Bathgate Academy in West Lothian played host to the annual No Limits Multi Sport Club Boccia Competition on Saturday 17th November, welcoming 67 players from across Scotland and the North of England.
The competition, named in memory of the former No Limits member Andrew Slack, is delivered by a band of dedicated club volunteers including event organiser Elaine McCallum and offers the last competition of the year in Scotland.
The competition was played in great spirits throughout, highlighted through the friendly yet competitive nature of the games. The competition was split into numerous sections, aiming to provide the best experience for all participants while maintaining fair competition throughout.The event offered players with a learning and physical impairment the opportunity to play against their peers from clubs across the country.
The event was well attended by players from Lothian with a strong contingent from Lothian Special Olympics taking part as well as those from the host club, No Limits. Lothian athletes had some success within the Learning Disability categories with Phillipa Robertson, Kim Burnett and Lindsay Aitken(all Lothian Special Olympics) taking 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively in the female competition and Daniel Strang (No Limits) winning silver in the male competition.