La British Open 2018

Redefining Petanque in the North of England with a triples competition featuring big names and big money.

La British Open
La British Open

Do you have what it takes?

Become the 1st
La British Open champion

The North of England will play host to teams from all over the UK & beyond, as they face-off in the ultimate Petanque tournament with the chance to win big prize money.

  • 21st July

    The Saturday

    Starting in the afternoon with intense qualifiers, then an enjoyable evening of social play

    *bring ya balls
  • &

  • 22nd July

    The Sunday

    Get ready to do battle as the main competition takes place

    *licensed players only. £10 per player

Hosted at

Heckmondwike Petanque club

In association with Northern Petanque About this club

Everything you need for

A world-class

30 Pistes

International quality pistes with floodlights

4 Terrain types

Master the terrain & become the ultimate winner

FREE Parking

Travelling by car, no stress. You can park nearby

Accomodation nearby

Relax and re-charge, ready for the next day


Local shops nearby so you can re-fuel

Spend a penny

Did you know, our toilets are FREE!

Give me shelter

If it rains take shelter in our large club house

Info Pack

A quick handy guide with more information

A competition perfectly situated

At A venue accessible by
road, rail & air

Getting your team to the piste is easy. Heckmondwike Petanque club is situated central to many main transport hubs, hotels, bars, restaurants and shops.

Get your team to the piste


  • Driving M62 & M1
  • Main Roads A638


  • Dewsbury Station 9 minutes by car
  • Mirfield Station 11 minutes by car


  • Manchester 45 miles (75mins away)
  • Leeds Bradford 17 miles (45mins away)

New total prize fund available


With thanks to our event sponsors

A show of support

Headline Sponsor

Event Partners

  • Obut


  • Boulenciel


  • MS Petanque

    MS Petanque

  • DC Petanque

    DC Petanque

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Website by Aly Sebastien