Starting Time Change!  

Starting time for play at the French Legation on Wednesdays has changed from 1PM to 11AM.

Beat the heat!

The Legation Boules Club celebrates the game of pétanque through friendship, community and sharing of knowledge.

About Pétanque

(pronounced "pay-tonk")

The Légation Boules Club (LBC) of Austin is for people who want to learn and practice playing the game of pétanque. The LBC got it's name from French Legation where we normally play every weekend.

Where to Play?

See the Regular Weekly Events to find out where players gather throughout the week

Checkout the Special Events Calendar for tournaments and other happenings.

Latest Blog Posts

Bastille Day 2021 at the French Legation

Alliance Française at the Hangar

Installing a Pétanque Terrain with Walt Elder

North Carolina Tournament Video and Photos

The Bionic Ed

March 24, 2021 Cleanup at the Legation

What People Say About Pétanque

" About half of all my good friends are people I met through playing pétanque." - Peter G.

" It's really easy to get started playing pétanque, but there is no limit to how good you can get." - Mary S.

If you have ever been curious about the famous French game of pétanque the now is the time to learn how to play and meet some new friends. It's fun! And we will be happy to show you how to get started. Just click the button below.