New Search Feature

​Ever find yourself struggling to find some information on the LBC website?

Well now the home page has a cool new SEARCH feature that will instantly find anything on any of the Pages or Posts!

This feature is available on the Home/About page.

And don't forget, if you are looking through all your old emails for something that was in any of the LBC Newsletters, you can always go to the Newsletter Archive to see a list of all the newsletters that have even been sent!

Just look in the top menu on every page!


Another New Member – Jim Schwobel

Good News! The LBC has another new member - Jim Schwobel!

Please join in to welcome the LBC's newest member, Jim Schwobel!

Jim is a great guy with a lot of experience playing pétanque. He is also very enthusiastic  about teaching new players all about the game and showing them how to play.

The LBC is certainly a better club with Jim onboard!

Jim, and anyone else, can get up to speed with the LBC by reviewing the LBC blog posts and the LBC Newsletter Archive.

See you on the terrain!

LBC Holiday Party 2019 Pictures

​The LBC/Nelson Ranch Holiday Party for 2019 was a great success! More people than ever!

LBC Annual Meeting and Elections

We had a great turn-out at Central Market and the LBC Board would like to thank everyone who was able to attend.

​2020 Officer Elections 

Members voted and the following officers were elected:

Jeff Brown - Information Officer - first term
Kelly Brownlee - Vice President - first term
Mary Stratton - Secretary- second term

Outgoing Vice President, Gary Ragan, will become Tournament Director and a non-voting board member of the club. 

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New LBC Tee Shirts are Here!

​They feature the French Légation, with a sketch of the building on the back. I think you will agree that they really look sharp!

The T shirts are $11, up to XL size. They come in white, and blue. The white comes in cotton, the blue comes in cotton and Triblend.

This time we also have LBC boule rags for $2.

We are gearing up for returning to the French Légation in 2020. If you are interested catch me on the courts through the end of Dec.

- Ed Priest

Las Vegas Wrap Up

We got a message from Ed and the folks who went to Las Vegas:

"Well the teams of Kathy & Gary, and Rudy & Ed ended up 2 wins & 5 losses.  Playing the teams in the top of the Concours took was tough.  Met some wonderful people, saw some great petanque and really enjoyed the tournament.  Saw a lot of great shooting and pointing on the sandy courts of Las Vegas.  Before heading home we stopped by Red Rock Canyon."

​A previous message:

"​LV tournament had 26 teams coming from mostly yhe west coast.  LV, CA, OR, HI, Canada, & TX.  The LBC teams of Gary & Kathy, & Rudy & Ed won 2 and lost 3.  Sunday we are back at it with the consolante.  Traveling banner goes up."