2014 9 Wicket Nationals Honors WW I Veterans

by Michael Rumbin · 08/11/2014

Pierce Point Laser, Inc. is the designated Proud Sponsor of the 2014 Nationals Photo by Michael Rumbin

The 2014 9 Wicket National Tournament will move to Kansas City Missouri this year at the Liberty Memorial , September 19-21 st. If you were not able to make it to Florida for the tournament, this may be your opportunity to come home with a National Title. There is a lot of local talent in the Mid-West so we expect a challenging field of players in the Championship and First flight divisions.

The A B Cs for the 2014 Nationals

A is for August

It’s time to get your Entry Form filled out and sent in. We are about a month away from the tournament so no time to waste. Here is a copy of the Entry Form that you can download and send in along with your check made payable to the United States Croquet Association. Note that the fee is for 9 Wicket Nationals. Download the entry form today: 2014 9 Wicket Nationals Entry Form
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B is for BBQ

When it comes to Kansas City, barbeque is one thing the city does better than anyplace else. The rich tradition of dry rubbed meats cooked to perfection and covered with our spicy sauces, is what made Kansas City “The Home of Barbeque”. Here are 5 best picks of Kansas City.

Jack Stack Barbeque
Oklahoma Joe’s Barbeque
BB’s Lawnside Barbeque
Danny Edward’s Famous Barbeque
Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque

My favorite is Arthur Bryant’s at 1727 Brooklyn Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64127; www.arthurbryantsbbq.com or (816) 231-1123. Many years ago while in KC on business, a cab driver gave me this not so closely held secret recipe that resembles the sauce:

ARTHUR BRYANT’S BARBECUE SAUCE

1/2 CUP CIDER VINEGAR
1/2 CUP RICE VINEGAR
1 CUP WATER
1/2 CUP PAPRIKA
1/3 CUP YELLOW MUSTARD
1/4 CUP BROWN SUGAR
1/8 CUP KOSHER SALT
1/8 CUP WORCHESTER SAUCE
1 TABLESPOON GARLIC POWDER
A LITTLE BLACK PEPPER
1 TABLESPOON HOT SAUCE

C is for Croquet

The Liberty Memorial, located in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, is a memorial to the soldiers who died in World War I and houses The National World War I Museum, as designated by the United States Congress in 2004.
Contact Matt Griffith: Kactuscreek@yahoo.com

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