Middlesex 7s Festival Competitions
Competition Formats & Qualification Criteria
Middlesex 7s Open Cup* The Open Cup allows open and club teams to compete in pool rounds with the pool winners progressing to knock out finals. The winner will qualify for the RFU Secure Trading 24/sevens Series. The competition is recommended for teams playing at league levels 3, 4 and 5.
Middlesex Women’s 7s Open Cup* For all senior women’s club and open teams, and women’s university teams. The winner will receive the Flynn Rose Bowl and qualify for the RFU 24/sevens Women’s Cup Competition.
Middlesex Club 7s Cup This competition for bona-fide club teams forms the core of the traditional Middlesex 7s and played in an elimination format designed to ensure that all competing clubs get as many games as possible. This competition is recommended for teams playing at League Level 5 and below. Clubs playing at Merit Table level may also enter.
The Middlesex Club 7s Cup is run as a waterfall competition with teams progressing through the competition to play for the Cup, Plate, Bowl or Vase trophies.
Middlesex Social & Merit 7s For all clubs playing at Merit Table level, and to open / social teams of a similar level.
Middlesex Student Men’s 7s Student teams from across the county and beyond who are playing below Super BUCS level are invited to enter this competition which is run in two pools, followed by knock out rounds.
Middlesex 7s Women’s Vase For all junior and emerging women’s club and student teams. Winner will receive the Women’s Vase Trophy.
Middlesex 02 Touch Rugby Tournament This is a mixed six-a-side competition and each team may have up to 12 players registered in their team. A minimum of two female players must be on the pitch at all times throughout the competition. If a team has more than four England NTS, CTS, national representatives or London Superleague players, then it must play with three women on the pitch at all times. The tournament will follow a ‘round robin’ pool competition with the Cup and Plate Trophies up for grabs.
* Denotes qualifier for the RFU Secure Trading 24/sevens series
We would like to thank our sponsors, old and new, for their support over the years.
There are still opportunties to get involved, either as a sponsor or advertiser. With over 60 club teams taking part, the Middlesex 7s Festival is a great way to reach a rugby audience.
For further information contact Brian O’Connor, tel: 07951 385520 email: firstname.lastname@example.org