Provincial Challenge - Saturday 11th August
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The sixth annual Provincial Challenge will take place on Saturday 11th August at East London Rugby Club, West Ham (E15 3BP).
The Provincial Challenge is an individual sign-up event and is a chance to break up your regular team and play against your mates in a friendly tournament, whilst also making new friends.
Have you ever wanted to represent your province or state? Here is your chance as the Provincial Challenge sees provinces, states and regions come together to battle it out:
- England (north, south, midlands)
- Australia (New South Wales, Queensland)
- Ireland (Connacht, Leinster, Munster, Ulster)
- New Zealand (North Island, South Island)
- London Exiles (for province, states or regions not listed)
East London Rugby Club is just a five minute walk from West Ham station and only a short commute from Canary Wharf and The City via the Jubilee, Hammersmith & City, District, DLR or National Rail lines (just one stop from Fenchurch St). Matches will take place on grass.
Playing jerseys, singlets, Tag Rugby shorts and ladies tights will be available for the Provincial Challenge but are optional.
Playing kit from previous Provincial Challenge tournaments can be worn during this year’s tournament.
The tournament will run from 2.30pm to 7.30pm and feature mixed A-grade and mixed social grade divisions. The mixed divisions will be grouped in pools with the teams breaking away into Cup, Plate and Bowl divisions to cater for your team’s correct playing standard.
Players will only be allowed to participate in one team throughout the day.
Individual entry costs £15 per player (if registered by the deadline, £22 after the deadline) which includes a minimum of 90 minutes game time.
Note: Full payment will need to be made online.
Registration is now open for individuals or groups of individuals to represent the following teams in the Provincial Challenge:
- North England
- South England
- Midlands England
- London NSW
- London QLD
- London Connacht
- London Leinster
- London Munster
- London Ulster
- London New Zealand North Island
- London New Zealand South Island
- London Exiles (All players whose province/state/area is not fielding a team)
Some teams will be able to field more than one side.
Our registration system allows you to register yourself and/or your friends for individual registration based tournaments. In the registration process you will be able to choose the team you are eligible for, the level you'd prefer to play and the size of any jerseys, singlets, shorts or ladies tights you wish to order.
Please note: One person is now able to register a group of friends all at the same time (select from the drop down menu the number of tickets you wish to purchase and that amount of players can be registered and given the option to purchase kit in the one go). To complete registration, payment must be received. We are NOT notified of incomplete registrations. You will receive a notification email when registration is complete.
To register for the Provincial Challenge, click here.
Below are the options available for the Provincial Challenge:
Registration only (Provincial Challenge) - £15 (£22 if registered after the deadline)
A small selection of extra Provincial Challenge kit will be available to purchase on the day.
Provincial Challenge jersey - £25
Provincial Challenge singlet - £22
Provincial Challenge shorts - £16
Provincial Challenge ladies tights (short length) - £26
The registration cut-off date for kit orders has now passed.
The registration cut-off for players who do not require kit is by 9am on Wednesday 25th July. Teams will be selected and announced on the Try Tag Rugby website shortly after this date. Training sessions for the more serious teams or pre-tournament meet ups can then be arranged for each team as required.
ON THE DAY
A selection of Provincial Challenge kit will be available to purchase on the day, along with a number of other items including various Tag Rugby shorts and tights.
After the Provincial Challenge a post tournament party with a DJ will take place at the East London RFC onsite bar until late.
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Saturday 15th September 2018 - UK Tag Nationals
Saturday 29th September 2018 - International Cup
Saturday 27th October 2018 - North London Festival
Friday 30th November 2018 - London Christmas Party
If you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0203 137 2722.