What is boccia?
Boccia is an indoor sport, played on a court of a similar size as a badminton court. Players can compete as an individual, in a pair, or as a team of three.
Find out more about how to play boccia formats.
- A level playing court (similar to a badminton or tennis court)
- Balls (six of one colour and one of a different colour to represent the jack)
- Cones / tape to mark out the court
A brief history of boccia
The sport of boccia has roots in ancient Greece and Egypt. It became a Paralympic sport in 1984 and is one of the fastest growing sports in the world today.
The School Games is inclusive to all young people and provides opportunities for everyone to get involved, either within school, against other local schools, or at county or regional level.
School Games Organisers
School Games Organisers (SGO) help schools coordinate appropriate competitive opportunities for all young people from Key Stage 2-4, to recruit, train and deploy a suitable workforce, and to support the development of club.Sign up to find your local SGO
School Games formats
Learn more about the School Games formats suitable for boccia competitions:
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