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.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Pétanque events in June

NorCal Inter-regional Mixed Triples, June 8th, Rancho Cordova CA
Hosted by Le Club Francais de Sacramento
Open to players from all regions.
Go here for entry forms


NorCal Regional Select Doubles, June 22nd,  Sonoma CA  
Hosted by the Valley of the Moon Petanque Club 
Open to NorCal players only. 
Go here for entry forms.

National Men's Singles, June 28th, Portland OR   
Hosted by the Portland Petanque Club
Go here for entry forms.  

National Women's Singles, June 28th, Portland OR, 
Hosted by the Portland Petanque Club
Go here for entry forms.

National Mixed Triples, June 29th, Portland OR, 
Hosted by the Portland Petanque Club
Go here for entry forms.

The Portland Petanque Club has released hospitality information.
You can find that here.
Directions to the club are here.
Download your Saturday dinner reservation form here

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