Project Hercules – Ministry of Sports will teach children to play backgammon and cricket

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From July 25 to August 19, 2022, the Ministry of Sports will implement, for the first time, Project Hercules, a program designed to attract children to sports, which will offer students aged 6 to 14 free introductory courses in various disciplines. These games include table tennis and cricket, a team sport very popular in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.

For this The first edition of the projectwhich will be developed and made permanent during the school holidays, Constana Provincial Directorate of Sports and YouthAnd the Together with 31 provinces (Arad, Bacau, Bihor, Bistrita Nosod, Potochane, Braشوفov, Braila, Buzau, Karai Severin, Cleraichi, Cluj, Covasna, Dambovica, Galai, Giorgio, Hargitta, Hunedora, Iurgiu, Hargita, Hunedora, and Neamț, Olt, Prahova, Sălaj, Sibiu, Timiș, Tulcea, Vaslui and Vrancea), as well as the Department of Sports in Bucharest, participates in all the resources it has, in the desire to teach children to play sports.

“The idea of ​​this project is not new, I have thought of it since the beginning of my tenure, as a main objective, and I am glad that it is taking shape at a time when all Romania, from ordinary citizens to referees, was open to sport. Recent world performances that have united us in boundless joy have led to the perfect simulation to start A program I want for a long time. Exercise, active and healthy life, sports practiced at the level of children and youngsters is the solution to a healthy, strong and effective Romania. Every child can be a little Hercules! Come to sports!”, said Edward Novak – Minister of Sports.

Constanta children are invited to have an active time, FREE SHIPPINGUnforgettable days, combining fun with action and discovering the secrets of several sports disciplines: Football, Judo, Backgammon, Water sports, Cycling, Sheep, Cricket, Fencing, Artistic gymnastics, RowingAccording to the attached calendar. also, introductory courses It will be supported by Trainers with rich experience From the local level, at multiple time intervals, so children have the possibility to try more sports.

date and time sports branch your location no. participant
From 25 to 29 July 2022; 9:00 – 12:00 17:00 – 19:00 football Sparta Cherguiol Stadium 20 children aged 8-9 years
25-29 July 2022; 16:00 – 19:00 judo Pantheon Constanta Gymnasium 10 – 20 children / day 6 – 14 years old
25-28 July 2022; 17.00 – 19.00 table (backgammon) ostrov cultural center 30 participants aged 6-14 years
26-29 July 2022; 9:00 – 11:00; 16:00 – 18:00 water sports Reina Constanta Beach 30 participants aged 6-14 years
July 29, 2022 (Friday); 10:00 – 12:00 Bicycle / Scooter & Jump Bag Competition Kindergarten with extended program “Zubeyde Hanım” Constanta 20 kids 6 years old
from 3 to 5 August 2022; 10:00 – 14:00 cricket Harova Stadium 30 participants aged 6-14 years
3-7 August 2022; 9:00 to 11:00 Sheep Eforie Nord Beach 30 children between the ages of 12 and 14
August 5, 2022 (Friday) – 9:00 – 10:00 August 11, 2022 (Thursday) – 9:00 – 10:00 Fence The fencing hall at Farol Sports Club, the garden inside the club 30 participants aged 6-14 years
August 6, 2022 (Saturday); 16:00 – 17:30 August 7, 2022 (Sunday); 10:00 – 11:30 artistic gymnastics Tomis Sports Complex (hungry) 30 participants aged 6-14 years
August 12, 2022 (Friday) 9:00 – 11:00 kayak Scandinavia floating hotel 30 participants aged 6-14 years

The material resources necessary for the good development of the project are provided by the Ministry of Sports, which has allocated and will distribute in this regard to the affiliated directorates the budget of organizational expenditures.

The Hercules project also builds on a series of institutional collaborations at the local level, concluded between the Provincial Directorate of Sports and Youth Constana, the Romanian Rowing Federation, the Romanian Sheep Federation, the Romanian Table Federation, UNEFS Bucharest Sports Club, Farul Constanța Sports Club, Pantheon Constanța Sports Club and County Football Association and the Constanta County School Inspectorate, which will support the good development of courses and training in absolutely safe conditions.

The list of sports disciplines in which children will start varies from province to province, in terms of human resources and sports facilities based at the local level. This information, as well as information on trainers, course locations and how to register, is available on the platform created for this purpose, at:

The organizers aim to achieve a large percentage of children who will enroll and participate in the Preliminary Courses to continue practicing the discovered sports disciplines and move towards performance, identifying themselves in the profile clubs at the local level.

To reward enthusiasm and desire for sports, as well as active and dedicated participation in the project, children will receive T-shirts and hats embossed with the project logo, as well as diplomas recognizing sports merits, reminding them of the beautiful moments from the meeting with Hercules.

Project Hercules aims to achieve the following objectives:

• Increasing the number of children participating in sports activities that take place within personal structures in Romania;

• Increasing the degree of participation in sports activities for children with low opportunities from a social and economic point of view, and for those with disabilities.

• Increasing the number of sports events and activities for children at the governorate level.

• Stimulating volunteer activities as a tool to support and strengthen sports structures at the local level.

• Increasing the population’s awareness of the benefits and opportunities of practicing sports within sports facilities.

• Strengthening the ability of sports structures to select athletes from children between the ages of 6 and 14 years.

In the future, the program for introducing children to sports will be permanent. Sports activities in the Hercules project will take place according to a special calendar that is developed according to the characteristics of the region in which the activity will be held, the season, as well as the available infrastructure.

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