Officials are essential to the game of boccia. Games and competitions would not happen without them. There are different types of boccia officials:

  • Game Officials
    • Head Referee (oversees referees at a competition)
    • Referee (oversees each game according to the rules)
    • Linesperson (assists the referee during the game, particularly with calling infractions)
    • Time Keepers (tracks the time and score for the game)
  • Classifiers (reviews athletes to determine eligibility)
    • Physiatrist/Neurologists
    • Physiotherapists
    • Sport Technical

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