Fools Fest Tournament


2024 Fools Fest Tour is a fun tournament that allows our teams to play against teams from ALL over Washington & other States, build bonds with their teammates & experience tour travel.  Any questions can be directed to Tasha Bishop at


Tournament Details

Date:  April 12 – April 14, 2024 (Games are only on April 13, 2023)

Field location: Dwight Merkel Sports Complex, 5701 N Assembly St, Spokane, WA 99205

Player Registration and Costs:  (A payment link will be provided to you after you complete the player registration using the link below)

  • Registration is closed.  If you still need to register, please reach out to

Departure and Return Timing:

  • Departure Date: Friday, April 12, 2024 
  • Departure Time: 4:30 pm at Doofers (16430 SE 128th St, Renton, WA 98059) eat on the road – Food will be provided on the buses
  • Return Date: Sunday, April 14, 2024  
  • Return Time: 4-5pm at  Doofers (16430 SE 128th St, Renton, WA 98059)

Hotels and Travel Logistics:

Lodging details will be shared with each team member after they register for the event via email.  


Dinner will be handed out to the players on Friday at Doofer’s when they sign in.  All other food will be provided at the lodging locations.  If your athlete requires additional needs, please have them bring food.  Please note, We have a nut allergy traveling with all teams, please avoid any nut related foods.

Packing List:

  • Travel List:
    • Sleeping bag and pillow (or sheets, blankets and pillows in a bag)
    • Toiletries
    • Warm clothes
    • Sleep wear
    • Travel clothes for Saturday & Sunday
    • Cell Phone chargers
    • Medications (please make sure you added into information into your registration form)
    • Boots for walking between cabins (it will be cold & rainy – potential snow)
  • Rugby Gear:
    • Rugby shorts
    • Rugby socks
    • Rugby cleats
    • Mouthguard
    • Water bottle
    • Any additional snacks or personal items (NOTE:  No Nut related foods due to a team allergy)
    • $ for any tournament gear you are wanting to purchase
    • Rain jacket
    • Garbage bag (to bring back wet and dirty clothes)
    • Potential blanket to bring to the field (it will be cold)


Time Team Match Field
10:20 AM U-12  Renton vs Wenatchee  Field 8
11:00 AM U-14 Renton vs Ellensburg  Field 7
11:20 AM Lady Liberty Lady Liberty vs Bitterroot  Yellow Field 1
12:00 PM Varsity Renton vs Helena  Yellow Field 1
12:40 PM JV Renton JV vs Gallatin JV  Yellow Field 1
1:00 PM U-14 Renton vs Liberty Lake Red  Field 7
1:20 PM Lady Liberty Lady Liberty vs Kalispell  Blue Field 3
2:00 PM U-14 Renton vs Missoula  Field 7
2:00 PM U-12 Renton vs Ellensburg 2  Field 8
2:40 PM Varsity Renton vs Gallatin  Blue Field 3
3:20 PM U-12 Renton vs Liberty Lake Red  Field 8
3:20 PM Lady Liberty Lady Liberty vs Gallatin  Yellow Field 1
4:00 PM JV Renton JV vs MT Motley  Yellow Field 1
4:20 PM U-12  Renton vs Ellensburg 1 Field 8
5:20 PM Lady Liberty Lady Liberty vs Missoula  Yellow Field 1
5:40 PM Varsity Renton vs Missoula Red Field 2
6:00 PM JV Renton JV vs Cascade Motley  Yellow Field 1


  • Format for the tournament:
    • Lady Liberty = 10s
    • HS Var= 15s
    • HS JV = 15s
    • U-14  = 10s
    • U-12 = 7s

Please note that game times and teams can change on the day off.  Be sure to check the tournament schedule when you arrive at the field.

Full Fool’s Fest Tournament Schedule:


  • Lady Liberty:  $100
  • HS Varsity Boys:  $145
  • HS JV Boys:  $145
  • U-14:  $145
  • U-12:  $145


  • Scholarships available to qualified youth please contact Erin at to request an application.
  • Liberty Rugby Club also proudly offers many individual fundraising opportunities for youth to earn funds to cover Registration & Tour Costs. For current fundraising opportunities please contact our Director of Fundraising Johanna (Jo)

Need help covering your Tour Fees?

All kids play provides assistance to ensure that every kid gets a chance to play sports!  If you are eligible, we encourage you to apply for this Individual Grant to assist with any registration fees and Tour Fees.  Scholarships are limited so make sure to apply asap.  Please review the required information so you have everything ready to go while applying.
Information you will need from Liberty to complete the application is in GREEN
  1. Do you know the Youth Sports League/Team information? 
    • Youth sports organization (YSO) name: Do NOT abbreviate-LIBERTY RUGBY CLUB 
    • YSO website or social media page-
    • YSO contact name-Erin Jensen
    • YSO email or contact 
    • YSO phone number-206-290-0303
    • Price of your sport for the regular season
      • Youth $160
      • U14 $225
      • High School Boys (JV & Varsity) $295
      • Lady Liberty $295
      • Fools Fest Tour April 13th/14th Lady Liberty $100
      • Fools Fest Tour April 13th/14th U12, U14, JV & Varsity Boys $145
  2. Do you know the season dates for the sport you are applying for?
    • Start date-Youth Practices Starts February 1st, 2024
    • U14-January 2nd
    • High School boys & girls-January 2nd
    • Regular Season End date-May 18, 2024
    • If only applying for Fool’s Fest use dates above/Registration deadline April 5th, 2024

If you need additional assistance, please reach out to Erin Jensen at