100 Foosball Tables for Schools: An International Impact
The International Table Soccer Federation has a mission to popularize table soccer around the world. The 100 Foosball Tables for Schools Project comes to fulfill this mission.
The importance of this project
The International Table Soccer Federation aims to use the sport to introduce the following educational values to the youth:
- Respect for fun: rules, equipment, partners, opponents, referee
- Concentrate to progress: self-control, stress, precision of movement
- Analyze to adapt: strategies, use of strengths and weaknesses
- Socialize to share: team spirit, cooperation, friendliness
- Take pleasure to gain confidence: adapt, succeed, value yourself
How does it work ?
100 Foosball Tables for Schools program allows schools to benefit from foosball equipment installed for their students free of charge.
Click on the following link to know more about the program, how to benefit from it and how to sponsor a local school : Projet 100 Baby-foots pour les écoles
100 Foosball Tables for Schools in numbers
Being launched in June 2021, the project has already reached some important milestones:
More than 90 foosball tables have been installed in schools around the world. So far, schools from France, Nepal, Argentina, Armenia, USA and Somalia, have benefited from the operation.
France: a successful experience
The 100 Foosball Tables for Schools started in France in June 2021. More than 80 french schools have been equipped with a foosball table already. The schools and the classes that have benefited from the operation have a chance to attend the 2022 Table Soccer World Cup that will take place in Nantes between June 28th and July 3rd, 2022.
The objective for 2022 is to replicate the success that the project achieved in France. The ITSF aims to equip 100 schools with 100 foosball tables in each of the participating countries.