The Brazilian Confederation signed on Guidance 24 May 2013 partnership with the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). At the same event, modalities such as Rugby, Hockey on grass and indoor, Gymnastics and Judo signed the document with the Rector Carlos Alexandre Netto, in which sealed a partnership between sports and education policy, research and extension education.
For our sport benefits are multiple tracking the evolutionary process of the training at no cost to athletes and entities, having as ally Research Laboratory Exercise (LAPEX) the formation of a Center of Excellence in Sport Guidance. The focus for this year and 2014 reside initially in support of junior practitioners. According to Prof.. Dr. Alberto Reppold Filho, director of the School of Physical Education (IAEF): "The higher the level of scientific knowledge applied to the sport in a country, better their Olympic performance ". (Source UFRGS)
Another positive that involves Orientation is open courses, conferences and lectures of internationally exclusive sport Guidance for the academic community and individuals interested in learning more and practicing the sport in the metropolitan area. The first act of this trend is already underway, he being the creation of Orienteering Club UFRGS (COUFRGS).
CBO's partnership with UFRGS is the result of significant shares of national policy for the development of sports Guidance, such as achievement and WMOC 2014 already gives enormous benefits to Brazil due to the credibility and visibility of a major event of IOF.
As announced in the news website of the university “The idea is that the technical and practical knowledge of the athletes are added to the knowledge of researchers in pedagogy UFRGS, psychology and training ". So, may be prepared publications in English, still very limited in the scientific community. Furthermore, undergraduates in Physical Education will have access to sports, contributing to disseminating them in schools and clubs. ”
Also present at the event Prof.. Dr. Rui Vicente Oppermann vice president of practitioner orientation and UFRGS skiing and hiking in Oslo – Norway during his Ph.D., Mr. Vargas Elvandir, Federation president Gaucha Guidance and representing the Minister of Sports Mr. Ricardo Avellar the National Secretariat of the High Performance Sports of the Ministry of Sport, well as teachers, technical, students and athletes as alderman of Porto Alegre Derly Judo.