The practice of Basque pelota in Catalonia has historically had a long-standing tradition and the sport has in fact been officially played there since the early 20th century. The Catalan Federation of Basque Pelota (FCP) was set up in 1924 to promote and regulate the practice of this sport.
Basque pelota in Catalonia is played by more than 40,000 people and approximately 3,200 of them are federated licensed members of some of the 30 affiliated clubs.

Basque Pelota World Championships 2018