Version 3 of the BISFed Boccia Rules have now been released and will be implemented at all Boccia England competitions going forward, starting with the BE Cup and Heathcoat Cup Crawley events this weekend (10th/11th February 2018).
The updates and clarifications have been highlighted by BISFed here: http://www.bisfed.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/V.3_with_markup.pdf
We believe the key points that are most relevant to Boccia England’s domestic competitions for players and officials are;
- Rule 5.5: clarifications around timings of ramp swinging / reset.
- Rule 15.8.10 and 11: failure to not swing / reset ramp = retraction.
- Rule 10.8: 15 second timing warning during 1 minute between ends.
- Rule 3.5: clarification on no direct physical contact with the athlete during the act of throwing.