Online Registration for the Friends of Fairfield Rugby 50th Reunion Celebration is now closed.

 Agenda of Weekend Events

Friday: October 4, 2013

Each class or group of classes is organizing its own events for Friday afternoon/evening. Check our website for information on these activities. Please contact Bart Franey ’67 at bartfraney@gmail.com to post your plans on the website. 

  • Check in at Alumni House and pick up your name tag & registration packet (3:00-5:00) 
    • If you booked an online order at the FOFR store for pick up on the weekend it will be available at check in Friday & Saturday
  • Career Networking - (3:00 – 4:30) Alumni House

  • This activity is being organized by the Celebration Committee in response to interest from the on-line survey.  It will be held in Alumni House late afternoon on Friday.  It will be an opportunity for current Ruggers and recent graduates to meet with Fairfield Rugby alumni to discuss the different industries and professions in which they work, opportunities that their businesses offer, and a chance to get to know each other.  The event will run for one and a half to two hours, ending in time for participants to move on to other Friday evening activities.
  • Group Dinners/Parties
    • FRIDAY OCTOBER 4TH AT THE NAUTILUS (aka the Sea Grape) from 6-10 PM a private party for Red Ruggers 1964-1979 and their guests. Thanks to the Class of '73 for organizing this event.
    • FRIDAY OCTOBER 4TH AT THE LEVEE CAMPUS BAR starting at 7PM a private party for Red Rugger Men & Women from 2000 to the present. Admission is free. Cash bar with drink specials and food (Nauti Dolphin) available for purchase. Contact Ryan Birge '05 for details at ryan.j.birge@gmail.com
    • FRIDAY OCTOBER 4TH AT THE FIELD RESTAURANT & BAR 3001 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06605; starting at 7PM is a party for the Classes of '80-'89. No admission, cash bar, appetizers will be served. Organized by Mark Ryan '85; your contact is Joe Dowd '85 joed1851@gmail.com

 Saturday: October 5, 2013     

  • STANDARD TICKET OF $85/pp includes games and lunch at Grauert Field, two drinks & one dinner, one 50th Anniversary Beer Mug, one Club History on DVD, and one Commemorative Journal. 
    • NOTE: Standard Ticket Price Increases to $95/pp on September 23rd

  • BENEFACTOR TICKET OF $300/pp includes games and lunch at Grauert Field, two drinks & one dinner, six 50th Anniversary Beer Mugs, one FOFR logo Rugby Ball suitable for signing, one Club History on DVD, one Commemorative Journal and acknowledgement for underwriting the cost of event tickets for current members of the FURFC.
    • NOTE: Benefactor Tickets are still available

  • When you purchase your ticket you may also sign up for other events including alumni matches

  • Starting at 9:00AM. Check in at Grauert Field and pick up your name tag & registration packet
    • If you booked an online order at the FOFR store for pick up on the weekend it will be available at check in Friday & Saturday

  • 10:00 am – Alumni Game/Men  
    • Based on the survey response to date, it appears that we will have two separate games; one for more recent graduates and one for “older gentlemen”.

  • 11:00 am – Alumnae Game/Women

    • Based on the survey response to date, it appears that we will have a seven a side or ten a side match for the Lady Ruggers.
  • 11:30 Ceremony at Grauert Field

    • 50th Anniversary of FURFC; special guests and tributes
  • Noon to 1:30 pm

    • Barbecue at Grauert Field with opportunities for group photos and the purchase of 50th Anniversary memorabilia.

  • 12:30 FURFC Men's A Match           v. Marist

  • 2:30 FURFC Women's A Match                    v. Hofstra
    • In the true spirit of the game our worthy opponents from Hofstra & Marist are invited to join us at the Gala Dinner as our guests

    • Group photo of all players and spectators after final match. 

  • Evening Gala Celebration (a very fancy Rugby party) under a tent on Bellarmine Lawn
    • Cocktails                     -           6:30 pm (beer and wine)
    • Dinner & Program       -           Beginning 7:30 pm
      • Including:

-        Short Video Presentation about the Club (a longer video history of the Club on DVD will be given to each attendee)

-        Special Recognition to include a Toast to the Club, Special Guests, Celebration of Milestones, thank you to the Grauert Family and Paul I. Davis (RIP), and introduction of our very own members of the FU Athletic Hall of Fame.

-        Salute to Ruggers who have served our country and those who have left us; visit the In Memoriam website page to see who they are.

-        DJ Musicologist and dancing until 11 PM

Sunday: October 6, 2013

  • 11:00 AM Mass at Egan Chapel celebrated by Rev. Michael Doody '70, S.J. FURFC Moderator

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