Here is the answer – the JP Memorial is a two days tournament geared towards U14 teams. This International Rugby Tournament it is a landmark on the Portuguese Youth Rugby calendar.
International Rugby Tournament – JP Memorial 2020
The JP Memorial is a two days tournament geared towards U14 teams. This tournament honors an extradordinary player, JP, sadly disapeered at the age of 18. Being organized every year, for the past 21 years, this tournament has a great symbolism. The presence of the major Portuguese teams and visitors from all over Europe, makes this international rugby tournament a landmark on the Portuguese Youth Rugby calendar.
Coimbra is situated in the Central Portugal, two hours from Lisbon, one hour from Oporto. Declared Unesco World Heritage since 2012, the City of Coimbra has its own very special mystique, the result of a past full of important events and of the memories of the many thousands of Portuguese who, dispersed around the country or abroad, remember the carefree, easygoing, hopeful years spent here in their youth as students at the University. Coimbra has to offer a all year round perfect weather.
This International Rugby Tournament is played in the Coimbra Uni Sports Complex, right in heart of Coimbra city. This sports complex home for the 2018 European Universities Game, provides the best high performance sports facilities.
We have a selection of hostels and three stars hotels located in the centre of Coimbra. Our hostels / hotels are based on bed & breakfast and provide accomodation in twin, double and triple rooms with private facilities.
With several domestic titles in its history Academica Rugby is one of the most emblematic Rugby Clubs in Portugal. Passionate about the Sport and its Values, Academica has one of the most beautiful Rugby Houses that you ever see making every minute spent there something unforgettable
International Rugby Tournament Format
12 teams placed on 3 groups each
4 groups of 3 teams each
2 groups with teams placed 1st and 2nd
2 groups with teams placed 3rd and 4th
Transfer from Airport
Hotel Check In
Meet and Greet
Training Session (optional)
Festival Day 1
10h: Start Games
17h: Finish Games
21h30: Official Festival Dinner
Festival Day 2
10h: Start Games
15h: Finish Games
15h30: Ceremony Award
Accommodation 3 nights – Hostel or Hotel 3*
Meals – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Private Airport Transfers
1 Adventure/Leisure Activity
Medical assistance on tournament
Trophies for Winners and Runners Up
24h FireUp Sports Representative assistance during the tour
Feel free to get in touch with us – here – to get a free quote, according to your needs and desires. We really would like to host your team in this International Rugby Tournament.
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