January 11, 2006

New petanque blog in Japan

Aoyama Petanque, an informal group of of petanque enthusiasts are proud to announce their debut on the Web with this blog. For more information on this group of keen petanque players in Tokyo, ... read more

Good luck to this new group! And thanks for making the blog bilingual, so we can follow the developments.

FYI Aoyama is a well-known area in Tokyo, with many French cafes and restaurants. It is a nice place to stroll and gaze at the chic boutiques on a sunny afternoon. And obviously now also to play boules.

Petanque Magazine

Petanque Magazine is thé French reference about petanque events of the preceding year. All French major tournaments, regional & World Championships, it's all in the 84 pages of glossy pictures, results and reviews.
Guess what! They dedicated a full page to our Petanque America Open. Definitely a première.

Here's is a JPEG of the page you can click on - until we upload a more legible PDF file.
Thanks very much to the editors of Petanque Magazine for putting us in the spotlight.

if you'd like a copy of the magazine, just email us your address and we will have one sent to you.

Open Florida Trophy 2006

Boca Petanque 2000 announces their Open Florida Trophy, on January 28 & 29.

Formed doublettes.
$ 400 minimum prizes + $ 20 with each entry fee.
Entry fee: $ 30 per team if paid by Jan 20 / $ 40 after Jan 20

The Florida Trophy is open to all petanque players, however the Florida Trophy will stay in Florida.
Four to six prizes, depending on the number of players.
Luncheon will be served to all the participants of the Florida Trophy.

Sat Jan 28:
Practice all after afternoon.
4 pm - deadline for inscription
5 pm - drawing for the Florida Trophy
Wine and nibbles served, compliments of Boca Petanque 2000

Sun Jan 29:
9 am - Florida Trophy

Separately a Social Tournament:
Doublettes 'from the hat' - $ 6 per player, 4 to 6 prizes depending on the number of players.
Registration before 9 am on Jan 29. Bring your lunch.

Registration: John Rolland, 5788 Wind Drift Lane, Boca Raton, FL 33433 -
Phone: 561-392-3141

Directions to the club at Boca Petanque 2000


Here we are again!
All the orders for the holidays are out the door, year end inventory almost done, and we are ready for a new, exciting year.
First of all thanks to all of you who have supported and helped us in the past. We wish you and yours the very best for 2006 and of course - many carreaux!