Ask the Umpire #3

TOPICS: Where can a player stand while his or her partner is throwing? Is it legal to use one’s foot to point out the target for a boule about to be thrown? Can a partner stand by the jack showing a target even while a teammate is throwing? Greetings Friends, A...

Ask the Umpire #2

TOPICS: What happens when two boules are equidistant from the jack? When a player throws out another player’s boule by mistake? When should teams call for an umpire? What are the new rules this year? Greetings fellow petanquiers & petanqueuses (are those...

Ask the Umpire #1

TOPICS: Where is it ok to stand when the other team is throwing? Is it required/advisable to mark the jack or one’s boules? What? What are the reasons for marking positions? What happens when a boule is moved by accident? Greetings Boulistes! Many thanks to the...