This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Jai Alai/Cesta Punta: Fronton Mexico Announces Changes in Scheduling

Fronton Mexico has announced a change in scheduling. Beginning immediately the Tuesday session will be dropped and replaced by a Friday session. Thursday-Saturday sessions will begin at 19:30. Sunday sessions will begin at 18:00, except for this Sunday, April 16, which will consist of only 2 partidos and 1 quiniela due to the Easter holiday. That session will begin at 19:00.

Article announcing the change (www.pitlane.mx) According to the article, the management feels that Fridays are better for "así que ahora se eliminará la función de los martes y se agrega la de los viernes, que por nuestra experiencia es el mejor día para presentar a los pelotaris al público aficionado y a quienes van en busca de la apuesta." (Google Translate English): "Tuesdays (will be dropped) and Friday is added, which for our experience is the best day to present the pelotaris to the amateur public and those who are looking for the bet."

This week's (April 13-16) Schedule

Note that this week also offers an interesting 3 v 2 Star Match on Saturday, April 15. Egiguren-Lopez v Laduche-Christophe-Etxeto.