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Updated: Jan 17, 2022

Registration for the 2022 Tropical 7s has officially opened. Youth & university teams from around the globe are invited to come play in the International Youth Rugby Sevens tournament to be held from 15-16 April 2022 (Fri/Sat of Easter weekend). The 2022 event will be held at Tournament Sportsplex of Tampa Bay, a new location for the tournament in beautiful Tampa, Florida, USA. Teams are once again invited to arrive early to set up training camp with pitches available beginning Monday 11 April, with the official Tropical 7s Athlete Combine and Talent ID Session to be held on Thursday 14 April.

The Tropical 7s is open to youth teams from around the globe including schools, clubs, universities, academies, representative teams and invitational sides. The 2022 Tropical 7s will offer competitive divisions at the following age brackets:

  • U23 men/women

  • U18 boys/girls

  • U16 boys/girls

  • U14 boys/girls

  • U12 Coed (new division in 2022)

In addition, an expanded program will be available for younger ages to try out the sport in organized sessions.

The Tampa Sportsplex is a newly built and state-of-the-art facility that was completed in 2018 and consists of 15 professionally maintained full-size pitches, each with its own LED lighting and live stream capability. The impressive facility is an exciting new venue that will allow the Tropical 7s to continue to expand and grow into one of the world’s most prestigious youth rugby tournaments.

The Tropical 7s has a multitude of accommodation options near the venue with hotel partners that are offering event-specific discounted rates. Teams can book accommodation using the Tropical 7s registration platform, or access directly to hotel booking page which can be found on the Tropical 7s Accommodation information page.

The new location on Florida's west coast is conveniently located just 10 minutes from downtown Tampa and only a 20-minute drive from Tampa International Airport (TPA), a major international airport with hundreds of daily flights. Many of Tampa’s famous attractions are just a short drive from the venue including Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium and Adventure Island, as well as the world-famous beaches of St. Pete and Clearwater. In addition to the 1-hour drive to the Disney theme parks in Orlando, teams will have easy access to take advantage of the full Florida tourism experience.

Click HERE to register for the 2022 Tropical 7s.

All enquiries can be emailed to We would be happy to answer any questions you may have and look forward to welcoming you to the Tropical 7s in 2022!

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