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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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2022 Annual Meeting Minutes

Following are the minutes of the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Edmonds Petanque Club. A total of 32 members took part in the meeting and elected a slate of Board members for the coming year. The club welcomes and thanks Jeanna Holtz who joins the EPC Board for the first...

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EPC Annual Meeting

EPC Annual Meeting

On Saturday, January 22, the Edmonds Petanque Club held its annual meeting via a zoom conference call. In total 32 club members took part allowing a quorum of the club membership to elect the slate of board members that had been proposed, including Jeanna Holtz our...

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Sierra or Northgate? Which do you prefer?!

While the "home field" of the Edmonds Petanque Club is under construction for the next 6-8 months, club members meet regularly at Sierra Park in Edmonds or at the Hubbard Homestead Park near Northgate. The two sites present...

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Zoom Into the 2022 Annual Meeting

Zoom Into the 2022 Annual Meeting

In response to health concerns posed by the omicron Covid variant, the EPC has changed plans for an in-person meeting at the Innis Arden Clubhouse. Instead, club members will meet on Zoom at 4pm on Saturday, January 22, to hold Board elections, review the past year,...

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10th Annual Food Bank Tournament -2021-

Download and print the registration form and waiver here Food Bank 2021 Registration. or register online here Edmonds Petanque Club 10th Annual Food Bank Tournament In Memory of Dick Van Hollebeke WHEN:       Saturday, August 28, 2021 WHAT:...

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Ask the Umpire #7

TOPICS: What happens when a team mistakenly picks up a boule, before the opponents had finished making all of their throws? Two boules are equidistant from the jack, which had been moved during play? A boule distant from the jack is moved inadvertently during a measurement?

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