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Corporate Challenge Yorkshire 2018 - Thursday 12th April 2018

Corporate Challenge Yorkshire 2018 will take place on Thursday 12th April at Weetwood Sports Park in Leeds.

Corporate Challenge Yorkshire is an opportunity to get your work mates together for a unique team building and networking experience whilst enjoying Tag Rugby and raising money for charity. 

This years Corporate Challenge Yorkshire will be in aid of Marie Curie and all profits from this year's tournament will be donated to this fantastic charity. For more details please click here

Marie Curie is the UK’s leading charity for people with any terminal illness. The charity helps people living with a terminal illness and their families make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert hands-on care, emotional support, research and guidance.  Marie Curie employs more than 2,700 nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals, and with its nine hospices around the UK, including one in Bradford, is the largest provider of hospice beds outside the NHS.  In addition to having a hospice in Bradford, Marie Curie healthcare assistants and nurses provide one-to-one nursing care and support to patients in their usual place of residence across Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield. Last year Marie Curie provided 29,164 hours of care and over 3,262 visits to 728 patients. To find out more please click here.

Corporate Challenge Yorkshire is our only tournament specifically for work teams. The tournament is an opportunity for both new and existing corporate teams to get involved. Previous tournaments in London and Yorkshire have attracted a range of companies including Deloitte, Willis Towers Watson, DLA Piper, Google, Citi and Coca Cola.

The event will be held at Weetwood Sports Park in Leeds (Click here for a map). As Leeds Universities Sporting home, the venue offers top class facilities for the event with all games played on their recently installed state of the art 3G pitch. Weetwood Sports Park is located on the Leeds Ring Road, just a short distance from Headingley and is easily accessible from across the city including Leeds City Centre which is a short 15-20 minute drive away. It is also on a number of main bus routes (1, 6 and 95) out of Leeds.

TOURNAMENT FORMAT

Games will kick off at 5:30pm and run until 8:45pm.  Initial games will take the form of a round robin style format before splitting into play offs and finals. 

Games will be played in the mixed 7 a-side format with 4 males and 3 females on the pitch at all times. Teams can include a squad of a minimum seven players or a maximum squad size of 12. The recommended squad size is 10-12.

ENTRY COST

Team entry costs £340 per team. The registration deadline is 9am Friday 6th April. 

Each team will receive 10 pairs of Tag Rugby shorts. Additional Tag Rugby shorts can be provided on request for the cost of £12 per pair.

Teams which played in a previous Corporate Challenge and don't require shorts can opt out of receiving Tag Rugby shorts and pay £260 to just enter the tournament.

Please Note: International Tag Federation approved Tag Rugby shorts are compulsory for play.

Corporate Challenge Yorkshire - What you get for your entry fee
* Guaranteed 75 minutes of game time throughout the event (including pool matches and finals).
* Easily accessible venue with free parking at Weetwood Sports Park.
* Use of Weetwood Sports Park changing rooms, showers, toilet facilities and post tournament bar.
* Try Tag Rugby shorts (10 per team).
* Fantastic prizes for winning teams and individuals from the tournament.
* Free Physiotherapy treatment available to all players throughout the event.
* Professional photographer to capture the action shots and team images from the event.
* 10 tickets into a Charity Prize Draw Raffle.
* Finger food buffet in the Weetwood Sports Park View Bar Cafe.
* After match presentation in the Weetwood Sports Park View Bar Cafe.
* A great opportunity for team building and networking with other companies.

REGISTRATION

Existing Players: Please first log into your account by clicking here. Once logged in please click here to register a new or existing team.

New Players: Please click here to register yourself and your team.

The final registration deadline for all teams is 9am Friday 6th April, however the event may sell-out before this date.

Note: If your team has played in one of our leagues or events previously and the players in your team already have Try Tag Rugby playing shorts you can choose to opt out of receiving the 10 pairs of playing shorts.  To do this please register and pay the deposit via the links above and email yorkshire@trytagrugby.com.  We will then update your outstanding balance before you pay the remaining balance. 

ON THE DAY

Teams will need to arrive for registration at 4:45pm with the first games starting at 5:30pm until 8:45pm.

After the games there will be a presentation in the onsite bar overlooking the sports pitches with a finger food buffet provided for players.  Players will have the opportunity to network and mingle with team mates and opposition.

NEED HELP STARTING A TEAM?

We can provide posters and flyers to place around the office to help you with your recruitment drive. 

If you work for a big company and would like us to search our database for other people within your company who already play Tag Rugby, we'll happily send a bcc'd email to these potential players to help you get your company team off the ground. Email yorkshire@trytagrugby.com for further information.

Try Tag Rugby also offer fantastic opportunities for Corporate teams to play weekly in our leagues, with venues in London, the Thames ValleyManchester and Yorkshire. If your company would like to enter one of our leagues, please visit our Corporate Page to see all the benefits of entering your office team, or click on the respective link for each area to see an up-to-date list of leagues open for registration.

ATTEND A PRE-CORPORATE CHALLENGE TASTER SESSION

In the lead up to Corporate Challenge Yorkshire, why not take your team along to a free taster session to have some fun and learn the basic skills of the game. A large number of free tasters will be held in late March and early April all across West Yorkshire. The full schedule will be released by late-February and when available can be seen here

COMING UP

Saturday 7th April 2018 - Wasps Tag Rugby Festival
Saturday 28th April 2018 - Wolfpack Tag Rugby Festival
Saturday 4th August - Yorkshire Tag Rugby Championships, save the date

 
Posted on 12th April, 2018

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