Wheelchair Basketball Night at the RAC 4/25!
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 · 4:30 PM - 7 PM
You are invited to help us raise campus awareness about accessibility by participating in a wheelchair basketball game with the Maryland Ravens, whose mission is to build cooperation and foster relationships between people with disabilities and their community.The Ravens organization provides the equipment, a brief training clinic for players of all abilities (with or without disability), and a very entertaining game! You and your teammates (volunteer campus partners of staff, faculty and students) provide the effort for a very enjoyable, mixed-ability game on wheels.Come out, ready to play and learn via this fun and supportive experience and strengthen the UMBC community as the Maryland Ravens build teamwork and cooperation between people with physical disabilities and able-bodied people. This event has been a great success in the past and we need you to continue the tradition as a player or spectator. Bring a friend or colleague, and let's raise awareness about disAbility together!Clinic at 4:30 pm--- Learn how to navigate the game using a specialized wheelchair and shoot hoops with the team!Game: 5 pm--- Tipoff! Use the skills you gained from the clinic and play in the game!Sign up to play here: https://goo.gl/forms/ceIhbBi9K5xgAllb2Meet and greet after the game: 6:30-7pm--- Meet the players from the Maryland Ravens!The Maryland Ravens are a non-profit organization based in Baltimore that strives to help physically challenged and able-bodied individuals build a sense of teamwork, cooperation, and community involvement. Learn more about them here: http://www.marylandravens.org/*This event is being offered in partnership by UMBC's Recreation & Physical Education department (Athletics), the Office of Accessibility & Disability Services, Student Disability Services, the Adaptive Sports Group, SAAC, Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, and Global Brigades.