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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 16 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.



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John Middleton

It is with great regret we inform you of the passing of John Middleton from Kent Region, He had been involved in Petanque within EPA & KPA committee for a number of years. Our condolences to Barbara and his family.

National Junior Squad Selection 2016

Click here for a report on the first junior selection day.

National Playing Programme 2016

Click here to see this years program.

Electronic Competition Entry

It is now possible to pay for your competition entry via online banking.

For more details click here


Hayling Island 2015

Euro Cup

There is a new section on the left menu for Euro Cup, this has the Rules, Draw & Contacts and shortly an eScorecard for submitting your Eurocup round results.

CEP Congress

The papers for the next CEP Congress have been published see this link.

Home Nations 2015

Final Results
England 75 wins
Wales 41 wins
Scotland 28 wins

Click Here for Report

Mens & Ladies Qualifiying 2015

Top 8 Results - Click Here

Top 8 Seedings & playing order- Click Here

Q1 & Q2 Results are now avaliable. - Click Here

Titles Weekend 2015 - Winners
  • Singles
    Men: Sean Prendergast
    Women: Samantha Thatcher

  • Doubles
    Ashley & Lee Jamieson

  • Mixed Doubles
    Jack Blows & Sarah Huntley

Full Results Click Here