PETANQUE

Each year, over 600,000 licensed members spread across 80 countries practice this centenarian sport.

THE CONFEDERATION

A non-profit organization, the Panamerican Confederation Of Petanque’s main mission is to promote and develop petanque within the member federations of the CPP.

THE RULES

The CPP’s values go right along with those of the International Olympic Movement, and adheres to the rules set in place by the Olympic Committee.

Petanque balls were first made out of clay, then stone, wood and finally steel. In 1907, Jules Hughes (aka Lenoir) created petanque in a town named La Ciotat (France). The name “Petanque”comes from…

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THE PANAMERICAN CONFEDERATION OF PETANQUE

We are at the service of this booming sport

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In full expansion in America, petanque has charmed since its birth, thousands of Americans and Canadians. Its growth has accelerated within the last few years with the arrival of new nations into the CPP such as Mexico, Argentina, Bermuda, Chile, Haiti, Cuba and Dominican Republic.

Strategic and fun, petanque offers several advantages:

  • Develops critical thinking
  • Team spirit
  • Focus & endurance
  • Tolerance & respect
  • Affordable

MEMBER COUNTRIES & PARTNERS

USA
CANADA
Mexique
Bermudes
Argentine
Haiti
Chili
Cuba
République Dominicaine
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