An athlete throwing a boccia ball.

Partner Federations

Défi sportif AlterGo is organising the national boccia competition in collaboration with Association québécoise des sports pour paralytiques cérébraux (AQSPC) and the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCPSA).

Time and Place

The national boccia competition will be held at Aréna Maurice-Richard from April 21 to April 23 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
Food and Lodging Coordinator
514-933-2739, ext. 214


It is possible to use the event transport service when lodging at one of the events official hotels for a fee.


Dinner at the competition venue is included in the registration fee for the athlete and their sports assistant. During the event, athletes and volunteers will enjoy quality meals provided by Groupe Compass. Healthy and complete meals are served at each competition venue.

Off-site meals

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


For many years now, Défi sportif AlterGo athletes and volunteers have appreciated the CASA’S on each competition venue. 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 venues and hotels.

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 national boccia competition 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