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.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Sunday June 13 - Steak Picnic and OPEN tournament

Panaché Tournament OPEN TO ALL regardless of ability
Bring family and friends.
Mini pétanque clinic for beginners to be held between 10 and 11
Registration ends at 11:00 a.m. Lunch at 11:30
Cost of lunch is $13.00 per person. Please bring tables/chairs and plates/utensils etc.
Cost of Tournament is $7.00. All games start after lunch. (1pm or before)
No Cash Prizes. Prizes to be awarded by raffle.
Reservations mandatory by Thursday June 11!!!
Please Contact Alain Efron at 415.479.5820 or lutecemeister@gmail.com

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