AIM

To provide individuals with an understanding of the principles of boccia officiating and to equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to officiate at community leagues and competitions.

OUTCOME

  • Explanation of the terminology
  • Roles of all those involved
  • The equipment used
  • Understanding of the competition rules

TARGET AUDIENCE

Suitable for delegates over the age of 16. Some prior knowledge and experience of boccia would be beneficial.

DURATION

Pre reading prior to the course.
7 hours course (50% practical, 50% theory).
Includes end of course multiple choice test.

CAPACITY

 10 persons

Fees

 £15 per person

All delegates receive a free paddle upon successful completion of the course.

ORGANISERS

Responsibilities

Organisers: Booking an appropriate venue, sourcing equipment and enrolling delegates.  Please notify Boccia England of the no. of delegates one week prior to the course.

Boccia England: Provides the tutor, delegate pre-reading and resources and delegate certification.

Requirements

  • Sole use of an area large enough for 1 boccia court e.g. sports hall, dance studio.
  • Sole use of a classroom environment for theory and discussion e.g. separate room, additional hall or court.
  • Two tables
  • One chair per delegate
  • Parking facilities incl. disabled parking
  • Disabled access
  • Toilets incl. disabled

N.B. The tutor will need access to the venue approximately one hour prior to the course start time.

Equipment

  • A range of PE equipment: balls, hoops, skittles, cones, markers/targets
  • A range of referee equipment- 2 red/blue paddles, 2 measuring devices
  • Boccia ball sets (min. 2 sets)
  • One ramp
  • Flip chart, paper and pens
  • Laptop
  • Projector

Fees & Costs

£450 + VAT

Tutor expenses including travel costs and accommodation if required.