“A team sport without physical contact for the enjoyment of everyone, children, youth, adults, men and women”: this is how the flag game is defined.
The flag game, created in the southern hemisphere in 1992 by Limoux native Alain Barthe, has an unconditional fan following in the country. In fact, for more than twenty years Alain and his wife have been developing this activity. It is therefore not surprising that the 20th flag game tournament will be held in the symbolic Aiguille stadium. Saturday, October 28.
Flag game is a team sport (6 players on the field) played on all types of terrain, outdoors and indoors, with a small oval ball, defined by an attack-defense game, without physical contact. sand, etc.), throughout the year, in the competitive field, but also in the leisure, great entertainment and corporate fields.
The aim of the attacking team in possession of the ball is to reach and pass the opposing team’s marker line. The defending team must prevent the offensive player carrying the ball from advancing by tearing one of the two flags tied to his belt, thus stopping the phase of the game.
This tournament is offered with the following formula: open ” This means that the average participant can be integrated into a team. The organizers arrange an appointment from 9 o’clock. H 30. Record 2 € (information :06 42 63 28 48 or email : email@example.com). “ The tournament is also open to disabled sports. ” refers to Alain Barthe (who has an intellectual disability) who can be integrated into disabled teams.
In addition to the two rugby unions (XIII and XV), international athletes from the two federations have also already offered their assistance to bring greater visibility to the sport. In this edition, among the thirteen, international Frédéric Texido and his alter ego Patrice Lagisquet (by the way, coach of the Portuguese team during the World Cup) will be the sponsors of the Limoux sports event.