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Paralympic Update

Paralympics Australia Launches Rallying Cry For Paris Campaign

Around the Courts - Sumer 2023/24

Around the Courts - Summer 2023/24  Catch up with the latest news from around the courts!  Photos and stories of you enjoying boccia are always welcome. Email BA stories of what's happening in boccia near you, for the next copy of Around the Courts! Keep up with what’s happening on Facebook and our website.

BC3 Pair win NSW Sports Award

Congratulations to the BC3 Pair who won the Team of the Year with a disability award at the NSW Sports Awards 👏🏻

World Boccia Rankings

Keep up to date with the current World Rankings as we head into the last event of the year. Hong Kong Regional Championships 3-12 Dec.

Working With Children Check

In Australia, people who work or volunteer with children are screened for suitability. As part of this screening process, nominated state agencies examine an applicant’s police information including criminal charges, offences, findings of guilt and professional conduct reports across the applicant’s lifetime

Competition Schedule for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

With the countdown on to the Games, the calendar for all sessions for the different sports at the Paralympic Games is out – with the final 100 m wheelchair sprint, men and women’s finals in wheelchair basketball, doubles wheelchair tennis events, and the kick-off for the blind football final and more all scheduled. This schedule provides a clearer look at what will take place over 11 days of competition, ahead of the publication of the full events schedule.

Dan Michel 1 of 10 Athletes to watch in Paris 2024

Experience, flare, courage and discipline. These are some of the qualities necessary to join the global top tier of Paralympic athletes. Over the coming months, Australia’s finest will compete around the world in search of quota spots for Paris 2024 and a place on the Australian Paralympic Team. These great sportspeople and role models are among those you need to follow.

Around the Courts - Winter 2023

Hi everyone Click on the link to open your copy of the latest edition of Around the Courts! Thank you to everyone who submitted stories for this Newsletter. Please feel free to send us more about what you like about boccia or what's happening in your club. Your stories and photos are always welcome Keep up with what’s happening on Facebook and our website!

Jamieson Leeson climbing the ranking's

Five years ago Jamieson Leeson had never even heard of the wheelchair sport of boccia, but now she's a world champion and top contender for the 2024 Paralympics. 

Brisbane Paralympics 2032

The release of the Strategy for Australian Paralympic Sport to Brisbane and Beyond by the nation’s preeminent sporting organisation for people with a disability signals the start of a new era in Paralympic sport, seizing the once-in-a-generation opportunity presented by the Brisbane 2032 Paralympic and Olympic Games.

Classification Update

Boccia Australia updates Classification rules to include Boccia Australia Inclusion Classes (BAIC) procedures for BC5 & Open classes.

Performance Pathway and Coaching

Performance Pathways and coach development continue to be key focus areas for the AIS, especially as Australia builds towards hosting the 2032 Brisbane Games and beyond.

Around the Courts - Summer 2023

Around the Courts - Spring 2022 here is the latest edition of Around the Courts! Send me photos of you enjoying boccia for our Facebook Page or email me stories of what's happening in boccia near you, for the next copy of Around the Courts! Keep up with what’s happening on Facebook

Australia Wins GOLD

World Boccia Champions!! Congratulations to Dan Michel/Ash McClure and Jamieson Leeson/Amanda Leeson on winning GOLD in the BC3 Pairs. Your achievements are nothing short of incredible. And thank you to Ken Halliday for the support and guidance you have given to Boccia and these athletes. World Champion Coach!!