The top croquet players in the country have come to Hartfield to compete in the National Association Laws Croquet Championship, which runs through Saturday.
The 35th annual Association Laws National Championship, which began Sunday, is being held by the United States Croquet Association, in conjunction with the Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club.
Competitive croquet is played on manicured lawns resembling a golf green, but are perfectly flat with 105’ x 84’ dimensions. The Chesapeake Bay Croquet Club is one of the largest croquet venues in the country with eight full-size lawns and has become one of the more popular destinations for croquet in the United States, a release from the club said. Next year, Chesapeake Bay plans to have 24 courts, which would make it the largest croquet facility in the world.Competitive croquet is mostly played in the U.S. under four different sets of rules. This championship is being played under Association Laws which is the standardized game played worldw...
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