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By Mr.Bordsenius at 2000-01-01 is a non-comercial online community owned and run by persons who all share a passion for Petanque. Our goal is to make the largest, best and most useful website for petanque players and people who want to know more about this classic game.

Some ask where is located. The truth is that we are not. Our server is in the USA, our administration in Oslo,Norway, The books,postcards, old rules etc are made in Amsterdam, the netherlands, and from the rest of Europe. So if you really want to pin us down with a geographical position, please use European. ALthough we have quite a few contributors from Australia, the Americas and Africa as well..

The participants in this web project

Stig Bordsenius
CEO & WebGuru
Everything that relates to making the webpages, the server scripts and the database, design etc... In short -what he does not know about php, sql, mySql , Linux, Bsd, HTML, CSS, XML, XSL etc is not worth knowing. Mr.Bordsenius is a former World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Member, figthing for open standars on the web. He has been on the internet since 1988 ( this is not a typo..)

Contributors, current and historical, in no particular order:

Raoul Lewicki.(Germany)
American living in Germany since 1964.The only American that is President from a German Boule Club.

Jac Verheul (The Netherlands, Books,postcards, worldboules)
Editor of the Dutch magazine petanque, and the man behind our book-database.

Vernon Walker (Beginners sectioin)
Vernon has made the section for beginners here at

Jukka Poyry (Finland)
Webmaster fot the petalogue, a massive petanque website.

Jhon J. Tupper (Canada)
Our Canadian editor, for both the french and english sections.

Ray Ager (UK)
Ray Ager is a member of the Brighton and Hove petanque club and is a valuable contributor in all areas.

Andreas Øwre (norway)
One of the co-founders of

Morten Vågen (norway)
The man behing our first club-database.

Andre Deramond (Australia)
Andre Deramond French born, living in Australia for the last 25 years,has represented Australia in 3 World championships and he is the umpire for the State of Victoria.

Mike Dow (Scotland)
Mike runs the scotish petanque association website.

Frank Pipal (USA)
Editor for the american petanque-magazine.

Vegard Ness (Norway)
Former president of the norwegian petanque-federation

Mike Pegg (England, Rules)
International Umpire and webmaster for the British petanque association. Mike answers all kinds of questions about the rules here at

François-Xavier Goudemand (France)
François-Xavier Goudemand is a member of the club "Pétanque Club de Breuil le Vert" (Picardie), and acts as our Frech editor.

Cary karp (Sweden)
Member of the Swedish petanque-association

Thore Skulberg (Denmark)
President of Copenhagen petanque-club

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