The Petanqueshirt

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2004-08-28

When playing Petanque, it is vital to know the score. This Scoreboard Shirt (adapted from a Bocce Scoreboard shirt I've seen) will make it easier for my fellow players to keep track of the score at all times

By Jeff Widen.
I drew a design on the computer and printed it to an Iron-Transfer sheet and put it on a nice quality t-shirt. Then I stitched two pieces of velcro (the soft pieces) to either side of the scoreboard, and put the "hook" side of sticky velcro on the backs of two metal buttons (they look like boules).

They start at zero and I move them up the velcro strips as the score changes. I only needed 0 through 12 because 13 is the end of the game. Now, whenever someone needs to know the score they simply look in my direction.

blog comments powered by Disqus


Take a tip to Tahiti! it's the world championship!

For some reason the worl championship in petanque is held in the buzzling metroloplis of Tahiti this year! So pack your swimwear and go there at once!

Petanque bar in Copenhagen opened

Finally petanque has found a new home, as a bar game! Althought it might take a few years befor the darts-boards get the boot and petanque moves in everywhere it has started to happen

FT Masterclass: Pétanque with Mike Pegg

The Financial times has finally understood that Petanque is the game of the future, with our long time friend Mike Pegg, International umpire. "It may not be the sunny south of France but even on a chilly Devon day, British fans are warming to the charms of pétanque"

Discount in the Tour de France shop - get your bike-boules today!

This is a product we have mentioned earlier, just because it is sooooo French. A Tour de France petanque-set! This is more French than a baguette!

Android petanque-game

We stumbled across a petanque-game for the andoid-system. From the produces description:"Petanque in St Tropez is a 3D bowls game, as played on the mediterannean coast." We do not have an android-phone to test it on, perhaps one of you can help us out?

The world wide petanque and boule community, by and for users.

Tweets by @PetanqueOrg Tweets about "petanque"