Monday, 4 July 2011

English National Open Egg Throwing Championship at Tandridge

The English National Open Egg Throwing Championship
Approved by the
World Egg Throwing Federation
(incorporating the All England Egg Throwing Federation).

The English National Open Egg Throwing Championships
will take place on Saturday the 9th of July at the Tandridge Village Fete at the Glebe Field, Tandridge Lane, Tandridge, Surrey RH8 9NN

This event aims to place Tandridge, Surrey and greater London at the head of sport egg throwing and pave the way for the event to become fully recognised by Sport England. You can be part of it and gain the chance of guaranteed entry to the 2012 Word Egg Throwing Championships as England’s official representative.

The World Egg throwing Federation (incorporating the All England Egg Throwing Federation) is proud to recognise these games and looks forward to the rapid growth in its popularity under the leadership of Tandridge based branch President Alan Essex who said “This is a great opportunity for the people of Surrey and the surrounding area to show what they are made of. We recognise it’s a new sport to some but we will be training people all day to take part in the finals and a chance for glory and world fame”

World President Andy Dunlop said “This is an exciting time for Tandridge, Surrey, Greater London and indeed the rest of the UK. We look forward to seeing champions made and being sent to the World Championships in June next year to play for England against other world class athletes from Holland, Germany, Canada, the USA and many more.”

Notes for editors.
This event will be based upon the World Egg Throwing Federations rules for Two person Throw and Catch, as detailed in the Federation rules ( and in accordance with the Council of Europe’s European Sports Charter 1993:
All monies raised by the event are used to support local, national and international good causes.
No chickens will be hurt during the championships.
Gates open at 1.30pm
Events include Terrier Racing; Adults & Childrens races; Wheelbarrow races; Tug of War; Slippery pole fighting and the English National Open Egg Throwing Championships. This is divided into Ladies, Junior (under 16) and All-Comers. The longest successful throw will be declared England’s Champions and become holders of The Brown Cup for 1 year.

Further Information can be obtained from:
Tandridge and Surrey Egg Throwing Federation President Alan Essex
tel. 01883 722227
fax. 01883 723482
mob. 07811649210

The World Egg Throwing Federation is contactable via

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