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2018 BISFed World Boccia Championships

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Competition Round Up

March has seen some top competitive boccia. At the start of the month we were in Gateshead for some brilliant boccia at the last of the Heathcoat Cup rounds. Thanks to our partner 'Smile Through Sport' for their support on the day. Next, we were in Sheffield and Hatfield for the thrilling BE Cup Playoffs North & South gearing up for the BE Cup Finals in May.

We are now looking forward to the Lord's Taverners Boccia School Finals on the 20 April, the Heathcoat Cup Finals on 21 April and the Super League Fixture Day 3 on 22 April. Keep updated on all the action and live results via our website/ social media. Spectators are always welcome.

barryThank you Barry 

Our England Performance Group Head Coach, Barry Bowden, has recently stepped down from his role. Barry's contribution to the players and the system itself has been invaluable over the many years that he has been involved in the sport. Athletes and coaches look up to Barry and it is our belief that his personable approach to coaching is something we can all learn from. 

From everyone at Boccia England, thank you Barry for making such a difference to the sport and the people within it.

BocciaLevel 1 Award in Officiating, last few places available! 

  • Date: Saturday 14 April 2018, 10.00-17.00
  • Venue: Lord Butler Fitness and Leisure Centre, Peaslands Road, Essex, CB11 3EG 
  • Cost: £15 per person deposit to secure your place. 
  • FREE referee's paddle upon completion of volunteering activity. 
  • Find out more and book now.

2018 Boccia Awards - Nominations are now OPEN

It's that time of year again and your chance to nominate your boccia sporting hero.  Nominations must be received by Tuesday 1st May 2018. 

Find out more and nominate now.

FREE Inclusive Disability Workshop in Boccia (Saturday 28th April, Northallerton) 

This three hour interactive workshop is suitable for volunteers and coaches from boccia clubs. It will show you how you can make your coaching more inclusive and effective, whilst also supporting you to learn the basic elements of the 8 classifications in boccia. For more information please click here 

Raffle/Tombola Prizes! Can you help?

We're looking for donations of prizes for our raffle and tombolas at events throughout the competition season. If you or anyone you know can help please contact Susannah Wakefield on 0115 9678455 or info@bocciaengland.org.uk Thank you for your support! All funds raised go back into our competitions!

Boccia England Photos  - All our events photos available on Flickr here

Support us

Boccia England is a registered charity (reg. number 1139174) and since our beginnings we are working hard to develop the sport and create more opportunities to play boccia. 

Boccia England will be organising fundraising raffles throughout the season and you can help by donating prizes. If you can make a raffle donation please contact us

Fundraising and sponsorship can help us so much in our ability to do our work. Everybody can help, find out more and donate here

 

 

 

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