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Croquet Field Day!

Raising awareness and funding for future expansion of emergency medicine services at Olmsted Medical Center.

Image of Miniature Croquet Mallet and BallOMC Regional Foundation's annual amateur 9-wicket croquet tournament was held at Somerby Golf Club in Byron on a summer Sunday afternoon on June 25, following a buffet brunch. The tournament welcomed novice and experienced amateur players. All teams play for non-cash prizes. The $150 team entry fee admitted two players to the pre-tournament brunch buffet, registered them as an event team, and provided a picnic-style lunch as well as a player gifts.

The 8th Annual Croquet Field Day (CFD)! was held Sunday, June 25, at Somerby Golf Club in Byron. This unique event supports and benefits emergency medicine services at Olmsted Medical Center.

Thank you to all the players and volunteers who attended and helped to make Croquet Field Day! a huge success! And a special thank you to all our sponsors who stepped forward in supporting our fundraising efforts for the expansion and improvements of our Emergency Medicine facilities. Their generosity is greatly appreciated! Click on the image below to see a list of all our sponsors.
CFD Thank you

Players of all ages and abilities participated. Use of regulation tournament-grade croquet equipment, including mallets, wickets (hoops), balls, and stakes, were included in the $150 team entry fee.

Croquet Field Day! 2017 event details:

  • Registration opened: 10:30 AM Sunday
  • Brunch at the Somerby Clubhouse: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
  • Rules review: 12:00 Noon
  • Play begins: 12:30 PM
  • Two rounds of 45 minute games followed by a delicious picnic lunch
  • A third championship game for qualified teams
  • 18 marked courts
  • Complimentary use of regulation tournament-grade croquet equipment
  • Food and drinks in the hospitality tent during the entire event
  • Prizes awarded for:
    • Top-performing tournament teams
    • Best Croquet Dressed Individual (Male & Female)
    • Best Hat Individual (Male & Female)
    • Best Themed Team


Join Us as an Event Player or Sponsor in 2018

Want to join in the fun of Croquet Field Day as a player or sponsor in 2018? Contact David Herder at 507.292.7208 or for more information.

Contact Us

OMC Regional Foundation can be reached Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (except on holidays), at:

tel: 507.292.7202

fax: 507.292.7211


Mailing address:

OMC Regional Foundation
210 Ninth Street SE
Rochester, MN  55904

Benefactor Spotlight

Image of OMC's first surgeon, Harry F BurichThe Dr. Harry F. Burich Clinician Library is an electronic resource established for the benefit of OMC clinicians through a generous endowment gift, made by Dr. Harry F. and Grace E. Burich. Dr. Burich was OMC's first surgeon.
OMC Regional Foundation and Olmsted Medical Center are grateful for the generosity of the Burichs and their foresight in establishing endowed funding for an important and easily accessible resource for clinicians as they provide patient care.
For more information on how you also can support the Dr. Harry F. Burich Clinician Library, please contact us!