50 free places for UK Corporate Games

Date: 06 March 2012

UK Corporate Games 2012

Fifty community places

Fifty ‘free’ community entries’ have been provided by Preston City Council (via UK Corporate Games) for individual and team entry into the 2012 UK Corporate Games to be held at key sporting venues across Preston between 12-15th July 2012. This is a superb opportunity to be part of a major event that will see around 5,000 participants representing their company or organisation from all around the country. It is important that Preston has a strong presence.

A number of sports have been selected where nominations can be made to access individual and team places to represent Team Preston (Preston City Council) in the Games.

  • Netball – Women (Min 9 max 11 players)
  • Basketball – Mens (Min 7 max 9 players)
  • Running (5k or 10k) Men/Women all classes
  • Soccer 5’s – Men/Women (Min 7 max 9)
  • Soccer 6’s – Men/Women (Min 8 max 10)
  • Table tennis – Singles Men/Women Open and 40+ categories
  • Swimming 750 or 1500m (Open Water) Men/Women all classes

Who can apply?

Applications for entry can be received from individuals or from full teams for the above sports. Clubs/teams and individuals must belong to a club or community group affiliated to the Preston Sports Forum however clubs and groups affiliated do not have to participate in their own sport.

A selection panel will make the final decision on place allocation for Team Preston and this will not be based on ability or past performance but on the most deserving cases.

Team members must be over the age of sixteen by 12th July 2012.

The following criteria will provide a guideline for the panel:

  • Individuals or teams are members of Preston Sports Forum (PSF)
  • Individuals or members belong to Clubmark or Charter Standard clubs
  • Individuals or teams will be ambassadors for Team Preston e.g. those with poor disciplinary records need not apply
  • Reasons why individuals, club or community are deserving cases


Applicants should set out Individual/Team/Club/community details against the above criteria.

The full contact details of the applicant must be included in the response.

Applications should be made to Phil Walsh @ p.walsh@preston.gov.uk to be received by

Friday 23rd March

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