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Tournament history

 

2003 - Miami Beach - 31st St - Hotel Riu
Miami Herald: French game bowls 'em over
Dave Barry:  Petanque's the best, bar none 

40 teams (US teams only)

 

 

 


2005 - Miami Beach - 14th St - South Beach

   

Miami New Times: Swilling Ball Knockers

72 teams (incl. France & Germany)

 

 


2009 - Amelia Island - Fernandina Beach Marina
     SearchAmelia.com:   video reports
Florida Times-Union:
French game petanque welcomed in Fernandina

Ken Lee:  Slideshow
Christophe Chambers: YouTube slideshow & video clips

84 teams

First: Xavier Thibaud & Claudy Weibel (white) - NY / Belgium
Second: Gilles Ray & Malik (blue) - NY / NY

 


2010 - Amelia Island - Fernandina Beach Marina
Florida Times-Union: Petanque tournament comes to Amelia Island
UBK Studios: Movie trailer
Ken Lee: Slideshow (with great music)
YouTube videos

112 teams

First: J-M Lauhle & Stéphane St Croix (R) - Canada
Second: Ben Gauthier & Mario Gagné (L) - Canada


2011 - Amelia Island - Fernandina Beach Marina
        
         Full results
   
Fernandina News Leader: Petanque in Fernandina
 

134 teams
from 24 US states + Canada, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Belgium, France & U.K.


First:
Bernard Martin & Marco Foyot (white) - FL / France
Second: JP Subrenat & Damien Hureau (blue) - NYPC / France


2012 - Amelia Island - Fernandina Beach Marina

          
      
 Full results
    

1565 Today: They call it "Petanque", or "Pay-tonk"
Mark Greenberg:
YouTube videos (the entire weekend)
 

128 teams (capped at 128)
from 20 US states + France, Belgium, Netherlands, Canada, Germany, Mexico, U.K., Slovakia, Israel, Cayman Islands & Morocco.
 

First: Claudy Weibel & JP Subrenat (L) - NYPC / Belgium
Second: Bernard Martin & Marco Foyot (R) - FL / France


2013 - Amelia Island - Fernandina Beach Marina


         Full results
   

Petanque America Open 2013 video  (6:31 min.)

Mark Greenberg: YouTube videos (the entire weekend)


128 teams
(capped at 128)
from 21 US states + France, Belgium, Netherlands, Canada, Mexico, Australia, U.K., Slovakia, Poland, Cayman Islands & Switzerland.


First:
Xavier Thibaud & Jean-Francois Hemon - NYPC / Belgium
Second: Dylan Rocher & Eric Bertin - France / NYPC


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