The World Grand Prix France starts this Sunday August 28th 2022 !

From Sunday, August 28 to Saturday, September 3, 2022, the World Grand Prix France will take place in Schiltigheim, near Strasbourg. It is an international blind football competition where five nations will compete, including France, recent European champion.

Opening ceremony Sunday August 28 at 1pm

The entire event will be streamed from the opening ceremony. The matches will be commented in French on the Facebook page of the event. English commentary will be available on the event’s Youtube channel.

Here is the match schedule :

For any information on the competition, the location of the matches or the latest results, it is here : World Grand Prix France 2022

The French blind football national team

The “Blues” will face famous blind football teams like Brazil, Germany, Japan or Romania.

Here are the players of the French blind football team selected to participate in the competition :

Accessibility for the disabled public

The event will be accessible to people with disabilities, especially visual ones, with :

  • a Braille program of the event to be picked up at the information desk
  • Braille labels for athletes as well as cups, medals and accreditations
  • a 3D map available at the information point at the entrance of the stadium
  • Audio description of the games via audio description boxes available at the information point in English and French

Activities throughout the week

In parallel to the competition, activities will be organized to allow the public to discover the different sports practiced by visually impaired athletes.

  • discovery of du torball
  • discovery of showdown
  • blindfolded penalty kick contest
  • blind courses to put yourself in situation of visual disability

Good competition to all !

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