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, October 2, 2011

Tino Lofaro Memorial Tournament

On October 9, 2011

You are invited to join the members of La Pétanque Marinière & La Boule d’Or In a day of honoring the memory of our Friend and Respected LPM Member

Tino Lofaro

Tournament a la Mélêe – $5.00 entry fee Registration ends 9:30 AM

Concours + Consolante Cash Prizes + Trophies

100 % registration toward prizes

Free Lunch Graciously provided by Sol Food

While there is no charge for this delicious, hot meal...

Reservations are Required!

Awards Ceremony and Aperitifs following tournament

For lunch reservations contact: Alain Efron by email at lutecemeister@gmail.com or 415-479-5820. Please leave the names of all persons reserving!!

Any questions: Call Christine at 415-302-5069 or email @ petanque.marin@gmail.com

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