20 – 23 MAY 2022

Leeds Rhinos, ESF Events and Butlin’s are delighted to announce the launch of the Rhinos Challenge Netball Weekender, an exciting new touring experience for U12 and U14 Netball teams. Join us on tour for the ultimate weekend of Netball & Fun!

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If you’re looking to make 2022 a year to remember for your players, families and coaches, then look no further – join us on tour at the 2022 Rhinos Challenge Netball Weekender!

The weekend is packed with Netball action and fantastic touring activities. All teams will take part in an exciting two day netball festival on the Saturday & Sunday, playing 6 - 8 fixtures over the weekend.

Following the final games, a spectacular presentation ceremony will be staged at Butlin’s on the Sunday afternoon, to close the festival in style. Every player will be invited on stage to receive a custom designed Rhinos Challenge medal and there will be superb awards for the winners and runners up in each age group. To cap it off, there will be special guest appearances from Leeds Rhinos Netball players!

  • Festivals for U12 & U14 Teams (7-a-side)
  • No maximum squad size
  • Fixtures played on Sat 21 & Sun 22 May 2022
  • Festival played in accordance with England Netball Regulations
  • No Team Entry Fee. All costs associated with the festival are included in the accommodation charges
  • Click here to view further Festival Info and T&C’s


Whatever the result on the court, your team are sure to have a fantastic, action-packed time away together on tour. All touring teams are accommodated at Butlin’s award winning resort in Skegness, which has a huge variety of sports and leisure facilities, superb evening entertainment and a great range of places to eat and drink.

There’s the £15million sub tropical Splash Waterworld with flumes, wave machines and daredevil rides, the Funfair with free rides, the Multi-Sports Court with football and basketball courts, Aerial Rope Course with climbing wall and zip wire, Go Kart Track, Adventure Golf, Ten Pin Bowling, onsite Cinema and much more*. There’s even a Health Spa for all the adults on tour!

When the sun goes down, a buzz of excitement goes around Butlin’s resort. Some of the UK’s most talented performers appear in the premier entertainment venues. With live shows, tribute acts, discos and live bands, your team can enjoy the hottest entertainment every night…all included in the price.

Butlin's half board meal packages are always a popular option for teams on tour. There’s a great range of food on offer and you can go back for more as many times as you like – perfect for hungry young Netball players.

If you’re looking for the ultimate Netball touring experience for your players, families and coaches, it doesn’t get any better than the Rhinos Challenge at Butlin's Skegness. Join us on tour and make 2022 a year to remember!


Silver Room

4 berth
20 - 23 May 2022£115pp
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Gold Apartment

4, 5 & 6 berth
20 - 23 May 2022£139pp
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The prices above are per person (Inc. VAT) for the weekend and include 3 night’s accommodation at Butlin’s, Butlin’s entertainment passes, and Rhinos Challenge Wristbands. Please view the Terms & Conditions of booking below.

Dining plans

Infant 0-1 years

Food CourtFree
Premium RestaurantsFree

Toddler 2-5 Years

Food Court£16.35
Premium Restaurants£21.75

Child 6-14 Years

Food Court£32.70
Premium Restaurants£43.50

Adult 15 Years +

Food Court£65.25
Premium Restaurants£86.85

Half Board Dining Plan prices are per person for the weekend and include evening meal on Friday, breakfast and evening meal on Saturday and Sunday, and breakfast on Monday. The meal times are scheduled so they don’t clash with your fixtures.

Terms & Conditions

  • Please refer to the Terms & Conditions of booking. Click here.
  • All members of your party (players, coaches, parents, supporters etc) must book their accommodation through ESF Events Ltd.
  • Accommodation Prices are per person (Inc. VAT) for 3 nights accommodation.
  • Accommodation grades and sizes of unit listed above are subject to availability.
  • Full under-occupancy charges apply if the minimum occupancy is not reached. i.e. if 3 guests book a 4 berth unit of accommodation, they will have to pay for 4 guests.
  • *A moderate charge may apply to some facilities.



Call ESF Events on 01664 566360 or email netball@rhinoschallenge.co.uk and, subject to availability, we will reserve you a team place for 2 weeks free of charge.


Complete and return a Team Registration Form, or call ESF Events on 01664 566360 to register over the phone. You will then be emailed a booking confirmation and accommodation booking information.

An initial deposit payment of £100 per team is required to register. Initial deposit payments will be refunded to all participating teams prior to the festival, but are non-refundable for teams who cancel their booking.


Once registered, the Group Leader will be emailed an accommodation booking form to book units for your group. Your group will be given an booking deadline, which is normally 3 weeks after your registration has been accepted. A deposit of £20 per person is required to book accommodation. The final balance is due 8 weeks before the festival.

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