The general objective of the project is to increase European citizens’ participation in sports by organizing an orienteering competition addressed to non-professionals from at least 3 countries, from a variety of cultural backgrounds and ethnic communities.
The event will take place during the European Week of Sport (September 12-18) in Predeal – one of the most well-known touristic resorts from Romania and will engage teams of young people of both genders from 5 different countries (Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia and Turkey) in activities that will enhance physical activity, good health and social inclusion.
The main objectives
Promoting a healthy lifestyle through the practice of sports by involving over 150 non-professionals in an international orienteering competition.
Raising awareness with regard to the importance and role of orienteering as a competitional sport.
The project addresses the needs of multiple target groups.
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- people aged 14 to 20 years, who do not practice sports on a regular basis and are rather amateurs than professionals, but to whom orienteering can bring important benefits in terms of health, fitness and personal development;
- non-professionals of all ages who wish to improve their health and knowledge of nature through orienteering;
- the large public, who needs to improve its awareness regarding both the benefits of orienteering as well as its importance and role as an individual and team sport;
- coaches and representatives of orienteering clubs, who will enhance their capacity to implement transnational projects by sharing best practices and experiences.