BISFed World Championships 2014 – UPDATE

BISFed World Championships 2014 – UPDATE

Invitations for 2014 Boccia World Championships

Invitations to those who have qualified for the 2014 Boccia World Championships have now all been sent. We are currently waiting to hear back from those who have been asked to fill the remaining spaces and will make a further announcement on April 15th.

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Rule Change Announcement

On 5th December 2013, BISFed announced a review of the current ball testing procedures to ensure that the tests can more accurately determine the circumference of a ball and the degree to which a ball can distort.

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23 Days until Montreal pay host to the first BISFed event of 2014

With just 23 days to go until the first BISFed event of 2014 excitement is mounting. The Maurice-Richard Arena will host athletes from around the world and give competitors their first opportunity of 2014 to earn valuable world ranking points. The 4 day competition has attracted 76 athletes from 14 different countries and will start on 1st May.

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Making Boccia Accessible

After receiving funding from the AGITOS Foundation and further support from Hogan Lovells and UKSport, the Making Boccia Accessible Project has ensured the project can now be expanded to ensure more sets reach beneficiaries in more countries.

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Welcome to BISFed’s new website…

Welcome to BISFed’s new website, the first of many changes to come as a direct result of our relationship with Sport:80. We hope you like it and enjoy using it. We welcome your feedback on Twitter and Facebook or by email: Use the Twitter and Facebook links to post your comments.

Annual Review for BISFed Membership…

BISFed President, David Hadfield, presents a review of our first year. Additionally David sets the federation’s sights on our targets for 2104. Please read the review here – 2013 Review for BISFed Members

BISFed become first international federation client of Sport:80…

Sport:80 has signed an agreement with BISFed, the new IPC-recognised federation that governs the Paralympic sport of Boccia, to build and maintain a bespoke membership management and events system.


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BISFed Membership of IPC Approved…

BISFed was accepted as a full member of the IPC at the General Assembly meeting in Athens on 23rd November 2013.  The photo shows IPC President Sir Philip Craven handing the Certificate to BISFed President David Hadfield.

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BISFed – 100 days on

It is nearly 100 days since BISFed was formed, and a lot of work has been done – some of it behind the scenes, so we thought it would be interesting and useful to summarise our progress to date:

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2013 Asia and Oceania Championship Awarded

BISFed is pleased to announce that the 2103 Asia and Oceania Championship has been awarded to Australia and will be held in Sydney from 17th – 26th October 2013

CPISRA General Assembly Meeting

In an historic vote at CPISRA’s biennial General Assembly meeting, members voted unanimously to endorse the creation of a new governing body for Boccia.

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London 2012

In the words of the IPC President, Sir Philip Craven, the London 2012 games were the best Paralympic Games ever. And so it proved for Boccia which consistently attracted the biggest ever crowds, anxious to see the game being played at the highest level of skill

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Membership Applications now open…

Applications for membership of BISFed are now open, and you are invited to apply using the link below. BISFed will have three classes of membership as follows:

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