Canadian Boccia Championships

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Celebrating 28 Years of Champions from November 15 - 21!

The Canadian Boccia Championships allow athletes from across the country the chance to compete for the title of Canadian Champion. This competition will host the nation’s best boccia athletes.

Results

The competition results and schedule can be found here!

Registration

General outline of the registration timeline:

  • September 22*: Registration and payment deadline
  • October 15*: Travel information submission deadline

NOTE: *Late fee - $100

NOTE: If you don’t meet registration and payment deadline and/or the travel information submission deadline a $100 per person late fee will be charged.

Register here!

NOTE: A TeamSnap Account is required to register. Either "Sign Up" or "Login" here!

Registration fee

  • Open class athletes and all other registered participants – $450

The registration fee is $450.00 per participant. The registration fee includes: training, competition, transportation (from London airport or train station + internal transportation) and all meals from dinner on Tuesday November 15 to breakfast on Monday, November 21st, including the closing banquet.

Schedule

Tuesday, November 15

Arrivals from airport; arrival at hotel

Wednesday, November 16

Classification meeting, practice, equipment check, and opening ceremony

6:30 - 8:30BREAKFASTVic's Restaurant & London Room - Hotel
7:30 - 10:00TransportationHotel Lobby
10:00 - 11:00Opening CeremonyField of Play - Venue
10:30 - 12:00Athlete MeetingField of Play - Venue
11:00 - 12:00Referee WorkshopField of Play - Venue
11:00 - 14:00LUNCHVenue
12:00 - 14:00Equipment CheckWarmup Courts - Venue
12:00 - 14:30ClassificationClassification Room (2nd Floor) - Venue
12:00 - 16:00Practice on CourtsField of Play - Venue
15:00 - 18:00TransportationVenue Lobby
16:00 - 17:00Referee MeetingOfficials Lounge (2nd Floor) - Venue
17:00 - 18:00Technical MeetingOfficials Lounge (2nd Floor) - Venue
18:00 - 20:00DINNERHotel

NOTE: Subject to change!

Thursday, November 17

Competition

6:30 - 8:30BREAKFASTVic's Restaurant & London Room - Hotel
9:30 - 12:00Individual CompetitionField of Play - Venue
11:00 - 14:00LUNCHVenue
12:30 - 16:15Individual CompetitionField of Play - Venue
18:00 - 20:00DINNERHotel

NOTE: Subject to change!

Friday, November 18

Competition

6:30 - 8:30BREAKFASTVic's Restaurant & London Room - Hotel
9:30 - 12:00Individual CompetitionField of Play - Venue
11:00 - 14:00LUNCHVenue
12:30 - 16:15Individual CompetitionField of Play - Venue
18:00 - 20:00DINNERHotel

NOTE: Subject to change!

Saturday, November 19

Competition & Medal Ceremony

6:30 - 8:30BREAKFASTVic's Restaurant & London Room - Hotel
10:00 - 11:15Individual CompetitionField of Play - Venue
11:00 - 14:00LUNCHVenue
12:30 - 13:45Individual CompetitionField of Play - Venue
14:00 - 14:30BREAK
14:30 - 17:15Individual CompetitionField of Play - Venue
17:30Medal Ceremony for Individual CompetitionVenue
18:00 - 20:00DINNERHotel

NOTE: Subject to change!

Sunday, November 20

Medal Ceremony & Closing Banquet

6:30 - 8:30BREAKFASTVic's Restaurant & London Room - Hotel
9:30 - 11:15Pairs & Team CompetitionField of Play - Venue
11:00 - 14:00LUNCHVenue
12:30 - 14:15Pairs & Team CompetitionField of Play - Venue
14:15 - 14:45BREAK
17:00Medal Ceremony for Team, Pairs, and OpenVenue
18:30Closing BanquetHotel

NOTE: Subject to change!

Monday, November 21

Departures throughout the day as per departure schedule.

Accommodation

Four Points by Sheraton London
1150 Wellington Road South
London, ON N6E 1M3
(519) 681-0600

PLEASE NOTE THE 14 ACCESSIBLE ROOMS CAN ONLY BE BOOKED THROUGH THE HOC. The HOC will have the final decision on ALLOCATION OF ACCESSIBLE ROOMS.

Please have your delegates call 519-681-0680 ext. 8297 or email [email protected] and reference the Boccia Nationals 2022 group rate using booking code LCB.

Hotel fee

Championships rate – Prices below + HST

  • 1 king bed for one person: $125/night
  • 2 queen beds for one person: $135/night
  • Add $10 for each additional person per room

Transportation

Transportation between the London airport and the hotel will be provided by the organizing committee as well as transportation between the venue and hotel. Transportation between the Toronto Pearson airport and the hotel will be provided by the organizing committee for a fee (see below).

Travel Information Form

This form needs to be completed for each participant. Under Division, please select whether pick up is needed from:

  • Toronto Pearson Airport
  • London Airport
  • London Train Station

NOTE: there is a fee for the shuttle from Pearson Airport. The fee covers the round trip. The shuttle fee is $170 ($125 + 13% HST AND 20% Fuel Surcharge).

Failure to submit this form by October 15th will result in a $100 late fee.

Competition

Each province is allowed a maximum team size of 41 plus wild cards (if approved):

  • 18 Athletes (3 BC1, 3 BC2, 3 BC3, 3 BC4, 3 BC5, 3 Open)
  • 18 Performance Partners/COVID Assistants
  • 3 Coaches
  • 1 Team Manager
  • 1 Medical

The number of slots for Wild Card athletes will be determined by the HOC and Boccia Canada.

The Competition Guide is here.

Competition Venue

North London Optimist Community Centre 
1345 Cheapside Street
London, ON
N5V 3N9

Individual competition

Six categories : BC1, BC2, BC3, BC4, BC5 & Open.

Team Competition

Maximum of five BC1/2 athletes and a minimum of one BC1 athlete. Each Team can have one performance partner and one substitute athlete (or two substitutes if they are in different categories).

Pairs Competition

There should be a maximum of three athletes classed BC3 and a maximum of three athletes classed BC4.

Technical Package

The Technical Package is available here.

Classification

The most updated classification rules can be found here.

The Boccia Classification Profiles can be found here (see Section 13, starting on p.72).

Meals

  • Breakfast: Provided at the hotel
  • Lunch: Provided at the venue
  • Dinner: Provided at the hotel

COVID-19 Information

The organizing committee of the Canadian Boccia Championships is dedicated to the health of all participants and is committed to create a safe competition environment for all. We will be following the Boccia Canada Back to Boccia Competition Guidelines (V2).

Complete the following Waiver (only once) before the Canadian Championships.

Complete the following Attestation Form every day of the competition.

Click here for COVID Procedures for Referees.

Proof of Vaccination

All competition participants will be required to be adequately protected. "Adequately protected" means you received two doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, or Covishield COVID-19 vaccine OR one dose of these vaccines at least 21 days after contracting COVID-19 OR one dose of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.

Participants who can’t be vaccinated must show medical exemption proof, provided by a physician or a nurse practitioner and produce a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before their arrival at the competition

Mask Wearing

All competition participants must wear a medical grade 2 mask covering their nose and mouth at all times, unless they are not able to do so. In this case, the participant must wear a protective visor.

Masks may be removed during meals and snacks. Athletes may remove their masks while on the field of play.

Volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact [email protected].

Banquet

A limited number of extra banquet tickets will be available for $50 each. Contact [email protected] to request them.

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Official Suppliers

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Questions

If you have any additional questions please contact:

Jennifer Larson
Program Manager
(613) 748-1430 x2
[email protected]

Adam Dukovich / Tammy McLeod
Host Committee Co-Chairs
(519)281-9327 (text only)
[email protected]