Touch Rugby Portugal
PROBLEM | Lack of access to competitive sports for all ages, genders, levels of experience and ability.
SOLUTION | Promoting the practice of rugby for all ages, gender and levels of sports experience. A non-violent sport, without contact, where the noble values prevail: inclusive, of social nature, non-violent, family-oriented, with positive health effects.
PARTNERS AND INVESTORS | Federação Portuguesa de Rugby, European Federation of Touch, Federation of International Touch – FITCDT Equipamentos Desportivos, Lda, NewCall – Mediação de Seguros, Lda and Ilda Peres - Troféus, Positive Benefits, among others.
INNOVATION FACTORS | A sport that everyone can practice, independently of age, gender, experience or ability, in which the values of rugby remaining present, without any kind of physical contact or violence.
IMPACT | 39 referees, more than 400 federated athletes (from age 14 to 72), with lots of family members (grandfather and grandson, father and son, siblings, husband and wife), from both genders. Lots of participants are parents of children that practice rugby and there are also many youngsters that have never practiced rugby.
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