The Boccia England Awards are Back

NOMINATE YOUR BOCCIA HERO NOW!! The Boccia England Awards are a celebration of your achievements over the past year. They recognise, reward, and celebrate the successes of our outstanding athletes, inspirational volunteers, great coaches and officials and high-quality clubs across England. Read more

Look out for a Back to Boccia ‘Local’ competition near you!

Boccia England are pleased to announce that we have funding to support locally delivered competitions. Read more

Announcing the Boccia NOTCH Collection

Looking for the perfect gift for the boccia fan in your life? Or are you a boccia player yourself, looking for a way to commemorate your involvement? We're proud to have partnered with NOTCH to create a boccia collection of charms – a perfect keepsake! Read more

Fundraise for your boccia club with easyfundraising

We have partnered up with fundraising website easyfundraising to help support your club’s fundraising efforts - sign your club up today! Read more

Announcing three new competitions for 2022!

We will be holding three “Back to Boccia Open” competitions early next year. Entries open on 21st October. Read more

Enter the Boccia England Autumn Raffle!

Win some fabulous prizes in our Autumn Raffle. Enter by text message for £3 to win prizes including a £100 Love2Shop Voucher and a set of boccia balls worth £276! Read more

Runners raise money for Boccia England

On Saturday 26th September, team members ran in Nottingham's Robin Hood Half Marathon and Mini Marathon to raise money to change lives through boccia! Read more

Celebrating National Boccia Day 2021!

This year’s National Boccia Day theme was Boccia is Back! People across the UK have been celebrating by holding their own events and helping to raise awareness of boccia within their communities. Read more

Rules Update

Boccia England have received notice that BISFed have released a new version of the International Boccia Rules. Rule revisions are conducted every quadrennial, in line with the Paralympics. The new full rules can be viewed here and we have summarised the main changes below. Read more

Back to Boccia Cup Round-Up

‘Boccia Was Back’ over the weekend with our first competition in 18 months. Read more

2021/22 Membership Update

To support our members and to reflect the ongoing restriction of activity and impact of Covid-19, a discount has been applied to the price of the 2021-2022 membership. Read more

Collaboration with British Blind Sport to create an exciting new coaching resource

British Blind Sport has worked with Boccia England to develop an inclusive resource that will help to support more blind and partially sighted players to participate in boccia. The new resource teaches coaches how to include blind and partially sighted people in boccia and provides them with the knowledge and skills they need to confidently deliver visually impaired (VI) boccia in club, school, and community settings. Read more

Big Boccia Survey 2021

The Big Boccia Survey is back! Our annual survey helps us to better understand who plays boccia and how we can improve the experience all people have in our sport, and it is now live. Read more

National Disability Strategy

Here you can read our comments on the Government's National Disability Strategy which was published on 28th July 2021. Read more

Announcing the Back to Boccia Cup!

We are delighted to announce our Back to Boccia Cup which will take place on 18-19th September at the English Institute of Sport (EIS) in Sheffield. This competition has been generously sponsored by ENA Care Group. Read more

Boccia England Competitions update

We are excited to return to competition. Read on to see our update and what we have planned! Read more

Coming soon - National Boccia Day 2021!

National Boccia Day is an annual event to celebrate boccia and raise awareness across the country. National Boccia Day 2021 is being held on Monday 27th September and will celebrated in partnership with Disability Sport Wales, Scottish Disability Sport and Disability Sport Northern Ireland, with support from Irwin Mitchell. Read more

Boccia England Rankings Statement - July 2021

Boccia England has released the following statement in response to a petition against the decision to not update the ranking lists for the 2019/2020 season. Read more

Virtually Boccia Round-up

Virtually Boccia was launched in October 2020, with challenges starting in January 2021, to temporarily replace our traditional face to face National Schools Competition. Here is a round-up of the first edition. Read more

New resources for visually impaired boccia available!

We have recently launched a new programme of activity for anyone interested in delivering visually impaired boccia (VI boccia) and would love to hear from interested organisations and individuals. Read more

Host a Tea Break to Fundraise for Boccia England!

We all enjoy an invitation to tea and now we’re able to meet in person again, what better way to get together than to host a Tea Break with friends, family, or work colleagues and raise funds for Boccia England at the same time? Read more

Invitation to Tender - Boccia England 10-year strategy

Can you help us develop an ambitious 10 year strategy? Read more

Virtually Boccia Round 2 - The results are in!

The Virtually Boccia Challenge was developed to be delivered in schools and colleges and at home for children learning remotely. So far more than 5,400 students from 140 schools and colleges have taken part. Round 2 recently concluded and the results are now available! Read more

At the end of the Rainbow

A year ago we created our lockdown league, The Rainbow Cup, to help players stay engaged with the sport and the boccia community during the Coronavirus pandemic. The final edition ended in April 2021 - here we take a look at some of the highlights! Read more