Wow! This was a truly memorable experience for the first World Pooh Sticks Championships to be held in Witney, Oxfordshire. There were hundreds of participants and spectators on Langel Common to watch the event unfold and to meet Pooh, Tigger, Owl and Piglet as well as Deb Hoffman from Wisconsin, USA, the Guinness World Record Holder of the largest Pooh & Friends Memorabilia Collection.
The individual winners of 2015
1st place – James Smith from Long Hanborough
2nd place – Freddie Jephcott from Witney
3rd place – Charlie Roman from Stonesfield
The Rotary Club of Oxford Spires would like to thank everyone from Witney Town and District Councils, Cogges Manor Farm and St Mary’s Church and the volunteers from Rotary Club of Witney, the Girl Guides, Oxford Rotaract, Aspire, AES and more for helping us make this year’s World Pooh Sticks Championships one to remember. We would also like to thank local and national media who helped us find a new venue and help us continue to raise lots of money for charity.