PARA SPORT IMPACT COMPETITION
In 2023, the Malta Paralympic Committee (MPC), invited all schools to participate in its first-ever Schools Para Sport Impact Competition. Schools were invited to organise activities centred around Para sport and the Paralympic values in the build-up to the Committees’ 5th year anniversary since re-establishing itself in 2018.
A total of 10 schools participated in the competition up across the sports, art & crafts, and whole school event categories, with each category revolving around the over-arching theme of Para sport and the Paralympic Values.
The participating schools represented different localities across Malta and Gozo, and include a mix of independent, Church and State schools: St. Michael School (Pembroke), San Andrea School (Mgarr), St. Monica School (Gzira), St. Joseph Junior School (Sliema), Sacred Heart College Junior School (St. Julian’s), St. Bishop’s Conservatory School (Rabat), Laura Vicuna School (Ghasri, Gozo), Our Lady Immaculate School (Hamrun), St. Dorothy’s School (Sliema), SMC Zabbar Primary School A (Zabbar). This allowed MPC to engage with an estimated 1,500+ students.
The competition remained true to its name - that of leaving an impact through Para Sport.
Video: St. Michael Junior School, Pembroke - Winners, Whole School Event Category.
The submissions made highlight how our future generations engage positively with Para sport once they are given the opportunity to learn about Para Sport and experience it for themselves. Our students’ curiosity, open mind and eagerness to discover new things, strengthens our ambition of inspiring our communities to get active in sport, live a healthy lifestyle, and to create a society where persons of all abilities or backgrounds are able to access and practice sport.
Schools are kindly requested to carefully read the competition rules and deadlines in the Competition Circular.
Schools are kindly requested to confirm their interest in participating in this competition by completing the expression of interest form by not later than Friday 10 March 2023 - by completing this online quick and easy Submit your Interest Form. Full details about the competition rules and deadlines may be found on this downloadable Competition Circular.