Shanghai International Touch Tournament 2015

Dear Touchers,

Please see the SITT 2015 Fact Sheet-2 for more information on this massive event. In 2014, 50 teams played a combined total of 120 games over 7 divisions!

This event is organized by Shanghai Touch Association, affiliated under China Touch Association.

As this is F.I.T. Sanctioned event, anyone interested in attending needs to be affiliated to C.T.T.A.!!

親愛的觸球朋友們好!

請查看 SITT 2015 Fact Sheet-2 以便瞭解這巨大的錦標賽! 2014 年,50 支球隊在 7 個不同的等級進行了總共 120 場比賽哦!

該錦標賽是由 上海觸球協會 主辦的, 它們隸屬於 中國觸球協會。

由於這是 F.I.T. 認可的活動,所有有興趣的朋友們需要是 臺灣觸球協會的會員哦!!

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Touch on TV!! 電視節目上有觸球哦!!

Dear Touchers,

Back in February, members of CTTA & TTA were randomly involved in a local TV program, where the hosts and hostess got to try out our beloved sport of Touch for the first time!

Thank you very much to the producers for this opportunity and we hope to see more people play Touch in the communities here in Taiwan, R.O.C. !

Our segment starts at around the 28:00 mark.

觸球朋友們,

在二月的時候,臺灣觸球協會和臺北觸球協會的會員很巧的在路上被亂入生活。 節目裏面的帥哥美女主持人有機會嘗試我們所愛的觸球運動!!

非常感謝節目製作人給我們這次的宣傳機會,我們希望能夠看到更多人在臺灣能夠參與這一項男女老少都合適的社區運動!

我們影片的部份大約在 28:00 開始。

Youtube Link courtesy of 瘋神無雙

Asian Club Championships 2015 – Pattaya, Thailand

Dear Touchers,

The date and venue for the 2015 Asian Club Championships have been announced.

It will be held in Pattaya, Thailand.

Any CTTA referees that want to come to this event, please register your interest with your National Referee Director @ taipeitouch@gmail.com. Endorsement from your country is mandatory.

For more details, please clink on the link below.
Asian Club Championships 2015 – Fact Sheet
Asian Club Championships 2015 International Referee Package

Asian Club Championships 2015 Flyer

2015 Taipei Touch Tournament Results

A HUGE THANK YOU to all of the Tournament Organisers Committee (Trent Prestegar, Fershad Irani, Papa Pete, Eddie Lv, Ya-Hui Ho, Allen Lin, David Liao, Jane Lin, Zi-De Wu, Ingrid Wang), volunteers, coaches, captains, players, medics (許馨之、卓欣慈) cameramen/women (蘇祐正、Elsa Chang), referees (all 40 odd of you, especially full time referees Simon Bernie & Allen Lin), Chinese Taipei Rugby Football Union, Taipei International Rugby Football Club (Taipei Baboons), and friends of participants who entered the 2015 Taipei Touch Tournament. Sean Carless & David Liao for administration and making sure everything ran smoothly. Thank you to our sponsors Redpoint Breweries, Leo’s Tuck Shop, Meat Mate and New Zealand Natural for keeping everyone satisfied with food and drinks. Thank you to Max Murphy and Redpoint Breweries for sponsoring the event and hosting the dinner and prize-giving at The Brass Monkey! Last but not least, we would like to say THANK YOU to Simon Bernie (L3) & Tony Wong (L3), for showing us the true SPIRIT OF THE GAME and coaching many referees on the day.  Your passion for the sport we love and your determination to help grow the sport of touch within Asia, it is the selfless people like yourself, whom makes this sport so much more enjoyable.
This year, over 150 people participated in the 2015 Taipei Touch Tournament with 12 teams entering the Open Mixed Division, they are as follows. Six teams from Hong Kong (Flashmob RFC, ST IVE, R1, Zion, IVE (LWL), Hong Kong Design Institute), 1 team from Manila (Philippine Cobras National Development Team), 1 team from Shanghai (Shanghai Dragons), 3 teams from Taipei (HUKIT, Sexy Sausage, Pacific Dragons) and 1 team from Taichung (Juggernauts). We thank you all for your support and participation, and we wish to see you again in the near future!

除了感謝感謝還有感謝。 2015年的Taipei Touch Tournament 臺北觸球競標賽在四月十一日舉辦的。我們需要感謝的包括 錦標賽委員會, 柯瑞 Trent Prestegar, 伊沛學 Fershad Irani, Papa Pete, 呂俊佑, 何雅惠, 林健鴻, 廖守謙, 林鈺禎, 吳子德, 王虹穎),  志願者, 教練, 領隊, 隊員, 運動防護員 (許馨之、卓欣慈), 攝影師 (蘇祐正、Elsa Chang), 裁判團隊 (40幾位,特別感謝全職裁判 Simon Bernie & 林健鴻), 中華民國橄欖球協會, 臺北國際橄欖球俱樂部, 所有參加競標賽隊友親朋好友們。 廖守謙 和 Sean Carless 確保賽程一切進展順利。感謝贊助商紅點鮮釀啤酒 – Redpoint Breweries, 里奧的灶咖 – Leo’s Tuck Shop, Meat Mate, New Zealand Natural 提供美味飲食。感謝Max Murphy & 紅點鮮釀啤酒贊助本屆活動以及在銅猴子舉辦晚餐和頒獎典禮。 最後我們還需要和Simon Bernie (L3) & Tony Wong (L3)說最大聲的感謝您!因為兩位展示了這個運動的真正精神,您對於在亞洲發展觸球的熱心是令人佩服的,我們很感謝您們教導其他的裁判們。
今年的臺北觸球競標賽有超過150位參賽者,成人男女混合組有12支球隊;6支香港球隊 (Flashmob RFC, ST IVE, R1, Zion, IVE (LWL), Hong Kong Design Institute), 1支馬尼拉球隊 (Philippine Cobras National Development Team), 1 支上海球隊 (Shanghai Dragons), 3 支臺北球隊 (HUKIT, Sexy Sausage, Pacific Dragons)  以及 1 支臺中球隊 (Juggernauts). 我們感謝大家的支持和參與,我們非常希望在不就的將來能夠再次見到您!

Some games have been uploaded onto the Taipei Touch Association Youtube Channel! Thank you Elsa Chang for filming!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjSbvT3UV1XMUC8Pg97NCSQ

2015 Taipei Touch Tournament Results

Points Table after pool play

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2015 Taipei Touch Tournament

Dear Touchers,

The biggest event on the Taiwan’s Touch Calendar is finally upon us!

Please make sure to arrive early, as games will start on time. As per FIT rules, teams failure to take the field within two minutes of the hooter is deemed to forfeit the game by the organizers.

Captains please come to the ADMIN Tent to sign The Indemnity Waiver Form and pay the Team Registration Fee before the tournament starts.

The forecast is cloudy with occasional showers. Please note we will not cancel the tournament unless there is a thunderstorm or typhoon. The organizers might call play to pause during heavy rain and the length on game time must be adjusted accordingly.

See you all tomorrow!

親愛的觸球朋友們,

明天就是臺灣觸球日曆上最重要的錦標賽咯!

由於比賽將會準時開始,請大家提早抵達球場。 根據 FIT 規則,如果球隊在哨笛響之後的兩分鐘內都沒有上場,主辦單位將會宣佈該球隊棄權。

隊長們請在錦標賽開始前先到 ADMIN 的帳篷來簽參賽同意書並支付球隊報名費。

天氣預報為陰時多雲短陣雨。請注意,除非有打雷震雨或者刮颱風我們不會輕易取消本屆錦標賽。主辦單位可能再下大雨時暫停比賽,而將會把比賽時間縮短等。

大家明天見哦!

TTT 2015 Draw

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TTT 2015 Information Pack & Playing Draw

Dear Touchers,

Please use the links to download the Information Pack, Playing Draw and read the information carefully. Captains please come to the ADMIN Tent to sign The Indemnity Waiver Form and pay the Team Registration Fee before the tournament starts.

TTT 2015 Information Pack
http://wp.me/a3VsPd-3y
TTT 2015 Playing Draw*
http://wp.me/a3VsPd-3C
* Should there be any changes to the draw, the organizers will notify the teams in advance.

親愛的觸球朋友們,

請使用以下的鏈接下載錦標賽信息包,賽程表並閱讀所有的信息。隊長們請在錦標賽開始前先到 ADMIN 的帳篷來簽參賽同意書並支付球隊報名費。

TTT 2015 錦標賽信息包

http://wp.me/a3VsPd-3y
TTT 2015 賽程表*

http://wp.me/a3VsPd-3C
* 如果有任何的變化,主辦單位將會提前通知球隊

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TTT 2015 Presentation Dinner & Party!

Dear Touchers,
The organizers are proud to announce this year’s Presentation Dinner and Party will be hosted by The Brass Monkey (Fuxing) and Redpoint Breweries.

This year’s team registration includes dinner for all registered players/referees/officials, and the team at The Brass Monkey have put together a mouth-watering buffet dinner, which can be washed down with thirst-quenching Redpoint’s Longdong Lager or TPA.

Thank you very much to The Official Sponsors to the 2015 Taipei Touch Tournament, The Brass Monkey & Redpoint Breweries for their continuing support!

親愛的觸球朋友們,

主辦單位很榮幸的宣佈,今年的頒獎晚宴和派對將由 銅猴子酒吧 (復興店) 和 紅點手工鮮釀啤酒主辦。

今年的球隊報名費,包括所有註冊的球員/裁判員的晚餐,而銅猴子的團隊將會準備一頓令人垂涎的晚餐。大家可以暢飲解渴的紅點龍洞Lager 或台PA陪晚餐。

非常感謝2015年臺北觸球錦標賽的官方贊助商,銅猴子以及紅點手工鮮釀啤酒以及它們的持續支持!

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Registered teams for TTT 2015!

Dear Touchers,

One month until the first tap-off of the 2015 Taipei Touch Tournament! This year the organizers welcome six teams who will visit our beautiful island country for the first time. Below are the list of teams registered for the 3rd Taipei Touch Tournament.

1. HUKIT (Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.)

  1. R1* (Hong Kong)
  2. ZION* (Hong Kong)
  3. FLASHMOB RFC (Hong Kong)
  4. IVE* (LWL) (Hong Kong)
  5. HONG KONG DESIGN INSTITUTE* (Hong Kong)
  6. SEXY SAUSAGE (Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.)
  7. ST IVE (Hong Kong)
  8. PACIFIC DRAGONS (Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.)
  9. PHILIPPINE COBRAS* (Manila, Philippines)
  10. SHANGHAI DRAGONS* (Shanghai, China)
  11. JUGGERNAUTS (Taichung, Taiwan R.O.C.)

* Denotes first time entering our tournament.

Who will be in the Cup final this year? Will it be the Dragons from the mighty Pacific Ocean, or the Dragons across the Taiwan Strait from the Orient? Come and find out for yourselves!

The organizers will like to thank ALL of the teams who have expressed interests in participating in our tournament and the playing draw will be announced soon!!

親愛的觸球朋友們好!

距離2015 年臺北觸球錦標賽的第一個點球只剩一個月的時間咯! 今年主辦單位將熱烈的歡迎六支初次來訪我們美麗寶島的球隊。 以下為第3屆臺北觸球錦標賽註冊的球隊。

1. HUKIT (臺北市, 臺灣)

  1. R1* (香港)
  2. ZION* (香港)
  3. FLASHMOB RFC (香港)
  4. IVE* (LWL) (香港)
  5. HONG KONG DESIGN INSTITUTE* (香港)
  6. SEXY SAUSAGE (臺北市, 臺灣)
  7. ST IVE (香港)
  8. PACIFIC DRAGONS (臺北市, 臺灣)
  9. PHILIPPINE COBRAS* (馬尼拉, 菲律賓)
  10. SHANGHAI DRAGONS* (上海市, 中國)
  11. JUGGERNAUTS (臺中市, 臺灣)* 表示初次參加我們的錦標賽。

今年杯獎盃決賽將是由那兩支球隊來爭霸呢? 會不會是來自於太平洋的火龍隊? 還是飄過臺灣海峽的東方龍呢? 大家一起來球場觀看吧!

主辦單位非常感謝表示有興趣參加我們錦標賽的所有球隊,賽程表即將會宣佈哦!

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2015 Taipei Touch Tournament

2015 Taipei Touch Tournament
Organized by Taipei Touch Association.
Recap from 2014:

Over 200 people participated in the 2014 Chinese Taipei Touch Tournament with 12 teams entering the Open Mixed Division..

This was the first time the Tournament saw overseas team entering, as our friends from Hong Kong entered 3 teams (STRIVE, DILWL & FLASHMOB).
WOK winner: DMB, runner up: Taipei Sausage Hulks

PLATE winner: Flashmob RFC, runner up: Taipei Baboons RFC

CUP winner: Team HUKIT, runner up: Sexy Beasts/Celts (SBCs’)

Details for the 2015 Tournament are as follows:

Date: Saturday April 11th, 2015

Times: 08:00 – 17:00

Locations: Bailing Rugby Fields, Shilin District, Taipei City

Field Size: 2 x 60 m (l) by 45 m (w) grass fields

Team entry fee: $9000 (Incl Dinner)

Playing Rules: Modified FIT Playing Rules (minimum of 2 females on the field at all times).

Team Limits: Maximum 14 registered players per team.
Referees: Each team must nominate at least 4 referees. This is compulsory as it assists with the running of this tournament. There are only so many accredited referees here in Taipei, so we would greatly appreciate your assistance in this matter.

Prize-giving dinner venue: TBC

Due to logistical issues, this tournament is limited to One Mixed Open Division of 12 teams. We hope to have some overseas’ teams to enter this tournament and therefore reserve the right to accept or decline local team registration based on the team’s experience, skill’s level and most recent ranking (tournament or leagues).

Players must wear numbered team uniforms, no screw-in studs or cleats are to be worn. Light leather or synthetic boots with soft moulded soles are permitted.
Players are not to wear jewelry whilst playing (including but not limited to watches, rings, ear-rings, bracelet, necklaces).

Teams must use Team Sign-Up sheet (http://goo.gl/4KuFje) and email them to taipeitouch@gmail.com.
Please provide your name (as shown on passport) and ID (Taiwan) passport number (Foreigners or visitors without TW ID) as we will purchase accident insurance for all players/officials/support staff who supplied the required information.
Team Captains must sign the Indemnity Waiver Form on the day before the tournament.

Please bring your own water bottles, as organizers will prepare 5 L bottles of water for refills!

Registration closes 5:00 pm, 2nd March 2015.

2015年臺北觸球錦標賽

由臺北觸球協會主辦。

回顧2014年的賽程:
今年的錦標賽有超過200人報名參加臺北觸球錦標賽。男女混合公開組有12隊報名。
這是第一次本錦標賽有國外的球隊來參加,來自香港的球友報名註冊了3支球隊 (STRIVE, DILWL & FLASHMOB).
鍋獎盃冠軍: DMB, 第二名:Taipei Sausage Hulks
盤獎盃冠軍: Flashmob RFC, 第二名:Taipei Baboons RFC
杯獎盃冠軍:Team HUKIT, 第二名: Sexy Beasts/Celts (SBC’s)

2015年錦標賽的詳細如下:
日期: 週六,2015年4月11日
時間: 8:00 am ~ 5:00 pm
地點: 臺北市士林區百齡橄欖球場
場地尺寸: 2 x 60 m (l) x 45 m (w) 草面球場
報名費: $ 9000 (每隊, 包括晚餐)

規則: 修改過的FIT規則 (場上最少2名女球員)
隊伍限制: 每隊最多註冊14名球員

裁判: 每隊必須提名最少4名裁判。這點非常重要,因為它能夠協助本屆錦標賽的運行。臺北有認證裁判是有限的,所以主辦單位非常感謝您的協助。

頒獎晚宴地點: 待定
由於後勤的問題,本屆錦標賽將被限制於12支男女混合公開組。我們希望有一些國外球隊來參加本屆比賽,因此,主辦單位將保留接受或拒絕當地球隊報名的權利。我們將會以球隊的經驗、技能水平和最近排名的因素來決定 (錦標賽或聯賽)

每隊必須要穿一致的球服,球服必須要有號碼。 球員不能穿鐵釘球鞋。上場時,不能夠帶首飾 (包括但不限制於手錶、戒指、耳環、手環、項鏈等).

球隊必須下載報名表格 (http://goo.gl/4KuFje) 以及寄回給 taipeitouch@gmail.com. 請提供球員全名 (與護照一致), 身份證編號 (臺灣)或護照號碼 (外國人和無臺灣身份證人物). 主辦單位將會為所有有提供資料的球員/官員/員工購買旅平險。 隊長必須在當天簽好賠償保證豁免表格,並且交給主辦單位。

請通知大眾自備水壺, 當天將會提供5L 的礦泉水給大家。

報名截止日期: 2015年3月2日, 下午5點。
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