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, April 3, 2010

Club de Français Sacramento

6 Ball Tournament

Sunday April 18th, 2010
Mather Sports Center Pétanque Courts
Registration: 0830-0900
Pre-Registration no later than April 15th
Play Begins: 0930
Price: $1.- per ball

There will be teams consisting of 1, 2 and 3 players.

Optional Lunchtime Event:
50/50 Shooting & Pointing Contest
$5.- to participate

The club will provide croissants in the morning and apéritf in the afternoon.

Potluck Lunch
If your last begins with the letters:
A-F, Please bring a main dish.
G-L, vegetable or salad
M-R, cheese or fruit
S-Z, dessert


Kevin McGill: 916.233.8327 or mcgillfam@gmail.com

Reid Evans: 916.362.0509 or mrevans1@pacbell.net

Special Hotel Rates

Club Français de Sacramento Web Site

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