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.

Friday, August 30, 2013

LPM Annual Lamb Picnic

LPM Annual Lamb Picnic
Open Mêlée Tournament
Guests and newcomers are welcome!
Sunday – Sept. 8, 2013
Mark your calendars & Make your reservations!!!
Tournament Registration ends promptly @ 11 AM 
Tournament entry fee $5.00 per person
No Cash Prizes
All Prizes awarded by raffle drawing

Casual games before Lunch  /  Tournament begins after lunch
Lunch Menu:  BBQ Lamb, white beans, salad, cheese & bread
Free for LPM members
$13.00 per person for non-members and guests
(Don’t forget to bring your plate and utensils.)
Food reservations are required
by the evening of Thursday, Sept. 5
Make your reservations with Alain Efron lutecemeister@gmail.com  or 415-479-5820 
- OR -
 please click on the link below and enter the names of all the people who intend to come.

Please reserve on-line if possible, and
Please state the names of all persons on reservation.
Tournament Questions:  Verena Rytter 415-892-5034

Friday, August 2, 2013

LPM - FPUSA NW Regional Select Triples

LPM Members, Associate Members and Friends,
Time is drawing near for the NW Regional Select Triples
Sunday, August 11
Check in by 9:00 AM
Pierre Joske Memorial Courts, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael CA
$15.00 per player
Registration closes: Thursday, August 8
There is an entry form below, or you can go to the Landing Site to download.  

Entry form and payment to be sent to: Verena Rytter, 270 San Felipe Way, Novato, CA 94945
Check or money order made payable to La Petanque Mariniere

Event Info: Hospitality or sport questions? Contact Christine Cragg 415-302-5069 or email to petanque.marin@gmail.com
Coffee & Croissants in the morning. Bring your own lunch. Aperitifs at Awards Ceremony.

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