An elite athlete in a wheelchair throwing a boccia ball.

Partner Federations

Time and Place

The Boccia World Open will be held at Place Bell, from April 26 to April 30, 2020.

Athlete Services


Official hotel of the Défi sportif AlterGo

Holiday Inn Laval Montreal
2900, Boul. Le Carrefour
Laval (Quebec)
Canada H7T 2K9

To book your rooms, please contact:

Krista Kennedy
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 venue.


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


The package includes breakfast and supper at the hotel and lunch at the competition venue. Meal vouchers are distributed at the hotel, at the Défi sportif AlterGo kiosk. During the event, athletes and volunteers can enjoy quality meals prepared by 1909 Taverne Moderne. Healthy full meals are served on each competition venue.

Off-site meals

Located on the ground floor of Holiday Inn Laval Montreal, Restaurant Chez Lionel 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 at 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 Boccia World open or services offered to athletes during the Défi sportif AlterGo, please contact:
Jérémie Brisebois
Director, Sport and development
514-933-2739 ext. 221
Krista Kennedy
Coordinator, People services
514-933-2739 ext. 214

Merci à nos partenaires!

Thanks to our partners