Boccia England

The BE Cup Finals 2018


English Institute of Sport-Sheffield
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*BC2 Results are displaying the incorrect players in the semi-finals. TO CONFIRM Tim Hayes v James Clowes and Reshad Saraj and William Hipwell meet in the semi-finals at 12:15pm*


17:30 20:30 Registration & Equipment Checks
18:00 21:30 Classification
18:00 21:00 Practice courts available
08:00 09:30 Practice courts open
16:30 16:40 BC4 presentation
16:30 16:45 BC1, BC2, BC3 presentation


How do I enter?

This competition is invite only. Players qualify through the 3 BE Cup competitions and Heathcoat Cup Finals. Players that have qualified will be contacted by Boccia England.

Will a schedule of matches be available before the competition?

A provisional schedule will be available on Friday 11th May and the full schedule will be published once all players have registered on Friday evening.

A full player list can be found here

How are players seeded?

Boccia Englands Ranking System procedure can be found here)

The most recent ranking lists can be found here:

Updated ranking lists May 2018





When will I receive my confirmation letter?

We no longer send confirmation letters, your competition registration appears on your account once you have registered and paid. You will receive an email by Tuesday 15th May which will include the pre-competition information.

What time is registration?

Registration will be Friday evening between 5:30pm and 8:30pm which is also when your equipment will be checked.

Where will equipment checks take place?

Equipment Checks will take place at EIS-Sheffield (basketball hall) for Boccia Balls, Assistive Devices (ramps and head pointers etc) and wheelchairs. This is to ensure that all players are using equipment that meets the required guidelines as stated in the latest edition of the BISFed rules. All equipment must be checked before the competition starts.

Please also be aware that equipment is subject to random checks at any time during the competition at the discretion of the Head Referee. If equipment fails the random checks the player will be issued with a warning.

N.B. Our team of referees endeavour to complete checks as quickly as possible but if you arrive early you may experience a bit of a wait. Between 5:30pm and 6:30pm we experience high levels of players for equipment checks. We recommend you attend after 6:30pm to avoid the queues!

Will national classification be taking place?

Yes, classification will take place on Friday evening. You will be informed if you require classification and given a time slot.

Can I store my equipment somewhere overnight?

Yes, there will be a room provided for players to store equipment, please see the venue map here for details.

Can I practice before my matches?

Practice courts will be available Friday evening from 6pm - 9pm. The warm up hall will open at 8am on Saturday and Sunday.

Will there be a call up room?

Yes the full call room procedure will be followed, opening 15 minutes and closing 30 minutes before your scheduled match time.

What if I have any problems at the competition?

If you need to contact us on the weekend of the competition please do so using the following number, 07824 317993.

Can I buy lunch and refreshments on the day?

There is a small cafe onsite that will be open 9am – 6pm.

How accessible is the venue?

There are disabled parking bays in the sport facility car park.

The car park will be charging over the weekend - there will be stewards at the entrance.

How can I travel to the venue?

Details of the venue location can be found at the top of this page. The nearest train station is Meadowhall station