International Rugby Festival France

Armistice Rugby International Youth Festival

  • Date: 21 Oct 2021 - 24 Oct 2021
  • Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Compiègne

Open for registration of teams!

The Festival has established itself as a premier event, with a reputation for a good standard of sport along with educational value and a focus on remembrance.

In 2021 the plan is to increase participation by introducing a 7’s competition for girls at U16 and U18 age groups, while retaining the 15-a-side format for boys in the same age groups. With the expansion to the Festival the rugby will take place over 2 days.

Plus, there is the popular feature of a training session with the RDJ Sports from South Africa has been retained, and an addition this year there will be a “Train the Trainer” session for visiting coaches.

Event Highlights

Thursday Oct 21st
Arrival in France
Option from 15h00 onwards to train with RDJ Sports (South Africa)
Evening Reception and Dinner

Friday Oct 22nd
Morning – Visit the Chemin des dames and the Caverne du Dragon
Afternoon – Rugby Festival (Part 1)
Short Remembrance Service

Saturday Oct 23rd
Morning – Rugby Festival (Part 2)
Afternoon – Rugby Festival (Part 3)
Evening – Dinner and Presentations