The 18th Basque Pelota World Championships 2018 have raised the curtain today in Biarritz as part of the meeting of the Executive Board of the International Federation of Basque Pelota (FIPV). The event presented the Championships to the media and was attended by the presidents of the International Federation of Basque Pelota, Spanish Federation of Basque Pelota and Catalan Federation of Basque Pelota. The Championships will host the world’s 14 best Basque pelota teams in Barcelona from 14 to 20 October 2018.