Recap NYPC Picnic Tournament 2011

Aug 07, 2011 No Comments

    NYPC enjoyed a great picnic for the last Sunday of July. Great food and great company with perfect weather….what else would you want? 22 players  showed up to play in a mélée Caroussel tournament format. After two games in the morning, it was time to get the multiple dishes that all participants brought, […]

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The New York Pétanque Bible!

Jul 30, 2011 1 Comment

  First practiced in New York City in the 1930s (Pilate 2005, 109–10), the bowling game petanque has become visible in the public spaces of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, next to frisbee, badminton, volleyball, and tai chi. Today, this urban game is played by players of French origin (binational and expatriate), French-speaking immigrants of African […]

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NYPC Second Edition Picnic Tournament 2011

Jul 26, 2011 1 Comment

    Hello NYPC members and friends, We are pleased to announce the second edition of our Picnic Tournament that will be held on our courts next Sunday July 31st, 2011. Beside the mélée tournament we will also held some shooting and pointing ateliers! Once again it would be nice if every player/person coming could […]

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NYPC tackles Bastille Day Petanque Events 2011

Jul 24, 2011 1 Comment

Dear Members, While most players are currently on vacation or cooling inside to avoid the heat wave, NYPC members were on the front stage during the Bastille Day Pétanque Events 2011. The famous Bar-Tabac –Robin des Bois  Pétanque tournament on Smith Street in Brooklyn held on Sunday July 10th 2011 was won by Jean-Pierre, Xavier […]

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Happy Fourth of July!

Jul 04, 2011 No Comments

Dear NYPC members and friends, Happy Fourth of July! Some members will be celebrating the declaration of independence at our Paul Ricard Pétanque Courts today around 2pm. Feel free to join us for the picnic and pétanque games!

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50ème Mondial La Marseillaise à Pétanque Ricard 2011

Jul 03, 2011 1 Comment

Dear NYPC members and friends, The biggest and greatest Pétanque event of the year has just started in Marseille, France! Thanks to France 3 Télévision you can watch all the competition live from your computer!!! Click on the link here => http://provence-alpes.france3.fr/mondial-a-petanque/index.php?page=article&numsite=3245&id_rubrique=3392&id_article=16232 We wish good luck to both New York Teams, One from NYPC (Jean-Pierre, […]

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Recap NYPC Select Doubles June 19, 2011

Jul 03, 2011 No Comments

  A great way to start this serious tournament thanks to Jean-Jacques from Provence en Boîte who brought Croissant, Pain au Chocolat, Coffee and Tea! 15 teams showed up that morning to compete for the + $1,000 prize! In the end of the day, Thierry and Charlie defeated Xavier and Malek just before the sunset […]

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NYPC Select Doubles, $ 1,000 prizes Minimum, Sunday June 19th 2011

Jun 12, 2011 No Comments

  Hello NYPC members and friends, We are pleased to announce this big NYPC select doubles tournament with minimum $1,000 prize held on our courts next Sunday June 19th, 2011.  Now we are talking big money! Are you tough enough to bring home some Benjamins!? What: Select Doubles Entry Fee: $20 per player – $40 […]

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