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PÉTANQUE CLUB

SAVE THE DATE: JULY 14 The Oakmont Pétanque Club has tentatively scheduled its first tournament for 2021, the Bastille Day Tournament, for Bastille Day, Wednesday,

Pétanque Club

PLAYING TIP: SLOW IT DOWNThe official Pétanque rules specify that a next throw must be made within a minute of the previous throw or completion

PÉTANQUE FEATURED IN “UNCORKED”

Boules being tossed on leisurely afternoons in Provençal village squares dotted with plane trees, or on gravel-patch streets in front of cafés bordered outside by

PÉTANQUE IN AMERICA

Awaiting play for an Inauguration Day pickup game. French expatriates brought pétanque with them when emigrating to the U.S. and Canada. In the early 1950s

TWO FACES OF PÉTANQUE: SPORT AND GAME

At the highest levels of national and international competition, where pétanque is regarded more as semi-professional sport than leisure game, official efforts continue to introduce

Pétanque Club: Report from Spain

CURRENT RULES FOR PLAY Pétanque play via player-arranged pickup games continues on the Oakmont courts between Berger and the OVA offices/Umpqua Bank. Using the two