Beach Touch Rugby Tournament Diani 2016

All there is to know for competitors and spectators of Diani’s latest sports extravaganza … Taking place this weekend is the Diani Touch Rugby Tournament
outside the Flamboyant / Forty Thieves compound. Don’t miss it …
Flights are available from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport
on Safarilink and Air Kenya and from JKIA with
Jambojet, unless one opts to fly via MIAM and make
the journey by road via the Likoni Channel.

In this email
DBTR Briefing
Rules & regulations
Entertainment
See you all at the Diani’s touch Friday 6PM!

BRIEFING NOTES FOR TEAM LEADERS AND OFFICIALS

Briefing and Registration will be at Forty Thieves
Briefing of Pool Marshals: Friday 8th July at 6.00 p.m.
Briefing of Team Captains: Friday 8th July at 6.30 p.m.

Download the Briefing (43Kb)
Download the Rules and Regulations (401Kb)
MAIN CUP:
This year as usual we will be running 4 leagues with 7 teams per league.
The top 8 go through to the Main Tournament, the next 8 to the Plate.
The bottom 12 will play for the Bowl and Shield. In the Bowl and Shield semi-final we end up with three teams. The Bowl final will be 2 teams to play and the third team will play the winner. For the Shield final the team with the lowest score will drop out and the two left will play.JUNIOR CUP
We will be running 2 pools of 6 teams. On Pitch 5 (North) 5 minutes each way and 1 minute break 4 minutes between games.
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Due to the tide, the Tournament will have to be played at night on Friday starting at 9PM. Dinner will be served from 7PM-8PM.
On Saturday the rugby will start at 10.00AM onwards. Food will be available from 1PM. Dinner at 8PM.
On Sunday the start will be at 10.00AM or when the tide allows us. The cup final on Sunday will be at 13.20PM followed by trophy presentation at 2PM. Lunch will be after prize giving.

As last year no slippage can be allowed in the timetable and, as last year, games will have to start on time. The Tournament time will be as per the clock in the MC’s tent.

Each team will be assigned a Marshal who will be one of two assigned to each pool assist with getting the teams to the right place at the right time. Introductions of Team Leaders to their Pool Marshals will be done after the briefing.
EACH CAPTAIN, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE POOL MARSHAL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR GETTING HIS/HER TEAM TO THE RIGHT PITCH AT THE RIGHT TIME. GAMES WILL START WHETHER OR NOT ALL PLAYERS ARE PRESENT.

Every game will start at the designated time. Even if some members are absent, the game will go ahead. If all the team members are absent, the opponents will be given a walk-over and 3 points. If no one turns up for a designated match, neither side will get a point. Remember even if you lose you get a point!

Scoring
Win = Three points Draw = Two points Lose = One point

Regardless of the score margin between the winner and the loser on the pitch.

Food
The entry fee entitles players and officials to Dinner on Friday 8th July and Saturday 9th July, and lunch on Saturday 9th July and Sunday 10th July. Your Marshal will give your captain 8 meal vouchers per meal. You will be given a voucher for your free meal. Broken bands can be changed with your Marshal. Lost bands will not be replaced.

Prepaid card system at Forty Thieves

  • Deposit KES 1,000/= returnable when you cash in
  • Top up your card at Forties Office through the manager on duty
  • The card must be presented when you place your order to enable staff to access your account and get 10% discount
  • The balance on your card is refundable on return of the card.

Meal times
Friday Saturday Sunday
Dinner 7-8 p.m. 8-9:30 p.m. –
Lunch – 2:30p.m.- 3:30p.m. 2:30 p.m.

Water
Water has been kindly donated by MAYERS WATER. After a match all players and officials participating will be entitled to half a litre of water which will be found in the Scorers’ tent. There is a limited stock of complimentary water, please avoid wastage.

Clothing
Forty Thieves cannot be held responsible for clothing left around the venue; team leaders should make their own arrangements, for example, making one person in the team responsible.

Gate entry charges
No cover charge except on Saturday night for those not wearing the wrist band at the After Party, KES 200/= from 9:30PM

Programme of non rugby events
FRIDAY 6PM-9PM: REGGEE’s opening gig (Rock, Disco, Old School, Indie…)
Saturday 6PM – onwards, our Sponsor TUSKER invites you to their party with DJ QUE
SUNDAY 2PM- 5PM REGGEE’S closing gig

Raffle prizes
A grand raffle is organized with awesome prizes. Get a chance to win return tickets, hotel accommodation, restaurants and outdoor activities. KES 200 per ticket, proceeds will be given to the South Coast Pirates RC and the Junior Rugby Association of Kwale.

Medical Services
This year will be provided by XFOR security. The medics will be in attendance together with an emergency response vehicle at the Gazebo in the Flamboyant grounds next door to Forty Thieves.

Next year
Proposed dates for 2017 are: 7.8.9 July

Tides

Fri 8 12:28 AM EAT / 0.27 m 6:42 AM EAT / 3.12 m 12:34 PM EAT / 0.57 m 6:51 PM EAT / 3.33 m
Sat 9 1:05 AM EAT / 0.41 m 7:22 AM EAT / 3.02 m 1:15 PM EAT / 0.74 m 7:28 PM EAT / 3.09 m
Sun 10 1:43 AM EAT / 0.59 m 8:02 AM EAT / 2.89 m 1:59 PM EAT / 0.93 m 8:08 PM EAT / 2.84 m

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

DIANI BEACH HOSPITAL 0722 569 261
PALM BEACH HOSPITAL 0724 699 101
XFOR EMERGENCY LINE 0702 911 911
FORTY THIEVES 0712 294 873
DENTIST 0722 569 261

ENTERTAINMENT
REGGEE’S OPENING GIG
FRIDAY 6 – 9PM
DIANI’S TOUCH AFTER PARTY
SATURDAY from 6PM onwards
REGGEE’S CLOSING GIG
SUNDAY 2-5PM
FINAL UEFA 2016 – 10PM
Watch the game live on large screen at Forty Thieves
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