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Pétanque is a form of boules where the goal is to toss or roll hollow steel balls as close as possible to a small wooden ball called a cochonnet (literally "piglet") ...

The Game & Rules - Petanque America


Petanque is extremely simple, just like horseshoes. There's a target, and you have to get as close to it as possible. What makes it so appealing, is that you can  ...

Mar 5, 2008 ... Petanque is the French game of boules, popular throughout the world. Here are the basics of playing the game.

Petanque America - THE Source for Boules and Accessories


Petanque, pronounced "pay-tonk", one of Europe's most popular outdoor games, is a cousin of both horseshoes and of the Italian bowling game called 'bocce'.

Petanque.org: The online petanque and boule community


The biggest petanque portal on the web. Petanque book database, 1800 petanque postcards,petanque videos & pictures, and more content that you can read in ...

How to Play Petanque: 8 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow


How to Play Petanque. Pétanque (pron. "pay-tonk") is the French equivalent of the sport of Bocce, except the balls are made of metal, and about the size of an ...

Bryant Park | Pétanque


Pétanque. Pétanque is a French game of “boules” (French for balls), where each player strives to throw metal balls as close as possible to a smaller wooden ball ...

The Official Rules of the Game of Pétanque - La Boule New Yorkaise


Pétanque is played with boules approved by the F.I.P.J.P. and which conform to the following criteria. 1). To be made of metal. 2). To have a diameter between ...

English Pétanque Association


Jun 17, 2015 ... The English Petanque Association has as its objective the promotion and management of petanque in England, commonly known as French ...

All About Petanque | What Americans want to know about petanque


Mar 12, 2016 ... The English word “jack” can be traced back to the Latin Jacobus, “little Jacob”. In Old French it evolved into Jacques, with connotations of an ...

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Simple Petanque Rules - - Bocce ball set


How to Play Petanque (Pay-tonk) Boules (Boolz). The Place to Play Petanque is also known as Boules and is played outdoors on any reasonably firm surface: ...

Petanque - The French Game of Boules - Discover France


The game of boules (also known as petanque) is perhaps the sport that is closest to French hearts. Similar to British lawn bowling or Italian bocce, the French ...

Federation of Petanque USA


Official site of the USA Petanque Federation, their organization, membership and tips on technique. Download membership application.