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.

Saturday, May 2, 2009

FPUSA Northwest Regional Mixed Triples

Due to inclement weather, tomorrow's tournament in Rancho Cordova is postponed to a future date to be determined.

Details on the re-scheduling will be made available soon.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Best wishes,


Ed Porto

FPUSA National Sport Director

Sunday May 3, 2009

Align Center
ENTRY FEE PER TEAM $75.00 per Team. CLOSING DATE April 30, 2009


FPUSA Northwest Regional Mixed Triples
Mather Sports Center ~ Rancho Cordova, CA
Your payment and completed entry form must be received at the following address by the closing date shown above:
Club Français de Sacramento, P.O. Box 1767, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741
(Please make all checks payable to: Club Français de Sacramento)
Check-in: 8:00-8:30am. Competition begins promptly at 9:00am.
Entry Fee Includes: Coffee and croissants in the morning
Lunch menu of chicken, salad and cheese
Apéritif after the competition concludes
Questions? Contact: Kevin McGill at (916) 400-3685 or Reid Evans at (916) 362-0509
mcgillfam@gmail.com mrevans1@pacbell.net
Club Web Site: www.petanquesacramento.net

Requirements for Competition
1. New members must be registered with the FPUSA by the closing date shown above.
2. Members who renewed their 2009 memberships after February 3, 2009 are ineligible to play.
3. Pre-registration with full payment for this tournament is required by the closing date shown above.
4. All players must have a current Release of Liability Waiver on file with the FPUSA before participating.
Waiver forms will be available on-site and must be completed and signed, if necessary, prior to player check-in.
5. Every participant must bring their FPUSA membership card and may be asked to produce it by tournament staff.
6. Appropriate attire and competition-grade boules are required for all players.
7. Closed-toe shoes are required except for players providing a valid medical reason.

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