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About CEP EC Petanque

About CEP EC Petanque

The CEP European Petanque Championships will be held in ‘s-Hertogenbosch from 13 to 17 July 2022. The European Championships are organized, under the authority of the Confédération Européenne de Pétanque (CEP), by a combination of partners: Dutch Petanque Bond (NJBB), the municipality of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, BrabantSport, BrabantSportfonds, the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, NOC*NSF, More2Win and sports events agency Team TOC.


The CEP European Petanque Championships 2022 will take place at the Parade. On the famous square, 26 covered petanque courts will be built. The best petanque players in Europe will compete for the European titles in the categories singles (men and women), doubles (men, women) and mix (man, woman and mixed). In addition to the competitions, you can enjoy good food, drinks and music.

EC Petanque in the fight against loneliness

The social spin-off of the event is also very important. One of the objectives of the CEP European Petanque Championships 2022 is to reduce loneliness. By organizing a tournament for all residents of the city, among other things, sport is used to strengthen social cohesion in the neighborhoods.

50th anniversary NJBB

In 2022, the Dutch Petanque Bond (NJBB) will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The European Championship is a wonderful way to celebrate this milestone. With the organization of this event, the NJBB hopes to arouse more interest in the fantastic sport and show that it is suitable for everyone.

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