A label, a mindset
Rugby spirit – Fair Play – Friendliness
French Union of Former Rugbymen
It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to our association.
Our values are : Friendship, Sharing, Celebration and Selflessness, these are the rugby values we love. What a chance to continue our Rugby life, in a more relaxed way but in a safe environment ! To meet, at each rugby match, at each festival, lifelong friends, partners or former opponents. UFAR has been working for 40 years for the leisure rugby practice. We are the (French Rugby Federation) FFR’s point of reference. By joining UFAR, you are helping to advance leisure rugby so that our rugby practice continues.
UFAR governance is organized around :
In this second case, it is mandatory to be incorporated as an association of law of 1901 to join the UFAR and allow the team to enjoy all the benefits of an FFR club without having the obligation of the administrative procedures and the costs associated with it.
GMF Insurance from FFR
Provides a framework for UFAR teams
Intervenes with FFR to help advance the cause of leisure rugby (regulations and sport practice)
UFAR has taken out liability insurance covering its members and organizers
Management of rugby practice
UFAR National Festival – France’s largest former rugbymen tournament
Traditionally organized during Pentecost weekend, it gathers more than 1.000 players and companions.
Rugby XV tournament with tackles and rugby 5 to be touched on the same site.
Trophy is awarded to the team that scored the most tries but also showed fair play and ensured the best atmosphere (disguises, bandas, …).
National festival is the UFAR’s big rugby and friendly moment !
Each Regional Committee organizes an annual one-day regional festival.
UFAR organize for its members tours « tourism-sports » abroad.
An UFAR selection takes part in the EVRA European tournament. UFAR teams have the opportunity to participate in European and worldwide tournaments as well as exchange with foreign teams.