Hundreds of schools from throughout Wales were invited down to the festival that was organised by the URDD. Cardiff Blues scrum half, Darren Allinson and new recruit Gavin Evans wasted no time in getting involved in a game of TAG rugby.
Tonight (Friday 10 July) Cardiff Blues stars Xavier Rush and Tom Shanklin will be the special guests at the Rhondda Schools Rugby Presentation evening held at Treorchy Comprehensive. While over the weekend Maama Molitka and Taufa'au Filise with be attending the Porth Carnival on Saturday while Ben Blair and Ben White will be at the Bridgend Show on Sunday.
The biggest event in the busy summer calendar for the Blues is the Open Day which will be held at the new Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday 18 July, from 11am to 4pm.
As well as the usual fun family activities the Open Day will be the first chance for many supporters to see the fantastic new facility close up. The Cardiff Blues players will be training on the pitch before joining the supporters for autographs and photos.
Supporters need to register for a pass to have a tour of the stadium and this can be done online by visiting cardiffblues.com/stadiumpass
The Blues then move on to the much anticipated Ponty's Big Weekend before travelling to the north of the region for the Royal Welsh Show in Builth Wells.
The Royal Welsh Show is always a highlight in the summer calendar and this year again the Cardiff Blues will be attending the show. Cardiff Blues Development Officer, Carl Scales will be running rugby training sessions throughout the week starting on Monday 20 July.
Cardiff Blues and Wales stars Deiniol Jones, Bradley Davies and Tom James will be at the show on Wednesday as guests on the Cardiff County Council Stand, as well as helping the youngsters with some rugby coaching.
In August the Blues finish up the events tour with a visit to the Vale Show in Fonmon Castle and the Merthyr Show in Cyfarthfa Park.
The Cardiff Blues summer events tour has grown from strength to strength over the years and now is very much part of the Blues calendar throughout the region. With the average attendance growing considerably since the region was first launched in 2003, the summer events are a great way for players and supporters to get to know each other.
The events are always popular as thousands of supporters turn up to the shows and enjoy the summer sunshine. Visiting the events is a great way to get to know your favourite players in a relaxed environment ahead of what promises to be another exciting season of rugby.