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, FPUSA Tournament

Greetings everyone! Click on FPUSA Northwest Regionals - Select Mixed Triples for all the information regarding the event to be held at the Mather Sports Center in Rancho Cordova, CA on Sunday, May 16th. The weather should be fine so we're expecting a day of fun and friendly competition. Please form your teams now, fill out the registration form and submit your payment no later than the closing date of May 13th. Our flier should have all the information you need, but if you have any additional questions please feel free to call or email Kevin McGill or Reid Evans.

Best Wishes and Happy Pétanqueing!

Tim Dugas
CFdS Secretary

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