Projects

Making Boccia Accessible in Asia

Making Boccia Accessible in Asia

20 new ‘Boccia Ambassadors’ attended a workshop in Dubai on 18 May, where they learned how to play boccia and how to teach others to play the game. Our new Boccia Ambassadors will return to their counties not only excited by what they have learned, but also with a stock of boccia balls which will help them to develop the sport. Countries which attended were: India, Indonesia, Jordan, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates

continue reading

Erasmus Project

During IPC General Assembly in Mexico City (November 14-15) David Hadfield – BISFed President and General Secretary Martin Lam, heard Romuald Schmidt’s report about “BOCCIA – Enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities and their environment through Paralympic sport” co-funded by Erasmus + Programme of the European Union implementation.

continue reading

Making Boccia Accessible – South Africa

The Making Boccia Accessible project made its way to Bloemfontein, the capital of Free State in South Africa last week. Participants were taught the basics and sent away with equipment to help encourage more people to get involved with Boccia.

continue reading

Making Boccia Accessible kick starts in Kenya!

We’ve been sent some great photos from Kenya where the Making Boccia Accessible project was introduced back in March. The pictures show the game being introduced to a number of boccia ambassadors who will then take the game into their communities to help develop the game in Africa.

continue reading

Making Boccia Accessible

Fifteen delegates from seven countries attended the launch of BISFed’s ‘Making Boccia Accessible’ project in Johannesburg, South Africa on 28th March.

The project’s aim is to bring boccia to parts of the world where it is not yet played or is under-represented, and has been sponsored by the IPC’s Agitos Foundation, UK Sport and Hogan Lovells.

continue reading

BISFed launches its ‘Making Boccia Accessible’ Project

BISFed President David Hadfield and Head of Classification Elsa Matthee will be at the Hope School for physically disabled learners in Johannesburg on Saturday 28th March to launch a worldwide initiative to grow and develop boccia.

continue reading

Announcing the BISFed Standard Boccia Ball

As part of BISFed’s ‘Making Boccia Accessible’ project, we have entered into an agreement with Handi Life Sports to manufacture and supply sets of ‘BISFed Standard Boccia Balls.’ These high quality boccia balls represent excellent value for money and will be available exclusively to BISFed Members. Each set contains six red, six blue and one white jack ball, all branded with the BISFed logo and contained in a strong canvas bag.

continue reading

International Paralympic Committee Awards Agitos Foundation Grant to BISFed

The IPC has announced the 2014 recipients of grants from its development arm, the Agitos Foundation. BISFed has been successful in its application for grant funding for the second year:

The 2014 grant will be spent on designing and implementing on-line education tools for training Referees and Classifiers which in turn will support the growth of our sport. Working with our technology partner, Sport80, design and development work will start in October 2014 and we expect to be able to launch the new on-line tools during 2015.

continue reading

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.

continue reading

BISFed
Translate »