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7th OLD-PRAGUE HAM
INTERNATIONAL RUGBY VETERAN EVENT
June 03 – June 05, 2016
Organizing Committee of Old Golden Prague Veteran Rugby Events has the pleasure to invite you to 7th Old-Prague Ham - International Rugby Veteran Games (hereinafter stated as "Event"), taking place from June 03-05, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic under the following conditions.
- Friday June 03, 2016 in the evening: Welcome Drink Party of all participating teams
- Saturday June 04, 2016 - the whole day: Games and then After-party …
- Sunday June 05, 2016: Optional Program (Trips) on Request
FORMAT OF THE EVENT:
Age of Players: All players must be of age 35 and/or more. For Platinum Category the minimal age is 50 years.
Number of Teams: As the Event is limited to 12 teams, please, make your registration in a good time.
Rules of the Games: standard XV rugby rules incl. usual veteran modifications (no push in scrums, no kicking outside 22m zone and no lifting in outlines).
ENTRY FEES AND PARTICIPATION PACKAGE PER PERSON:
Czech Republic is the 1st country in the world in consumption of beer! For 2016 we prepared special news for you:
Here you special PARTICIPATION PACKAGE PER PERSON which INCLUDES:
· Participation fee in the tournament
· Accommodation for 3 nights with breakfast, extra nights possible upon request
· UNLIMITED BEER CONSUMPTION during parties and game day on Saturday !!!
· BOARDING – breakfast in the hotel, LUNCH ON THE PITCH ON MATCH DAY - SATURDAY, DINNER IN THE PARTIES
· Grass pitches, changing rooms & showers
· Old-Prague Ham for the winner
· Prize for every team
· Festival souvenir for everyone
· Transfers hotel – rugby pitch – hotel on game day and transfers airport – hotel - airport for the biggest part of the team
· Paramedic assistance during game day
· Water and balls for matches
· Young hostess for each team (with minimum 20 pax) speaking English or your language
· Map of Prague plus other souvenirs from Czech Republic
· Optional offers for sightseeings and trips
WE ONLY ACCEPT TEAMS USING OUR PACKAGES !
SPECIAL TAILORMADE PACKAGES UPON REQUEST !
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF ALL HOTELS ON REQUEST.
OTHER HOTELS TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS ON REQUEST.
All participants must respect rules and regulations of the Event for the games as well as laws and regulations valid in Prague and the Czech Republic. Every team and individual undertakes to be sufficiently insured for injury, damages, loss, etc., and any other eventuality resulting from their participation in the Event or from their stay in the Czech Republic, either during the games or at any other event organized whether part of the Event Package or an optional programme. Organizing Committee and any persons involved in the organization of the Event will not be liable for any injuries, illness, loss, theft, damages or other arising from their participation in the Event or during their stay in the Czech Republic. All participants fully agree with these Terms of Conditions and oblige to respect and keep them.
PROCESS OF REGISTRATION:
Only teams who would fill in and send Entry Form to the Official Event´s Address () and further follow the necessary instructions may become participants of the Event. Registration shall be completed only after the Participation package Fees has been fully paid. Teams are accepted on the "first come-first served" basis.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS OF TEAMS: FEBRUARY 09, 2016 !
Deadline for paying full Participation package Fees: FEBRUARY 29, 2016 !
INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION:
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