Paralympic Talent Search supported by Cadbury

Paralympic Talent Search supported by Cadbury

Paralympics Ireland Talent Search supported by Cadbury

Pre-Registration is now closed, however you can still arrive on the day between 10.30am and 3.00pm and register with our team!

Fresh from the amazing success of London 2012, Paralympics Ireland are on the hunt for the next generation of talent. Our Paralympic Talent Search – supported by Cadbury is your chance to show your ability to the athletes, coaches and officials of the 2012 Irish Team. If you are interested in sport, have a physical disability or visual impairment and want to try your hand at Paralympic Sport, get yourself to UCD Sports Centre anytime between 10.30am and 3.00pm on Saturday 13th October 2012.

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Date: Saturday 13th October 2012

Location: Sports Centre, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.

The event includes:
  • Exhibition areas for Paralympic Sports
  • Opportunities to take part
  • Expert advice on what sports suit your disability type
  • Demonstrations of Elite Paralympic Team Sports including Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby and Cerebral Palsy Football
  • Presentations by some of Ireland’s Paralympic heroes including Michael McKillop
  • Information on how to continue your involvement after the event.
We look forward to seeing you there. Background Information – Event Programme (may be subject to change)

Sports exhibiting at UCD include Archery, Athletics, Boccia, Cycling, Equestrian, Football 5-a-Side, Football 7-a-Side, Judo, Powerlifting, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Rugby and Wheelchair Tennis.

 

Time

Activity

Location

10:30am

Doors open

 

10:30am – 3:00pm

Registration

Lobby

10:30am – 3:30pm

Functional Assessment

Hall C

10:30am – 4:30pm

Sports Exhibitions Open

Hall B & 1st Floor Balcony

10:30am – 4:30pm

Cadbury Family Funzone Open

2nd Floor

4:30pm

Event Closed

 

 

Demonstration/Presentation Programme (Hall A)

Time

Activity

11:00am

Wheelchair Tennis Demonstration

11:30am

Football 7-A-Side Demonstration*

12:15pm

Athlete presentation by Mark Rohan and Q&A

1:00pm

Wheelchair Basketball Demonstration*

2:00pm

Athlete presentation by Michael McKillop and Q&A

2:45pm

Wheelchair Rugby Demonstration*

*Opportunities to try out with the Irish Team will follow these demonstrations

 

Training Session Programme:

Time

Sport

Location

1:30pm-3:00pm

Football 7-A-Side

Grass pitch opposite UCD Sports Centre

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Swimming

50m pool (invitation only)

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