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Boccia is a sport for athletes with a disability. Similar to bocce, it is designed to be played by
people with cerebral palsy and other locomotor disabilities affecting motor skills
Boccia players are assigned to one of four sport classes: depending on their functional ability:
BC1 Players in this class throw the ball with the hand or foot. They may compete with
an assistant to stabilize or adjust their playing chair and give the ball to the player when
BC2 Players in this class throw the ball with the hand. They are not eligible for
BC3 Players in this class have a very severe physical disability. They may use an
assistive device such as a ramp to deliver the ball. They may compete with an assistant
assistants must keep their back to the court and their eyes averted from play.
BC4 Players in this class have other severe physical disabilities. They are not eligible
Players must be blind folded when taking shot
Shoot from freethrow line.
They are guided by another member of their team who can give instructions.
Helper cannot touch the person taking the shot.
Team with the most baskets wins.