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The boccia parallel carnival is a fun based competition for students with disabilities in years 6 to 12. Find out more about the event and how you can enter.
To participate in the event, students must be
- enrolled at an affiliated school.
- in year 6 or above.
The carnival is for students with disabilities, but students without disabilities can be used to make up a school team.
Wednesday 27 October at Netball SA Stadium, 155 Railway Tce, Mile End.
The carnival will begin at 10.00am and finish by 2.15pm.
The carnival is a participation based event to allow students with disabilities to compete in a supportive environment. Students do not need any experience to participate.
- Teams will play multiple games in a minor round.
- A finals round will be played to determine the overall winner.
A team can have up to 6 players and a minimum of 3. If your team may have students who will tire quickly, it would be advised to have 6 players in the team to rotate during games.
Students without disabilities can play to enter a school team. These students may need to play using their non-preferred hand to keep the competition even.
$8.00 including GST per student.
No payment is required on the day. A tax invoice will be sent to schools after the event.
Boccia is a Paralympic sport played on an indoor surface using soft balls. It is a target game based on accuracy and control. Students are required to be seated when releasing the ball. Students can
- use a ramp
to propel boccia balls as close as they can to a white target ball or jack.
Boccia ramp devices can be requested on the nomination form. Students who need a ramp can request to use one prior to the event by contacting School Sport SA by email Education.SchoolSportSA [at] sa.gov.au (subject: Boccia%20ramp%20request) .
Submit the boccia parallel carnival nomination form by Wednesday 13 October 2021.
- Presentations will be held at the end of the event.
- Results will be available here as soon as possible after the event.
2020 Blackwood High School 2019 Craigmore High School 2018 Henley High School 2017 Henley High School 2016 Sacred Heart College 2015 Henley High School 2014 Madison Park Primary School 2013 Christies Beach High School 2012 Suneden Special School
2020 Blackwood High School
2019 Craigmore High School
2018 Henley High School
2017 Henley High School
2016 Sacred Heart College
2015 Henley High School
2014 Madison Park Primary School
2013 Christies Beach High School
2012 Suneden Special School
School Sport SA
Phone: 8416 5900
Email: education.schoolsportsa [at] sa.gov.au