The Cure Parkinson's Cup
Time & Location
About the Event
Fighting Fit Football are planning to take a team to the inaugural Cure Parkinson’s Cup in support of the Cure Parkinson’s Trust at Worcester Warrior's Sixways stadium on Sunday April 19 2020, and are looking to recruit players.
This five-a-side football tournament has been organised by Sport Parkinson's CIC and will involve teams from across the UK and Europe and all the players will be Parkinson’s battlers. The tournament will be fully inclusive so that players of all abilities, with any degree of Parkinson’s Disease symptoms, any age, gender or level of fitness can participate.
There will be matches and teams for players of all footballing abilities with matches in the group stage lasting ten minutes. There will then be a knockout stage followed by the final with the winners lifting the first Cure Parkinson’s Cup. Matches will be played on Sixway's astroturf (4G) pitches.
If you are interested in playing, then teams (minimum of 6 players) or individuals without a team should register at: firstname.lastname@example.org with their name, address, contact details and football ability.
Individuals will be allocated teams based on geographical location so that they can connect with each other, meet up and train ahead of the tournament.
Teams and players shall be expected to raise funds for the Cure Parkinson's Trust in order to enter the tournament.
In addition to the football there will be plenty of activities to entertain the players, their families and supporters at Sixways on April 19 including a Fanzone, live music, children’s activities, food and drink, fun and games and celebrity appearances from the sporting and entertainment world.
Hotel rooms around Worcester for players and supporters have been reserved at preferential rates through Gullivers Sports Travel, Warriors’ Official Travel Partner. For accommodation, interested parties should contact email@example.com and quote the reference SPCPT.
Sport Parkinson’s CIC promotes exercise and participation in sporting activities for people with Parkinson’s Disease.
Sport Parkinson’s aim to encourage members and the wider Parkinson’s community to get active and take regular exercise to benefit their mental and physical health and improve their symptoms.
The Cure Parkinson’s Trust funds innovative research with the potential to slow, stop and reverse Parkinson’s.