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World Games 2017

WROCLAW - Poland

Team Thailand takes over


Petanque proves a big hit at Asian Beach Games

PHUKET - Thailand

European Youth Championship

From 6 to 9 november FRANCE

Tahiti 2014 and Congres FIPJP

NICE January 2015

New President of C.E.P.


Holders of diplomas

CIEP - Paris

Report World Championships Men

PAPEETE - Tahiti

World Championships Single Women and Man

NICE (France) 23 to 25 january 2015

Homepage - F.I.P.J.P.


International Federation of Petanque and Provencal game was created in 1958 and has around 600 000 licensed players in 94 national federations. 

The FIPJP is a worldwide organisation of licensed players for Petanque and the game Provençal - two similar sports which have a shared modern history.

In 2007 the sport of petanque celebrated it's 100th birthday, its origins are based on the game Provençal from which the principals of the game were established:  the ambience, the team spirit, emotion and pleasure.  Petanque has graciously taken all of these assets and used them to conquer the world.  Today, petanque is the most popular of all boules sports.  There are nearly 600,000 licensed players and many more people who simply play for pleasure.

It's also thanks to the game's exceptional popularity and the work of the FIPJP, that petanque is played at the World Games, the Asian Games, the Mediterranean Games, the Pacific Games and so on...

The FIPJP is also a founding member of the World Federation of the Sport of Boules (WCSB 1985)  which works to have the sport, along with other boules sports, included in the Olympic Games.  In 1986 petanque was recognised by the Intenational Olympic Committee (C.I.O.).

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