Archive | July, 2009

July 18, 2009

20 Jul

A chilly day for July (68 degrees?) but a pleasant day for petanque. Below are the CPC Super Championship totals (I  figured out how to shorten the averages, Ian!):

CPC SUPER CHAMPIONSHIP_20090718

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Bastille Day Petanque Tournament Results

15 Jul

Below are some pictures of the two tournaments played on Bastille Day in Oz Park in conjunction with the French in Chicago group. Check out our FLICKR site for more pictures! Further down are the results:

Here are the results for the Bastille Day Petanque Tournament:

Tournament 1

First Place: Bob & Loic

Second Place: Ziggy & Wesley

Third Place: Jim & Dustin

Fourth Place: Sharon & Marial

Fifth Place: Pierre & Gregg / Angela & Megan (tie)

Sixth Place: Ubida, Vincent & Favarelto

Seventh Place: Natasha, Ethan & Kevin

Eighth Place: Ivan & Niko

Ninth Place: Bruno & Loic

Tenth Place: Vila, Zack, Gavdin & Andrew

Eleventh Place: Cahuzac & Jerome

Twelfth Place: Cedric & Bric

Thirteenth Place: Monique & Cliff

Tournament 2

First Place: Jim & Dustin

Second Place: Peter & Sylvan

Third Place: Nicolas & Antoine

Fourth Place: Marie & Toungy

Fifth Place: Arnold & Yan

Sixth Place: Sofie & Mag

Seventh Place: Laurie & Craig

Eighth Place: Paul & Quentin

Ninth Place: Jordan & Lauriane

Tenth Place: Al & Sonia

Chicago’s Bastille Day Petanque Video

15 Jul

AN EXCITING TOURNAMENT IN CHICAGO!
Several French organizations and the Chicago Petanque Club co-organized a grand Bastille Day celebration on July 11th.

The tournament’s 26 doublette teams played hard to win trophies, bottles of Petanque Wine, and t-shirts.

Check out the tournament video (crank up your speakers):

Mondial la Marseillaise a Petanque 2009

5 Jul

I wanted to let you all know that on July 5-10 (from 9 am to 6 pm french time) you can watch the Marseillaise Petanque tournament live online at:

http://video-direct.france3.fr/player.php?id=494

They also have the 2008 finals available for viewing at:

http://mediterranee.france3.fr/mondial-a-petanque/index.php?page=article&numsite=3245&id_rubrique=3248&id_article=6764

Enjoy