EU Equal Orientation Day at the city centre of Maribor

26. Sep 18 — 26. Sep 18
activity partners: NAPREJ, Centre for Persons with Acquired Brain Injury Maribor

Within the European Sports Week and with the support of the Municipality of Maribor, Center Naprej organized an orientation walk EU Equal Orientation Day "Together across Maribor" on 26th September. Before the start of the walk we warmed up with cheerleading group of people with disabilities. We set up 10 control points on the orientation route. At the finish line participants engaged in various sports activities adjusted to people with disabilities - netball, crossboccia. 277 people - persons with disabilities and their relatives, youth, sport experts and experts, who work with persons with disabilities and local general public, attended the activities. We have had youth from local schools as volunteers and included them as active members of the event. With presentation of the adapted sports we promoted non-discrimination and awareness. We managed to include local authorities (Deputy Mayor of the Maribor Municipality and young volunteers and members of our ReSport Network). Each participant received a certificate of attendance. Two media announcements (two in local media) followed the event that emphasized the importance of the project and the European Week of Sports.