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Paralympics Australia Come & Try days featuring Boccia

Are you interested in trying the sport of Boccia? Paralympics Australia are holding a number of multisport come and try days featuring the sport of Boccia. Boccia is one of the fastest growing Paralympic sports, it is also one of the most inclusive sports!

Seeking nominations for Boccia Australia Selection Panel

Boccia Australia (BA) is recognised by World Boccia as the organisation responsible for Boccia in Australia. BA selects athletes to compete internationally at all World Boccia sanctioned events. Nominations are called for from interested persons for appointment to the BA Selection Panel. From these nominations, the Board of BA will review, assess and appoint successful candidates. BA is seeking people with a range of experience and knowledge for these roles

AGM

Notice of Annual General Meeting 30pm AEDT, (NSW time) on Sunday 13th March 2022 More inforamtion contact secreatray@boccia.com.au

Classification Advisory Committee

Interested in classification? At the end of 2022 Boccia Australia will take over the management of classification from Paralympics Australia. Paralympic Australia will maintain a supporting role BA is looking for athletes and non-playing members, to join the newly formed Classification Advisory Committee The role of the committee would be to help in the review of the National and Provisional Classification policies, procedures and guidelines and provide recommendations to help improve efficienc

Canberra Cup 2022 Registration Open Now!

The 2022 Canberra Cup will be held at the Tuggeranong, Archery Hall on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20th February from 8.30am Boccia Australia is excited to be working with ACT Boccia to run this great event - the first on the 2022 boccia calendar Click on the link to register now!

Boccia Australia new coaches

Boccia Australia welcomes Adam Palmer from Sydney and Tyler Ellis from Victoria to the current ranks of BA qualified & accredited coaches.

Around the Courts Spring 2021

Click on the link to open your copy of 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 and our website!

BISFed International Boccia Rules 2021_2024 (v.1)

The update BISFed Rules 2021 -2021 V1 are now available on the World Boccia website as well as the BA website  Lisa Hanssens, Head Referee is working with the referees, to ensure they are ready to implement them at 2022 competitions. Changes include ramp assistants are now called Ramp Operators (RO’s), increasing the size of the penalty box and clarification on what is a dropped ball. While Boccia Australia will implement these rules there is the ability to make changes to suit our athletes.

Return to Boccia Framework 2021

The Return to Sport Framework 2021 has just been released and includes,: • Mandatory Requirements for the Resumption of Playing • Guidelines for Clubs • Physical Distancing During Matches • Equipment Maintenance: Cleaning Boccia Equipment • Return to Boccia COVID-Safety Checklist • BA Attendance Register Template for Clubs

Boccia in Queensland Update:

Bruna Accurso, Sport Development Coordinator for Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association has provided the following information regarding the return to Boccia in QLD after the recent lockdown.

2021 Boccia Australia National Titles cancelled

After lengthy discussion and careful consideration, the Boccia Australia Board has made the very difficult decision that the reality of COVID19 makes holding Boccia Australia National Titles in 2021 untenable.

NEW Boccia Australia Coaches

Boccia Australia (BA) welcomes the first crop of BA qualified coaches. congratulations to: Elise Ross Emily Finn Fiona Porch Jean-Paul La Fonatine Keith Mollineaux Ken Halliday Peter King Phil Bates Sue Olsen All BA qualified coaches receive an exclusive BA Coach shirt upon completion of the coaching accreditation course.

Around the Courts Winter 2021

Click on the link to open your copy of 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 and our website!