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29 July till 4 august 2018

The Social Inclusion Games (SIG) will be held in Enschede, The Netherlands, for the second time from Sunday 29th July until Saturday 4th August 2018 thanks to a grant received from the European Commission.




Information package participants
This information package should help you to prepare for the Games at the Diekman Terrain, in Enschede. This is SIGN’s second time to host the Games. We are very excited to come together and make it a week that you, your clients and your organisation will never forget! Please read through the following pages carefully to be sure that the Social Inclusion Games is an event you and your organisation is ready and able to participate in. We have provided ample information and tips for getting you and your people to Enschede. This will be a busy week for all of us. Our days will be full of sport and our evenings will be fun. We will create a positive, collaborative and inclusive space over the course of the week, to make sure everyone feels invited and worthy. There are 1500 participants and around 100 social workers coming over from over 15 different countries.




Sign zoekt vrijwilligers!
Om de games tot een succes te maken, zijn wij op zoek naar veel vrijwilligers! Je kan ons een middag, dag of zelfs de hele week helpen, van alles is mogelijk. We zoeken enthousiaste mensen die de handen uit de mouwen willen steken en ons willen helpen bij allerhande werkzaamheden.




1500 participants from over 15 European Union countries will take part in this unique and Olympic like sports event. Every participant, regardless of their social status, age, gender, race, (juridical) background and other characteristics, is given equal opportunities.

The games will include sports such as football, volleyball, climbing, athletics and many more. We all know that sports are good for your health and are fun. It also contributes to social integration, team spirit, fair play, enhancing social inclusion and gain positive experiences.

The Social Inclusion Games are organised for your clients and social workers. The games will cost €45 per participant. The fee will cover meals, sports activities and a camping place for the week. Please note participants should bring tents to camp in. Part of the travel cost is also available for reimbursement.

Interested or need more information?

Please fill in the details below so we can get in contact with you. Please do so before the 1st of May 2018. We operate on a first-come-first-served basis. There are only 1500 places available, so don’t wait!

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Word vrijwilliger tijdens de Social Inclusion Games! De Social Inclusion Games komen van 29 juli t/m 4 augustus voor een tweede keer naar Nederland. Meer dan 1500 deelnemers, uitgenodigd via welzijns-, zorg- en opvangorganisaties uit heel Europa, reizen deze zomer af naar speelstad Enschede. Zonder vrijwilligers geen Social Inclusion Games! Voor de Social Inclusion Games is de hulp van 300 vrijwilligers nodig! Alle vrijwilligers melden zich aan via EventMakers: hét landelijke platform voor vrijwilligers in sportevenement. Wil jij deel uitmaken van dit unieke, internationale sportevenement? Meld je dan nu aan als EventMaker voor de Social Inclusion Games! www.eventmakers.nl.

Humanitas Onder Dak (The Netherlands)
Landsforeningen af Væresteder (Denmark)
GEBEWO Verbund (Germany)
Neue Chance (Germany)
The SIG are funded by the Erasmus Plus Sport Programme of the European Union
Municipality of Enschede, Host City (The Netherlands)

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