Boccia Nationals Get Rolling in Elmhurst, IL


Boccia athletes at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing.

The 2011 BlazeSports Boccia Nationals kick off today at York Community High School in Elmhurst, Illinois. Athletes from all over the country will gather to compete for the national title in four individual divisions (BC1, BC2, BC3, and BC4) as well as BC3 and BC4 pairs divisions. In its capacity as the official governing body of USA Boccia, BlazeSports is excited to host this gathering of America’s top boccia talent for four days of spirited competition.

If you’re interested in learning more about boccia, check out the sport’s page on the BlazeSports website where we provide a primer on boccia’s rules, history, and more. And for some online fun, click over to Channel 4’s boccia video game.

Best of luck to all the competitors!

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