An elite athlete in a wheelchair throwing a boccia ball.

Partner Federations

Time and Place

The World Boccia Cup will be held at Aréna Maurice-Richard, April 24-30, 2023.

Athlete Services


Official hotel of the Défi sportif AlterGo

Hôtel Universel Montréal
5000, rue Sherbrooke Est
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H1V 1A1

To reserve your rooms, please contact :

Valérie Gaudet-Nguyen
Food and Lodging Coordinator
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 venue.


The package includes breakfast and dinner at the hotel and lunch at the competition site. Meal vouchers are distributed at the hotel, at the Défi sportif AlterGo kiosk. During the event, athletes and volunteers benefit from quality meals provided by Groupe Compass. Healthy and complete meals are served at each competition site.

Off-site meals

Located on the lobby level, Hotel Universel Montreal’s Bistro-Bar Toit Rouge offers exquisite meals to athletes and clients, in a cosy and comfortable atmosphere.



The CASAS are convivial places set up at the competition sites. Meals, snacks and drinks for volunteers and some athletes are served there.

Medical team

The professionals of Kinatex Sports Physio will be present at the competition venue 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.

Additional information

For more information on the Boccia World Cup or services offered to athletes during the Défi sportif AlterGo, please contact:

Yan Martin
Défi sportif AlterGo Director
514-933-2739, ext. 221

Merci à nos partenaires!

Thanks to our partners