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 13, 2014

Useful Links

Listed below are a few Petanque websites that you might find interesting and useful.  Please check them out -  with them you can hook up with partners, download Title tournament registration forms, or just keep up with what is going on with our favorite sport.
Etienne, Dan and many others have put long hours into creating these tools for us to use.  Please do see what they are all about.  If for some reason the link does not work, you can copy and paste the address into your browser and get there that way.

FPUSA Website

FPUSA Blog for the latest in news

Site for photos from FPUSA club events

Landing Spot - to look for tournament information and partner finder

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