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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 (updated 16 September)

VPCI advises that within Metropolitan Melbourne the previous restrictions are still in place and no social Petanque Club play is allowed. However, in Regional Victoria the restrictions have changed. From Thursday 17 September in Regional Victoria social Petanque Club play is now allowed for a maximum of 10 players at any one time. No equipment is to be shared and the 1.5 m social distancing rule remains, and face masks must be worn. Club facitilies are not to be used apart from access to toilets and potable water.

Posted 16/09/2020
Best Players 2019-2020 Season

The VPCI Committee congratulates the 2019-2020 Best Players for the Season (1 May to 30 April each year): May Ratana (Women), Eileen Marie (Women 60+), Jessen Soomary (Men) and Sary In (Men 60+).

Posted 01/05/2020
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