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.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

VOMPC-SONOMA

NorthWest Regional Mixed Doubles Sunday May 17, 2009

Depot Park, Sonoma Ca Start Time: 9:30 am
Entry Fee: $40 Per team
YOUR PAYMENT AND COMPLETED ENTRY FORM MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSING DATE
May 14th, AT THIS ADDRESS:
VOMPC P.O. Box 863, Sonoma, CA 95476.
Check or money order made payable to VOMPC


EVENT INFORMATION

Registration 9:00 a.m. Competition begins at 9:30 a.m.
Tournament questions? Contact Narin Garrett at 707.478.0458 or email nui3@mac.com
Hospitality questions? Contact Bill Thompson at 707.935.0990, or email thomsonb@earthlink.net
Sport questions? Contact Ed Porto 707.953.5497, or email edporto@sbcglobal.net
Coffee and Pastries in the am•Sandwich Buffet for lunch•Aperitifs afterwards

FPUSA REGIONAL REGULATIONS

1. New members must be registered with FPUSA by the CLOSING DATE above.
2. Members who renewed their 2009 licenses less than 90 days prior to the tournament are ineligible.
3. Pre-Registration with full payment is required for this event by the closing date noted above.
4. All players must have a current Release of Liability Waiver on file with FPUSA before participating.
Waiver forms will be available on site and must be signed, if necessary, prior to player check-in.
5. Every Participant must bring his/her Federation Card and can be asked to produce it by the tournament staff.
Appropriate attire and competition-grade boules are required for all players.
Closed-toed shoes are required except if a player has a valid medical reason.

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NW Regional Mixed Doubles

Team Captain

2nd Player

Phone/Email

Club

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