Player Rankings


To promote competitive petanque for players of the New York area.

This new initiative is done jointly by La Boule New Yorkaise and New York P├ętanque Club, and is opened to all members (and associate members) of both clubs.


  • Players receive points based on results of tournaments.
  • Points are awarded for only tournaments organized by LBNY or NYPC, excluding Bar Tabac and Tribeca Bastille Day.
  • All tournaments must be played by the rules listed in the FIPJP (or FPUSA) rule book.
  • The top three ranked players at the end of the season will be rewarded with prizes.
  • The results will be maintained and published by both clubs on their website.


  • Maximum points earned for a tournament is determined by base-point x multiplier.
  • All tournaments a based on an 8-points system.
  • The number of teams qualified for the finals should be based on this formula:
    2 teams 4-6 teams in tournament
    4 teams 7-12 teams
    8 teams 13-24 teams
    16 teams 25 or more
  • Tournament multipliers are:
    1x for melee
    1.5x for select
    3x for 2-day “Major” tournaments (for instance, NY Open & Open Robert Pierre)
  • All players in the finals receive points according how far they advanced, using this formula:
    1st  - 100% of the points
    2nd - 75%
    1/2 finalists - 50%
    1/4 finalists - 25%
    1/8 finalists - 12%
    1/16 finalists - 6%


A one-day select doubles tournament attracts 14 teams. After the qualifying rounds, 8 teams are in the final rounds. Because it is a select, the points for this tournament is 12 ( 8 x 1.5). And these are the breakdowns for the finalists.

  • 1st place - 12 pts (100% of 12)
  • 2nd place - 9 pts (75% of 12)
  • 3rd & 4th place - 6 pts (50% of 12)
  • 5th to 8th place - 3 pts (25% of 12)

- There is no difference between 3rd and 4th place even if a game was played to determined the placing.