About the MEO Rugby Youth Tournament

In just 7 years, The Portugal Rugby Youth Festival has established itself as one of the best and most international youth rugby festivals for clubs and school teams in Europe. It is known most for its excellent organization and standard of play.

The tournament takes place in Lisbon the capital of Portugal at Estádio Universitário de Lisboa. The University offers unparalleled conditions for the practice of Rugby and has hosted multiple international events including the Athletics Junior World Championship in 1994.

The facility has 7 grass pitches where 300 rugby matches will be played in two days. The tournament hosts 80 teams from four different age groups (U13, U15, U17, U19) and promises to be a spectacular experience for your team.

Your Rugby Youth Festival Team Tournament Package Includes:

  • Airport assistance on arrival and departure
  • 3* Accommodation or equivalent in holiday park or standard hotel
  • Full board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • 3-4 rugby fixtures
  • Trophy ceremony
  • Player of the Tournament award given at all age levels
  • Medical assistance on site
  • Water provided during all games
  • 24 hour representative available for help
  • Basic Travel Experience

Note: Flights are not included.

Optional Extras:

  • Stadium Tour- Estádio da Luz, home of FC Benfica Football Club
  • Guided tour of Lisbon
  • Additional sightseeing tours (sailing tours, visit the Old Quarter)
  • Single room supplements
  • Extended Stay

Tournament Dates

  • April 1st: Departure / Arrival and transfer to the MEO Rugby Youth Festival
  • April 2nd – 3rd: Tournament matches followed by finals and prize giving ceremonies
  • April 4th: Check out and return flight

Tournament Age Categories

Boys U-13 (10-a-side)

Boys U-15 (13-a-side)

Boys U-17 & U-19 (15-a-side)

Football Tour Information

Accommodation: 3* Hotel ot better

When: April 2nd – 3rd 2016

Days: 2

Who: For boys

Transport: During all tour

Coordinator: Entire duration of the tour

Tour Venue: Lisbon and surrounding areas

Match Tickets: We offer all kinds of tickets (upon request)