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As of 2017, our tournament has been renamed:

Petanque Amelia Island Open
Click on the link above for details, contact info and registration (as of May 1st, 2017),
Dates: Nov 10, 11 & 12, 2017.
Same beautiful location,
same wonderful, unique atmosphere!

For now, we'll leave these pages up so you can review some history of the first 10 editions.


A partir de 2017, notre tournoi a été rebaptisé:

Petanque Amelia Island Open
Suivez le lien ci-dessus pour les détails, contacts et l'inscription (à partir du 1er Mai)
Dates: Nov 10, 11 & 12, 2017.
Même endroit splendide, ambiance merveilleuse et unique !

Pour l'instant, ce site restera en place, vous permettant de revoir l'histoire des 10 premières éditions.


What: The 10th Open, International - and largest - Petanque Tournament in the USA.
Where: On beautiful Amelia Island, Florida - at the downtown marina in Fernandina Beach.
Who: Open to anyone, teams of two players ('doubles').
Beginners, amateurs, advanced players and champions all play together in one big tournament.
When: Sat 12 & Sun 13 November 2016. Training, clinics and welcome party on Fri Nov 11.
$$$: Total prize purse: $10,000 - spread over at least 32 teams.
Why: Because it's so much fun! 

Petanque's popularity keeps rising in our country. But players are scattered over the 50 states and do not have many opportunities to meet, mingle and play. In 2015, players came from 23 states & 13 countries. Including 6 World Champions. Once again, this year, lots of new friendships will be made. Expect high fives and laughter from morning till night. Just watch the short 2015 video
It certainly helps that the
Fernandina Harbor marina is a beautiful setting, with plenty restaurants & bars in walking distance, and lots of breeze and sunshine. Not unlike La Ciotat on the French Mediterranean coast, where petanque started in 1907.

Petanque America 1438 East Oak St Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
Ph:  904-491-1190