Boccia England announces date for National Boccia Day 2017

Following the success of last year’s first ever National Boccia Day, Boccia England has announced that they will be celebrating National Boccia Day 2017 on Saturday 12 August. The governing body is looking to raise the profile of the sport and offer people the opportunity to give Boccia a go.

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Boccia England is keen to build more public interest in the sport and showcase Boccia as a fantastic sport for all ages and abilities. Members are encouraged to hold their own “Boccia Fest” to mark the day. “Boccia Fest” can include activities, games and competitions to reach out to new participants have fun and celebrate the sport.

Clubs that post the best photos on social media, using the hashtag #NationalBocciaDay, will also be entered into a prize draw to win tickets to the 2018 World Championships in Liverpool. If you’re not part of a local Boccia group or club, don’t worry, join in the conversation on social media and spread the word amongst your friends and family!

For more details and a toolkit for the day visit Boccia England

Cerebral Palsy Sport sell Boccia balls and equipment here.

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