Visually impaired boccia project a great success

Last summer we launched a new educational resource dedicated to visually impaired (VI) boccia, in conjunction with British Blind Sport. We were also able to make a funded VI Boccia Development Package available to eight organisations looking to develop and deliver VI boccia. Here we share some of their experiences. Read more

Local boccia competitions are underway!

We're very pleased to have supported volunteer competition organisers to run two local boccia competitions in late 2021, and to have three more planned for early 2022. Read more

Coach Development Grant Applications – now open!

We are pleased to open applications for our 2022 Coach Development Grants. Read more

Appointment of new Project Officer

We are delighted to announce that Sarah Wooding has returned to the Boccia England team. Read more

Boccia England awarded £158,000 in funding to become future-fit

We are proud to announce that we have secured a unique grant from the CAF Resilience Fund, which aims to help the people and causes hardest hit by Covid-19. Read more

Celebrating the stars of boccia!

On Friday 10th December, we celebrated our exceptional players, clubs, volunteers, and supporters at our annual awards ceremony. Find out who the winners were and watch the ceremony back here! Read more

Appointment of new Boccia England Chair

We are delighted to announce the successful appointment of Mark Gannon as our new independent Chair of the Board. Read more

Emergency Covid-19 Club Boccia Equipment Offer

We have re-opened our equipment offer for Boccia England member clubs, to support a safe return to regular training sessions. Apply by 16th January 2022. Read more

Big Boccia Survey highlights the importance of boccia for players

We have released the findings of our 2021 survey which show that, despite the ongoing impact of Covid-19, the game continues to make a significant difference for players with limited mobility. Read more

England athletes compete at UK Challenger

A large English squad made the long journey up north to Inverclyde last month for the first Boccia UK Challenger Event. Read more

Boccia England Christmas cards available!

Spread some festive boccia cheer with these quirky cards. All money raised through sales will go directly towards our work to change lives through boccia. Read more

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