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Ask the Umpire #10

Greetings Friends. Our club member Philippe has asked me to explain the topic of ALTERNATING BOULE THROWS in the two scenarios wherein teams encounter "boules are tied."  Art. 16, paragraph 6) -Throwing of the first, and following boules- "If the first boule...

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Profiles in Petanque: Ann Swan, Bob Mazelow

Profiles in Petanque: Ann Swan, Bob Mazelow

Editor's Note: With this posting, the EPC introduces a new monthly feature --short profiles of the diverse and talented individuals who make up the Edmonds Petanque Club. Kudos to Jan Pruatt who interviewed Ann and Bob and composed their profiles. If you have...

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Pro-Am Tourney: One Fantastic Day!

Pro-Am Tourney: One Fantastic Day!

On Saturday, April 20, the Edmonds Petanque Club held its first-ever Pro-Am Tournament, and things could not have gone better! The event was designed to allow veteran players and newer members of the club to get to know each other during a day of fun petanque. After...

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UPrep 6th Graders on the Courts

UPrep 6th Graders on the Courts

Last Tuesday, January 16, French teacher Amy Pasterczyk of the University Preparatory School brought her 6th Grade French students to the Edmonds courts for an introduction to French culture and sport. This was the second year that the EPC has hosted a group of UPrep...

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EPC Annual Meeting: FUN!

EPC Annual Meeting: FUN!

It was delicious; it was surprising; it revealed a lot about the club; and it was FUN! Last Sunday night, January 7, Edmonds Petanque Club members met to conduct the annual club meeting and to enjoy an evening of delicious food and fun entertainment. The evening...

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Iyla’s Petanque Basics

Iyla’s Petanque Basics

For the last several months, Iyla Winterfeldt has offered a different sort of IPA to new members and possible future members of the Edmonds Petanque Club. This IPA is not one you will find behind the bar at the Church Key Pub. Rather, this IPA is known affectionately...

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Food Bank Tourney Feedback: Future Changes?

Food Bank Tourney Feedback: Future Changes?

The dust has settled after a successful summer and early fall of petanque. Even before the Civic Playfield opened officially on June 23, the EPC used the new courts for the League Tournament in early June. Bastille Day followed, and in late August, the 12th annual...

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First Cross Sound Cup!

First Cross Sound Cup!

On Saturday, October 21, members of the EPC and the Port Townsend Petanque Alliance made history as they faced off in the first-ever Cross-Sound competition between the two clubs. The all-day event matched 12 players from each club in multiple contests: triples,...

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The EPC Rolls Out for Edmonds Food Bank

The EPC Rolls Out for Edmonds Food Bank

On Saturday, August 26, members and guests of the Edmonds Petanque Club dedicated their day to support the Edmonds Food Bank. Though the final tally is not yet complete, the 12th annual Food Bank Tournament raised at least $10,000 for this important Edmonds...

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The CROSS-SOUND CUP! October 21, 2023.

As announced at the Annual Food Bank Tournament, on Saturday, OCTOBER 21, the Edmonds Petanque Club will host the first CROSS-SOUND CUP. This is an exciting new event for the club and should be a lot of fun. Even if you do not wish to take part as a competitor, put...

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