Armistice “Pipes of Peace” Rugby Festival

Armistice "Pipes of Peace" Rugby Festival

Date/Time
Date(s) - 22 Oct 2020 - 24 Oct 2020
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location
Compiègne

“PIPES OF PEACE YOUTH RUGBY 2020”

Following the success of the Armistice Rugby Festival at Compiègne in October 2019, we are pleased to announce that the 2020 event has already planned. This is an International Event and will include teams from France, UK and across Europe.

To find out more and provisionally register your team please use the contact form.

Following the same format as previously, teams can choose to arrive early on Friday for a training session, or arrive before 19.00hrs for the welcome dinner.

Thursday:

Outward travel to France
15h00 to 19h00 Early arrivals training session available at RCC Compiègne
19h00 Evening reception and dinner at RCC Compiègne

Friday:

08h30 Depart Accommodation in Compiègne
09h30 Arrive Tergnier for morning visit to Museum of Resistance, Occupation and Deportation). Includes packed lunch.
12h00 Depart locations and return to Compiègne

– OR –

09h00 Depart Accommodation in Compiègne
09h45 Arrive Chateau Blerancourt to visit the Ann Morgan Centre, to find out about French/American History from the War of Independence in America through to WW1 & WW2. Includes packed lunch.
12h00 Depart locations and return to Compiègne

13h00 Arrive RCC Compiègne
14h30 to 19h00 Rugby Festival Qualifying Phase Part 1
– Boys Rugby 15’s U14, U15/16 & U17/18 (See details below)
– Girls Rugby 7’s U15/16 & U17/18 (See details below)
19h30 onwards Evening meal at RCC Compiègne with a short Armistice Remembrance Service at the Club Memorial ahead of dinner.

Saturday:

10h30 to 14h00 Morning Rugby Festival Qualifying Phase Part 2
12h30 to 14h30 Lunches available for all participants during this time
14h30 to 19h00 Rugby Festival Knock Out Phase combination of Semi Final & Finals
20h00 Presentations & Dinner at RCC Compiègne

Sunday

Depart for home

Rugby (UK Age Categories)

Boys playing 15’s, squad size 25 players.

Proposal Boys U14, U15/16, U17/18. Maximum of 8 teams in the 3 categories.

Girls playing 7’s, squad size 12 players.

Proposal Girls U15/16, U17/18. Maximum of 8 teams in the 2 categories.

The age groups above will be registered in the French categories M14, M16 & M18

This is an International Event and will include teams from France, UK and across Europe.