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Competition description

A match consists of four ends in the individuals and pairs competitions and of six ends in the team division. Each end continues until both teams have played all of their balls. The match is started by throwing the white target ball or the "jack" into the playing area. The same player also rolls the first Boccia ball as close as possible to the jack. [Full story]

Beijing Paralympic Games Qualification Guide

  • The Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games Qualification Guide includes the general IPC regulations on eligibility and sports-specific qualification criteria applicable for the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. [Full story]


  • Players with cerebral palsy classified as CP1 or CP2 athletes as well as athletes with other severe physical disabilities are eligible to compete in Boccia ... [Full story]

Competition rules

Boccia Competition rules The Rules of the Game relate to all international competitions held under the auspices of the International Boccia Commission. These competitions comprise all events sanctioned as Category A, B, or C ... [Full story]

Sport Classification Information

Sport IPSF IPSF Chief Classifier Eligible sport class Eligible sport class status First appearance
Boccia CP-ISRA Terrie Moore BC 1-4 PRS, PPS