The English Pétanque Association is
the National Governing Body for the sport of pétanque in
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 16 regions
means there will be a club near you (see the
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.