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   Administrative Body

Victoria Pétanque Clubs Inc. (Pétanque Victoria) is the administrative body of pétanque in Victoria. The members of VPCI are the affiliated clubs.



Licensed Victorian petanque club members are eligible to participate in local, state and national tournaments. We are responsible for organising the Victorian State Championship Tournaments and setting the Calendar



Our mission is to promote petanque, increase player participation in Victoria and provide an environment and an organisational structure in which Pétanque can be enjoyed.



Pétanque Victoria is affiliated, through Pétanque Federation Australia (PFA), with the Federation Internationale de Pétanque et Jeu Provencal (FIPJP), the world governing body of Pétanque.

News & Announcements
COVID-19 Management for Victoria (updated 26 March 2021)

VPCI advises that the CovidSafe Summer Restrictions are further relaxed from 6 pm on Friday 26 March, and are common across the whole of Victoria. These conditions can be viewed using this link:
Covid-Safe Summer Restrictions

Posted 26/03/2021
Player.csv File for Sport Program

The most up-to-date Player.csv file may now be downloaded from the Home Page of the site. There are 3 versions available, the 1st one is ordered by state and club, the 2nd by player name, and the 3rd one is the same as the 2nd with Ranking details included. Any of the 3 may be Imported to Sport with the same result. Again, we are grateful to PFA for allowing the use of their player database in this regard.

Posted 18/10/2016
Buchholz Numbers Explained

Ranking using the Buchholz numbers

Posted 28/09/2015
Permanent Notices
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Please check the Calendar. If you are running a calendar event soon please email us the flyer and we will link that to the calendar entry.

Our Bendigo Bank account details are:
BSB: 633 000
A/c Name: VPCI
A/c No.: 151 047 958
Payments should be accompanied by a reference that indicates your club name. Also, when a payment is made please also send a brief email to the Secretary or Treasurer at VPCI informing us what the payment was for. Thanks.

The registered address of the VPCI is 6B Grenville Street South, Ballarat Central, Victoria, 3350

VPCI is a Victorian Incorporated Association, Registration No. A0056483K