The Annual Meeting of the Federation of Pétanque, USA, Inc., took place at the Lamorinda Pétanque Club terrain, 480 St. Mary's Road, Lafayette, California on Saturcay, August 13, 2016. Board members present included President and Membership Secretary Frank Pipal, Vice President Christine Cragg, Secretary Dan Feaster, National Sport Director Etienne Rijkheer, and Northern California Counselor Bleys Rose. Proxies for seven absent members were carried by President Frank Pipal (three) and Secretary Dan Feaster (four). With a quorum of 12 established, President Pipal opened the meeting. Reports were submitted by Treasurer Joe Martin, NSD Etienne Rijkheer, and Membership Secretary Frank Pipal. The Minutes will be posted once they have been approved by the Board. One item from the Membership Report that we can share at this time is the application of two new clubs for FPUSA membership. And since the meeting took place, a third club has applied for membership. Now we are 50!