Scotland Korfball - European Championships 2018

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Scotland Korfball - European Championships 2018

To raise funds for the Scotland National Korfball Team competing in the 2018 European Korfball Championship in The Netherlands.

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We did it
On 7th October 2018 we successfully raised £760 with 20 supporters in 28 days

Fundraising Campaign for the Scotland National Korfball Team #TeamScotland #ScotlandKorf

The Scotland National Korfball Team are raising funds and drumming up support towards our attendance at this year's IKF European Korfball Championship in The Netherlands.

Charity Support

In addition, we have chosen to donate 25% of funds raised to Marie Curie, a charity whose work means a lot to members of the squad.

Background

In June 2016 the Scotland National Korfball Team qualified for the Championships at a qualifying tournament in Slovakia. Since then, the National and Development Squads have been training with Head Coach Johan Oosterling and Assistant Coach Bas Harland in preparation. Scotland have a real sense of unfinished business after the last European Championships in 2014, and with a mix of players who competed in that tournament alongside new players who have joined the squads since, the aim has been to push towards qualification for the World Championships for the first time. Over the last 2 years the squad has trained regularly in Edinburgh, travelled for training camps and tournaments in England and The Netherlands, and has been fortunate to benefit from training with both PKC and TOP - two top level korfball clubs in The Netherlands. All those who have been a part of the training and development squads throughout this time have given a huge level of commitment.

October Approaches

The IKF European Korfball Championship will take place from 13th - 21st October, with Scotland in Pool D alongside Hungary, Serbia and Wales. A full schedule can be viewed here.

Your Support

The Scotland Squad are grateful to anyone who can support our campaign at the European Championship. We are looking for financial support towards the costs of attending the 9 day event in The Netherlands, which is funded by the players.

In addition, we want to raise awareness of our attendance at the Championships, and get as many korfball and non-korfball fans backing us from the stands or computer screens (live streaming will be available) to help us push towards our goal and show the korfball world what Scotland are capable of!

Event - Saturday 29th September

We will be holding a Fundraising Evening on Saturday 29th September in Edinburgh, from 7.30pm at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar. The evening will include a quiz, raffle and private bar - we would love to have as many people there as possible to say thank you in advance for your support during the European Championships. Keep an eye on this page for the addition of raffle tickets. https://www.facebook.com/events/463306444179532

Thank You

A huge "Thank You" is extended to all those who have contributed to getting us this far, both on court and off. 

We are all #TeamScotland and can't wait for the next step.

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

Thank You

A huge "Thank You" from all of the squad for your support.

£10 or more

Squad Photo

A signed photo of the squad from the European Championships. A great memento of the event and "thank you" for your support.

£10 or more

1 of 3 claimed

Personal Video Message

Personal Video Message from Captain Kyle Crombie at the Championships, to be shared on the SKA Instagram account.

£40 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Mikasa Korfball

A size 5 Mikasa blue/yellow korfball

£85 or more

0 of 1 claimed

3 Personal Training Sessions in Edinburgh

3 Personal Training Sessions with Edinburgh based Finely Tuned Fitness (finelytunedfitness.com). Normally £135. Scotland korfballer Jen Merritt has been training with them for over a year and highly recommends their services.

£100 or more

0 of 1 claimed

4 hours Math Tuition with Dr Davidson

4 hours private Maths tuition, high school or University, with Scotland korfballer Dr Angus Davidson - Cambridge Maths graduate with 8 years experience tutoring high school and university students. Skype tuition available if necessary.

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