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June 2024 Events, Coaching Tips, Club News, Special Offers and Latest news

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Our shop is open for customer visits and of course you can still order by telephone and e mail and we will be happy to help.

 

 

If you have any questions we will be happy to help as always. If you prefer to make an appointment then these can be made by telephone or e mail to the usual contact details.

 

Phil and Marion

 

If you have any questions please contact us on  01359 250829 or email pycpetanque@aol.com

2024 PETANQUE COMPETITIONS AND FIXTURES AND CLUB NEWS

JUNE 

23rd Anglia Region  3rd Regional Qualifier Lingwood Village Hall Lingwood Norfolk NR13 4AZ

29th Saturday 29th June, 2024, the Petanque England Junior Doubles
Championships will be held at Royal Wootton Bassett Petanque Club,
Gerard Buxton Sports Ground, Brinkworth Road, Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4
8DS (3.2km from M4 J16 on B4042 towards Malmesbury).  Registration from
0915hrs, first boule at 1000hrs.  We are grateful to the Royal Wootton
Bassett Petanque Club for hosting us.

Entrants must be members of Petanque England and should be under 18yrs
throughout 2024.  This is a dual gender event, teams of girls, boys and
mixed all welcome.  It is also an official Petanque England
Championships and as such all players must wear matching tops.  We have
asked the Umpires commission to provide an official for the day.

The format will depend on entries, however it is likely to be leagues in
the morning with a knockout competition in the afternoon.

The closing date will be Wednesday 26 June, 2024.  You are invited to
send entries to me at juniors@petanque-england.uk. 

30th Martin Birkhead Trophy (Doubles) Lincoln Branleys Petanque Club

Venue: Woodcocks, Saxilby Road, Lincoln LN1 2BE Please book in advance by email to:- lincoln.branleys@hotmail.co.uk  or through our facebook page

Martin Birkhead Trophy -for cash prizes

30th June Registration from 9:40 Play starts at 10am

£7.50 per person (£15 per adult team) Under 18 years on the day £2

CASH on the day for all entrants .

We will confirm your place in advance of the day. Limited to 32 teams

30th Join the Garnier Petanque Club for their 2nd Precision Shooting competition on Sunday, 30th June from 11:00.

Free entry per person, and Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd.

 

The Social Club Bar will be open for drinks and snacks throughout and toilet facilities will be available.

Come and join us to celebrate, and make this annual event in the Norfolk County Pétanque Calendar.

Each person will be given a time slot, so please arrive 15-20 minutes before your slot so we can get as many people as possible shooting. Limited to 20 players

Either message our Facebook Page, or email to confirm your entry. Closing Date 21st June.

 

For further information and pre entry contact Garnier Petanque Club e mail Garnierpetanqueclub@gmail.com.

JULY

6th Coventry Petanque Club Alexandra Open Mixed Pairs Event at The Burnt Post Kenpas Highway CV3 6AW Limited to 16 teams. 3 timed games followed by two game to 13 points. Entry £30.00 per team includes lunch. Arrival 9.15 to 9.30 start of play 10.00 o’clock

Further details contact Please pre-register by Friday 16th June to Gary Dowsett e mail garydowsettcpcsec@hotmail.com

 

No Alcohol allowed in the vicinity of the terrain unless purchased from the Burnt Post

6th Nottingham Petanque Club Presents The Nottingham Open Doubles Cash Prizes Valley Road, Sherwood, Nottingham, NG5 3HU  Registration 9.30 For ASAP Start

 

Entry £15 Per Team, Cash Or Cheque With Entry Form.

For more information e mail Bryanhodges@Btinternet.Com 

We Will Only Be Serving Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Snacks All Day.

7th Anglia Region Over 55’s Doubles Bob Carter Centre Drayton Norwich Norfolk NR8 6DW

13 July, 2024, the Petanque England Junior Singles
Championships will be held at Leicester Petanque Club, Western Park,
Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 6HX.  Registration from 0915hrs, first
boule at 1000hrs.  We are grateful to the Leicester Petanque Club for
hosting us.

Entrants must be members of Petanque England and should be under 18yrs
throughout 2024.  This is a dual gender event, girls & boys welcome.  It
is also an official Petanque England Championships.  We have asked the
Umpires Commission to provide an official for the day.

The format will depend on entries, however it is likely to be leagues in
the morning with a knockout competition in the afternoon.

The closing date will be Wednesday 10th July, 2024.  You are invited to
send entries to me at juniors@petanque-england.uk.  Please include
players names, DofB, PE Licence Number, Region/Club, contact numbers
and/or addresses.

14th Adur Bastille Day Doubles Sunday 14th July. Impulse Leisure Centre, Old Shoreham Road, Lancing BN15 0PH.

£10 per player £5 juniors. Leagues & knockout. Cash prizes.

Registration from 8.45 to 9.15 for a 9.30 am start. BBQ available or bring your own. Entries to kimadurpcsecretary@hotmail.com

 

14th Yorkshire Open Mixed Triples 2024 Sunday 14th July 2024
Heckmondwike Petanque Club.

20th Bob Carter Prime Pairs Bob Carter Centre Drayton Norwich Bob Carter Centre Petanque Club We cordially invite you to enter our Prime Pairs Competition

on Sunday 20th July 2024 at the Bob Carter Leisure Centre,Drayton, Norwich

Entrance Fee £15.00 Per Pair Limited to 16 pairs

Registration at 9.30am. Play commences at 10.00am

For further details please contact email ian.cunnison2@gmail.com or Suemitchell13@gmail.com

20th Triples Carreau-boule cup Triples John Street PC  Knutton, Staffordshire, ST5 6DT,

July 20th & July 21st 2024. Carreau-boule cup tournament

Entry forms at the bottom of the post.

Registration will be open on the day from 08:30 with all captains to have registered by 09:15. We will not be accepting payments on the day so please keep a look out for an email with instructions on how to pay.

The terrain will be open on Friday 19th July from 14:00 for anybody looking to get familiar with the pistes.

We have negotiated a Concessionary deal with a local chain for £45 per room, per night. ( double or twin combining a kitchenette & self contained toilet & bathroom).

Food will be available both days and the menu will be sent to the team captains email address after registration.

Entry is £12 per person on both days.

On Saturday evening, in association with Knutton Ex Servicemen’s club, we are having a karaoke/party which will be free entry and hosted by Stone Williams.

We are accepting extra players if you wish to bring them, for example having a team of 3 in the doubles or 4 in the triples, please note this will still remain at £12 per person.

Payment details will be sent to team captains upon registration.

Triples 20th July - https://forms.gle/gL7Crswg89tQbcV17

Doubles 21st July - https://forms.gle/GeueBmn9ovsn5jrA8

Please note this is a first come, first serve basis and any teams over the limit will be added to a reserve list.

 

 21st Doubles Carreau-boule cup Triples John Street PC  Knutton, Staffordshire, ST5 6DT, Registration will be open on the day from 08:30 with all captains to have registered by 09:15. We will not be accepting payments on the day so please keep a look out for an email with instructions on how to pay.

The terrain will be open on Friday 19th July from 14:00 for anybody looking to get familiar with the pistes.

We have negotiated a Concessionary deal with a local chain for £45 per room, per night. ( double or twin combining a kitchenette & self contained toilet & bathroom).

Food will be available both days and the menu will be sent to the team captains email address after registration.

Entry is £12 per person on both days.

We are accepting extra players if you wish to bring them, for example having a team of 3 in the doubles or 4 in the triples, please note this will still remain at £12 per person.

Payment details will be sent to team captains upon registration.

Doubles 21st July - https://forms.gle/GeueBmn9ovsn5jrA8

21st St Peter South Elmham Boules Championship 2024 Sunday 21st July 2024 at Ilketshall St Andrew Village Hall Proceeds in aid of St Peter’s Church

Entries

Please complete the attached entry form and return to:

Pamela Bonnett, St Peters Cottage, St Peter South Elmham NR35 1NG. (Next door to church) Cheques payable to South Elmham St Peters Church. Cash accepted but please do not post. BACS accepted this year, please ask for details.

No postal acknowledgement of entry will be sent and all information will be sent to the email address specified on the entry form.

GENERAL INFORMATION

· This is a fun event aimed at all ages and abilities. No previous experience necessary.

· Entry Fee £28.00 per team. Closing date for entries 14th July 2024.

· Teams of 4. In each match 3 will be nominated to play and the fourth team member will act as measurer. This can be rotated.

· During the morning a round robin will be played in leagues. During the afternoon the top 2 in each league will play in a knock out competition. Those not in the top 2 will play in a plate knock out competition.

· Food and drink will be available for purchase throughout the day.

· A place at the event will not be confirmed until a completed application form and the entry fee is received.

· Metal boules to be used (6 per team.) Please bring your own metal boules. These price from less than £10 for recreational sets to expensive competition boules. Please mark them in such a way that you can identify them. If this causes difficulty please contact us.

· Details of rules and timings will be sent out prior to the event.

· We cannot refund entry fees to teams who have entered but do not eventually take part in the competition. There is a limit of 32 teams for this event.  Enquiries tim.maycock@btinternet.com 

21st Handcross Summer Doubles Sunday 21st July 2024 Handcross Recreation Ground, High Street, Handcross, RH17 6BJ Cost of entry £20 per team  Cash prizes Entries to the address below by 16th July please NB: maximum entry of teams 24.  Registration from 9.30am for 10.00 am start. Tea and Coffee Available Please bring a mug, also a picnic lunch All entries received WILL be acknowledged. For information and entry please contact the above by emailing Handcrossentries@gmail.com.

28th Anglia Region  Doubles British Sugar Petanque Club  Hollow Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

27th Petanque England Triples Championships will be held at Whitnash PC

Entrants must be members of Petanque England and should be under 18yrs
throughout 2024.  This is a dual gender event, girls & boys welcome.  It
is also an official Petanque England Championships.   You are invited to
send entries to me at juniors@petanque-england.uk. 

28th Anglia Region  Doubles British Sugar Petanque Club  Hollow Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

28th Summer Doubles Competition Playing for the Hordern Cup at ARUNDEL PETANQUE CLUB At our club terrain within Arundel Football Club ground

Mill Road Arundel BN18 9PA

SUNDAY 28th July 2024

Book early to avoid disappointment

Registration from 9.15a.m.    play starts at 10.00a.m.

£10 PER PLAYER (JUNIORS free)

RAFFLE

Please bring own picnic -  bar open from noon

Entries  to: Kath Knight, 44, Ripley Road,

Worthing,  West Sussex BN11 5NG

email: kathknight@ntlworld.com

PRE-ENTRY ONLY Closing Date 14th July

Pay on the day.  Parking in Football Club Car Park.

Grassy area next to terrain for seating.

Directions to terrain available on SCPA website

AUGUST

3rd Lingwood East Norfolk PC Open Doubles Lingwood Village Hall Lingwood Norfolk NR13 4AZ Entry per player is £15 and entry fee includes food voucher which can be used to purchase refreshments at the Social Club.  Trophies and cash prizes.

Doubles Registration by 9.00am Play will commence at 9.30 and the format will be leagues, knockout and consolages. Licenced bar, BBQ and Catering facilities on site.

Entries to Peter Astle email enpc.open22@gmail.com

 

4th East Norfolk PC Open Triples Lingwood Village Hall Lingwood Norfolk NR13 4AZ Entry per player is £15 and entry fee includes food voucher which can be used to purchase refreshments at the Social Club.  Trophies and cash prizes.

Triples Registration by 9.00am Play will commence at 9.30 and the format will be leagues, knockout and consolages. Licenced bar, BBQ and Catering facilities on site.

Entries to Peter Astle email enpc.open22@gmail.com

3rd 4th Home Nations Hosted by Jersey

4th Clymping Open Charity Triples 4th August 2024

Clympng Village Hall & Sports Field. Crookthorn Lane  (A259)

Clymping  Littlehampton. West Sussex BN17 5SN Sat Nav will take you to incorrect place if you use this. Co-ordinates are 50.808534 and 0.573962

 

Registration 9.15am to 9.45 am Start Of Play 10.00 am

Entry £10.00 per adult. Juniors £5.00.

Limited number of teams-entries a.s.a.p

 

League and knockout format.

Please bring your own food / drink / chair Bar 12 till 2pm      Toilets available

 

CASH PRIZES  RAFFLE

ENTRIES:  KEITH WANNELL

email: keith.wannell@gmail.com with Name, Club, Phone/Mobile

by 31st July  www.clympingpetanque.com

9th – 11th International Naturist Petanque Tournament Braunschweig Germany

10th Chesterfield Petanque Club Summer Triples £24 per teams of 3 or 4. Registration from 9.00 to 9.20 for a prompt start. Max 32 Teams  3 x Timed League games to knockout. Cash prizes. Gold Silver and bronze categories.

To enter or more information please contact Tim Jervis at Timjervis56@gmail.com

11th Oxshott “Inspired Trophy" Open Doubles Oxshott Petanque Club:

Oxshott Village Sports Club Steels Lane Oxshott, Surrey KT22 0RF

Sunday 11th August 2024 Cash Prizes Entry £12 per person - juniors £6

Will it be your name on the coveted "Inspired Trophy" this year?

Join us for a great day out in the beautiful Surrey Hills

Strong competition, excellent hospitality, good fun

This is the one!

Bar, food and clubhouse facilities available, including Bacon Rolls!

Lunch menu to pre-order sent when you enter

Tea & coffee available all day Bar open from 12:00

Entry by email to oxshottpetanque@hotmail.co.uk, which will be acknowledged

Payment online or by cheque / post (see details & address below)

Entries must be received by Sunday 4th August together with the entry fee

No entries on the day

Registration from 09:30, play to commence at 10:00

Entry payment online Entry payment by cheque / post:

Oxshott Petanque Club Payable to Oxshott Petanque Club:

Oxshott Village Sports Club

Steels Lane

Oxshott, Surrey

KT22 0RF

18th The Tom Turner Coates Village Pairs.  It’s the big ONE! The 30th Anniversary event. Regularly attracting over 100 teams this doubles event brings together some of the best teams in the country together with league, club and fun players. A unique annual opportunity, established in 1994 to play on gravel driveways in the village of Coates, centered at and around the Vine Public House. PE7 2BJ. This unique event is challenging as well as great fun. Hog roast, ice creams as well as food from the Pub or local shop make it a superb day to meet old and new friends in a village atmosphere. Bring a picnic and enjoy the village green. If you have never played here it is a must enter event. Entry is required in advance by 11th August please. Limited to 100 teams

5 games + final Registration 9-30am. Entries must be received with fee by 11th August to: Phil Hichens 3 Grebe Close, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 1UU. For further information: Email hichens547@btinternet.com Cheques made payable to Coates Petanque. Entry fee £16 per team.

24th Kents Big Weekend Triples – GRFC Petanque Gravesend Rugby Club Donald Biggs Drive DA12 2PP Kent.  Pre entry required Start 9.30am  Entry £15 per player. Cash prizes dependant on entry. Leagues and Knockout. For further information and pre entry contact alexspillettcompetitions@gmail.com  

 

25th Kents Big Weekend Doubles – GRFC Petanque Gravesend Rugby Club Donald Biggs Drive DA12 2PP Kent.  Pre entry required Start 9.30am  Entry £15 per player. Cash prizes dependant on entry. Leagues and Knockout. For further information and pre entry contact alexspillettcompetitions@gmail.com  

26th The British Open is back this August! Bigger and better than last year (when the 32 teams had a brilliant day). This year, up to 48 teams to increase the prize pot further (£500 first prize in 2023).

Expect the usual first class hosting from Rainworth PC…sponsorship, show piste, shooting, food and an expanded 24 pistes.

The perfect run out for your Inter Regionals team.

Book via morris798g@gmail.com soon to avoid disappointment.

26TH to 28TH LIBERATION PETANQUE CLUB  JERSEY INTERNATIONAL

PETANQUE OPEN 26TH TO 28TH AUGUST 2024 

We are pleased to be holding our first International Open and offer

a warm welcome to Jersey.  We are based in the heart of Jersey’s

capital, St Helier, surrounded by Bars, Restaurants, and the main

shopping centre.

Liberation Petanque Club (JERSEY)

International 2024 Open Competition Weekend 26th to 28th August

Minimum Guaranteed Prize Fund for the Weekend over £2000

 

We are based in the Heart of Jersey’s Capital, St Helier surrounded by Bars, Restaurants,

and the main shopping centre.  

The competition weekend spread over the three days with a

different competition to be held each day.  The competitions will be held over the bank holiday weekend of 26th August to 28th August inclusive with a different competition to be held each day.  

If you would like to know more, please contact the club for full

details and entry form. Entry Fees and Prize Fund Breakdown

 

Entry Fees are as follows:

26th August Singles - £20 per team

27th August Doubles  - £60 per team (£20pp)

28th August Triples   - £20 per team (£20pp)

 

For more information and entry form please contact Toby Northern
Chairman Liberation Petanque Club
Email: Liberationpc@gmail.com

www.liberationpetanque.co.uk

SEPTEMBER

 

1st Anglia Region  Triples Lingwood Village Hall Lingwood Norfolk NR13 4AZ TBC

 

6th 7th 8th GUERNSEY OPEN WEEKEND

6th Guernsey Singles competition. Guernsey Club de Petanque Ruette du Friquet  St Andrews GY6 8SJ  Closing date for entries 31st August 2024 £10 per player Registration 11.30 for a 12.00 start

For more information and entries contact Craig Allen at craig.allen@cwgsv.net

 

7th Guernsey Doubles competition. Guernsey Club de Petanque Ruette du Friquet  St Andrews GY6 8SJ  Closing date for entries 31st August 2024 £10 per player Registration 8.30 for a 9.00 start

For more information and entries contact Craig Allen at craig.allen@cwgsv.net

 

8th Guernsey Triples competition. Guernsey Club de Petanque Ruette du Friquet  St Andrews GY6 8SJ  Closing date for entries 31st August 2024 £10 per player Registration 8.30 for a 9.00 start

For more information and entries contact Craig Allen at craig.allen@cwgsv.net

8th Robin Hood Open Triples at Mansfield Petanque Club Titchfield Park, Nottingham Road Mansfield NG18 2RN Sunday 8th September Entry fee: £15 per team of three or four. Robin Hood Fancy dress optional!  

Registration: 9:30 am for start after announcements.   Tea coffee and biscuits available all day at a cost of £2.00 Players are welcome to bring a picnic / own food. Entries in advance to Nick North Club Secretary Mansfield Petanque Club 5 Heddon Bar Mansfield Woodhouse NG19 9RB

Email Northnick1@gmail.com

14th to 15th Petanque England Inter Regional Championships Pakefield Suffolk

OCTOBER

6th Anglia Region  Singles Bob Carter Centre Drayton Norwich Norfolk NR8 6DW

 

20th Anglia Region Hosting the Triway at British Sugar Petanque Club  Hollow Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

PS  Keep an eye on our page of the month as the fixtures will soon be coming in thick and fast for the tournaments next year. If you are organising competitions please let us know and we will put them on our site free of charge.

Also www.winningpetanque.com has all the coaching tips featured on these pages from the past.

 

UK PETANQUE CLUB INFORMATION

 

This new section is designed to promote clubs and their activities as well as contacts.

 

Scotland

The Carnoustie Petanque Club, situated at The Aboukir Hotel, 38 Ireland Street, Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland DD7 6AT (entrance off Arbroath Road).

Affiliated to the Scottish Petanque Association.

The Club playing times are: Tuesdays & Thursdays  2pm to 4pm and Wednesdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm.  Visitors welcome.

Contacts are: Chairman- Harry Ritchie, tel; 01241-852281    e-mail: harryritchie@ymail.com

                Secretary John Davidson, tel: 01241-853666   e-mail: johnldavidson@hotmail.com

 

 

If you would like your club here please ask. During holidays petanque players love to pop into local clubs to have a game or two!

Information correct at time of release

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