We are pleased to confirm that the date for Touch My Brum 2022 will be Saturday 9 July 2022.
In order to maintain a COVID Secure environment we have to restrict those on site to ticketed spectators only.
Please do not attend without already having a ticket.
Here’s your guide to the day.
We are able to run the tournament only through ensuring that we are compliant with COVID restrictions in place by the UK Government and England Rugby.
As rules are changing all the time we will be updating you on COVID guidelines closer to the tournament date..
Don’t forget sunscreen.
Follow COVID Secure Guidance
Trans women are women, and trans men are men.
Arrival – 9.00am onwards
Please do not arrive before 9.00am, this is to allow the volunteers to get the site ready and to receive their briefing.
Car parking onsite is limited, so if you are arriving by car, please try and lift share (within guidance) and park sensibly. If you do need to park off site, please be considerate. We’ll send out details on public transport to all registered.
Each group will have its own pitch to minimise movement and to make it easier for teams to meet. Matches will start NO EARLIER than the stated time, but there may be some delay as the morning progresses.
Lunches will need to be collected by captains / nominated person at some point before the lunch break.
Passes will be given out for the food which someone will then collect.
The tier allocation for teams will be advised during lunchtime. Times and locations of the tier matches are within your brochures.
Final & Presentation
This will be after the last game. Please maintain social distancing during this part of the day.
There is still time to sign up as a volunteer for Touch My Brum, there are no horrible jobs, and the atmosphere on the day is amazing. Sign up (for free) at the ‘Buy Registration’ link above.
We are pleased to be able to announce the tournament structure.
Registration will open at 6pm on Friday 8th July at The Loft Bar, Birmingham. At registration you will check in, receive your goodie bag, wristband and final tournament info.
Morning – Round Robin
Morning play will start at 10.00am. There will be 8 groups of 5 teams (dependent on numbers) where each team in each group will play the other team. Details of the groups will be published closer to the time.
There will be a break in play between 1.00pm and 2.30pm. We will be asking a single member from each team to come and collect lunches for their teams.
There will be 5 ranked knockout tiers. The Calthorpe Cup, Beorma Shield, Camp Hill Vase, Mercian Shield, and Eden Tankard.
The final of the Calthorpe cup will kick off at 16:40, then followed by presentation of awards.