Thursday, January 31, 2013

A chance to take part

Bigastro City Council informs us that the Association of Persons with Disabilities La Pedrera and the departments of Sport and Social Welfare in collaboration with the Company Jucamar Esport, Bigastro Tennis Association and El Tío del Maso - Peña Deportiva San Joaquín  have organized the Second Conference of Adapted Sports,  Bigastro 2013 for Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th February.

This year, as a novelty, there will be a non competitive cycle run on Saturday February 9th at 4pm starting from the Parque Huerto del Cura open to all who wishe to  participate Approved helmet must be worn.

Pre registration for the events on Sunday the 10th is essential because numbers are limited. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, 6th February. The games in include; Badminton, Boccia, Basketball and Volleyball.

In case you were wondering like I was about Boccia - it is a Paralympic sport for athletes with disabilities that have a major impact on their motor skills. Boccia is a target ball sport belonging to the same family as petanque and bowls.

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