Touch in the Netherlands has been steadily on the rise since participation in Euro champs in 2006, and 2009 saw the official establishment of the NTRB, followed by the major milestone in 2010 of the Netherlands being admitted as a member nation of FIT. On hearing this news Queen Beatrix was said to be "stoked".
In 2011 The Netherlands participated in its first Touch World Cup, entering in two Teams, and is currently ranked 15th in the world. The Netherlands has also performed well in the lowlands region, winning the Benelux cup on the last 3 outings.
2011 also saw The Netherlands host 4 Touch Leagues, as well as several tournaments both national, and international. This tournament sees the Netherlands entering in 3 teams.