World Aunt Sally Open Singles Championship
The World Aunt Sally Open Singles Championship (WASOSC) is an annual competition that takes place at the Charlbury Beer Festival in Charlbury, West Oxfordshire. Aunt Sally is a traditional English throwing game played in pub gardens or fairgrounds dating back to the 17th Century in which players throw sticks or battens at a model of an old woman's head. The tournament is a knock out competition for individuals, with the winner's name then engraved onto the Finings Cup Trophy while the runner-up receives a case of beer.
The World Aunt Sally Open Singles Championship is open to individuals who participate in a knock out competition. Before the competition starts, names are drawn from a hat to determine the order of play. Games consist of 3 legs, where in each leg the players take 6 throws, where a point is awarded when the stick hits the doll before the iron. If tied after 3 legs, players throw 3 sticks each to determine the winner. Should the scores remain level after those 3 sticks, a sudden-death round, throwing a single stick at a time, to a winning result. The victor proceeds to the next round. Otherwise, normal Aunt Sally league rules apply and players must abide by the umpire's decision.
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World Aunt Sally Open Singles Championship results (2011 onwards)
|2011||28 June||Trevor Dyer||Churchill Arms, Paxford, Gloucs||George Williams ||Charlbury Town FC, Oxfordshire |
|2012||14 July||Steve McAteer||Churchill Arms, Paxford, Gloucs||Graham Barrett ||Fox 'A' Broadwell, Cotswolds, Gloucs|
|2013||29 June||Steve McAteer||Churchill Arms, Paxford, Gloucs||Roger Goodall||Black prince, Woodstock, Oxon |
|2014||28 June||Henry Johnson||Black prince, Woodstock, Oxon||Barry Parker||Abingdon United, Oxon |
|2015||28 June||Roger Goodall||Black prince, Woodstock, Oxon||Graham Barrett||Fox 'A' Broadwell, Cotswolds, Gloucs|
|2016||25 June||Barry Parker||Abingdon United, Oxon||Darren Cave||Butcher's Arms ‘B’, Kings Sutton, Northants |
|2017||24 June||Roger Goodall ||Black prince, Woodstock, Oxon||Ian McAteer||Churchill Arms, Paxford, Gloucs|
|2018||30 June||Kevin Powney ||Black Bull 'A', Launton, Bicester, Oxon||Karl Budd ||Black Bull 'A', Launton, Bicester, Oxon|
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