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WORLD CLASS 7s WITH A GRAND GALA EXPERIENCE!

Welcome to the official website of Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) – the longest running Club Rugby 7s Tournament in the Region.

Known as the birthplace of Caribbean Rugby, it is only fitting that Barbados now plays host to this world class Rugby Tournament after it was relocated from Trinidad in 2016. With over 25 years of history already behind it, RBW7s continues to grow from strength to strength and is gaining popularity locally, regionally and internationally as a prestigious event with teams from countries like the USA, Canada, England, Wales, Scotland, and the Caribbean Islands including Barbados, all vying for the RBW7s winner’s title and cash prizes on offer.

To add to this, our Official RBW7s partners now offer a variety of special RBW7s deals during Tournament time such as discount car rentals, accommodation packages, and personalised island tours, making it easier than ever for RBW7s teams and fans to enjoy the grand gala event as well as explore all that Barbados has to offer.

NEW VENUE!

This year, RBW7s will take place over 4-5 December with a new family-friendly format and grand gala theme.

Our new venue – Bellevue Plantation & Polo Club (LINK TO NEW VENUE PAGE once created) – can accommodate two large playing fields which are perfect for Rugby 7s. It is set on over 100 acres of beautiful grounds ideal for the exciting expansion of this year’s event which will now include Women’s and Men’s Social divisions (in addition to Elite) as well as a little something for everyone such as live music, DJs, art and craft stalls, authentic Bajan food and drinks, kid’s entertainment etc.

NEW DIVISIONS!

2020 RBW7s is now open to teams from the following categories:

  • Men’s Elite
  • Women’s Elite
  • Men’s Social (NEW!)
  • Women’s Social (NEW!)

NEW PRIZES!

RBW7s is known for great prizes, and this year is no exception:

WOMEN’S ELITE DIVISION

  1. $10,000 BBD (US $5,000)
  2. $5,000 BBD (US $2,500)
  3. $2,000 BBD (US $1,000)
  4. $2,000 BBD (US $1,000)

WOMEN’S SOCIAL DIVISION

  1. $600 BBD (US $300)
  2. $200 BBD (US $100)
  3. $100 BBD (US $50)
  4. $100 BBD (US $50)

MEN’S ELITE DIVISION

  1. $5,000 BBD (US $2,500)
  2. $3,000 BBD (US $1,500)
  3. $1,000 BBD (US $500)
  4. $1,000 BBD (US $500)

Handmade, solid silver trophies have also been donated by world renowned jewellers and Silversmiths Hamilton & Inches that will be presented at the Official RBW7s Winner’s Ceremony.

Want to register your team?

Contact George Nicholson gdougnich@gmail.com / +1 (246) 233 1945 OR Brian Stollmeyer brian.stollmeyer@gmail.com / +1 (868) 680 4757.

 

WAIT, THERE’S MORE!

We proudly host an array of RBW7s associated events and activities that aim to bring diverse people together, raise money for local charities, give away fabulous prizes to our supporters, as well as just to socialise and have a good time!

We also run various competitions in the lead up to RBW7s, with lots of fabulous prizes up for grabs including JetBlue Vacations certificates and JetBlue flight certificates. Take a read of one happy winner’s story here 

Kicking off RBW7s is the Official RBW7s Welcome Cocktail Reception for our sponsors and referees, hosted by the New Zealand High Commission to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean to welcome the RBW7s fraternity to our beautiful island.

We then hold our annual Charity Event (link to NEW 2020 Charity event page once created) which is another highlight on the RBW7s events calendar. Last year, RBW7s impressively raised over $10,000 BBD for the Barbados Cancer Society at our 2019 Gavin Clark Memorial RBW7s Charity Golf Tournament!

There’s also the highly-anticipated Official RBW7s After Party on Saturday 5 December as well as the infamous Rugby Beach Beer Bash & Dip’s (Hot) Dogs for players, officials and fans to celebrate the closing of a great event on the day after the Tournament.

Stay tuned for the official 2020 RBW7s activities list or take a peek at our news stories where regular updates are posted!

 

PARTNER WITH RBW7s

We invite businesses and individuals to partner with us and take advantage of the extensive local and international coverage that RBW7s receives. There is a range of exciting partnership options – from single donations to full packages – that can be tailored to suit.

MORE INFORMATION

Contact us today!

Photography courtesy of Mike Evans Photography & the BTMI

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