Committee, International of Pipe Clubs

CIPC was founded in Saint-Claude, France as an association of national pipe clubs to foster friendship and camraderie among pipe smokers worldwide


  • To bring together pipe clubs from around the world.
  • To present a positive public image of pipe smoking.
  • To promote better understanding of the hobby and to maintain enthusiasm for it.
  • To preserve the culture and traditions of the international pipe smoking community.
  • To encourage pipe smokers to join pipe clubs, support pipe shows and participate in smoking competitions.
  • To protect the rights of pipesmokers and the culture of pipe smoking as heritage worldwide


  • Organizing annual international champignonship smoking competitions in different member countries.
  • Establishing and enforcing uniform rules for such competitions.
  • Promoting on an international level the exchange of knowledge between pipe smokers, pipe makers and tobacco specialists.
  • Operating a website/facebook for sharing information about pipe smoking and pipe club activities/events.

Upcoming Events

World Championship 2023 - Bucharest
6 Oct 23
Bucharest, Romania