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Area laid out for playing petanque; matches can be played on a lawn, earth or sand. For international competitions, the field measures 13 ft x 49 ft.
playing field stopping board sideline referee scorer

stopping board click to hear

Wooden board that is the rear limit of the playing field.

sideline click to hear

Continuous line delimiting the playing field along its length; balls are out of bounds if they cross the sidelines.

referee click to hear

Official who is in charge of enforcing the rules; the referee ensures that the equipment and installation are in compliance.

scorer click to hear

Official who registers the results of each player or team onto a scorecard.