Date(s) - Mar. 11, 2016-Mar. 12, 2016
Chapter name: USA Boccia
Hosted by: USA Boccia
Contact: Melanie Yules
Phone: 757 652-9123
Registration closes: 03/12/2016Event details:
Boccia is a throwing sport. It is played at the Paralympic level by athletes with quadriplegia. It is open to person with physical and/or neurological disabilities. It it requires both skill and strategy.
The balls are leather and can be thrown, rolled or put into play with a ramp. Boccia can be played by Teams ( 3 against 3), Pairs (2 against 2) or 1 on 1.
USA Boccia wants to train coaches, officials and identify potential athletes who can compete on TEAM USA.
This workshop is scheduled over 2 days. You may come to one or both sessions.
Friday March 11- 2pm to 6pm
Saturday March 12 9 am -5 pm
Registration for Veterans and Staff is covered by a grant through the Dept. of Veterans Affairs.
Non-Veterans who have a Spinal Cord Injury and their Staff are covered by a grant from the Craig H Neilsen Foundation.
All other participants, community recreation programs, schools are also welcome. Your registration is $10 ( cash please ).
Registration includes the workshop, a resource guide, a Saturday lunch, and a Saturday tournament
Register through Melanie Yules at firstname.lastname@example.org 757 652-9123
This workshop can be customized for beginners or for advanced. Let us know how we can customize this workshop for you!
Check out Boccia at www.usaboccia.org