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Petanque England Junior award scheme The Red plus level

Red Plus is gained if the candidate completes 5 out of the first 10 practical activities of the Blue Award as follows

In order to pass this award candidates must obtain 8 out of 12 in the 10 tasks.

The Activities

1. Demonstrate to the examiner that a candidate can throw a Cochonnet to within a circle of 75 cm in diameter.

2. Demonstrate to the examiner that a candidate can point a boule to within a circle of 50 cm in diameter whereby the examiner is responsible for ensuring that the distance at which a boule is pointed to is varied at least 3 times.

3. Demonstrate to the examiner that a candidate can lob using the correct throwing method over a rope which is 3m above the ground landing the boule in a circle that is 1 m in diameter placed at the minimum distance. The boule must remain inside the circle in order for the boule to score.

4. Demonstrate to the examiner that a candidate can lob using the correct throwing method over a rope which is 3m above the ground landing the boule in a circle that is 1 m in diameter placed at the maximum distance. The boule must remain inside the circle in order for the boule to score.

5. Demonstrate to the examiner that a candidate can hit a boule without dropping short, using a soft looping shooting method to hit a boule that is placed 40 cm behind another boule at a distance 2m past the minimum distance laid down in the International Rules of the Game.


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