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Sports Day 2019

On 5 April 2019, for the fourth consecutive year, the Trinidad Alfonso Foundation, together with the Regional Department of Education, Research, Culture and Sport and the Spanish Olympic Committee, will be holding the Sports Day.

The University of Alicante will join the celebrations with the following programme, also to mark its 40th anniversary:

  • Panel discussion on adaptive and inclusive sports and the role of sport in our society, with the participation of renowned experts.
  • Adaptive and inclusive sports activities, such as 3x3 wheelchair basketball and adaptive scuba diving.
  • Exhibition game of jugger, a fighting sport played with rubber swords.
  • 3x3 basketball and football tournaments.
  • Beach volleyball and tennis tournaments.
  • Teqball tournaments.
  • Simultaneous chess games.
  • Indoor rowing championship.

Chess, 3x3 football, beach volleyball and tennis-related activities will be offered to promote these sports before the 2019 Spanish University Championships, of which the University of Alicante is a host institution.

All UA members can take part: administration and teaching staff, students, athletes and associations of people with disabilities from Alicante.


9.15 a.m. Opening event

By authorities

Place: martial arts room

9.30 a.m. Talk, lecture and panel discussion on adaptive and inclusive sports

Speaker: Jorge Peleteiro Rubio, manager and former member of the Spanish national paralympic football team and person in charge of football at national level.

Place: martial arts room

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tournaments

  • 3x3 basketball
  • 3x3 wheelchair basketball
  • 3x3 football
  • Indoor rowing
  • Teqball
  • Simultaneous chess games

Place: Olympic Square (in front of the entrance to the UA Sports Centre) and outdoor basketball court

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Exhibition game and free workshop on jugger

Place: football pitch

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adaptive scuba diving

Place: indoor swimming pool

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tennis tournament

Place: tennis court No. 3

10 a.m. to 12 noon. 4x4 beach volleyball tournament

Place: beach volleyball court


Participants must sign up on 5 April, places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis

3x3 basketball and football tournaments: up to 8 teams per sport

Teqball (up to 16 pairs)

Tennis (up to 8 participants in the men's tournament, up to 8 participants in the women’s tournament)

4x4 beach volleyball (up to 8 teams)

Chess (up to 50 participants)

Indoor rowing (up to 10 participants in the men's tournament, up to 10 participants in the women’s tournament)

Jugger (up to 20 participants)

Adaptive diving (up to 10 participants)

Take part and get a commemorative T-shirt as a gift!

2019 sport day



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Alicante (Spain)

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