What is it?
Take the Shot (Tokyo Edition) is a campaign being delivered in the lead up to the Tokyo Paralympics, which are taking place from August 24 to September 5, 2021. It includes downloadable activation kits and presentations from athlete ambassadors. The goal of the campaign is to spread awareness of boccia across Canada and increase participation in the sport.
What does it include?
In the program, athlete ambassadors will be available to give virtual presentations to school classrooms, summer camps, etc. via Zoom. The athletes will discuss their journey from development to podium and their experience attending the Paralympics. There will be an opportunity for the participants to find out more about getting involved in the sport. Presentations are available in French or English.
To request a presentation, click here.
Downloadable Activation Kits
Downloadable materials will be made available to the classrooms, camps, etc. so that they can experience boccia first-hand.
Electronic kit includes:
Boccia is a #SportforAll
How did Canada’s current boccia stars reach the podium? They tried the sport. They were encouraged to #TaketheShot.
Find out more information about the Playground to Podium Pathway here.
Find out more information about the Long-Term Athlete Development Model here.