The world's largest school rugby tournament
A tournament for school teams, in association with HSBC and ERFSU

Frequently asked questions

What are the dates for 2012 competition?
Click on Schedule for a preliminary timetable
Confirmed Dates for 2012
Monday 26th March to Friday 30th March 2012
How can we get the registration form?
Form is available to download and print out from January 2012, please fill in and bring it with you. Please give to Ground Managers at the Control where you are playing your first match
How can we get an entry form?
You can register online or contact [email protected] for a hard copy of the form.
How do I know which tournament to enter?
The tournament is restricted to school teams and all the tournaments are for boys sides except, obviously, the Girls Tournament!  Please look at the Rules for eligibility for details.  However, as a rough guide the following applies:

Juniors - U13s.
Preps - U13s. This tournament for IAPS schools.
Colts - U16s.
Festival - U18s. Restricted to schools that only play rugby as a major sport for one term.
Girls - U18s. 
Open - U18s.
Are the games full contact?
Yes. Please refer to the Rules section for details.
Are we in the draw?
The draw will be made in January 2012 and will be posted on the website.
Where can we stay?
We will be updating the site shortly with information on where you can stay during the tournament.
Where can I find the Rules for this years Tournament?
Click on RULES
What do I do if we need to withdraw from the Tournament?
Fax, e-mail or write to the Organisers. Refunds of entry fees only given to schools/colleges whose written withdrawal is received by January 1st 2012. Any school/college withdrawing less than two weeks before the Tournament risks not being invited to enter in 2013!
Where is the Tournament held?
South West London.
Is there car parking?
Yes, at all grounds - but limited
Do we need to bring picnics?
No, there is hot & cold food + soft drinks and bars (over 18s only!) available each day at all grounds from 8.30am to 6pm
Is medical cover provided?
Yes, provided by qualified doctors/paramedics and ambulance services at all grounds. 
NB: All players must hold their own individual insurance cover via their school/college. The Tournament Organisers are not responsible for any injury caused during matches or warm up sessions
How do I find out more about the Tournament?
Buy a programme in advance - e-mail the Organisers for details

Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens History

From its humble beginning in 1939, the Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens has evolved into the world's largest school rugby tournament with some 7,000 boys and girls aged 13 - 18 competing annually.

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Glories and Stories

Take a trip down memory lane and recall some of the milestones of the National Schools Sevens - there are some famous names who you may not have realised once trod the same pitches as you!

Glories and Stories

Past Winners & Runners-up Tables

See the Tables of winners and runners-up for each Tournament with the final scores going back in time to the start in 1939.

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