About US

Our Mission

We seek to create a space that celebrates our love of petanque with all our members and visitors. We seek to help each other grow as players. We seek to help expand our sport's popularity by sharing it. We seek to engender community and inclusiveness, as a backdrop to the game. We welcome all who come to play.

​The Club Bylaws can be found here

Our History

​The club was started in 1989 by Pascal and Marianne Gravier in their backyard. They joined the Federation of Petanque USA (FPUSA) in 1993. In April 2007, the club moved to the present field, 480 St Marys Road, Lafayette, California in April 2007.

Federation of Petanque, USA is a non-profit sports organization whose purpose is to build a national body of FPUSA - affiliated clubs and individuals dedicated to spreading, practicing and enjoying Petanque


Our club counts 97 full members and 3 associates. 39 women and 61 men.

We welcome new comers. Come and play with us a few times. If you enjoy the game consider becoming a member or associate member of the club.

It is easy to join our club and automatically become a member of the Federation of Petanque USA by filling the membership form and the junior or adult waiver form.

Yearly fee:

Individual Adult: $35.00

Two Adults at the Same Address: $50.00

Junior (age 10-18): $10.00

Associate (secondary club, per individual): $20.00

Board Members:

President: Neil McGovvern

Vice-President: Betsy Hansen

Secretary: Philippe Guerit

Treasurer: Carol Noonan

Director: Gilbert Sonet

Director: George Colliat

Director: Frazer Bradshaw