15 June 2022, Kuala Lumpur (AFTNN) – The Malaysian Blind Sports Association (MBSA) launched the MBSA International Charity E-Hunt which will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 24 July 2022 and registration has open to the public.
Participants need to be 12 years and above and will each receive a free T-shirt, E-Certificate and bountiful cash prizes as reward for winners. Participation fee is RM120 (Malaysian residents) and USD50 (international).
The MBSA International Charity E-Hunt will bring the participants on a virtual tour to all states in Malaysia, exploring and touring from their armchair, each given 50 catchy and mind boggling questions to find the answers. Hunting virtually and winning jubilantly are the order of the day and intrinsically gaining experience traveling in Malaysia and most important of all, understanding the concept behind sports for the visually impaired, or Blind Sports.
Your participation helps Visually Challenged Athletes achieve their desired goals.
Register here: https://forms.gle/N23gVbfHUbqS1nrA7.
Malaysian Blind Sports Association
HISTORY OF MBSA
MBSA is a nonprofit Voluntary National Organization for the Blind, registered with the Malaysian Sports Commissioner on the 8th June, 2010 (Registration Number : 3786/2010). It is affiliated to the International Blind Sports Federation, International Blind Bowls Association and Paralympic Council of Malaysia.
Our main Objective is to develop Sports among the Visually Challenged Personnel in Malaysia and give them the opportunities to participate in the Para Games. The spirit of “Sports for All ” encompasses the inclusive of every citizen in our country.
Since MBSA’s inception, in 2010, the Visually Challenged Athletes have been actively involved in Athletics, Swimming, Judo, Goalball, Football, Powerlifting, Shooting, Tandem Cycling, Tenpin Bowling, Chess and Lawn Bowls not only in local but also in International Championships. The new Blind Games in the pipeline are Showdown and Archery.
The recent victory in Tokyo Paralympics 2020, with 3 Gold and 2 Silver, has given MBSA a rejuvenated enthusiasm to participate in the upcoming Disability Sports.
- ASEAN Para Games in Solo City, Indonesia, from 27thJuly to 7th August, 2022.
- Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, from 28th July to 8th August, 2022.
- Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, China, from 9th to 15th October, 2022.
- Para Sukma in Kuala Lumpur, 29th October to 6th November, 2022.
- IBSA Judo World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 4th to 11th November 2022.
- IBSA Blind Football in Cochin, India, from 9th to 20th November, 2022.
- ASEAN Para Games in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 5th to 16th May, 2023.
- Blind Lawn Bowls tournament in August for selection for the world Blind Blows tournament Championship in Australia, 2023.
- IBSA World Games in Birmingham, from 18th to 27th August, 2023.
- Paris Paralympics 2024, from 28th August to 8th September, 2024.
ACTIVITIES ORGANISED BY MBSA
- Malaysia Day Charity Treasure Hunt is on the 25th September 2022 in Kuala Lumpur – starting in Brickfields (4 Cars), Motor hunt to Putrajaya, Cyberjaya, Seremban and Temerloh, Pahang.
- Walkathon on the 16th October 2022, in conjunction with World Sight Day.
- Showdown tournament planned in November.
- Blind Archery tournament planned in September.
- Blind Sports Carnival in December in Conjunction with the World Disability Day.
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP & DONATIONS
Aspirations of the MBSA can only become a reality with magnanimous tax exempted financial support to the Visually Challenged Athletes which contribute towards training, purchasing of equipment and participation in Sports Championships (estimated expenditure of RM540,000 or US$122,171 per year).
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