The aim of the tournament is to celebrate the excitement, diversity, joy and excellence that rugby has to offer by bringing together the finest teams from a variety of European countries into a premier tournament setting for all levels. New players and team selections for the coming season can be tested and given a unique experience and the ultimate challenge to be the best. Through the tournament, we hope to promote the sport of rugby and bring the community together in this celebration of rugby excellence. Rugby’s values of Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline and Sportsmanship are what makes the game special for those who enjoy the environment and culture they create. They define the game and define Rugby Club Octopus.
Saturday 25th August 2018
We welcome all senior men and womens teams from all countries with a set maximum depending how registration goes. If we reach our maximum available teams we will start with a waiting list. All senior games are played with 15 a-side and all games except the final will be 10 minutes per half with a 1-minute break. The final is 15 minutes per half. The tournament schedules can be followed live with 'MyTournament.info' and this link will be posted the morning of the tournament. Men's teams please register your team at the secretary before 09:00. The kick off is at 09:30 sharp and final will be around 17:30. Women's teams please register your team at the secretary before 10:30. The kick off is at 11:00.
We have (limited) tented accomodation for teams to stay in during the weekend. Due to the early start on Saturday we do advice teams to arrive Friday and make the most of our hospitality possibly in combination with some light training in the evening. Saturday evening after the bbq we will be hosting a big party with dj's and live music for all players, coaches, referees and locals.
Sunday 26th August 2018
All youth teams are welcome to join keeping in mind the different age categories. Also for the youth we will keep a waiting list per category if we reach our maximium. All games be 10 minutes per half with a 1-minute break. The tournament schedules can be followed live with 'MyTournament.info' and this link will be posted the morning of the tournament.
The times and other information will be sent to all teams prior to the tournament. The different youth categories are:
- Colts - U19 (dob 2001/ 2002)
- Juniors - U16 (dob 2003/ 2004)
- Cubs - U14 (dob 2005/ 2006)
- Mini's - U12 (dob 2007/ 2008)
- Benjamins - U10 (2009/ 2010)
- Turven - U8 (dob 2011/ 2012)
See attached document for the senior men and womens laws and rules of the tournament. DOWNLOAD RULES
Payment of the registration fee guarantees your spot and must be paid after you sign up. All registration fees are non-refundable. Please transfer the registration costs to the following account and do not forget to mention the name of the rugby club and the participating team(s).
Uden, The Netherlands
SWIFT CODE: RABONL2U
Men & Women
Per team €250/ GBP 200
€100 will be returned in tokens on the day of the tournament
Per team €75/ GBP 60
|The tournament venue is Sportpark Moleneind in Uden, home base of Rugby Club Octopus. With the full support and cooperation of Uden municipality and the adjacent sport clubs we offer all amenities in close proximity. We have 5 full size natural grass fields and enough space for warm up areas. The tournament site and field numbers will be re-arranged during the youth tournament in order for them to play their normal size pitch.
We offer you the following facilities: