Events


RUGBY FEST 2018 & FURC 55th ANNIVERSARY REUNION

Agenda as of October 12, 2018

Special Networking Event: Friday, October 19th from 6-8PM at Alumni House for FURC players and alumni to support career choices after graduation. To participate contact Tom “Oakie” O’Connor '75 at toconnor@americanaccessories.com

Lt. Hans Grauert Field and the Barone Campus Center
Saturday, October 20th , 2018

10:00 - Fairfield Rugby Club and COBRA Youth Rugby
11:00 - Fairfield Yankees vs Fairfield Yankee Old Boy Silverbacks
11:00 - FOFR Merchandise Tent Opens
11:30 - Complimentary Food & Beverage Service Opens
12:00 - Fairfield Red Rugger Alumni vs Fairfield Yankees *
            Featuring University President Mark Nemec at #10 for the Alumni
1:00 - Welcome Announcements and Presentations – Bart Franey '67
          FOFR Honoree, Janet Canepa ’82, Assistant VP – Alumni Relations
          Special Guest, Frank Carroll ’89, Chairman -University Board of Trustees
1:20 - Blessing - Fr. Michael Doody, SJ; National Anthem - Rugger Sean Tobin '17
          Bagpiper leading teams to the pitch
1:30 - Fairfield Red Rugger First XV vs Northeastern University
3:00 - Fairfield Red Rugger Second XV vs Northeastern University
5:30 - 55th Anniversary Cocktail Hour - Barone Campus Center (BCC) **
6:45 - 55th Anniversary Dinner Party - BCC/Dogwood & Oak Rooms **
          Welcome Host & MC: Tom White ’84, Introduces President Nemec
          Buffet dinner commences at the conclusion of the President’s remarks
7:45 - FOFR and Our Exciting Future - Bart Franey '67
8:00 - FURC Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony - Host: Bill Connolly '69
9:15 - Closing Comments and Adjourn

*Contact Bob Ehlers ’79 to play rugby; robert.ehlers@codyehlers.com or 203-216-6935

** Drink coupon(s) with dinner tickets; then CASH BAR for beer, wine, liquor
TICKETS REQUIRED FOR THE RECEPTION & DINNER: NO WALK UPS

11:00 am SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21ST
FAIRFIELD WOMEN’S RUGBY PLAYOFF MATCH ON GRAUERT FIELD

  • Standard Ticket of $85/pp includes one 3 course dinner & one drink, one 55th Anniversary Commemorative Mug, and one Commemorative Hall of Honor Program

  • Benefactor Ticket of $200/pp includes two drinks & one 3 course dinner, four 55th Anniversary Commemorative Mugs, one Commemorative Hall of Honor Program, your name in the program and a $115 tax deductible receipt for underwriting the cost of event tickets for current members of the FURC and special guests

  • NOT PLANNING TO ATTEND BUT WANT TO SPONSOR AN $85 TICKET? YOU CAN DO THAT AT THE REGISTRATION SITE. YOUR NAME WILL GO IN THE PROGRAM AS A THANK YOU.
  ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF ALUMNI RELATIONS
AT (203) 254-4280