This year’s Nottingham Open has moved from its traditional first Saturday in July to the first Sunday. A change to a snake format will give all competitors a full day’s play and the opportunity to win cash prizes.
Entry details are shown on the flyer below including a downloadable entry form.
Thank you for your support.
Nottingham Open Entry Form (Click to download)
Red Lion Petanque Club at Kegworth are holding their annual speed melee on the 4th September 2016. If you have not played in the Red Lion Speed Melee in previous years, you have missed out on a great event.
Details for entry are on the flyer .. Contact Jim or Kate if you would like more information.
Congratulations to John Proctor and Morris Goodman who were informed yesterday evening that they had both passed the English Petanque Association exams to become fully qualified EPA Club Umpires.
The Hasland Gala on the 12th June is to be the official launch date for the newly formed Eastwood Park Petanque Club.
It has been confirmed that the Lord Mayor of Chesterfield who will be attending the Gala will perform an official opening of the Eastwood Park Petanque Club. The Gala starts at 12.00pm and the EPPC opening should be around 12.15pm. EPPC members will be promoting the Club at the Gala and inviting people to have a try. If you are free on the 12th June, please visit our new friends and show your support.
We will be providing contact details and playing session information for EPPC within the next few days. In the meantime we wish Peter, Janet, Chris and Sue every success with their new venture and a guarantee of Mercia’s full support.
A copy of both Mercia’s competition rules and code of conduct for 2016 are available via the following links.
Mercia Competition Rules 2016
Mercia Competitor’s Code of Conduct 2016
This information can be found via the site menu: Mercia Info/Documents/Competition Information
A selection of photos are posted below from the EPA Home Nations Qualifier that was held at Nottingham City PC last Sunday.
Many thanks to Steve Harrington for providing these photographs and to Steve, Di and all the helpers at NCPC who made the day run so smoothly.
The final results table for the 2016 Mercia Winter League has been posted on the Mercia Winter League page.
Congratulations to Arena PC who are Mercia champions for 2016. The trophy will be presented at the 3rd Inter-Regional Qualifier on Sunday, 12th June.
Many thanks to the clubs who hosted this year’s series and to all their club members and helpers who made us most welcome.
Please see the attached flyer from the Playing Fields legacy Fund if you are looking for a funding source and can meet the PFLF criteria.
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Lincoln Branleys Petanque Club are holding a doubles competition on Sunday, 5th June. If you are free on the day and would like to enter, please contact Liz Mann by email or phone to confirm your entry.
Thank you for your support.
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