To make sure you have a great time the Franklin Advanced Deluxe Croquet Set comes with equipment for six players along with a set of game rules and instructions. A handy soft-foam case makes transportation and storage easy. The set includes: Six 3-inch all-weather molded plastic balls 6 mallets with capped heads and chestnut finish 7/8-inch handle diameter; 7x2-inch head Two 16-inch painted stakes 9 plastic-covered square-edge wire wickets Hard-side messenger-style carry case For up to 6 players Includes U.S. Croquet Association official rules This Advanced Deluxe Croquet Set is very affordable and is sanctioned by the United States Croquet Association. It's all you need to liven up your summer! 24-inch hardwood mallet handles. 7-inch hardwood mallet heads. Six molded plastic balls. Two 16-inch goal stakes. Nine plastic covered wire wickets. Sturdy carrying/storage case.