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2019 Annapolis Cup Croquet Match: April 27

An annual rite of spring, the Annapolis Cup brings together two starkly different schools—St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy—for a croquet match like no other. The community-wide event attracts several thousand people to the heart of Annapolis for a festive lawn party complete with outrageous costumes, old-fashioned picnics, swing dancing, and, of course, croquet competition.

Check back later for more information about 2019 ticket sales and ground rules.

2018 Annapolis Cup

Ground Rules

Learn more about tickets, food and drinks, general information, parking, lodging, and sponsorship opportunities.

Rules for 2018
Croquet Quick Facts

The match between St. John's and the Naval Academy dates back to the early 1980s.

See the Fact Sheet

2019 Sponsors

Join the party! Sponsorships and Media Sponsorships are available. Learn more about the exclusive perks of becoming a sponsor of this highly anticipated event.

Tent Sponsors

  • Buck Distributing Logo
  • Heavy Seas Logo

Host Committee

Dick and Georgie Franyo, Host

Cullen and Ailsa Murray, Host

Herrington Harbour Marinas, Host
Herrington Harbor Logo

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors

  • Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits
  • Bobby’s Portable Restrooms
  • Buck Distributing
  • Essentia Water
  • Fiesta Rentals
  • Heavy Seas Brewing
  • St. John’s College, Class of 1984
  • Waste Neutral
  • Woodfield Ice