Please find below the festival information pertaining to the East Coast Rugby Rocks festival, the festival is run in accordance with RFU Age Grade Rugby guidelines. Teams can expect a minimum of four games at the festival.
All participants, supporters & club officials are asked to pay particular notice to the following guidelines set out with regard to the running of the event. Please note Under 7-10 age groups are responsible for refereeing their own games.
It is important that all participating teams have completed their registration/team sheets listing all players and their dates of birth, together with the management names of each team. Required no later than seven days prior to the festival. If you have not sent in your registration/team sheet please contact a member of staff. Team sheets are available on the Managers Portal.
Each team must submit a list of players to the Team Tours International administration before their first match of the tournament.
All players MUST be able to identify themselves and to certify their age with a valid passport or registration card from their respective governing body.
Teams must be able to present this proof if and when required.
Alterations to the team list can be made up to 30 minutes prior to kick-off on the day of the tournament.
All participants listed on the team sheet will be considered to have taken part in the tournament.
Random controls of all team sheets will be carried out during the tournament.
If you are unsure of the R.F.U rules relating to your age group then click read more for details.
- U7 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U8 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U9 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U10 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U11 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U12 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U13 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U14 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U15 RFU Rules - Click Here
- U13 Girls RFU Rules - Click Here
- U15 U18 RFU Rules - Click Here
Severe offences will be reported to the home union of the offending team and may result in elimination from the tournament.
Please note, in age groups U7 to U10, teams are responsible for refereeing their own matches. Please ensure that you have notified Team Tours Direct of your nominated official.
Team managers are advised to control the behaviour of their team both on and off the field. Teams should play fairly on the field and within the correct spirit.
Proper conduct off the pitch is also important and teams are reminded that you are representing your club/area. Improper conduct will be viewed negatively by the committee and in some cases could result in your team being withdrawn from the competition.
If a team repeatedly fails to appear at the game, the team may be excluded from the tournament.
In special cases, the tournament committee may decide to exclude a team at the first offence i.e. if a deliberate act of not appearing favours their own team or is unfair to another team in the group.
Team managers are NOT allowed to make any changes whatsoever to the draw. If needed the tournament directors will be the only persons allowed to make changes.
Team Tours Direct do not carry any group insurance protecting participants in case of injury, illness, theft or damage to property.
Team Tours Direct is in no way responsible for injury or economic loss which may arise in the case of war, warlike events, civil war, revolution or civil disturbances or because of the actions of the authorities, strikes, lockouts, blockades or similar events. Participants from countries that have no medical insurance agreement with Great Britain must have personal medical insurance in place.