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2021 World Championships July 25th!

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July 25th, 2021  Our 24th Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic.

2014 Mondo Croquet group photo

Well m’Lords and Ladies and all the rest of you lot,

It’s time for the 24th annual World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic!

When: July 25th, High Noon until about 5pm

Where: NW Park ave and Everett, Portland Oregon

(Here’s a google map if you think you might get lost)

What:

  • Bring a bowling ball and a sledgehammer.  Don’t worry if you don’t have, we’ve got plenty of extras to loan out
  • You’ll enjoy yourself more if you’re dressed appropriately in lawn whites, or Mad Hatter gear, or simply appropriately inappropriate.  Peruse some of our photos for ideas.
  • Bring along something to share for the picnic and something cold to drink.
  • …and you might want a chair.

It’s a smashing time.  Tell your friends!  Taunt your enemies!

You can also visit the Facebook Event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/304914267288133

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Summer Lake Slack-Off, September 4-7, 2021

M’lords and Ladies, let me present to you the Summer Lake Slack-Off.

It’s like going to Burning Man, without having to go to Burning Man. From September 3rd through about September 8th the usual suspects will be slacking off at Summer Lake Hot Springs in Paisley, Oregon. What are we going to do while we’re there? Slack off, of course!

Summer Lake Hot Springs is about half-way from Gerlack and the Portland/Seattle areas. Every year a whole bunch of Burners spend a night or two to recover and the place is ready for them. In addition to the hot springs for soaking, they have a large, comfy hippy-ish common building with kitchen for slacking off.

Tent and RV space starts at $25/night. There are a number of comfy cabins in addition to the tent/RV spaces and they are largely booked up right now, so don’t delay if you desire that option. These are really small towns, and this is their busiest season so don’t be surprised to find everything booked up if you wait too long. Here are some options I know about:

UPDATE:

I just spoke with the people who run the hot springs. They say they will *NOT* be open for “day use”, to get in the springs you’ll need a reservation at either the hot springs, or their motel in Paisley: The Paisley Sage Rooms.

COVID NOTE: I’m writing this in March of 2021. Current predictions are that we should all pretty much be vaccinated by mid-summer, so let’s hope life will have returned to normal. If we still need to take COVID precautions, Summer Lake Hot Springs has lots of room for social distancing.

Get a taste of the Burning Man spirit without all the time, expense and discomfort! Looking for more information, status, updates, rebates, reprobates? Check out the Facebook event and/or contact Lord Peters.

Safeway in Lakeview, Oregon
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World Championships! July 25th 2021 – Save The Date

July 25th, 2021  Our 24th Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic

mondo croquet

Well m’Lords and Ladies and all the rest of you lot,

It’s time for the 24th annual World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic!

When: July 25th, High Noon until about 5pm

Where: NW Park ave and Everett, Portland Oregon

(Here’s a google map if you think you might get lost)

What:

  • Bring a bowling ball and a sledgehammer.  Don’t worry if you don’t have, we’ve got plenty of extras to loan out
  • You’ll enjoy yourself more if you’re dressed appropriately in lawn whites, or Mad Hatter gear, or simply appropriately inappropriate.  Peruse some of our photos for ideas.
  • Bring along something to share for the picnic and something cold to drink.
  • …and you might want a chair.

It’s a smashing time.  Tell your friends!  Taunt your enemies!

Like Facebook?  Click here for the official Facebook event page!  https://www.facebook.com/events/304914267288133/

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World Championships! August 2nd, 2020

Update: …and a lovely time was had by all.
Click here to see the photos!

August 2nd, 2020  Our 23rd Mondo Croquet World Championships, Mad Hatter Picnic and Face Covering Fashion Show!

Is this man having fun?

When: August 2nd, High Noon until about 3pm

Where: Westmoreland Park Sports Fields

(Click here for a Google Map)

Normally we’d be jousting in our traditional spot in the North Park Blocks, but with the troubles going on down there, we are relocating for 2020.  Questions?  Call / text Lord Peters at 503-575-0815.

What:

  • Face coverings!  Show off your best!  Show your best presentation and bring home the prize.
  • Bring a bowling ball and a sledgehammer.  Don’t worry if you don’t have, we’ve got plenty of extras to loan out
  • You’ll enjoy yourself more if you’re dressed appropriately in lawn whites, or Mad Hatter gear, or simply appropriately inappropriate.  Peruse some of our photos for ideas.
  • Bring along something to share for the picnic and something cold to drink.
  • …and you might want a chair.

It’s a smashing time.  Tell your friends!  Taunt your enemies!

This is the word from the trenches:

Well lovers… it’s been a hard year.  

Yet, we must keep a stiff upper lip, mussent grumble.  
 
There’s a war on, you know.  Let’s support the boys at the front with good spirits back here at the home front, wot?!
 

Tally ho then, spit spot.  Face coverings, the Queen is doing it so shall we.  Social distancing?  We are mostly nerds and don’t like talking to other people anyway.

Tell my wife I love her.

 
 
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World Championships 2019 – July 28th

Update: t’was a lovely afternoon.  Photos here!

Well m’Lords and Ladies and all the rest of you lot,

It’s time for the 22nd annual World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic!

When: July 28th, High Noon until about 5pm

Where: NW Park ave and Everett, Portland Oregon

(Here’s a google map if you think you might get lost)

What:

  • Bring a bowling ball and a sledgehammer.  Don’t worry if you don’t have, we’ve got plenty of extras to loan out
  • You’ll enjoy yourself more if you’re dressed appropriately in lawn whites, or Mad Hatter gear, or simply appropriately inappropriate.  Peruse some of our photos for ideas.
  • Bring along something to share for the picnic and something cold to drink.
  • …and you might want a chair.

It’s a smashing time.  Tell your friends!  Taunt your enemies!

Prepare for fun…

If y0u knows them facebooks, here the Facebook event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2357380591198323/

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2019 World Championships – Save the Date!

M’Lords and Ladies… save the date!  

July 28th, 2019

The World Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic!

…watch this site for details… Or ask your dog!

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Well m’Lords and Ladies,

It is time to call your servants and instruct them in the fine art not doing THE BAD TOUCH. One holds the sledgehammer between the thumb and forefinger and swings in congruency with the movements of the planets, even the ones we cannot see.

When: July 29th, High Noon until about 5pm

Where: NW Park ave and Everett, Portland Oregon

(Here’s a google map if you think you might get lost)

What:

  • Bring a bowling ball and a sledgehammer.  Don’t worry if you don’t have, we’ve got plenty of extras to loan out
  • You’ll enjoy yourself more if you’re dressed appropriately in lawn whites, or Mad Hatter gear, or simply appropriately inappropriate.  Peruse some of our photos for ideas.
  • Bring along something to share for the picnic and something cold to drink.
  • …and you might want a chair.

It’s a smashing time.  Tell your friends!  Taunt your enemies!

Prepare for fun…

This is our 21th year – can you believe that?

If y0u knows them facebooks, here the Facebook event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/460940371028327/

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M’Lords and Ladies… save the date!  

July 29th, 2018

The World Mondo Croquet World Championships and Mad Hatter Picnic!

…watch this site for details…

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Welcome to Summer 2017!

Mondo Croquet!  Saturday!  

 

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June 3rd, Westmoreland Park, 3pm until we go out for snax.

You were there or you were square.

 Click here to see the photos from the event.

Westmoreland Park is here:

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/finder/index.cfm?action=ViewPark&ShowResults=yes&PropertyID=852

We’ll be at the south end where we can play around the trees and the creek: 

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Westmoreland+Park+Nature+Playground/@45.4680109,-122.6419366,18z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x54950ac7394fd8ab:0x922925f82a21f745!8m2!3d45.4706387!4d-122.6409656

No need to dress up unless you feel like it.  Invite your friends, taunt your enemies.  Picnic snacks are welcome.  Try not to fall in the creek.  

Don’t have a bowling ball or a sledgehammer?  No worries, I’ve got plenty to lend out.  Join us!  You know you want to!

Need help finding us?  Buzz me: 503.575.0815.

Questions?  LordPeters@tikimojo.com

Like the Facebook thing?  Here’s the Facebook event post: https://www.facebook.com/events/1680196868943823

 

 

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Well m’Lords and Ladies,

It is time to call your servants and instruct them in the fine art of preparing for Mondo Croquet.

When: July 30th, High Noon until about 5pm

Where: NW Park ave and Everett, Portland Oregon

(Here’s a google map if you think you might get lost)

What:

  • Bring a bowling ball and a sledgehammer.  Don’t worry if you don’t have, we’ve got plenty of extras to loan out
  • You’ll enjoy yourself more if you’re dressed appropriately in lawn whites, or Mad Hatter gear, or simply appropriately inappropriate.  Peruse some of our photos for ideas.
  • Bring along something to share for the picnic and something cold to drink.
  • …and you might want a chair.

It’s a smashing time.  Tell your friends!  Taunt your enemies!

Prepare for fun…

This is our 20th year – can you believe that?

If y0u knows the facebooks, here the Facebook event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/217602002062703/

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