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Second Round of Slot Allocations for 2018 Announced
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Second Round of Slot Allocations for 2018 Announced

Our Competition Committee have now released the slot allocations for three of our Regional Opens in 2018. The committee allocated slots based on member preference, maximum competition quotas and competition balance.

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First Slot Allocations for 2018 Announced

The BISFed Competition Committee have now release the slot allocations for 4 of next years events. The remaining events will be announced later this week once the committee have finalised the allocations:

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2018 Expression of Interest now closed

All of our members have now submitted their expression of interest forms and the Competition Committee are working hard to allocate slots for the 2018 events. The committee will confirm the slot allocations on week commencing 15th January and members will be notified by email.

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2018 New Year Message from the President

As 2017 draws to a close we should look at the highlights of another fantastic year:

  • Boccia remains the fastest – growing Paralympic sport, and BISFed’s membership has continued to grow during the year
  • We implemented a new Competition System and have sanctioned more competitions than ever – 9 World Ranking events during 2017
  • We have implemented a world-class Competition Management System which combines and automates the management of all competition activities with real time publication of scores and results on the internet
  • Following detailed discussions with the International Paralympic Committee, boccia was awarded 8 additional athlete slots for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
  • We have invested in operational support to provide a more efficient service to our Members
  • In May we held BISFed’s second General Assembly during which a new Board was elected
  • Throughout the year we have once again been entertained and amazed by many outstanding and exciting displays of boccia by our athletes.

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Updated World Rankings

The world rankings have now been updated and can be viewed online HERE.

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BISFed Competition Committee Timeline

Timeline for allocation of Slots – Competitions Calendar 2018

Release of new 2017 World Ranking Lists – December 5th 2017
BISFed will release on its website the new World Ranking List on December 5th 2017. The World Ranking using the new calculation method developed by the Competition Committee. The rankings will be used to award slots for the different events in 2018.

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Kenneth Verwimp

BISFed are sad to announce the passing of Belgian BC3 athlete Kenneth Verwimp. He represented Belgium internationally for many years, most recently in Povoa at the 2017 European Championships. He also had the opportunity to showcase his sporting prowess in Rio last year where he finished 10th in the individual competition and 5th in the BC3 Pairs event with Pieter Cilissen and Kirsten De Laender.

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BISFed 2017 Mar del Plata Boccia Regional Open

BISFed regrets to announce that the final competition in the 2017 calendar, the BISFed 2017 Mar del Plata Boccia Regional Open has been cancelled. This is due to insufficient registrations to make the event viable for the Host Organising Committee. The HOC will contact all those who have already registered. Please address any questions to Dom Tremblay at operations@bisfed.com.

David Smith GBR playing in the match between Great Britain and Japan Mixed Team - BC1-2 Pool B match in the Carioca Arena 2. The Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday 10th September 2016. Photo: Simon Bruty for OIS.  Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC

Portugal Halt GB Clean Sweep

Portugal’s BC2, Nelson Fernandes prevented a GB clean sweep at the BISFed European Championships, as Britain enjoyed a hat-trick of gold medals. The home favourite progressed to the final by overcoming team-mate Abílio Valente, the tournament top seed and came out 4-3 winner in the final.

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BISFed 2017 European Championships, Povoa

The penultimate BISFed event of 2017 starts today with final warm ups before the action starts tomorrow. Once again, Povoa will host to the best boccia athletes in Europe for the BISFed 2017 European Championships.

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