BISFed is pleased to announce the city of Vila do Conde in Portugal as the host of the first World Boccia Youth World Championships, which will be held between 7 and 16 July 2023. (Vila do Conde is adjacent to Povoa de Varzim where many international boccia competitions have been held over the last 10 years.)
PCAND’s President António Barata commented “PCAND and the city of Vila do Conde have the pleasure and honour to host the first World Boccia Youth World Championships. We consider it to be a recognition for the work dedicated over 38 years to athletes and the sport of Boccia.
The overwhelming willingness to welcome young practitioners from all over the world, coupled with the accumulated experience of many successful international event organisations gives us the guarantee of being able to meet BISFed’s requirements and all participants’ expectations.
See you all in 2023!”
BISFed President David Hadfield commented “I would like to thank both bidders from Portugal and Italy for the excellent standard of their bids. We are very excited to be able to stage the Boccia Youth World Championships in a familiar environment in Portugal. We are also delighted that the rapid growth of our sport will support this new competition and we expect the event will introduce the World to the boccia stars of the future. We look forward to seeing our young athletes in Portugal. “
Here is the qualification process for the 2023 World Boccia Youth World Championships.