WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL BLOG for La Pétanque Marinière in San Rafael, California. LPM has been an active Marin pétanque club since 1972 and affiliated with the Fédération of Pétanque USA, since 1975. We welcome people of all abilities, ages and nationalities to come and enjoy pétanque with us.

The Pierre Joske Courts are located on Civic Center drive in San Rafael. (click for directions). Casual games are played every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from about 1 pm. Tournament play is usually held on the second Sunday of every month.

Please consult the links on the sidebar to the right for more information on clubs in the bay area, nationally and world wide.

If you would like to play but haven't any boules, please contact our President, Christine Cragg, or Ken Lee. They can bring some for you to use, as well as introduce you to the basic skills and techniques of pétanque. In addition, if you are looking to purchase boules but are unsure as to which size and weight are right for you, we have a range of different examples from which to choose.

Monday, July 21, 2008

aoyama pétanque, japan

Aoyama Pétanque was formed out of an informal group of multi-national pétanque enthusiasts who make Aoyama Park their home ground for exiting boules action combined with good wine and food.
The informality in which the group was set up is still an important element for all of Aoyama Pétanque members, although the group does now act like a club in matters such as selection of teams to compete in petanque tournaments, organizing tournaments and training sessions or sponsorship of other events to promote petanque. Since September 2006, Aoyama Pétanque is a fully registered club with the Japan Pétanque Boules Union - JPBU organization.
visit their blog

2008 Executive Committee:
Adrian Buehler, President
Toshihiro Kurosawa, Vice President
Keiko Yokoyama, Secretary & Cashier

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