Boules Tournament: Change of venue

Note change of venue for this year only for the Boules.
The new playing terrain in Alice Park is currently under construction and should be ready to play on later this Summer.
We are grateful to The City of Bath Club and Larkhall Sports Club for allowing their venue to be available this year.

The Boules tournament is taking place on Monday 6th May at Larkhall Sports Club (PlainHam) (The football club at the top of the hill just off Charlcombe Lane).

To take part: at least one person register team at the organiser’s table in the park between 10.50 and 11.30 for a 12 noon start. (the whole playing area will be available for practice at anytime beforehand and during the event).

Details of the competition are below.
It’s a triples tournament with teams of 3 players per match. (playing squad numbers unlimited for the tournament duration).
To take part: at least one person register team at the organiser’s table in the park between 10.50 and 11.30 for a 12 noon start. (the whole playing area will be available for practice at anytime beforehand and during the event).

Finish estimate about 5.30 – 6 pm.

Entry Fee: £1 per player (under 16s, 50pence, but must be supervised on and around the playing area by an adult at all times). Payment on the day at registration please.

The format/method of organising the tournament will be determined on the day according to number of entries, weather etc.
There will be prizes for winners and losers.

Dress: In French Style, of course. (at least something red, white and blue, although be prepared for English style weather!) Flat sole shoes are best. Best dressed players rewarded.

Bring own boules if possible. 2 boules per player needed, but some spares will be available.

Player substitutions may be made during matches but only between ends and after informing opponents.
Beginners, don’t worry, rules of play will be explained but you’ll very quickly get the hang of it all. Help and advice will be readily available.

Come along, have some French style fun.

The bar will be open (please do not bring own drink). Some snacks food may be available to buy, but you may bring own picnic.
Organised by The Bath Grand Cru Petanque Club and The Bath League de Petanque on behalf of The Larkhall Festival and supported by our local Rose & Crown pub.

Contact Chris Garratt for more info: 0778947057 (garrattc@hotmail.co.uk)