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Who plays the Boccia?

colet
colet Member, CP Network Posts: 77 Pioneering
edited October 22 in Coffee lounge
I absolutely love playing Boccia. I travel for 2 hours to play.

Who else plays Boccia?

Here is how you play Boccia

Boccia is an attack and defend game, with two sides competing over a set number of ends. The aim is to score as many points as possible by placing their set of coloured balls closest to the white jack ball.

  • All players must be seated during a game
  • A game consists of a series of ends
    • Singles & Pairs = 4 ends
    • Teams = 6 ends
  • An end consists of all 13 balls being propelled onto court (the jack, 6 red and 6 blue)
  • Decided using a coin toss, the winning player/captain chooses to be red or blue
  • Both sides must occupy a designated box on the court from where balls are propelled
  • The red side always begins the first end by propelling the jack into court
  • In a pairs or team match each player propels the jack onto court in turn
  • In a singles match both players will alternate twice
  • The player who propels the jack ball also propels their first coloured ball
  • A player from the opposite side then propels their first coloured ball
  • The side not closest to the jack plays until they get closer, or run out of balls
  • The end is complete when all balls from both sides have been propelled
  • One point is awarded for every ball of the same colour, which is closest to the jack
  • Points scored each end are accumulated to give a final score.
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