CPISRA World Games
The Cerebral Palsy Sport & Recreation Association (CPISRA) World Games is a developmental games for athletes with cerebral palsy. The Games‘ emphasis is to provide a development and learning experience to help prepare athletes for future sporting success at high profile events such as the Paralympic Games.
The World Games is aligned to the following CPISRA’s strategic aims:
- Increase CP participation in sports and recreation across the world.
- Facilitate international competition pathways for CP athletes to progress from grass roots participation to elite competition, with emphasis on Youth and High Dependency Athletes.
- Increase and improve CP sport and recreational opportunities.
- Following our development of Boccia and CP Football, to continue to facilitate and support the development of adaptive sports.
In accordance with the above aims, the key objectives of the CPISRA World Games are:
- To allow CP athletes to achieve their best performance at international competition by providing appropriate conditions and services in an operationally sound environment.
- To provide a multi-sport event that delivers a learning experience that will help prepare athletes for future sporting success at major events such as the Paralympics.
- To create a friendly and supportive Games environment that encourages and develops athletes, team management, officials, coaches and volunteers.
- To emphasize youth and enable high dependency athlete participation.
- To act as a catalyst for enhancing CP opportunity and participation in sport and recreation.
Cerebral Palsy Sport is the national member for England of CPISRA.
To read more about Team England at the 2018 CPISRA World Games, please click here
To read more about the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games, please click here