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

World Boccia Ball Licensing Rule - domestic pathways statement

We have issued a joint statement with Boccia UK and the other home nation disability sport organisations to clarify our position on the new World Boccia ball licensing rules. The statement confirms that we have no intention of adopting the new rules domestically. Read more

Taking a holistic approach to the development of our Talent Pathway athletes

Here at Boccia England, we’re committed to taking a holistic approach to the development of our Talent Pathway athletes. We’ve invested in this area by providing all Talent Pathway members with an opportunity to access direct mental health support, via a clinical psychologist. Read more

The Big Bocciathon - A big thank you!!

What a fantastic 24 hours! Thank you so much to everyone who contributed to creating the awesome sessions and activities, everyone who joined in via YouTube or Zoom, and everyone who donated!! Read more

Online learning success

In September 2020 we launched the first ever online learning series for boccia. Six months on and we are delighted to report on the successful delivery of 13 sessions which attracted over 200 attendances from across the UK boccia community. Read more

Announcing The Big Bocciathon!

On Friday 23rd April at 10am we will begin a 24-hour fundraising extravaganza - The Big Bocciathon! Join us via the YouTube live-stream to watch and take part, or make a donation of £5 for a Zoom Pass and be part of the live action for all the interactive sessions! Read more

The results are in!

Six organisations took part in our Rainbow Cup Corporate Challenge last month, with the Activity Alliance Boccia Balboas emerging victorious! It was great to introduce boccia to so many people who had never played before. Read more

Celebrating Boccia Mums on Mother's Day

Well known figures from the England Performance Group and national competitive boccia scene are celebrating with their mums this Mother’s Day by writing about the bonds they’ve forged whilst enjoying their favourite sport over the years. Read more

Boccia competition in care homes across North East England!

Boccia England is delighted to have partnered with SMILE through Sport to deliver boccia to care home residents across the North East, providing physical activity and social interaction at this challenging time. The project is generously funded by the 1989 Willan Charitable Trust. Read more

Boccia England Launches Free Equipment Initiative

Boccia England has launched the Emergency Covid-19 Club Boccia Equipment Offer – a new initiative which clubs can apply to for free equipment to assist with their safe return to regular training sessions once current restrictions are lifted. Read more

Boccia England Update - 8th January 2021

Latest Boccia England Covid-19 statement as of 8th January 2021. Read more

Boccia England has signed up to the Sporting Equals Charter

We are proud to announce that we have signed up to the Sporting Equals Charter, demonstrating our commitment to diversity in boccia. Read more

Join the Rainbow Cup Corporate Challenge!

The Corporate Challenge is an exciting new opportunity for teams in any business or organisation to do some team building whilst working from home. No previous boccia experience or boccia equipment is required! Read more

Charity Christmas cards are available

We have created some bespoke, limited edition Boccia England Christmas cards for sale this December to help us raise much-needed funds! Read more

2020 Boccia England Awards Celebrate the Boccia Community’s Sporting Achievements

On Saturday 5th December, we hosted the 2020 Boccia England Awards to celebrate the sporting achievements of the boccia community over the past 12 months. Read all about it and watch the ceremony again here! Read more

Back to Boccia Statement 03.12.20

Boccia England statement as of 3rd December Read more

Boccia is part of Oomph! On Demand service for care homes

We have been delighted to work with Oomph! Wellness over the last three years, providing guidance and training to ensure boccia activity is available to older people in care homes. Read more

Partnership blossoms between Boccia England and AoC Sport

Boccia England is proud to be working in partnership with AoC Sport - the membership organisation for colleges, leading the development of sport and physical activity in 16+ education. Read more

New Sport England Funding Can Support Boccia Clubs Return to Play

Sport England have recently launched their new Return to Play fund, which will financially support groups, clubs and organisations that have been impacted by coronavirus restrictions, to safely return to regular sessions once restrictions have been lifted and it’s safe to do so. Read more

Boccia England survey confirms the sport’s positive impact on physical and mental wellbeing

We have released the findings of our 2020 survey which show that, despite the impact of Covid-19, boccia is making a significant difference for players with limited mobility. Read more