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Ron Penney (Prison Supervisor)

Ph: 03 9321 4103

Mob: 0414 571 890

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Petanque is also known as boule or bocce, and is the fore runner of lawn bowls. The game is played on a hard packed clay or gravel surface where metal balls (boules) are thrown into the air or along the ground with the aim of landing closest to the jack. 



38B1 - Doubles (Team) $20.00 per team
38C1 - Triples (Team) $30.00 per team


Age Code


00  Open

NOTE: A maximum of 24 teams only will be accepted for either event.

Venue, Date & Time

St Kilda Petanque Club

66 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda. (Part of the St Kilda Sports Club – near the corner of Fitzroy Street & Canterbury Road).  


Day 1 Tuesday 22nd October at 0830hrs.

Day 2 Wednesday 23rd October at 0830hrs.
Please notify the coordinators at the ground of your arrival to enable the day’s draw to be finalised. Any complete teams not at the ground at the start of competition will incur a penalty. Competition will commence as close as possible to 9.30 am.
Medals will be presented at the end of each day’s competition.


Licensed bar at venue. No BYO alcohol permitted under any circumstances. Any person with BYO alcohol may be asked to immediately leave the club grounds by staff of the St Kilda Sports club. That competitor will then forfeit any right to compete in any further events on that day. 

There is a large amount of “meter” car parking immediately next to the St Kilda Sports Club and several multi story car parks in Fitzroy Street.

There are numerous restaurants and cafes in Fitzroy Street.

Special Instructions

Team/Game Description.

Doubles – teams will consist of two players who will play with three balls each.
Triples   – teams will consist of three players who will play with two balls each.
Teams can be all male, all female, or a mixture of both.

If there are 15 or more teams in either of the events (Doubles or Triples) then that event will have an “A” Grade and “B” Grade.  Medals will be presented for each grade.

Time limit during games.    One minute between play.

Time limit of games.    All qualifying games will have a forty five minute time limit.  There will be no time limit for the medal games.  Having time limits on qualifying games is the current practice recommended by the “Federation Internationale de Petanque” for all competitions.
Bye/Forfeits.    Any bye/forfeit will be scored as a 13 to 9 point win. 

Boules.   Social boules (balls) are permitted.  For any competitors who do not have their own boules a limited supply of extra boules will be available (at no charge) from the coordinators.   Jacks (cochinets) can be purchased for $4.00 at the ground.

Footwear.   Footwear should cover/protect the toes – such as sneakers, shoes, boots or similar.  

Other Information.
Each day, prior to the start of competition, the Sports Coordinator will give a full explanation of the “Club Rules and Game Rules” (including the “A” and “B” Grade draw and the rules regarding time limits). If a competitor would like a copy of the document “Club Rules and Game Rules” prior to that date, please contact the Sports Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Except for local ground rules (as per the “Club Rules and Game Rules”) play will comply with the rules of the “Federation Internationale de Petanque et Jeu Provincial".

Teams & Individual Events

You are now required to enter and pay online for both individual and team events i.e. payment is now required for both individual and team events.  

Entry Form Information

Could all competitors please provide their e-mail address, or agency address on entry to facilitate the sending of the relevant rules? Preference for sending rules will be by e-mail.