation.
The cost of the barbecue is $25.00
The MacRobertson Shield will be presented to the winning country for safe keeping for the next four years.
Come join us for this final event that closes out the first ever MacRob to be held on American soil!
For more information
For reservations, contact Diane Weir at the USCA Office: 561-478-0760.
For more information contact Stewart Jackson (Tournament Chairman) at 561-514-9007, or on his cell phone at 917-215-5428.