Recap : Last NYPC Pétanque Tournament Of The Year 2011

Nov 01, 2011 No Comments

Dear NYPC and Friends, What a great time we had for the last tournament of the season. The weather was sunny and well into the 60’s all day. We decided to dedicate the last tournament of the season to all our sponsors that are a great help to put tournaments together. More importantly, the players […]

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Oct 17, 2011 No Comments

Hello NYPC members and friends, On Sunday October 23rd, 2011 we will have our last tournament of the year, a Triplette Carousel with many prizes! The Star Masters New York Pétanque Club wants to thank its sponsors through this tournament. Therefore, our sponsors will have coupons for players who will represent them. With such coupon […]

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NYPC Featured on French TV

Sep 28, 2011 No Comments

Last Monday, September 26th, French TV channel M6 had a story on Pétanque in New York, included in a “Special Marseille”, broadcasted on a regular show called “100% Mag”, viewed by (apparently) 3 Million people each evening at 6:30! Our president, Jean-Pierre Subrenat, was followed by journalists for a couple of days of his life […]

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UPDATE : Hurricane Alert, NYPC Tournament will instead take place on Saturday September 3rd, 2011

Aug 24, 2011 No Comments

  UPDATE : Because of  the hurricane Irene that will touch New York this weekend we have to cancel this tourney. The tournament will take place the following Saturday September 3rd, 2011. Thank you for your understanding and please stay safe!    Hello NYPC members and friends, Timing problems forced us to change this Sponsor […]

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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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