Petanque

Overview

DATES
Sunday 8, Monday 9, Tuesday 10, Thursday 12 & Friday 13 October 2023

TIMES
9,00am – 5.00pm

Games Entry Fee

VIP Gold entry fee $125 per person
Aged 70+ $110 per person 

(the above entry fees will increase to standard pricing of $155 and $145 respectively as at 1 August 2023)

Please note: All transactions are subject to a PayPal charge (1.5% of total amount due +$0.30).
Further details available in the Games Entry Terms & Conditions.

Sport Entry Fee

$10 per person, per competition

Last Updated: 24/10/2022

Age Requirements

Age determined at 31 December 2023
Minimum age 30 years

Age Groups

Open 30+, 70+

Divisions

  • Female Singles (Tuesday 10 October)
  • Female Doubles (Thursday 12 October)
  • Female Triples (Monday 9 October)
  • Male Singles  (Tuesday 10 October)
  • Male Doubles (Thursday 12 October)
  • Male Triples (Monday 9 October)
  • Mixed Doubles (Friday 13 October)

Number of Participant Requirements

Minimum number of participants required to conduct competition: Singles 12, Doubles 24, Triples 36

Club De Petanque D'Adelaide

Corner Greenhill and Unley Roads, Adelaide 5000

Eastern Suburbs Petanque, @ Unley Sports Club

Eastern Suburbs Petanque Inc.
8 Northgate St, Unley Park SA 5061

Novar Gardens Petanque Club

489 ANZAC Highway, Novar Gardens, SA 5040

Prospect Petanque Club

14-32 Buchanan St, Nailsworth SA 5082

Pétanque will be played as a series of five different competitions. Within each competition there will be two age groups, Open (30yrs+) and 70+ (with age determined by AMGs criteria as over 30 or 70 years of age at 31-12-2023).  Merging of a competition categories on the day may be required, as dictated by numbers, this will ensure strong competition.

Competition divisions are:

For each age group, Open (30yrs+) and 70yrs+
Singles -Male & Female
Doubles – Male, Female & Mixed
Triples –  Male, Female & Mixed (at least one Male and one Female)
With two age categories in each division – Open (30yrs+) and 70yrs+.

Teams of 1, 2 or 3 players in each age category

  • Men, Women and Mixed

Entries – International,  National and State

  • An even number of teams would be preferable (but not essential) with a minimum of 6 teams  required to hold the competition in any one category

Entry fees

  • AMG fees
  • Plus for each competition $10 per person, plus a daily Lunch fee of $10 per person per day if required (i.e. lunch is optional)
  • Note PFA Day Licences will be at no charge

Playing format:

For all events…

  • All teams play the same number of games (may include byes) in a random draw
  • Final rankings determined by overall wins and points
  • Medals to top three place-getters
  • All games played to 13, unless time limit is reached
  • When time is called, finish the end and play one more end if a score of 13 has not been reached
  • If scores are then tied, an additional end is played

Singles events:

  • Time called after 40 minutes
  • 7 games played

Doubles events:

  • Time called after 45 minutes
  • 6 games played

Triples events:

  • Time called after 55 minutes
  • 5 games played
  • After completion of competition each day, there will be the presentation of medals ceremony.

Additional Information

  • Players must be PFA licenced and Day Licence can be registered for here for no cost (as per PFA policy)
  • Starting times of games are set however subject to change if required
  • All games will be timed following PFA guidelines.
  • Social Function to be held on Monday night following the Triples Competition at ESP Petanque Club, at a cost of $10 person (BBQ supper and Bar open)
  • Players should bring own tape measures.
  • Players note that no alcohol can be brought into clubs, bar facilities are available. Please bring your own snacks and water bottle.
  • Parking is mostly ‘street parking’ except at Novar Gardens PC and Prospect PC where some off street parking is available.

Rules

The competition will be conducted under Petanque Australia Rules available here.

Current relevant documents: PFA/FIPJP Rules of Petanque 2021, PFA Local Rules 2021 and PFA Timed Games Rules

For a briefer summary of the rules refer to, www.petanqueaustralia.org.au/documents/rules-of-the-game2

Social

(Food, bar facilities available)
Lunch optional each day $10 per person, per competition
Social function optional $10 per person

Other

If mobility considerations are required please advise in advance
Dietary considerations may be catered for, refer to Club

 

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