St. Valentine’s Massacre 10’s Rugby Tournament – Breckenridge

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The Denver Harlequins are traveling up into the mountains for The 43rd Annual St. Valentine’s Massacre 10’s Rugby Tournament on February 11th. Our costume theme this year is Unpopular Superheroes.
If you are staying at Hugh Miller’s house, make sure to bring a bottle of liquor for payment for the lodging (in addition to any alcohol you bring for consumption). Email Hugh at
hrugbym {at} yahoo [dot] com
for directions.
Action starts early on Saturday at Kingdom Park Rugby Grounds and will continue until finals of both men’s and women’s divisions that afternoon. Rugby will conclude with trophies presented at the pitch and a rousing rendition of “America the Beautiful” as the sun drops beyond the Rocky Mountains’ Ten Mile Range followed by the ever-epic, after-match celebration at Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub in downtown Breck.
Venue: Kingdom Park, Breckenridge (9500 ft elevation!)
880 Airport Road
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424
Date: February 11th, 2017
Time: 9am-6pm
Format: 10 v 10 with 7 minute halves
Cost: about $30 per player (Contact Casey Nordwald if interested – quinrugger [at] gmail (dot) com )
Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub
110 Lincoln Ave
Breckenridge, CO 80424
(970) 453-4949
http://nappertandysbreck.com/
Law Variations for Ten-a-Side Rugby:
http://www.irblaws.com/index.php?variation=3
More info on Tens:
http://kerikerirugby.com/2012/introduction-to-the-game-of-rugby-tens-10s-or-ten-a-side/
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Denver Harlequins D2 @ Park City Haggis

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The Denver Harlequins hit the road to take on the Park City Haggis. The D4 side will be back in Denver, playing the Marauders.
Kick off for D2 match is 3:00 pm
We depart Friday in vans. Early van is leaving at 10 AM. Late van is trying to leave around 3 PM- We would like to leave as early as possible so if possible arrange your schedule accordingly. Let Kris Hofstra know if you want to be on late van and earliest you can leave.
Meet-up Location:
Cook Park
7100 Cherry Creek South Dr.
Denver, CO
More Info: Calendar & Map

New Sponsor: Lumin General Contractors

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We would like to thank our newest team sponsor, Lumin General Contractors, owned and operated by our own John Theodorakis, better known as “The Greek,” for contributing to the club!
It’s hail season again, and many homes were struck this past week in heavy storms. When you file an insurance claim, think of your teammate and your team when choosing your roofer!
Lumin will donate $200 to the club for referrals from the team and offer active club members a $500 discount when you choose them to fix your roof, siding, stucco, gutters, or windows.
Give them a call at 888-90-LUMIN, or 888-905-8646.

Santa Barbara 7s

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The Denver Harlequins Rugby team once again made the trip to the world famous beach resort of Santa Barbara for its annual sevens tournament.

After beating Temecula, Kern, the Torpedos, and San Fernando, the Denver Harlequins lost in the semi-finals to Belmont Shore, the 2012 7s National Champions.

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7th Annual Toys 4 Tots Pub Crawl

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Mark it down on your calendars, Santa Pub Crawl for Toys 4 Tots will be on Saturday, December 12th. Put on your Christmas gear (Santa hats, elf costumes, ugly Christmas sweaters, etc) and come out for a fun time with the Denver Harlequins Rugby Team.

Bar lineup and Times are as follows:
5:45 pm – Gary Lee’s Motor Club and Grub
Address: 176 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

7:00 pm – Skylark Lounge
Address: 140 S Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80209

8:15 pm – Atomic Cowboy
Address: 141 S Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80209

9:30 pm – Punch Bowl
Address: 65 Broadway, Denver, Colorado 80203

11:15 pm – Irish Rover
Address: 54 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209

Toys for Tots asks that you donate a new, unwrapped toy (valued at under $20). You are welcome to bring more than one toy. Please note: Toys for Tots prefers not to accept realistic looking weapons and gifts with food. If donated, such items will NOT be distributed.

If you are parking at the Irish Rover (so your car is at the end of the pub crawl), parking is available on street, behind Goodwill, or in the Security Service parking lot.

Facebook Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1626043454324215/