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. 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 8, 2010

Lentils & Sausage Picnic


The Marin Lentils and Sausage Picnic and tournament a la melée

Registration ends at 10:30 a.m. Lunch served at 11:30. Games begin at 12:30

Lunch Menu: Lentils, Sausage, Salad, Brie & Bread

Lunch $11.- Tournament $7.-

Prizes to be awarded in Cash . Melée for members & newcomers.

A limited number of 3 boule starter sets will be available for sale

Reservations mandatory by Thursday August 5th!!!

Please call Alain Efron, 415.479.5820 or lutecemeister@gmail.com

It Promises to be a fun day of Pétanque and Culinary goodies.
Bring your friends and family, plates and utensils and
anyone who you feel might be interested in playing or watching.
After all, it is an open tournament. The perfect venue to welcome newcomers to pétanque.


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