AIM

To introduce the necessary skills and knowledge required to be an effective boccia official. The course has been designed to cover the important elements of refereeing a boccia game within the community.  

OUTCOME

  • Provide a knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of an official
  • Learn the rules of boccia and develop the necessary skills to apply these rules in a game situation
  • Understand the structure of the officiating pathway

TARGET AUDIENCE

Suitable for 14-19 year olds. 

DURATION

4.5 hours course (tutor contact time - mixture of practical and theory). Minimum 2 hours follow on activity within an officiating capacity to receive certification.  

CAPACITY

 10 -20 persons

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Responsibilities

Organisers: Booking an appropriate venue, sourcing equipment and enrolling delegates.  
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.
  • Tables and chairs
  • Parking facilities incl. disabled parking
  • Disabled access
  • Toilets incl. disabled

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
  • Flipchart, paper and pens
  • Laptop 
  • Projector

Costs and Booking

Submit booking form.
£400 + VAT + tutor expesnes (travel costs and accommodation if required)