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Club History

The Capital Petanque Club was formed on the 20th May 2009 and soon after became affiliated with the Petanque Federation of Australia (PFA), the governing body of the sport.

 

Membership was about 10 or so people at that time, and our first President was Tony Wynd.

 

The new group started playing on a gravel basketball court at the Primary School in Yarralumla.

 

Prior to this people were playing Petanque locally with the 'Bouledogs' which was the first club in the ACT.

Annual Membership

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By joining the Capital Petanque Club  you are eligible for

  • Unlimited free social play

  • Many free club competitions and training days through the year

  • PFA insurance

  • PFA sanctioned events

To join just download a membership application and bring it on a Sunday.

Contact the membership secretary if you have any questions.

The fees include membership of the club and the Petanque Federation of Australia (PFA). PFA affiliation provides insurances for club events and allows members to play in PFA sanctioned competitions. Club members receive invitations to play in tournaments both in the ACT and interstate.

Fees 2023-2024

Adult - $80 | Under 18 - $35 | Non-Playing Social - $40

Note: If you're joining in the months January to June, there is either a fee discount or term extension, so please contact the Secretary or Treasurer before paying.

You may pay your membership fees by EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) from your cheque or savings account via internet or phone banking to:
Account Name: Capital Petanque Incorporated
BSB number: 633-000 (Bendigo Bank)
Account number: 148096969
To Description: your surname(s) and “Fees”

 

If paying by EFT please also send a brief email to the treasurer indicating you have paid your membership fees.

Capital Petanque Club - Club Members

Governance

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Our club is incorporated as an association in the Australian Capital Territory.

Name Capital Petanque Incorporated
Association Number A04858
Date of incorporation 27 May 2009

 
Objects and Purposes

(1) To participate in, and conduct games of social and competition petanque for players at all levels and ages under the auspices of the Petanque Federation of Australia (PFA).
(2) To encourage and foster good relationship between players and supporters by arranging various social activities.
(3) To co-operate with organisations and persons having similar interests and objectives.

Rules / Constitution

Our rules / constitution are the ACT Model Rules (see Publications).

 

Legislation and Requirements

As an incorporated association in the ACT the club is subject to the Associations Incorporation Act and needs to meet the ACT's requirements for incorporated associations.

 

PFA Membership, Policies, Procedures and Insurance

Our club is a member of PFA. Members of our club are also player members of PFA and subject to its policies and procedures.

The club is covered by PFA's public liability and personal accident insurances. The personal accident policy "covers members whilst participating in Petanque Australia Ltd activities including all club activities, games, competitions and training on behalf of the insured including journey to and from any club/sporting venue".

 

Site Licence

We use our Yarralumla site with a licence from the ACT Government.

Office Bearers and Committee

General Enquiries 

secretary@capitalpetanque.org.au

President

Gary C - president@capitalpetanque.org.au

Vice-President

Graham S - vicepresident@capitalpetanque.org.au

Secretary

Rob F - secretary@capitalpetanque.org.au

Treasurer

Mark N - treasurer@capitalpetanque.org.au

Ordinary Committee Members

Kerry H, Greg H and Lea M.

Roles

Public Officer

Rob F - public.officer@capitalpetanque.org.au

Newsletter

Kerry H - newsetter@capitalpetanque.org.au

Equipment

Rob M

Umpires

Graham S - umpires@capitalpetanque.org.au

Coaching

Leanne M - coaching@capitalpetanque.org.au

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