21 clubs from five countries compete over the course of three days. From Friday to Sunday, the facilities of the Alegría Laurentina Petanque Club, in charge of the organization, will be the setting for the XVII International Pétanque de Huesca City, an event rooted in the Huesca sports calendar that is able to attract players from a wide variety of locations. On this occasion they will come from Belgium, France, the United Kingdom and Andorra, as well as Cantabria, Catalonia, Galicia, the Canary Islands, Madrid and the Community of Valencia and Aragon.
The men’s draw consists of twenty teams and in the women’s there are 16 teams. Several previous groups will be created and the top four groups from each group will go to the semi-finals. In addition, the last three men and last two women could lose their place in the next edition. Any organization reserves the right to invite other groups.
expected to More than a hundred participants which will arrive on Friday 26th May. On that day, the tournament draw will be held, there will be an official reception and a wedding ceremony will be held, which is a kind of friendly tournament to whet your appetite. The competition will officially start on Saturday, with a parade of players, raising flags, a dispute over the various rounds, and a dinner party, while on Sunday the finals and cup handover will be held.
Coinciding with the municipal and regional elections held on Sunday meant that the venue for the competition was moved to the clubhouse instead of the bullring, the traditional site. One aspect to worry about is the possibility of rain. In this case, the alternative of moving the meetings to Miguel Servette Park was prepared.
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