How Bordeaux is preparing to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023

A rugby village

A totally secure Rugby Village will be set up in the heart of Bordeaux, at the Saint-Michel sports park. It will be a place of festive entertainment, catering favoring short circuits and broadcasting of matches for supporters and residents.

In addition, Bordeaux Métropole will offer a program of multidisciplinary activities. The community has launched a call for projects with an envelope of 250,000 euros intended for associations, communities and companies with sporting and cultural proposals around the values ​​of rugby. Programming should begin in the spring of 2023. A “travelling container” will set out to meet the inhabitants of the metropolis. You will find activities around rugby.

200 volunteers to be recruited

During the competition, a mobility plan will be implemented in conjunction with the prefecture and Keolis TBM in order to serve matches at the stadium and the Rugby Village. Particular attention will be paid to soft travel and public transport. And to put all of this mechanism into operation, Bordeaux Métropole will recruit, from January 9 to March 17, 2023, 200 volunteers who will be integrated into the heart of the event with the missions of welcoming and informing the public, logistics and organization, and awareness of sustainable development.

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