Sport Hampshire & IoW

Boccia

Boccia is a Paralympic sport for athletes with disabilities that have a major impact on motor skills. Boccia is a target ball sport belonging to the same family as petanque and bowls.

Boccia (pronounced 'Bot-cha') is a Paralympic sport introduced in 1984 and is unique to the Paralympic games. Athletes throw, kick or use a ramp to propel a ball onto the court with the aim of getting closest to a 'jack' ball. The sport is designed specifically for athletes with a disability affecting locomotor function and is played indoors on a court similar in size to a badminton court.

More Information

For more information on Boccia and how to get invloved, visit the GB Boccia Federation or England Boccia.

 
Boccia for web

Contact

England Boccia

www.bocciaengland.org.uk

GB Boccia
www.gb-boccia.org