Norfolk villages to battle it out at the UEA Sportspark

Twenty-eight villages from across Norfolk are set to do battle for the honour of being crowned Village Games Champions at the Active Norfolk Village Games Final this Sunday at the UEA Sportspark.

Over 88 villages have already gone head to head in their respective district round of the Games or at one of many sports roadshows run by Active Norfolk this year. The winners will now go head to head on Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

There will be three Best in Norfolk honours up for grabs, with �500 worth of sports equipment on offer for the winner of each category.

Prizes will be presented by Great British archer and London 2012 prospect, Amy Oliver, who will also officially open the Games, following performances from the Cawston Band and Dimension Dance.

Villages from across Norfolk will compete in nine sports, including archery, badminton, table tennis, short mat bowls, darts, football, rounders, tennis and there will be a Watt Bike challenge as well.

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Ellen Vanlint who manages the Village Games project for Active Norfolk, said: 'Everyone involved in all the village games across Norfolk has worked really hard to make all the games the successes they were and it is really exciting to bring together the teams from across Norfolk for the final.'

There will also be the first public appearance for Active Norfolk's new mascot - Olly the Olympic Elephant.

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