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.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Lamorinda Petanque - FPUSA Northwest Regional Men's & Women's Singles

On Sunday,16 June Lamorinda Petanque Club will be hosting the
*2013 FPUSA Northwest Regional Men's and Women's Singles Tournaments*at their terrain at 480 St Marys Road in Lafayette, CA.(click address for map).

These are two separate Title Tournaments. The usual FPUSA one-day format will be applied:
- 3 Seeding games to 13 before lunch.
- Single elimination Concours and Consolante games after lunch.
- 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals for the Concours winners.
- Cash prizes 1st, 2nd &3rd place winners in Concours and  
-4th place Concours cash prize if there are sufficient entries.

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