Sunday, April 22, 2012

Info for next weekend's Nationals

The Fresno Petanque Club is busy preparing for all who will be playing in the National tournaments this coming weekend.
Registrations are due by this Thursday. Forms are downloadable from this Blog:
Please see flyer below for updated hospitality information.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

FPUSA NW Regional 65 "over/under" Mixed Doubles results

(April 15, 2012) The first running of this tournament format was a nice little success. 

19 teams competed on a beautiful day in Lafayette, CA. There were some interesting pairings in the field, and two first-time Gold Medal Winners! 
Congratulations to Mary and Brendan!

Here are the results:
Gold: Brendan O’Brien & Mary Albright, Lamorinda
Silver: Shannon Bowman & Mike Cooper, VOMPC

Bronze: Ed Porto, Petaluma & Denyse Haney, Sacramento

1st place: Rene Di Maio & Tamara Efron
2nd place: Alain Gusella & Eva Lofaro

Much thanks to the Lamorinda Petanque Club for their organization and hospitality.

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

SE Regional Melee Triples -RESULTS-

Boca 2000 Hosted the 2012 SE Melee Triples Tournament and this will be our last FPUSA Tournament  for this Season. The Canadians start heading home for cooler temperatures and us  well we have to suffer thru the summer heat and rain but October it's almost here to start the cycle one more time.
Happy Summer to our friends from the North!.

The Results of the SE Melee Triples goes as follow:

1st   Michel Robichaud, Gilles Lachance and Pierre Garcia

2nd  Jean-Michel laulhe, Stephane Soilleux and John Wildner

3rd  Jacques Martinez, Sonia Laulhe and Herb Diamond

Tournament Pictures

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

HOT (Heart of Texas) Open Tournament -RESULTS-

Once again this was the Fourth Annual HOT Open Tournament in Austin Texas but this was the first time that the venue was at the Mueller Hangar a perfect place to have a Petanque Tournament, an Open Hangar providing cover from the Elements but letting the air to circulate to keep cool. The weather was on the hot side with 90 degrees but very comfortable in the shade. 
There was a total of 32 Teams ready for a full day of Competition.
Click on this Link to see the HOT Blog and read what The Heart of Texas Petanque President Arsene Dupin had to say about this Great Event that you should experience in Person and should not miss next Year.  HOT Blog

Link To My Pictures

HOT Petanque Tournament Winners:

1st: Christophe Chambers (Austin) and Joe Cortright (Portland)

2nd: Pascal Corchia (Dallas) and Juan Garcia (Miami)

3rd: Michel Costa (San Antonio) and Nicolas Bienvenu (San Antonio)

4th place (not pictured): Rick Armstrong (Austin) and Magical Mystical Michael(Austin).

SE Regional Singles -RESULTS-

4/1/2012 SouthEast Regional Singles Official Results

Women's singles - 6 participants

Gold - Joan Soilleux

Silver - Gina DeJoy

Bronze - Debbie Barry

Men's Singles - 12 participants

Gold - Philippe Tripoul

Silver - Gilles Canesse

Bronze - Roger Arpaia