TAFISA Interact Project

The INTERACT Good Practices Collection is Live!

Discover our great tool to get inspired and develop Sport for All.

After a great teamwork led by our INTERACT partner the International Fistball Association, we are pleased to announce that the INTERACT Good Practices collection webpage was launched during the 27th TAFISA World Congress in Portoroz, Slovenia.

It is now possible to see and analyze over 30 Good Practices implemented by both International and National Organisations at https://www.interact-sport.com/good-practice.

All the Good Practices are divided by Target Group, Purpose and  Type of Initiative and can be browsed through a tailored search tool. Each good practice features – among others –  detailed descriptions of the aims, resources and venues needed to implement the initiative, as well as success factors.

The page also includes a section where anybody can submit to our INTERACT team new Good Practices to keep the content updated.  Click here to read about one of the WMF good practices.

Original article on the INTERACT page can be found here.

INTERACT Project Presentation during TAFISA’s 1st International Members Meeting

15 TAFISA International Members gathered during a meeting where INTERACT was introduced.

On 8th June 2022, during the 27th TAFISA World Congress in Portoroz, Slovenia, took place the 1st TAFISA International Members Meeting, attended by 15 different International Sport Organisations (ISOs).

At this occasion, a detailed presentation of the INTERACT project and its outputs was made to the audience by the INTERACT Team. This was followed by an exchange with questions and answers with the ISOs present, which expressed interest in participating in the project.

Original article on the INTERACT page can be found here.

International Sport Organisations Go Grassroots

Great Success of the INTERACT Session “ISOs Go Grassroots” at TAFISA World Congress

On 9th June 2022, during the 27th TAFISA World Congress in Portoroz, Slovenia, took place the INTERACT session “International Sport Organisations Go Grassroots”, moderated by Wiebke Scheffler, Head of Operations at INTERACT partner the ITTF Foundation.  

Through the exposure of some Good Practices of their sports, the three speakers – Jitka Vele (International Tchoukball Federation), David Cabello (Badminton World Federation) and Isabella Burczak (Union Cycliste Internationale) – have demonstrated to over 50 participants concrete examples of how International Sport Organisations (ISOs) can inspire people to be active.

Discover their good practices on our brand new INTERACT Good Practices collection at https://interact-sport.com/good-practice/.

Original article on the INTERACT page can be found here.

INTERACT Pledge Signing Ceremony

International Sports Organisations Commit to Develop and Promote Sport for All

The INTERACT Pledge Signing Ceremony took place on 9th June during the 27th TAFISA World Congress in Portoroz, Slovenia. 18 International Sport Organisations signed the INTERACT Pledge in front of an audience of over 300 people.

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INTERACT Project Pilots Sport for All Capacity-building framework

How can International and National Sport Organisations (ISOs & NSOs) promote and develop Sport for All, and create a better world? This is a central question that the INTERACT project – co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, addresses and that is part of its capacity-building framework, which was piloted in Leipzig, Germany, on 4 – 5 May 2022.  (Note: the WMF is a project partner in INTERACT - International and European Sport Organisations Activate Citizens).

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TAFISA INTERACT Opening Conference – Watch the Replay!

Held on 26 January 2022, the INTERACT Opening Conference was an astounding success, generating lively debates between the participants and speakers. More than 340 participants from 86 countries registered. The event highlighted the key role that International Sport Organisations can play to increase Sport for All participation and create a better world.

Watch the replay at https://interact-sport.com/interact-opening-conference-watch-the-replay/.

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TAFISA Interact Opening Conference “European Sport Organizations Activate Citizens” January 26, 2022

 

Join us for the free online INTERACT Opening Conference on 26th January 2022, 13:00 - 14:30 CET.

The INTERACT Opening Conference, on the theme “How can International and European Sport Organisations Activate Citizens”, promises enriching contributions and interesting debates.

Register for free at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interact-opening-conference-tickets-226790796377.

The Conference will be moderated by Ms. Fiona Johnson, Vice-President of the International Dance Organisation, while TAFISA Vice-President Ms. Catherine Forde will give Opening Words and TAFISA Secretary General Mr. Wolfgang Baumann will close the event.

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Interact Project meeting in Frankfurt, November 9-10, 2021

Inclusive and inspiring sports, accessible for all! 

Those are a few of the keywords for the INTERACT project, leaded by TAFISA and in which WMF is an active partner. On November 9 and 10 it was time for a project meeting in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. WMF was represented in person by Maarit Larinen from
Sweden and the president of WMF, Dr. Gerhard Zimmerman from Germany. Verners Kirss from Latvia took part online.

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Development at TAFISA Interact Project

TAFISA Interact Project has picked up the pace – the Project partners from different International Sports Organizations (ISO’s) are very actively, seriously and deeply working within different sections (chapters) which they are responsible for.

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WMF as a project partner in "International and European Sport Organisations Activate Citizens – INTERACT"

We in the minigolf family recognize the importance of grassroot participation in sports. For our clubs they are the bread and butter of our activities. Many clubs and national federations are already actively working on inclusion with various groups, i.e. children or people with different abilities.
When the WMF was approached by TAFISA (The Association for International Sports for All) to take part in an EU-sponsored project together with several other European sport federations it was therefore an easy decision to accept. The project - "International and European Sport Organisations Activate Citizens – INTERACT" - aims to increase grassroot participation and the principles of "Sport for All". The INTERACT project hopes to achieve that by means of an online platform of good practices, a Sport for All toolkit, and eventually a new multisport event. For our part, the WMF was tasked with the first part of the project, which was to build an online database of international and European sport organisations.

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INTERACT Project aiming to place Sport for All and Physical Activity at the forefront of International Sport Organisations is now in motion

INTERACT Project aiming to place Sport for All and Physical Activity at the forefront of International Sport Organisations is now in motion

TAFISA and World Minigolf Sport Federation are pleased to announce that their project “International and European Sport Organisations Activate Citizens – INTERACT” selected by the European Commission and co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union had its initial online kick-off meetings on 18-19 February in cooperation with the following partners:

  • International Table Tennis Federation Foundation
  • World Minigolf Sport Federation
  • International Fistball Association
  • International Dance Organisation
  • Confederazione Boccistica Internazionale
  • German Flying-Disc Federation
  • Italian Federation of Traditional Sports and Games
  • Sports Union of Slovenia

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