International Youth Sevens
ORLANDO, FLORIDA USA | EASTER 19-20 APRIL 2019

COLLEGE RECRUITMENT PROGRAMME

COLLEGE COACHES AND REPRESENTATIVES INVITED TO ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL TALENT SHOWCASE

The Tropical 7s College Recruitment Programme is available for coaches and representatives of collegiate/university programmes to help facilitate the identification and recruitment of aspiring high school-aged talent playing at the tournament -- thanks to a dedicated schedule of activities and programme benefits.

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As a major stop on the elite North American High School Championship 7s Series (NAHS7s) the Tropical 7s will feature the best high school-aged players (both boys and girls) from across North America and around the world in a truly unique international competition.

To facilitate this process and support athletes and their families, the programme is delivered in partnership with the Rugger’s Edge, a leading college advisory firm which has an intimate understanding of the collegiate rugby landscape. Rugger's Edge's founder Karen Fong Donoghue is the leading expert in this field with strong personal relationships with college coaches and in-depth knowledge of how athletic recruiting applies to college admissions and scholarships, who will be on site throughout the tournament to provide group sessions as well as answer individual questions as time allows.

College coaches or representatives are invited to attend and participate at the Tropical 7s as part of the dedicated College Recruitment Programme. Interested coaches can register using the form below, and will receive the following programme benefits :

  • Access to observe the Tropical 7s Athlete Combine (2-6pm on Thursday, 18 April 2019) with access to results/data.
  • Invitation to attend the Tropical 7s Opening Reception, including a dedicated table for each school to distribute promotional items and interact with participants. (7:30pm on Thursday, 18 April 2019)
  • Access to field complex during competition days including dedicated tent with refreshments.
  • Access to set up individual promotional tent within the Tropical 7s Village (* 10x10 tents available for rent).
  • Invitation to attend the Tropical 7s Closing Party following the competition (approx 7:00pm on Saturday, 20 April 2019)
  • Printed team rosters of participating teams
  • Access to all partner and discounted benefits with all Tropical 7s services including accommodation providers.

KEY INFORMATION

WHEN: 18-20 April 2019 in Orlando, FL, USA (Thurs/Fri/Sat of Easter weekend)

WHERE: Omni Championsgate Resort (field complex on-site with host hotel)

COMPETITION: Divisions at the Tropical 7s include U18 Elite & Open for both boys and girls, U16 for boys & girls, U14 Boys, and University/U23 Elite & Open for both men & women.

PROGRAMME:

Thursday 18th April 2019:

  • 2-6pm Athlete Combine
  • 7:30pm Opening Reception 
  • Team training sessions (all-day)

Friday 19th & Saturday 20th April 2019:

  • 8am-6pm Observation of all Tournament matches and awards ceremony at tournament conclusion
  • 7pm Invitation to attend closing pool party including meal (Saturday evening)
  • Access to match video footage (to be made available post tournament)

PROGRAMME FEE: $125 per college/university.

ACCOMMODATION:  Accommodation at the host hotel Omni Championsgate and other nearby partners is available at discounted rates -- see EVENT FEES for pricing and ACCOMMODATION for booking pages. 

AIRPORT TRANSFERS:  Transfers from and to Orlando International Airport can be provided for an additional charge: $30 each way.

TENT RENTAL:  A 10x10 gazebo-style tent can be sourced at the fields for an additional charge of $90 for the entire event.

CONTACT: If you have any specific questions about our College Recruitment Programme, please contact us directly at info@tropical7s.com.

 

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