How many boules are in a petanque set?
If you are learning petanque, or simply want to try it, this is the set to get. With one set, two players can play singles with 3 boules each. If you get two sets (12 boules), you can play doubles (2 players vs 2 players) with each player playing with 3 boules. Doubles is probably the most popular form of petanque.
When is the best time to buy a petanque set?
The Playaboule website no longer sells comparable boules, and the Obut leisure boules (while very nice) are much more expensive. At the Tucson Petanque Club we get a lot of winter visitors (snowbirds) during our high season (November-March). This set from Petanque America is what we use for “guest boules”.
How big is a 73mm petanque set set?
They are regulation size (73mm, about 2.75 inches) and proper weight, and the set consists of two sets (two designs) of 3 boules each. The vendor (Petanque America) is the only vendor in the USA that specializes in petanque boules and equipment.
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Which is the best brand of Petanque balls?
The most best professional brands for petanque competition are on PetanqueShop ! Find Obut balls, La Boule Noire, Okaro, Ton’R, MS Pétanque, La Boule Bleue, KTK, Unibloc, Futura. In steel, bronze or stainless steel, hard, half-hard or tender, find the best ball adapted to your type play ! Items 1 to 24 of 158 total.
Where did the game of Petanque come from?
Petanque, pronounced “pay-tonk”, one of Europe’s most popular outdoor games, is a cousin of both horseshoes and of the Italian bowling game called ‘bocce’. The game originated in the South of France in the early 1900’s. The aim is to toss, or roll a number of hollow steel balls…
What’s the difference between petanque and bocce ball?
Unlike horseshoes, where the aim stake is fixed, the target ball can be hit (and thus moved) at any time, which can totally upset the score at the last second. And whereas official ‘bocce’ rules call for a smooth, prepared court with markers and sideboards, petanque can be played on many outdoor surfaces, without any setup.