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MKRUGGERFEST

MENS & LADIES RUGBY 7s, MUSIC & FOOD FESTIVAL

17th June 2017

Now one of the greatest Rugby 7s Festivals in the centre of England. MK Ruggerfest
offers a brilliant line up of local music artists throughout the weekend, food & beers from
around the world and fun for all the family. 

 

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Now an official qualifying RFU National Sevens Series Event for the South West Region, expect fierce competition across the Open, Social & Ladies Rugby 7s Tournaments on Saturday 17th 2017.

We are now taking entries for the 2017 Milton Keynes Rugby 7s Tournament on Saturday 17th 2017. With over 50 teams competing, the Saturday tournament will consist of the Men's Open Zoti Cup, Ladies Open and Social Cup, Men's Social Cup and new this year, the Men's Beer Drinker's Bowl.

The prize pot this year stands at over £2000 across the six tournaments. Each tournament will consist of group stages followed by knock out stages later in the day for teams that progress. Each team will play a minimum of 4 games on Saturday.

We will also be offering an award for the best fancy dressed team and the John Silk award to the team that most embodies the spirit of the sport on the main tournament on Saturday. The after tournament party on Saturday will run at the club until 2am with live music and the action continues in Milton Keynes with night clubs open until 6am (including famous Pink Punters night club) and the 24 hour bar & casino open all night.

Our tournament sponsors Zoti Sports will be offering specially discounted 7s kit for teams entering in the tournament, click here for further details of the discount.

NEW THIS YEAR: PLAYER'S CAMPING VILLAGE

Yes that's right, this year's #MKRUGGERFEST now offers festival-style campaign, open to all teams for both Friday and Saturday night. The player's camping village consists of Yurts, Tipis or Tents with a large campfire area allowing teams to be ready to go on Saturday morning, or enjoy the festivities of Saturday night and be ready to play in the Sunday Tough Rugby tournament.

More information on the Player's Camping Village can be found below.

TOURNAMENT OPTIONS:

Men's Zoti Open: Suitable for 1st team/academy players from level 7 & above (National League). Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes.

Ladies' Open: Suitable for 1st team/academy players from level 3 and above. Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Ladies' Social: Suitable for all players between levels 4 and 6. Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Men's Social: Suitable for 1st & 2nd team players between level 7 and 10. Played on a smaller pitch with an all day bar. Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Men's Beer Drinking Bowl: Vets, 3rd teamers, non-rugby players, beer drinkers, pot-belly owners. Played on a smaller pitch with an all day bar and music. Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Please note, MKRUGGERFEST reserve the right to amend the prize money in the event of any of the tournaments not being filled.

 
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CONTACT

Andrew Flowers

07962 806326

info@mkruggerfest.co.uk

Location

MKRUFC
Emerson Valley Sports Pavilion
Bowland Drive
Milton Keynes
MK2 4DN

SOCIAL

#MKRUGGERFEST

@MKRUGGERFEST

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An official qualifying RFU National Sevens Series Event for the South West Region

LOVE MUSIC? LOVE MK RUGGERFEST

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LOVE FOOD? LOVE MK RUGGERFEST

We love food. Good food, made by happy people. If you do too, then you'll love the sumptuous selection of local food vendors we have lined up for you to enjoy throughout the day at MKRUGGERFEST. It wouldn't be a fun day out without amazing ales, a wide selection of local and countrywide ciders and thirst-quenching beers to keep you refreshed whilst the festivities unfold.

REGISTER TEAM FOR MK RUGGERFEST 2017

Men's Zoti Open: Suitable for 1st team/academy players from level 7 & above (National League). Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Ladies' Open: Suitable for 1st team/academy players from level 3 and above. Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Ladies' Social: Suitable for all players between levels 4 and 6. Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Men's Social: Suitable for 1st & 2nd team players between level 7 and 10. Played on a smaller pitch with an all day bar. Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Men's Beer Drinking Bowl: Vets, 3rd teamers, non-rugby players, beer drinkers, pot-belly owners. Played on a smaller pitch with an all day bar and music. Prize Money, Trophies & Sponsor Prizes. 

Please note, MKRUGGERFEST reserve the right to amend the prize money in the event of any of the tournaments not being filled.

*Includes entry for 12 players, use of shower & changing facilities & team gazebo. Entry fees are non-refundable. Please note, MK Ruggerfest reserve the right to amend the prize money in the event of any of the tournaments not being filled.

Purchase your team entry via credit card below:

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150.00
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What is the RFU 24 Sevens Series for the men's & ladies's open tournament?

The RFU 24 Sevens Series is a new RFU community rugby programme to promote the great game of rugby 7s, with 32 existing sevens festivals becoming qualifiers for 4 new regional England Rugby 24/Sevens Play-Off events. MKRUGGERFEST is a qualifier for the South West Regional Finals.

These qualifiers ultimately feed a pinnacle 24/Sevens National Final. The Play-offs and Final event will be a vibrant mix of electric rugby and music. 24 teams will win a place at the National final.
 
All teams will be eligible to qualify for the RFU 24 Sevens Series Regional Play-Off unless:
 
1.     Your team is playing in the current or has played in the GB sevens series in 2016
2.     Your team is a development team for any team playing in the GB sevens series
3.     Your team is from outside of England

England Rugby 24/Sevens and MKRUGGERFEST will showcase the best sevens teams and players in the country.

A heady, high octane, adrenalin fuelled mix to inspire every rugby club in England. This is a competition for rugby weekend heroes, who want to live the sporting, high life year round, non stop, 24:7. MKRUGGERFEST is proud to be affiliated with the official England RFU 24/7s and looks forward to showcasing the best rugby our region has to offer.

LOVE A PLACE TO CRASH? LOVE MK RUGGERFEST

New to #MKRUGGERFEST 2017, this year's tournament is offering a players a fantastic place to crash out - in style! Located nearby to all of the tournament, you'll be able to make sure that your team does not miss out on any of the action and gets a good night's sleep too. Just a short taxi-ride from the club, the Caldecotte Xperience offers team camping zones; yurts, tipis and tents with a large, open campfire, toilet and shower facilities. We have even organised a breakfast van to arrive early on Saturday and Sunday morning to fuel you for the day.

OPTIONS FOR BOTH FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT INCLUDE:

 
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TIPIS

No need to set up a tent, just rock up and drop off your bags...

Situated in their own area with a campfire circle and a marquee with lighting, electricity and running water which provides a dining, breakfast and lunch space as well as breakout space if the weather is inclement. Outdoor toilets and showers nearby.

YOU WILL NEED A ROLL MAT, SLEEPING BAG & PILLOW.

Maximum of 7 people per Tipi

£9 per person, per night. 

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YURTS

This is true luxury in outdoor accommodation...

Based on the traditional Mongolian design, updated for the 21st-century, these buildings are interconnected and have multiple bedrooms, bathrooms, access bedroom facilities, a kitchen, electricity, heating, lighting and much more.

Each yurt has a bespoke-built kitchen with electric oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, kettle and toaster, sinks with hot and cold running water and all the pots and pans, crockery and cutlery you need.

YOU WILL NEED A SLEEPING BAG & PILLOW

Maximum of 25 people for Yurt accommodation.

£11 per person, per night.

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TENTS

There's nothing wrong with pitching your own tent...

When's the last time you slept under the stars and cooked dinner over an open fire? Plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy your own space as well as having access to the large campfire area, toilet and shower facilities. Make sure you bring your own tent!

YOU WILL NEED A TENT, ROLL MAT, SLEEPING BAG & PILLOW

£8 per person, per night

 
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LOVE A FAMILY DAY OUT? LOVE MK RUGGERFEST

There's plenty to do to keep everyone entertained throughout the day at MK Ruggerfest. As well as the tournament and live music acts, you can enjoy all day family fun including bouncy castles, fairground rides, face painting, pick n mix and brilliant entertainment from the Great Gappo.

 

LOVE A GOOD CAUSE? LOVE MK RUGGERFEST

MKRUFC have been supporting Willen Hospice for a number of years and are proud to be supporting them once more with MK Ruggerfest.

Willen Hospice is a local charity which provides specialist pallative care & support for families. Their vision is to 'be the lasting and thriving provider of free care to all people affected by life-limiting illness in our community'. Help them by coming along to our event and donating what you can to support a great cause.

MKRUFC is a non-profit organisation with the objective of the development of rugby, community and local business within the Milton Keynes area. We aim to provide the local community with the opportunity to play rugby - to support health, well-being and social skills important to maintaining a wholesome lifestyle. We offer coaching and training to children (from 6 years of age) and adults of all abilities.

If you wish to make a donation to the club to allow us to further develop rugby and sport in the region, you may complete the donation on a one off or monthly basis by clicking on the link below or contacting the club chairman, Gary Spinks.

MKRUFC Local Giving Charity Donation Page

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MKRUFC
EMERSON VALLEY SPORTS PAVILION
BOWLAND DRIVE
MILTON KEYNES
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
MK4 2DN