We invite you to come out and watch and play Paralympic Sports including Wheelchair Basketball, Goalball, Adapted Cycling, and Power Soccer. Get information on the new BORP Fitness Facility, the Sled Hockey Program, Jr. Adventures, and BORP’s new Wheelchair Racing.
Please note: This is a free event, but your RSVP at the Eventbrite link listed here will help us best plan for food and drinks.
The best goalball players in Northern California (including 2 Rio Paralympic medalists) will compete for the BORP Invitational title. Admission is free.
For more information please contact BORP Adult Sports Coordinator, Jonathan Newman (510-225-7032)
Seven teams will compete for the title in the longest running goalball tournament on the West Coast. The Sacramento River Bats led by USA Team player Joe Hamilton and coached by USA Assistant Coach Matt Boyle return to defend their title against a loaded field including many Paralympians past, present (and future).
Match Schedule on 12/6/14
9:30am: Blue Thunder v Roadrunners
10:00: A Vigorous Smiting v CAL Golden Bears
10:30: Sacramento River Bats v Breeze
11:00: Green Machines v Roadrunners
11:30: Sacramento River Bats v CAL Golden Bears
12:00pm: A Vigorous Smiting v Breeze
12:30: Blue Thunder v Green Machines
1:00: CAL Golden Bears v Breeze
1:30: LUNCH BREAK
2:00: Sacramento River Bats v A Vigorous Smiting
2:30: A 4th v B 3rd (winner advances to 4:30 game for 5th Place. Loser is done for the day.)
3:00: Semifinal 1: B 1st v A 2nd
3:30: Semifinal 2: A 1st v B 2nd
4:00: 5th Place: A 3rd v 3:00 Winner
4:30: 3rd Place: Semifinal 1 Loser v Semifinal 2 Loser
5:00: 1st Place: Semifinal 1 Winner v Semifinal 2 Winner
5:30: Awards Ceremony