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CPISRA praises partnership with Sport Nottinghamshire ahead of World Games

Cerebral Palsy International Sport and Recreation Association (CPISRA) World Games Event Director, Ali Talbot has praised  Sport Nottinghamshire for their contribution in helping to organise the 2015 World Games.

Sport Nottinghamshire (County Sports Partnership for the city and county of Nottinghamshire) has been on hand to assist the organiser's of the Games, CPISRA with their final preparations. The Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games are set to take place in the heart of the historic city of Nottingham from 6 - 16 August 2015, with the majority of the competition taking place at the new iconic Harvey hadden Sports Complex.

Sport Nottinghamshire have supported with the management of a volunteer programme and the safeguarding and welfare for the event alongside Cerebal Palsy Sport, the National Disability Sports Organisation for people who have cerebral palsy. They have been a key helper in establishing the Nottingham 2015 Games Starters, a 200-strong volunteer workforce that will play a vital role during the Games.

Event Director, Ali Talbot said:

"The welfare of everyone involved in the Games, especially our athletes and teams is of the utmost importance.
"Thanks to the support of Sport Nottinghamshire we can ensure that the Games will run smoothly and all those visiting, whether volunteers, athletes or spectators can enjoy the Games in a safe environment.”

The Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games is set to attract around 400 athletes and coaches from 13 nations who will compete across six sports - athletics (racerunner and slalom), bowls, football, swimming taekwondo, and table cricket.

The football event will also double as the Cerebral Palsy Football Under-19 World Championships, with the aim of the inaugural tournament being to give people with cerebral palsy the opportunity to take part in a world-class sporting event and achieve their potential.

The Opening Ceremony will take place on Sunday 9 August and will carry the theme of 'aspirations'. To detail the journey the athletes have made to be part of the World Games.

The Closing Ceremony will take place on Saturday 15 August and will focus on the 'transformations' the athletes have made at the games and their experiences of the 10-day event and their sporting achievements.

Tickets prices

Opening ceremony on Sunday 9 August and closing ceremony of Saturday 15 August:

  • £12 for adults
  • £6 for children (aged 16 and under)
  • Reduced rate for disabled people £6 (includes free carer place) 

Sporting events:

  • £8 for adults
  • £6 for children (aged 16 and under)
  • Reduced rate for disabled people £6 (includes free carer place)

You can buy your tickets for the World Games here. For more information about the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games click here. To find out more about Cerebral Palsy Sport, visit their website here.