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The TROPICAL 7s facilitates the identification and recruitment of aspiring young talent playing at the Tropical 7s from across a range of rugby recruiting programs (e.g. national selectors, college/university coaches, academy directors, etc).  


The TROPICAL 7s features top high school-aged players (both boys and girls) from across North America and attracts players around the world in a truly unique rugby competition.  TROPICAL 7s has developed a strong reputation within national and international rugby communities to ensure a high standard of competition that aspiring high school-aged players are seeking.  


The TROPICAL 7s  grows each year and has attracted national selectors from USA and Canada as well as university coaches from higher education rugby programmes within the US and abroad.

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WHEN: 28-30 March 2024 (Thurs/Fri/Sat of Easter weekend)

WHERE: Tampa Sportsplex, Florida, USA

WHO: Age Groups at the 2024 Tropical 7s:

  • U18 (boys/girls) 

  • U16 (boys/girls) 

  • U14 (boys/girls) 

  • U12 (Coed) 

  • University/U23 (Mens & Womens)

  • Senior Mens and Womens (NEW FOR 2024)


Recruiters wishing to attend the TROPICAL 7s can do so by registering as an official recruiter (click button at the top or bottom this page).  The Official Recruiter package cost $150 and includes the following benefits:

  • Observation of all tournament matches on Friday 29th & Saturday 30th March 2024.

  • Observation of the Tropical 7s Athlete Combine, USA Rugby's talent ID session (tbc) and team training sessions on Thursday 28th April 2024.

  • Opportunity to promote your program onsite at the tournament between 28th-30th March 2024 inclusive (3 days)  Either bring your own promotional tent or rent a 10ft x 10ft pop-up tent for an additional $100 (subject to availability).

  • Information pack provided (provided via email) shortly before the start of the tournament including a list of participating teams, complete player rosters, coach contacts, match schedule and field map. Access to data collected from the Athlete Combine can be provided after the event on request.

  • Your program will be listed on our dedicated official recruiter page HERE (program name, description, logo, contact details, website) until the end of 2024.

  • Social media 'shoutout' as an official recruiter to the tournament across Tropical 7s social media channels.

  • Access to discounted accommodation rates at local tournament hotels.

  • 1 x parking permit included - parking is chargeable on both tournament days. Available for pick up on Thursday 28th March from the Tropical 7s Welcome Desk at the venue.

  • 1 x access to the tournament livestream included - every match field throughout the tournament will have its own livestream. Livestream login details will be emailed shortly before the start of the tournament.

  • Any queries about recruiting at the 2024 Tropical 7s can be emailed to

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Thursday 28th MARCH 2024:

  • Team training sessions (all-day)

  • Athlete Combine (12-6pm)

  • USA Rugby Talent ID Session (TBC)

Friday 29th March 2024:

  • Observation of all scheduled competitive matches


Saturday 30th March 2024:

  • Observation of all scheduled competitive matches.

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