TAMPA - 27th JANUARY 2024: TROPICAL 7s are partnering with innovative rugby supplier International Try Zone (ITZ) as the exclusive Official Rugby Apparel & Equipment Partner for the 2024 TROPICAL 7s for the 7th consecutive year. The tournament takes place over 29th and 30th of March in Tampa, Florida, USA.
ITZ and TROPICAL 7s have developed new apparel lines for the 2024 tournament that reflects the vibrancy and colors that are now synonymous with the tournament. For the first time, ITZ have created an online store for pre-orders of selected TROPICAL 7s merchandise items which can be accessed HERE. Official tournament merchandise and rugby supplies will also be available for sale directly at the event.
The 2024 TROPICAL 7s merchandise product line will feature the following items:
Tropical 7s T-shirts/tanks (various designs and colours available)
Tropical 7s rugby jerseys
Tropical 7s rugby shorts
Tropical 7s singlets
Tropical 7s hoodies
Tropical 7s caps, visors and hats
Tropical 7s slides
Tropical 7s mouthguard
Various Tropical 7s accessories including key chains, pins and much more!
Official Match balls, complete with a refreshed design for 2024 are available for pre-ordering and will also be available for pick-up only directly at the tournament (sorry - no shipping). Official match balls will also be available for purchase directly at the tournament while stocks last. Balls can be pre-purchased in advance HERE.
ITZ also provide customized team kits and are currently offering a kit deal to participating teams in this year’s tournament: Full kit price: $61 (jersey, shorts, socks) + $10 for a team t-shirt. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details or to place your order. Orders (including all signed off artwork) must be placed by 23rd February 2024 in order to guarantee delivery before the start of this year’s tournament. Check out design options using ITZ’s team kit builder HERE.
“It's fantastic to be partnering again with ITZ, they have been with us since the start. Their grasp of the TROPICAL 7s 'brand' and their extensive knowledge of the rugby apparel market remains unparalleled" said TROPICAL 7s Executive Director John Siner. “Each year represents a unique opportunity to enhance our apparel lines and we anticipate this year's designs selling very quickly."
“We're thrilled to mark our return for our 7th consecutive year as the Official Rugby Apparel & Equipment partner for the 204 TROPICAL 7s, ” said ITZ Director Mark Andrade. “We're broadening our range of merchandise available at this year’s event, offering an improved on-site sales experience as well as providing discounted personalized kits for participating teams. Partnering with the TROPICAL 7s tournament aligns perfectly with our brand and allows us to develop some really eye-catching designs. It’s one of the best rugby tournaments in the world and we are excited once again be a part of this great event."
ITZ is an American company formed by business professionals involved in rugby to help grown the game in a way that is respected and professional. Centered around Laws 1-6 of the Game, ITZ strives to meet all the needs for the rugby community via quality products developed by a team of experienced rugby people and a focus on customer service and delivery. Already a supplier to a host of different clubs and schools, ITZ continues to expand its business and grow its brand internationally.
The ITZ team boasts over 60 combined years involvement in rugby from playing, coaching and administering and have developed a keen understanding of the rugby customer’s needs including custom kits, team wear, referee wear and rugby equipment. More information on ITZ and the great work they are doing in rugby is found at www.internationaltryzone.com.