Congratulations to Alex Trobich (A13)
Winner of the 2013 Croquet Postcard/T-Shirt Design Contest
The Freshman Chorus sings the new verse
for the 1911 school song, "St. John's Forever."
This verse was written by the
winner of last year's Croquet song contest,
Charles "David" Branan (A13).
The Thirty-First Annual
SJC vs. USNA Croquet Match
An Annapolis tradition
Update: Final score 4 to 1, Navy victory
Saturday, April 20, 2013
(Rain date – Sunday, April 21)
1 p.m. on the Front Lawn of St. John’s College
Bring your picnic baskets, fancy hats, dancing shoes, and all the family. Food, soft drinks, beer, wine, and champagne will be available for cash-only purchase. Watch the 2012 video by Domenic D'Andrea (A15).
Spring Reunion Events for SJC Alumni
Friday, April 19
8 p.m. Lecture by Mr. Elliott Zuckerman (HA95), tutor emeritus - “Why I Still Scan Verse; or: How to Sleep in a Procrustean Bed” - Francis Scott Key Auditorium
**Guests please note the new 8 p.m start time.
Saturday, April 20
9:30 a.m. Alumni-Student Seminars - Great Hall. Seminars will be led by Christopher Nelson (SF70), Eva Brann (HA89), Sam Kutler (A54) and Joseph MacFarland (A87) on two chapters from Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll: Chapter 7 - “A Mad Tea-Party” and Chapter 8 - “The Queen’s Croquet-Ground.” Registration required. Registration ends April 17, 2013. Space is limited and tutor choices will be fulfilled on a first come first served basis. Check- in starts at 9 a.m. Come to the Great Hall for your room assignment. Coffee and other beverages will be available.
Alumni-Student Seminars are full. To get on the waiting list, email email@example.com.
11:15 a.m. President Nelson and All Alumni Meeting/State of the College - Great Hall
12 - 5 p.m. Visit the Alumni Welcome Center in the Great Hall
1 p.m. Match begins - Front Lawn
7 p.m. King William Players presents Building up and Breaking Down - four one act plays written by St. John’s Students - Francis Scott Key Auditorium
9:30 p.m. Beginners Swing Lessons - Randall Dining Hall
10 p.m. The Spring Cotillion featuring the Craig Sparks Swingtet - Randall Dining Hall
Formal attire requested
To ensure a grand, family-friendly lawn party, please note the following:
Food and alcohol:
- No outside alcohol permitted on campus.
- Food and soft drinks will be available for cash purchase on campus.
- There will be cash bars for champagne, wine, and beer.
- Grills are not permitted on campus.
- Coolers and bags are subject to inspection.
- There will be five designated entrances to the match site.
- Guests are not permitted to set up spaces before 10 a.m. on the morning of the match.
- Only lawn chairs, blankets, and tables lower than two feet are permitted in the area around the match site.
- No pets allowed.
- We ask guests to kindly remove all trash from their spaces and leave in designated areas.
- All personal items must be removed from the campus by 7 p.m. or they become the property of St. John's College.
Tents are allowed in designated areas and by permit only. There is a fee for tent spaces ($25 for SJC alumni and $50 for non-alumni). Spaces are reserved on a first come, first served basis and only one space per applicant is permitted. Registration required. Tent space registration ends April 12, 2013.
Parking: Free weekend parking is available at the state garage at the corner of St. John and Calvert Streets.
Lodging: Please consider staying at one of the accommodations listed on our St. John's College Business Friends page. These businesses support the college and frequently offer discounts to the St. John's College community. See also the visitor's bureau of Annapolis.