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EPC Presents $10,000 to the Food Bank in Edmonds

EPC Presents $10,000 to the Food Bank in Edmonds

On Monday, September 26, Ron LaRue, Michelle Martin, Jack McHenry, and Ro Verdeja visited the Edmonds Food Bank to present Executive Director Casey Davis this year's donation from the club as a result of the 2022 Food Bank Tournament. The grand total came to $10,000,...

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Food Bank Panache Nets $10,000

Food Bank Panache Nets $10,000

What is the definition of "panache"? I'm glad you asked! The word designates "a grand or flamboyant style, verve, or flair." And that is exactly what took place at Sierra Park on Saturday, August 27. During the day-long event, 48 competitors from Edmonds, Seattle, and...

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French Expats Team Up with Edmonds Petanque

French Expats Team Up with Edmonds Petanque

On Saturday, August 20 from 10:00 to Noon, volunteers from the Edmonds Petanque Club will facilitate a morning of petanque for interested members of the Union of French Expatriates at the Hubbard Homestead Park just north of Best Buy and Target near Northgate. (11203...

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2022 Food Bank Tournament. August 27.

2022 Food Bank Tournament. August 27.

For eleven years, the members of the Edmonds Petanque Club have staged a fun, all-day petanque tournament to support the Edmonds Food Bank.100% of all sponsorships and all income from tournament fees, after costs have been covered, go directly to the Edmonds Food...

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Edmonds Petanque in The Seattle Times

Edmonds Petanque in The Seattle Times

On June 16, in an article about record-breaking low tides, The Seattle Times featured the EPC's own Ron LaRue and Jim Klein as they enjoyed an extraordinary day at the beach playing low tide petanque at the Edmonds ferry dock beach. Amid the beachcombers and...

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Rain or Shine, Petanque Rolls On. League 2022.

Rain or Shine, Petanque Rolls On. League 2022.

Throughout the rain and cold of this unusual spring, the Edmonds Petanque Club continued to meet in sharp petanque competition and recently concluded its 2022 League season. This year 12 teams contended for the Chris Guitton Trophy honoring the year’s best doubles...

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Ask the Umpire #8

Greetings Paytonk-a-donkers. Welcome to Edition #8 of "Ask the Umpire". Our repartee has been missed. Our dear friend Lolli asks the following questions:(Q1) What are the consequences if a player is out of the circle before the boule hits [the ground]? Obviously his...

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Bekah Howe Plays for the USA

  Every year, Edmonds Petanque players welcome boulistes from around the PNW to our Bastille Day and Food Bank tournaments. People come from all over to play at these favorite events, but one player whom we have come to know well and admire for her tenacity,...

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The EPC League—How It All Started

In 2004, David Rockwell met Scott Bernhard, the guide assigned to his Rick Steves trip in southern France. Scott, a French instructor at North Seattle College, fatefully brought two sets of boules on the tour and introduced David to the game of petanque along the...

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Philippe Geraud Competes at Nationals

On February 26 and 27 Philippe Geraud of the Edmonds Petanque Club competed in two national tournaments held in Sandford, FL, by the Oh La La Petanque Club of Orlando. After two long days of petanque, Philippe returned to the PNW with a medal and cash prize in each...

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