Papa Johns Tartan Touch
Applications are now open to become a Papa Johns Tartan Touch hub, which is Scottish Rugby’s fun, simple and social version of non-contact rugby.
What is Papa Johns Tartan Touch?
Following the partnership between Scottish Rugby and Papa Johns in February 2022, the programme has been known as ‘Papa Johns Tartan Touch’, with the pizza delivery brand proudly working to support rugby communities in Scotland.
Running between May and July, Tartan Touch is designed to provide a simplified version of rugby with the aim of attracting players of all abilities, ages and levels of experience who are looking to improve their fitness through simple and social activity.
What are the rules?
AIM: Touch the ball down over opponent’s goal line. To do this, keep possession by avoiding being touched.
|POSSESSION LOST IF:
|Touched 6 times
|Offload within 2 steps or 2 seconds – No offside from the offload
|Ball leaves the pitch
|Place ball on ground – Offside line created
|Ball passed forward, dropped forward, or kicked forward
|Must be passed away by touched player or a teammate
|Foul play by team in possession
How to apply to be a Papa Johns Tartan Touch hub
For more information on becoming a hub and the link to apply, please see the below application pack:
Applications are now open and close 12 February 2024.