La Boule New Yorkaise

Petanque in Bryant Park & Parade Ground

Our 2021 Regular Season

  • July to October
  • Monday to Friday
  • 11 AM to 7 PM

2021 US Open Petanque Tournament

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No It's Not Bocce — We Play Pétanque!

Learn to Play

It's easy. It takes only 5 minutes to get started. And it is FREE. Come play in Bryant Park during our regular season. April to October, Monday to Friday, 11 AM to 7 PM.

Look for the instructor with the green badge.

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You can join online on our SquareUp Market page. Just click Buy and pay by credit card. Or mail back a printed registration form and pay by check.

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During the season you can find us playing every day in Bryant Park. The petanque terrain just inside the entrance on the corner of 42nd St & 6th Ave, near Time Square.


We occasionally play in Washington Square Park and hold tournaments in the Parade Ground, Brooklyn.

Note: All tournament must be played under social distancing rules, including wearing a mask.

2021 LBNY Schedule

DateName Format Location
Sun, May 2VauclusienneSingle 6 balls or Doubles, no TriplesParade Ground
Sun, May 9 FPUSA NE Regional SinglesSingles #1Parade Ground
Sun, May 30 Memorial TournamentSelect DoublesParade Ground
Sun, Jun 20 Singles Circuit #2Singles #2Parade Ground
Sat, Jul 3 Picnic CarouselDoubles CarouselBryant Park
Sun, Jul 25 Singles Circuit #3Singles #3Parade Ground
Sat, Aug 7African OpenSelect DoublesBryant Park
Sun, Sep 12Summer Melee (Rescheduled)Melee DoublesBryant Park
Sep 4 & 5World Championship Men's Triples QualifierMen's TriplesParade Ground
Sun, Sep 26Singles Circuit #4 (Final)Singles #4Bryant Park
Oct 9 & 10US OpenSelect DoublesTBD

2021 Tournaments of Interest

Aug 14 & 15FPUSA WC Doubles QualifiersMen's & Women's DoublesPortland, OR
Sat, Sep 18FPUSA NE Regional DoublesSelect DoublesPhiladelphia, PA
Nov 13 & 14Amelia Island OpenSelect DoublesFernandina Beach, FL
  • All players must observe social distancing rules, including wearing a mask. No exceptions.
  • $10/person entry fee.
  • Participation in all club tournaments require a valid 2019 license from an FIPJP-affiliated club.