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Membership
Membership forms are now available on our website ( https://usaboccia.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Membership-Application.pdf  ).  It will cost $35 per year and run from June 1st to June 1st.  This year’s Membership will expire on May 31, 2017.  Membership dues will help to support our organization and will allow you to  participate in the Nationals, vote for two Board members at the General Assembly and have access to referee and coaching certification.


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Team Leader for the 2016 Rio Paralympics
If interested in applying for this position please email a letter of intent and a resume to the National Office (usaboccia@gmail.com) by February 15, 2016.   The Selection Procedure Documents, which includes job description, have been created with the United States Olympic Committee and will be posted at www.usaboccia.org .  The Team Leader must be available for a September 2, 2016 departure and a September 19 return. 
 
2016 USA Boccia Nationals
2016 Nationals will be at the KCI Expo Center (http://www.kciexpo.com) on July 21-24 (3-4 days of competition).  The Expo Center is located two miles from Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and there are a couple hotels within walking distance.  Registration packets will be available in the coming months.
 
Workshops and Clinics in 2016
 
Jan 22-23   Phoenix AZ Clinic   
Feb 6th  Riekes Center in Menlo Park, California- Clinic and Tournament    
March 5th   Las Vegas   
March 11 and 12   Old Dominion University Clinic and tournament
March 18th   Clinic with PVA in Louisville    
TBA  Jacksonville Florida  
April TBA  San Juan Puerto Rico - Partner with PVA   
April 30th   Pittsburgh, PA   Partner with PVA   
May 24- NC Valor Games South East- UNC, Chapel Hill- Partner with Bridge to Sports
June 4th-  Far West Valor Games- Coast Guard Island in Alameda, CA.
 
( Funded in part by a grant from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.  The purpose of the grant is to enable planning, developing, managing and implementing programs to provide adaptive sports opportunities for disabled veterans and disabled member of the Armed forces. 
And funded in part by a grant from The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. This Foundation is dedicated to research and programs to improve the quality of life for people living with spinal cord injury. )
 
For further information email: usaboccia@gmail.com
 
Endowment
USA Boccia has recently opened an account with the US Olympic Endowment Fund in the hopes that one day this fund will support the general operations of USA Boccia on an annual basis.  We are now accepting donations, which are tax deductable.

USA Boccia
1398 Penataquit Avenue
Bay Shore, New York 11706
 
Committees
We are still accepting names for our different committees.  We are in despite need for members for the Governance, Judicial and Ethics committees.  Please contact the National Office (usaboccia@gmail.com) if interested!
 

Bisfed World Individual Championships
Austin Hanson (KS) and Cornelius Oatis (OH) were recently invited to compete in the World Individual Championships in March 2016.  These games will be held in Beijing, China and will be the last qualifier for the 2016 Rio Paralympics.  WE WISH THEM LUCK!!!!!

 
Happy Holidays from USA Boccia!!!!!!
 
 

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About USA Boccia
USA Boccia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, headquartered in Bay Shore, New York, whose mission is to provide persons with physical disabilities the opportunity to play, learn, and compete in the sport of Boccia on the local, regional, national and international level.  USA Boccia is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee as the High Performance Member Organization for the sport of Boccia.  For more information about USA Boccia, visit http://www.usaboccia.org.
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