Blazesports America is proud to announce that Kansas will host the 2013 Boccia Americas Cup, August 2-9 2013. Boccia (a precision sport similar to Bocce ball, petanque or lawn bowls) is the sole sport for athletes with severe physical disabilities in the Paralympic games.
Last week, Koos Engelbrecht, president of the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA), announced that Kansas City will host this important international event. Jeff Jones, Director of Sports and Community Programs for BlazeSports America, congratulated the organizing committee for securing the event. BlazeSports America is the national governing body for the sport of boccia in the United States.