The European Goalball Championship, a sport event for blind and partially sighted athletes, will take place in the city of L’Aquila at the “Centro Sportivo Universitario” located in Centi Colella, from the 27th of October to the 3rd of November 2019.
The event was assigned by the International Blind Sport Association (IBSA – www.ibsa.org), the international federation of sports for blind and partially sighted athletes, to the Federazione Italiana Sport Paralimpici per Ipovedenti e Ciechi (FISPIC – www.fispic. it), which provided for the establishment of a Local Organizing Committee in L’Aquila.
The main recipients of the event will be the national teams from all over Europe who practice the sport of Goalball, plus the Italian national team.
The competition will take place at the venue of the Centro Universitario Sportivo (CUS) L’Aquila, a sports center that aims to promote sports – including: football and soccer, rugby, volleyball, basketball, handball, fitness, spinning and shooting to sign – for all people, mainly for university students.
Event participants will be accommodated at the Canadian Hotel, an ideal accommodation for tourists, business travelers, groups and sports teams. The more than 100 rooms are equipped with all comforts. The restaurant, quiet and bright, is also perfect for business dinners and special events. The kitchen also offers fish specialties and traditional local dishes. the Canadian Sports Center completes the hotel with indoor pool, soccer field and fitness center (sauna, gym, turkish bath and solarium).