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The World Egg Throwing Championship


The World Egg Throwing Championship


UPDATE 3

To be held from 10:30 am on Sunday June 25th at The Park, Thorpe Latimer, Nr Sleaford, Lincs, GB.

John Prescott MP, Deputy Prime Minister, had been invited to present the prizes at the forthcoming World Egg Throwing Championships but has unfortunately had to cry off the event due to other diary commitments.

World President of the Federation Andy Dunlop said,

“It’s a great pity. He clearly wanted to come but cant do so because he has been committed elsewhere. His staff sounded quite upset. We have now got in early and invited him to next year's event."

He went on to say,

“In recognition of Mr Prescott’s own personal battle against improper egg throwing we have decided to offer him honouree membership of the federation”

The World Egg Throwing Championships is continuing to gain attention. People in the following Countries have expressed an interest, thus truly making this a greater World Championship than the World Series Baseball tournament by a considerable factor.

USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brazil, Japan, Chile, Germany, Libya, Italy, Uruguay, France, Thailand, Mexico, Guatemala, Netherlands, South Korea, Dominican Republic, Switzerland, Belgium and Finland

Players are invited to register early and told not to worry if they aren’t part of a national team as we have a number of Foreign Egg Throwers seeking representatives to play on their behalf.

Following the NatWest decision to concentrate its generous sponsorship on hosting the Swaton Vintage Day. We have sponsorship vacancies for the primary events. Do you want to offer sponsorship in aid of numerous good causes?


www.eggthrowing.com.


The World Egg Throwing Championship this year will comprise of;


The Egg Cup
2 person throw and catch event. Dressed in protective clothing, teams of two throw an egg between themselves at ever increasing distances. Knockout event.
The Relay Cup
11 person egg speed relay. 12 eggs are passed along the 100-metre line at 10 metre intervals. Timed knockout event.

Early registration recommended. How to enter and all other details at www.eggthrowing.net

To be held in conjunction with Swaton Vintage Day. Over 200 Vintage, Veteran and Classic Tractors, Cars, Motorbikes, Commercial Vehicles, Stationary Engines, Cultivators & Shire Horses are expected to be on show.
Plus

… Terrier Racing. Bring your own. Non-terriers invited as guest runners.
Plus

…. Craft Tent, Bar, Hog Roast & other Refreshments and Games
Plus

…. Rides for the Children.

Proceeds are to be donated to local causes, The Red Cross, L.I.V.E.S and Radio Lincolnshire’s ‘Go for Gold Appeal.

Show entry is detailed on the attached web link www.eggthrowing.org

NatWest Bank is sponsoring the Swaton Vintage Day.

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