CITY of BATH PC - SQUAD SELECTION
EPA refers to the English Petanque Association
COB refers to City of Bath Petanque Club
GWR refers to Great Western Region Petanque
City of Bath PC team squads for 2018
As this is the first year of the competition schedule, competition places will be determined by your current COB squad level, your EPA ranking and then your COB ranking at the time when selections need to be made. The competition manager and playing committee will select the teams as per the guidelines set out above and will also nominate a captain for each team or event.
City of Bath PC team squads for 2019
The squads for 2019 will be made up of players who have performed during the 2018 season and will be placed into the following categories.
Premier - Players who have been a regional champion in any event in 2018 or have an EPA National ranking from 2018 (which is 50 or higher for men and 30 or higher for ladies) or who have represented their country at any time in the last 3 years. The players position within the squad will be determined by a) players current EPA ranking, then b) National representation, then c) Number of EPA and then GWR regional titles won from the previous year and finally
d) current COB ranking
Performance - Players who have regularly played at regional level during 2018. This must include playing in at least three GWR closed events or higher or qualifying by playing to represent the region in the EPA regional Championships at Hayling Island. The players position within the squad will be determined by the players current COB ranking
Development - Players who play at club level and who have not entered more than two regional closed events or higher during 2018. The players position within the squad will be determined by the players current COB ranking
During the 2019 season events will be organised against other clubs specifically for the squad you are in. Selection for these events will depend on your COB Club ranking within that squad.
For example, if the event requires 8 players then the places will be offered to the first 8 players within the squad and then moving down the COB Club rankings in order.