Core values

The tournament

The aim of the tournament is to celebrate the excitement, diversity, joy and excellence that rugby has to offer by bringing together the finest teams from a variety of European countries into a premier tournament setting for all levels. New players and team selections for the coming season can be tested and given a unique experience and the ultimate challenge to be the best. Through the tournament, we hope to promote the sport of rugby and bring the community together in this celebration of rugby excellence. Rugby's values ​​of Teamwork, Respect, Enjoyment, Discipline and Sportsmanship are what makes the game special for those who enjoy the environment and culture they create. They define the game and define Rugby Club Octopus



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Saturday 27 August 2022

Welcome to all senior men and women teams from all countries with a set maximum depending on how registration goes. If we reach our maximum available teams we will start with a waiting list. Depending on the registrations we will aim to create a fair and and balanced schedule based on known rankings. 

 Kick-off: Women & Men  - 11:00  - register no later than 10:15 at secretary  

All senior games are played with 15 a-side and 12 minutes per half with a 1-minute break. The tournament schedules can be followed live with
' ' the correct link with schedules will be posted the morning of the tournament. 

    32 Bulls v Dukes
    HRC Ladies Xtreme v RUS
    Castricum Rugby Club v Tilburg

Sunday 28 August 2022

We sadly have been forced to change the set up in 2022, we will just focus on Juniors  and Colts. The tournament schedules can be followed live with ' ' and this link will be posted the morning of the tournament.

 Kick-off: Colts & Juniors
  - 11:00 - register no later than 10:15 at secretary                         

The times and other information will be sent to all teams prior to the tournament. The different youth categories are:

  • Colts - U19 (dob 2005/2006)
  • Juniors - U16 (dob 2007/2008)
    HRC I v HRC II
    Octopus v HRC
    Dukes v Tilburg

See attached document for the senior men and womens laws and rules of the tournament. DOWNLOAD RULES

Registration costs

Payment of the registration fee guarantees your spot and must be paid after you sign up. Please transfer the registration costs to the following account and do not forget to mention the name of the rugby club and the participating team (s).


Uden, The Netherlands
Sports Association Octopus
NL94RABO 0151907250

Men & Women

€ 250 per team 
(including deposit)

€ 100 will be returned in tokens on the day of the tournament



€ 75  per team


The referees make our tournament a success and we are excited to welcome referees for both the youth and the senior tournament from The Netherlands and neighboring countries. We will offer these referees the opportunity to work with international teams or a variety of levels in combination with active coaching and feedback during the tournament from referees' instructors. Due to the large requirement, referee registration is essential. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Bram Onno Hanegraaf for the referee allocation.

Tournament site

The tournament venue is Moleneind Sportpark in Uden, home base or Rugby Club Octopus . With the full support and cooperation of Uden municipality and the adjacent sports clubs we offer all amenities in close proximity. The tournament site and field numbers will be re-arranged during the youth tournament in order for them to play their normal size pitch. We have 4 grass pitches and the whole tournament site covers enough space for warm up areas.

More facilities depending on any COVID-19 regulations, but you can expect the following:
  •  Tented accommodation
  • Free medical assistance
  • Free parking
  • Food court
  •  Saturday party
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Rugby Club     Octopus
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      Aalstweg 3 
      5400 AD Uden
      The Netherlands

      General inquiries &
      team registraton:
      Mark Whitman
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