You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else – Albert Einstein

There are three main types of croquet played in South Australia. They can be played at a social or competitive level. Two forms of the game offer the opportunity to play at an international level. The main types of croquet currently played in South Australia are:

Association Croquet – the traditional form of the game, strategic and more complex than Golf Croquet.


Golf Croquet – a simplified version of the traditional game, which can be played in under an hour.


Aussie Croquet – Mostly played by school programs and some clubs.