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The English Pétanque Association is the National Governing Body for the sport of pétanque in England.

We are officially recognised by Sport England, the International governing body, the Fédération Internationale de Pétanque et Jeu Provençal (FIPJP) and the European governing body, the Confédération Européenne de Pétanque (CEP), we are also members of the Sport + Recreation Alliance.

The EPA’s structure of 15 regions means there will be a club near you (see the Regions , Club Database or contact one of the Officers for more information).

Pétanque, sometimes called boules is a sport that is enjoyed by all the family, it can be played for fun in the garden or more seriously up to European and World Championship levels. 

Our members will be happy to welcome you to their club and help you get started.

EPA National Events - 2014


Club Events

EPA Registered Clubs may advertise their events on this page, for further details please click here

International Events
  • Boules Blitz 2014: 23/24 August, Cork, Ireland

  • European Championship: Juniors - November, Bassens, France


Latest News
Singles: International Qualifier


WINNER - Angela Gaughan
Runner Up - Sarah Huntley


Winner - Dean Seville
Runner Up - Jack Blows

Results click here

Champion of Champions
2014 Winners

Sofiane Lachani

David Cruz & David Stubbs

Kevin Spillett, Jack Blows & Scott Ashby


CEP President

Our National President, Mike Pegg was appointed President of the Confédération Européenne de Pétanque (CEP) at the recent European Congress held in Mersin, Turkey

Inter-Regional Championship & Challenge Tournament

Championship - Winners

  • Division 1: Kent

  • Division 2: Isle of Wight

  • Juniors: Chiltern

Challenge - Winners

  • Division 1: Southern

  • Division 2: Devon

For the full results click here

EPA Competition Rules