WELLNESS AND FITNESS not for profit Sport Association, located in the town of Sala Baganza (Parma , Italy) is searching for sending sport clubs for the participation to project RESPECT, which aim is to promote sport as a vehicle for social inclusion, equal opportunities and health-enhancing physical activity, as well as ethics by promoting dialogue and training on the topic of Food, involving athletes, coaches, staff from sports clubs .
The objective is to lead all participants in a process of awareness-raising, training and respect of ethics in sport activity, for both young athletes and coaches, as well as for athletic trainers, accompanying persons and parents.
The project foresees, as main event, the organization of a football tournament, which will be attended by at least 12 sports clubs in Europe, with a maximum of 25 participants per team (including staff and accompanying persons).
The football tournament will involve teams of 11 years-old children (year 2004), with a 11vs11 game play mode, and it will be held in the city of Parma (Italy) from 22 to 28 June 2015; the chosen age is crucial in the development of youngsters, and the project aims to focus on 11 years-old children to foster the assimilation towards the respect of sport rules in the same way as everyday life rules.
The topics covered will be: nutrition education, ethics and integrity, intercultural and intergenerational dialogue;
The planned activities are: webinars, training sessions, conferences and seminars, soccer tournament played following ad-hoc created 'ethical rules', nutrition education games, meetings with: 1. professionals (educators and psychologists) and 2. Professional athletes committed in fostering sport from an ethical, anti-racist perspective;
All costs related to travels, meals and accommodation for participants will be fully covered by the contribution of the European Commission and will be borne by the organizing sport association (ASD WELLNESS AND FITNESS).
We are looking for non-professional football clubs, available to participate to conferences/ workshops to be held during the first 6 months of 2015 and to the football tournament to be held in the city of Parma (Italy) from 22 to 28 June 2015.
The deadline for the submission of the project RESPECT is scheduled for Thursday, June 26, 2014: clubs interested in participating, please send an email to receive more information at 'mail' no later than Saturday, June 14, 2014.