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, August 31, 2008

LPM annual lamb picnic

Annual Lamb Picnic and Panaché tournament Open to ALL.
Sunday September 14

Registration ends at 11:00 a.m. !! Casual games before lunch.
Games will start after lunch at 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Menu: BBQ Lamb, white beans, salad, cheese & bread.
Free for Members in Good Standing, $13.00 for non-members.
Friends, family and guests are welcome.
Tournament entry fee $5.00 per person. No Cash Prizes
Wine awarded by raffle drawing.
Raffle for a $200.- Gift Certificate to Petanque America!!
1 ticket for $3.-, 3 tickets for $8.-, 5 tickets for $12.-
Reservations are required by the evening of Thursday, Sept. 11.
Contact Christine Cragg at 415.302.5069 or petanque.marin@gmail.com
Please… if you are on the road and running a little late give a Christine 415.302. 5069 or Ken 415.987.5861 a courtesy call . We will do what we can to include you in the tournament.

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