- Loughborough University
- Contact Name
- Bryany Cornish
- Contact Email
- Contact Telephone
- Thu, 24 Jan 2019 (17:30 - 20:30)
- Organised By
- Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport
- Basketball, Bookit, Events, Featured bigger, Wheelchair Basketball, Workplace
Run at Loughborough University, New Victory Hall, Holywell Fitness Centre, the three hour event will allow you to take on other workplaces for the chance to be crowned wheelchair basketball champions.
Wheelchair basketball is a fast paced game played by two teams of five players where the object is to shoot the ball into the opposing team's basket. The rules are very similar to running basketball. Rally your colleagues together and come and try one of the leading Paralympic sports! This competition is suitable for all ages and abilities. There must be at least one member of each gender present on your team.
Please ensure that all team members come in suitable clothing and footwear to play Wheelchair Basketball and that you bring plenty of drinks. Arrival is from 5.30 pm, with the competition starting promptly at 6.00 pm.
The competition will be delivered by qualified Wheelchair Basketball coaches, with an emphasis on fun. Rules will be sent prior to the event; however instruction and practice will be available on the day.
Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis.
Two teams are permitted per workplace - additional teams may be requested. This is to ensure that a variety of workplaces can take part.
Additional players: it is possible to bring up to 3 extra players on the night as substitutes (bringing your team to 8 players). Payment (additional £4.00 per additional player) and names will need to be provided on arrival.
Format: 5 players per team, mixed gender, Maximum of 8 teams.
Cost: £20.00 per team of 5 (£4.00 per person).
To book a place please click below.
It is preferred that you use our online payment system to confirm your booking. If this is not possible then you can select to pay 'offline' and post a cheque made payable to Leicestershire County Council FAO Bryany Cornish, Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport, SportPark, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3QF, at least 48 hours before the event.
IMPORTANT - payment will no longer be accepted on the day of the event (with the exception of payment for additional players/subs). Please ensure that payment is made online or by cheque at least 48 hours prior to the event otherwise your place will be given to another team.
Please note - Cancellations must be given 48 hours prior to event start or full payment will still be charged. Thank you for your co-operation.
Please also note that only one team member name needs to be given at the time of booking, details of other team members will be collected prior to the competition.