Posted: Wed, 08 May 2019 16:34

Businesses invited to enter the Workplace World Cup!

2019 is the year of World Cups - England Netball take on the world in Liverpool, England Rugby travel to Japan in September, Women's Football will descend on France for the eighth FIFA Women's World Cup, and England & Wales will host the Cricket World Cup for the fifth time in May.

And now, Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland based workplaces will have the opportunity to join the world's stage and showcase their skill and sportsmanship as they take part in a multitude of sports at the Workplace World Cup on Thursday 6th June at Brockington College in Enderby.

The Workplace World Cup is open to businesses and workplaces of any size and type in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. It is a great opportunity to socialise with your colleagues outside of work, try new sports and have the chance to win the coveted title of Workplace World Cup Champions!

All activities are zero experience necessary and as teams will rotate around activities, including:

  • Sport Zone - team sport fixtures including Rounders, Volleyball and Handball.
  • Challenge Zone - battle it out for individual awards that will contribute to their overall team score in a variety of quick fire challenges including Table Tennis, Cricket and Netball.
  • Health Zone - interactive activities designed to support workplaces lead a healthy lifestyle, particularly at work.

Fancy dressed is encouraged and teams will be assigned a country, participating in one of the four World Cups mentioned above, to represent at the Workplace World Cup.

It costs £12 per-person and a team has to minimum of 8 players (maximum of 10), with one member of each gender on a team. Ticket includes free t-shirt, water, team flag and hot food voucher.

The Workplace World Cup is part of Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport's 'Wellbeing @Work' package, which is designed to support local workplaces to improve the health and wellbeing of their staff, and reap the benefits of a healthier workforce.

For more information visit www.lrsport.org/events/2019/06/workplaceworldcup

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