How are petanque boules measured?

The proper way to use a tape is to measure across the top of the jack to the boule. Make sure that the end of the tape is positioned at the middle of the boule; if it it too high or too low, the measurement won’t be accurate. Keep the tape above the jack, without touching it.

What is the difference between bocce and petanque?

The main difference between bocce ball and petanque is the playing technique. Bocce ball is a bowling game where you bowl the boule. Whilst petanque is more of a tossing game where you throw the boule. Bocce ball players also take some steps before throwing, just like bowling.

What is a petanque ball made of?

Today, virtually all petanque balls are made from some kind of steel. Steel (in French, acier) is a carbon-iron alloy. The ratio of carbon to steel in the alloy has a significant (and rather complex) influence on the properties of steel.

What are obut balls?

An Obut® patented technology. Designed for occasional sports/leisure use with family or friends. Obut Leisure stainless steel boules are all the same diameter and a standard weight, making them suitable for the hands and strength of both sexes and all ages from 12 years.

What size petanque balls should I buy?

An FIPJP-licensed competition-quality boule must be in the size range of 70.5 to 80 millimeters (mm) in diameter. Generic Chinese leisure boules are typically 73mm in diameter, while Obut leisure boules are 74mm.

How much does a petanque ball weigh?

between 650 g and 800 g.
The International and French Petanque and Jeu Provençal federations (F.I.P.J.P. and F.F.P.J.P.) Weights vary between 650 g and 800 g. A 600 g boule is used by children up to 11 years in their first competitions.

Can you play petanque on grass?

Pétanque is best played on small gravel, but can also be played on sand or grass (my least favourite, because then the balls can’t really roll). It is forbidden to touch or remove any obstacle on the terrain (a pebble, a leaf, a twig, etc).

How many balls do you need for petanque?

To play pétanque you will need metal ‘boules’ which are the balls you will throw, and one smaller, wooden target ball known as the ‘jack’ or ‘cochonnet’. There should be six ‘boules’ per team, and only three if playing ‘tête à tête’.

Can you roll the ball in petanque?

Can you use bocce balls for petanque?

Bocce courts need to be smooth and flat so the balls can easily run across the playing surface. But almost any terrain would be suitable for playing petanque even if there are trees and rocks in between. At the same time, bocce courts will be too smooth for playing petanque.

How do you make a boules pitch?

Dimensions of a Boules court

  1. First Construct a 10 foot by 40 foot rectangular border for the court using 2″ x 4″ treated timber, fastened together by screws.
  2. The border will end up about four inches above the surface of the garden.
  3. Or if you prefer the court level with the lawn dig out an area at least 4″ deep.

What happens if you hit the jack in petanque?

If the boules rest on the side of the pistes, they are taken out. If a boule hits or rests against the back sleepers, the boule is out. If the jack ball is knocked out of play, the end must be played again.

Quels sont les différents types de chaines boule?

Gamme de chaines boule en acier inoxydable et acier nickelé, de différents diamètres et longueurs. Vente au rouleau, au mètre, en chainettes et en chaine tour de cou. Longueur Sur mesure et grosses quantités possibles sur commande. Rouleau chaine boule 2,4mm 50M… Rouleau chaine boule 2.4mm noire…

Quelle est la différence entre les boules de pétanque et l’acier inoxydable?

Boules en inox. L’acier inoxydable est un alliage de fer et nickel. Ce dernier permet aux boules de pétanque de résister à la corrosion. Elles sont plus brillantes que les boules en acier au carbone.

Quelle est la différence entre boules de pétanque et boules en acier au carbone?

Ce dernier permet aux boules de pétanque de résister à la corrosion. Elles sont plus brillantes que les boules en acier au carbone. Vous n’avez pas d’articles à comparer.

Quelle est la taille d’un rouleau chaine boule?

Rouleau chaine boule 2,4mm 50M… Rouleau chaine boule 2.4mm noire… Rouleau chaine boule de 50 mètres acier/epoxy couleur… Rouleau chaine boule dorée 2,4mm…