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             Associated Incorporation Number A0056483K

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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 the whole of Victoria
From Friday, 24 December, the following applies:
  • Travel within Victoria is unrestricted
  • Petanque Clubs may hold Tournaments and InterClub Events
  • All Players are required to be fully vaccinated (or have a valid exemption)
  • Spectators and visitors are allowed at Petanque Clubs but only if fully vaccinated
  • Players and visitors attending a Club should register using the QR Code Service
  • All attendees are to present their vaccine certificates when requested
  • Please do not go to a Petanque Club if you are feeling unwell
  • Social distancing should be observed at all times
  • Face-masks are to be worn inside
  • However, strict density limits are no longer required
  • An updated version of your Club's Covid Safe Plan must be prominently displayed
  • All people who attend your Club are to be made aware of your Covid Safe Plan

    Posted 24/12/2021

    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 2 versions available, the 1st one is ordered by state and club, and the 2nd by player name. Either 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 18/05/2021
    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