Invitation to German AC Open 15-16 June

Invitation to German AC Open 15-16 June

The 9th German Open Association Croquet Championship 2019

the Top Croquet Event in Germany.
Details to be found below. 

If anyone of you is interested in playing he'd be most welcome to join in and enjoy a pleasant weekend with us here in Hamburg on nice lawns in beautiful scenery. We've moved the date a bit towards midsummer hoping this might attract some extra players

Should you have any questions
please do not hesitate to contact me:
Kind regards from Hamburg,

Joern Vinnen
Chairman to the Deutscher Krocket Bund

Deutscher Krocket Bund & Hamburger Croquet Club
DATE: 15. / 16. June 2019
Hamburg Croquet Club  Croquet lawn at Quickborn-Renzel, ca. 25 km north of Hamburg, 20 km north of Hamburg-Airport, 
2 full-size lawn, extended in 2018, ca. 11 Plummers


Please apply asap to Deutscher Krocket Bund, Parkstr. 24, 22605 Hamburg, Germany, email:


Eur 80,00, including green fee, arrival supper Friday evening, lunches, non-alcoholic courtside drinks & airport transfer; not included is Saturday evening event in Hamburg. Fees to be paid on arrival. 

PLAYERS' COMPANIONS ... are most welcome. We try to help you with arrangements for concert and other events & 
sight-seeing programme. 
We try to attract players from as many as possible nations- In case of over subscription, priority is given to players who played in previous German Open events. 

Block Play, seeding according to World Rankings, where available, whilst avoiding fellow countrymen where possible. Finals and plate event both as knock-out format.
Time limits will not be imposed in the Championships unless absolutely necessary. In block play we might impose a 2 ½ h time limit.
At the venue there is a lovely holiday flat with 4 double rooms at 50,00 EUR per person per night, breakfast included. There are several hotels and guesthouses at a wide range of standards and costs. We will assist you in finding and booking your accommodation.

The German Open is the top German AC Tournament and we will give our best to make it a memorable event for all. Current holder is Wolfgang Usbeck (Frankfurt). 
There is no prize money given but a valuable trophy.

Quickborn-Renzel is easy to reach by car and in the daytime also with public transport.
Transport to and from the airport are included in the fees.
Kind regards

Joern Vinnen