On September 25, 2018, within the framework of the All-Russian Sports and Educational Project, the RPC held the “Paralympic lesson” and the championship in Boccia at the city of Saratov in the Sports and Recreation Complex of the local State Budgetary Institution.
During the «Paralympic lesson» for the participants of the competition, a master class in Boccia was held by the Master of Sports of Russia, the prize-winner of the international competitions, the champion of Russia - Sergey Safin.
The competition was attended by fifty three (53) pupils of the Youth Sports and Adaptive school “Rehabilitation and Physical Education” from thirteen (13) cities of the Saratov region: Atkarsk, Balakovo, Balashov, Volsk, Ershov, Kalininsk, Krasnoarmeisk, Marks, Petrovsk, Pugachev, Rtishchev, Saratov, Khvalynsk.
The Opening Ceremony was attended by the Honored Master of Sports of Russia in swimming, champion, 3-time silver and bronze medalist of the Paralympic Games for Persons with Physical Impairments -Denis Tarasov and chairman of the Saratov regional organization of the All-Russian Society of the Disabled Athletes – Sergey Safin.
The general management of the competition was carried out by the Saratov Regional Public Organization "Sports Federation of Persons with Musculoskeletal Disabilities" in conjunction with the State Budgetary Institution of Supplementary Education in the Saratov Region "Regional Integrated Youth Sports School" Rehabilitation and Physical Culture.