On Saturday 28th April 2018, the Chinese Bowling Association, the Japanese Petanque Boules Federation and the Bocce Australia were the inaugural signatories to the historic and newly formed Asia-Oceania Sport Boules Confederation.

The signing of the constitution, was the confirmation of the birth of a new association to join the family of the World sport bocce governing body, the Federation International de Boules. It also reflects a partnership between the three countries which are bound by geography and deep ties of history and friendship.

This marks the beginning of a new era in the sport of bocce, as the FIB now has the structure in place covering all continents as part of the qualification to World Titles and hopefully one day to the Olympics. The Asia-Oceania Sport Boules Confederation joins the Pan-American Sport Boules Confederation, the European Boules Confederation and the African Boules Confederation to form a strong bond for future growth for the sport of bocce. Read more in the attachment…

Media Release – Asia Oceania Confederation