Défi sportif is organising the Boccia World Open in collaboration with L’Association québécoise des sports pour paralytiques célébraux (AQSPC), the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCSPC) and the Boccia International Sport Federation (BISFed).
Time and Place
The Boccia World Open will be held at Maurice-Richard Arena, from April 30 to May 4, 2019.
You can download the official invitation to participate in the competition.
You can download the Competitor’s Guide.
Official hotel of the Défi sportif AlterGo
Hotel Universel Montreal
5000, rue Sherbrooke Est
Canada H1V 1A1
To book your rooms, please contact:
Coordinator, People services
514-933-2739 ext. 214
Défi sportif AlterGo negotiates top quality all-inclusive hotel package agreements for its participants. These packages include a room for two, three meals a day, shuttle from the airport to the hotel and from the hotel to the competition site.
A shuttle service from the hotel to the competition site will be available to athletes.
The package includes breakfast and supper at the hotel and dinner at the competition site. Meal vouchers are distributed at the hotel, at the Défi sportif AlterGo booth. During the event, athletes and volunteers can enjoy quality meals supplied by Groupe Compass. Healthy full meals are served at each competition site.
Located on the ground floor of Hotel Universel Montreal, Restaurant Le Toit Rouge offers exquisite meals to athletes and clients, in a cosy and comfortable atmosphere.
For many years now, Défi sportif athletes and volunteers have recognized the success of sports lounges. You are welcome to use these friendly facilities, where music creates a relaxing and laid-back atmosphere. Snacks and drinks are provided. You will find lounges at some competition sites and hotels.
The professionals of Kinatex Sports Physio will be present on competition sites to help athletes and volunteers. These therapists offer bandage services, first aid as well as tips on warm-ups and stretching.
Please note that Défi sportif AlterGo is not responsible for any medical fees.
Emergency technical aid repair services
During the Défi sportif AlterGo, L’Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montréal du CIUSSS Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal (IRGLM) provides athletes with emergency repairs on technical aids (wheelchairs, orthotic devices and prosthesis), between 9 am and 9 pm for the whole duration of the event.
Please note that if your aid does not belong to the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (RAMQ), the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) or the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ), you will have to pay for the repairs on your technical aids.
For more information on the Boccia World open or services offered to athletes during the Défi sportif AlterGo, please contact: