The International Federation of Basque Pelota is the highest official body of the sport of Basque pelota and promoter of the World Championships of all the existing specialities. It was set up in 1929 and currently comprises 33 affiliated countries.

The mission of the FIPV is to promote and develop Basque pelota by encouraging the creation of new practice centres and helping the consolidation of those that already exist.

The FIPV enjoys the recognition of the IOC and is a member of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF).

Basque Pelota World Championships 2018