Hilversum International Youth Rugby Festival
The most established youth rugby festival in the Netherlands.
Play a fantastic rugby festival against European teams on Easter Sunday, near Amsterdam.
Friday 2nd – Sunday 5th April
£289 per person
*Price based on 47 paying passengers and 1 free place.
The Hilversum International Youth Rugby Festival has been running for over 20 years and is firmly established in the international rugby calendar. Over 80 teams take part every year, with over 1,500 players taking part.
Age groups are covered from Under 8 to Under 17 and it’s always extremely popular with teams entering from England, Wales, France, Holland and Belgium.
At Hilversum RC, teams can enjoy a central complex with food and drinks available, with many pitches hosting the matches.
European Age Groups
|Age Group||Team Size||Format|
|U7 (Mixed)||6-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U8 (Mixed)||6-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U9 (Mixed)||8-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U10 (Mixed)||8-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U11 (Mixed)||9-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U12 (Boys)||9-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U13 (Boys)||15-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U14 (Boys)||15-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U15 (Boys)||15-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U16 (Boys)||15-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U17 (Boys)||15-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
|U18 (Boys)||15-a-side||IRB Rules – League Format|
What to Expect
Day 1: Travel to your holiday park in Holland by coach or air. Check in to your accommodation and enjoy your evening.
Day 2: A free day to start your tour. Enjoy your holiday park, visit Amsterdam or we can arrange a friendly match for you.
Day 3: The festival starts at 10:00 at Hilversum RC and will conclude at approximately 16:30 with awards ceremony.
Day 4: Time to begin your return journey home.
What’s included in your package
3 nights’ accommodation
On a self-catering basis
Travel to the festival
By coach from the UK, or by air with coach transfers in Holland
Use of facilities
Make the most of what your accommodation has to offer
Manage your booking online
Access to our online booking management system
Center Parcs De Eemhof
We recommend Center Parcs De Eemhof for the Hilversum Festival. It’s a 40-minute drive to Hilversum Rugby Club and located in a lovely woodland setting. It has everything you would expect from a Center Parcs resort with the Parc Plaza hosting cafes, shops, restaurants and bars, and the Subtropical Swimming Paradise a popular part of the park with slides, rapids and warm pools.
4, 6 & 8 Berth Bungalows
- Twin bedrooms
- 1 or 2 Bathrooms
- Spacious Kitchen/Dining/Lounge area with Satellite TV
- Private patio with outdoor furniture
- Aqua Mundo Subtropical Swimming Paradise
- Range of restaurants, bars and cafes
- Adventure Golf
- Mountain Biking
- Ping Pong
- Pedalo Hire
- And much more!
Book your festival
Like what you see and want to start planning? The best way to get things moving is by speaking to one of our tournament advisors on 01708 565014 or by filling in an enquiry form online.
“The tournament was extra special and we loved the opening and closing ceremonies. The boys felt like they were playing in a World Cup!”
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Don’t fancy a festival but want to get away as a team? We’ve got you covered! From friendly fixtures to exciting excursions, we’ll offer an unforgettable experience for the whole team.