13rd International Beach Rugby Tournament
July 20, 2018 · News update
The 13rd International Beach Rugby Tournament, organized by the Santander Rugby Club (C.R.S.) will take place in Santander, Sardinero Beach, on the 21st of July 2018.
This tournament is part of the activities included in the “Semana Grande”, Santander's city fiestas, adding a new attraction to the events celebrated all over the city. The Semana Grande is amongst the biggest festivals held in Santander and takes place each year at the end of July attracting large crowds and offering a large variety of possibilities to the visitor to have fun (concerts, bullfighting, theatre, tapas bars on the streets, night festivals, etc.).
There are easy and very cheap ways to get to Santander from abroad as the airport is 10 minutes from the city centre, offering low-cost direct flights (operated by Ryanair) which connect Santander with several European destinations such us London, Rome, Dublin or Paris.
The tournament will be played by 20 male teams and 8 female teams. Team entry fee include 12 players, delegate, trainer and one guest.
The matches will be played on a dry sandy field (playing area: 60 metres long- 40 metres wide) under 7’s IRB rules, with the proviso that players must be barefoot and penalties cannot be kicked at goal.
Team entry fee will be 350 euros, and the tournament organization will provide every team with isotonic/soft drinks, beer and water throughout the day, as well as a lunch at midday. A supper/third half, which will include dinner and the trophy award ceremony, will be offered in the afternoon following the final game.
The day before the tournament participants can enjoy a boat trip on the bay of Santander and at the end of it, will start the welcome party and the raffle of robin groups.
We would be glad to have your team in our tournament but please be aware that places are limited and applications will be accepted as they are being submitted until we reach the maximum number of teams.