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Yorkshire Tag Championships - Saturday 4th August



Join us for the fourth annual Yorkshire Tag Championships on Saturday 4th August at Stanningley Rugby Club in Leeds.

The 2018 Yorkshire Tag Rugby Championships is set to be a thrilling day of Tag Rugby with a great party atmosphere!  It's a great opportunity to play against players and teams from the different leagues in Yorkshire as well as teams making to trip from other parts of the UK such as Bristol, Coventry & Warwickshire, London, Manchester and the Thames Valley.

If your usual team can't all play or you just fancy a change of team then don't worry, you can still play. Just sign up as a group or individual and we will create a team for you or place you in a team. Signing up as an individual is a great way to meet new people.

EVENT FORMAT

Games will be played in the mixed 7-a-side format (4 males and 3 females on the pitch) using standard A grade rules. There are unlimited substitutions during the games and there is no limit placed upon squad sizes however we would normally suggest a squad of 10-12 people. 

Teams, part teams and individuals can register for the event, with all standards welcome, including beginners. For teams and players new to Tag Rugby there will be a rules briefing provided before the games get underway. 

Depending on the final team count, teams will play an initial pool stage before then breaking into a Cup, Plate and Bowl competition based upon the teams standing at the end of the pool phase.  

FANCY DRESS

As well as the Tag Rugby there will be an award to the team in the best fancy dress. This years fancy dress theme was decided by a poll on our Facebook page and will be 'Around The World'.

Fancy dress outfits being worn to play in must adhere to Try Tag Rugby’s safety regulations regarding to jewellery, outside pockets or anything likely to cause an injury.

Last year's theme was 'Heroes and Villains' with the Tag Me Off team from our Bradford & Bingley league winning the prestigeous award of best dressed team. 


 

 

#PARTYTIME

Don't forget to pack your party clothes as well as your Tag gear! After the final whistle has been blown and the presentations made, the drinks will be flowing as the DJ cranks up the music and gets the after party underway in the clubhouse! Later on in the evening the party will move a short distance into the City where it will continue on late into the night! The Yorkshire Tag Championships after party is one of the Tag socials of the year and a great opportunity for a night out with your team!

THE VENUE

Stanningley Rugby Club is located 10 minutes drive across the valley from Headingley Stadium, the home of Leeds Rhinos. The venue is easily accessible from around West Yorkshire being less than 30 minutes drive from all of our current West Yorkshire venues.  Being roughly 15 - 20 minutes drive from Leeds city centre, major motorways (M1 and M62), Leeds Rail Station and Leeds/Bradford Airport the venue is also easily accessible from around the rest of Yorkshire, the UK and abroad!

The tournament will kick-off at 11.30am and reach a conclusion at approximately 5.30pm.

BRING YOUR TEAM ON TOUR 

We would love to welcome our Tag Rugby friends from around the UK, Ireland and the rest of the world to come and join the fun at the Yorkshire Tag Championships. West Yorkshire is a great location to come on tour for a weekend with your team. It’s a beautiful place with lots to do as well as great night life! 

You can get from London to Leeds in just over 2hrs, and with advance tickets and group tickets offers there is no need to break the bank. For those who play in the Try Tag Rugby Manchester league its around 1hr and 1/4 by car or just under 1 hour on the train. 

The region is also home to the well connected Leeds Bradford Airport, and with 4 flights a day (Aer Lingus and Ryanair both have two flights) and a journey time of 1hr to Dublin our Tag Rugby friends in Ireland become only a stones through away!      

DETAILS

Competition Name  Yorkshire Tag Championships 2018
Venue Location Stanningley Rugby Club
Venue Name Yorkshire Tag Championships (Stanningley)
Competition Date Saturday 4th August
Surface Grass
Gender and Format Mixed 7-a-side
Standard All Standards Welcome
Kick Off Time 11:30am 
Individual Registration Cost £18
Team Registration Cost £160
Post Match Venue Onsite Bar & Outside Terrace
Transport Links/Parking Car: Just over 15 minutes drive from Leeds City Centre and roughly 10 minutes from Kirkstall and Headingley.  The venue is within 30 minutes drive of all the Try Tag Rugby Yorkshire venues. Close to the Ring Road. Postcode: LS13 1PA

Train: Bramley Train Station is 1.4 miles away.

Bus: From Leeds 16, 670

REGISTRATION

Registration is open to whole teams, part-teams and individual players who'd like to be placed in a team. Team places are available on a first to pay the deposit basis. Registration closes the end of Friday 27th July.

 

 

Note: Any team organisers looking to re-register an existing team should login to their account here, and re-enter the team for a new league through the "my teams" tab on your player dashboard. 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT NEXT?

You will receive an e-mail straight away confirming your registration. We will then send you a welcome e-mail with further details about the event a few days before it takes place.

SQUAD LISTS & TEAM GRADING

If you are registering a team please make sure you enter all the players' names and e-mail addresses when you register your team. Anybody not registered in your team will not receive the welcome e-mail and other information/updates regarding the competition and won't be covered by our personal accident insurance.

Team organisers can add or remove players from their squad by logging into our website and selecting My Teams.

To ensure your team is graded and seeded correctly please ensure that your squad list is up to date in the system by the registration deadline of the end of Friday 27th July.

If your festival team is significantly stronger or weaker than your usual weekly team but you will be using the same team name, please email yorkshire@trytagrugby.com to let us know before we seed the teams.

For long running teams with a slightly different squad to normal, we recommend you set-up a “Festival” version of your team within our system by registering a new team, so that you can just include your players taking part on the day.
 

MERCHANDISE

Try Tag Rugby replica match balls and a selection of various tournament Tag shorts and tights in colourful designs will be available to buy on the day. 

We will also have the Official 2018 Yorkshire Tag Championships Shorts and Tights available for you to purchase.  Only a limited number of the shorts and tights will be available however so we recommend you pre-order your pair for collection on the day to avoid disappointment. To pre order your shorts please click here for shorts and click here for tights.

NOTE: The shorts and tights are not available for postal delivery and will only be available for collection at Stanningley Rugby Club on the day of the event. 

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COMING UP

Sunday 8th July 2018 - Pamplona Overseas Tournament
Saturday 21st July 2018 - Thames Valley Tag Rugby Championships
Saturday 21st July 2018 - Try Tag Rugby @ London 9s

Saturrday 13th October 2018 - Manchester Tag Championships - more information coming soon.

If you have any questions email yorkshire@trytagrugby.com or call us on 0113 859 0589.

Posted on 4th August, 2018

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