Universum Croquet Tournament is an outdoor event with no age limit organized since 2010. Tournament has been located mainly in Muhu island or in Tallinnm, Estonia. Universum Croquet Tournament has been organized annually in August or September.
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Universum Croquet Tournament is tongue-in-cheek, international and open backyard croquet tournament. Tournament is open for everyone and you can join as an individual or as a part of a team. You do not need to know how to play croquet, just read the basic rules, come to the tournament area and people are more than willing to help you out and have a good time. Or you can just come and check out the good vibes, no need play.
WHERE AND WHEN
This years Universum Croquet tournament is arranged in Tallinn, Estonia. Tournament area is in vicinity of Alfredi Pubi. Festival area opens Saturday September 29 at 12:00 and tournament starts at 14:00. Evening parties continues for the whole night.
- 12:00 Festical opens and music starts
- 13:30 Team registration closes at tournament office
- 14:00 Tournament starts
- ~18:00 Tournament ends, distribution of prizes
- 18-01 Evening show: coolest mallet award, Mr. Croquet 2018 competition, best disco costume awards and DJ Urkki will give us his best performance
TICKETS AND REGISTRATION
Festical ticket costs ten euros. You will get the ticket from the tournament office. Ticket will give you a licence to use tournament equipments, participate in the tournament game and evening show. There is no online pre-registration to the festival. Come, buy the ticket and enjoy!
ARRIVAL AND MAPS
First come to Tallinn, Estonia. Then take a taxi to Alfredi Pubi. You have arrived.
Taxi from Tallinn downtown to Alfred Pubi should costs around ten euros. You can also take public transportation tram or bus number 23.
Alfredi Pubin address:
Rahumäe tee 25
Tallinn is full of great hotels and villas. We recommend to reserve close to the tournament area. Our recommendations:
Our sponsor Viru Hotel
Distance to tournament area: 6,8 km (4.2 mi)
Distance to tournament area: 2,0 km (1.2 mi)
Distance to tournament area: 0,6 km (0.4 mi)
FOOD and DRINKS
Alfredi Pubi serves good affordable food and cold drinks all day. There is also big grocery store Järve Selver nearby (distance 1,4 kilometers or 0.9 miles), at the address Pärnu maantee 238.
Universum Croquet Tournament higlight is of course the croquet tournament. Tournament contains teams of two to four players each. If you want to play but you do not have a team, there will be teams you can join. Tournament offers basic mallets and balls, but you can play with your own equipments, too. There has been very innovative DIY mallets over the years. Some of those can be seen in images and videos in the gallery.
There will be from one to four game tracks depending of the number of teams. There can be from two to four teams per track. Every game has a referee.
We recommend teams to familiarize rules before tournament starts. There are some unusual rules included.
Tournament theme is '90s Disco! You may dress by the theme. Theme related music is played and evening show contains Mr. Croquet 2018 competition with half-naked men! Later DJ Urkki will give us his best performance and best disco costume is also rewarded.
Weather can be chilling at the end of the September so bring some warm clothes with you. It might also be a good idea to bring some extra light for the dark autumn evenings.
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It is allowed to take photographs and videos at the tournament.