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Sat, Dec 02

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Strawberry Plains

40th Annual Santa 7s

This "Forward's Holiday" brings a whole new meaning to the concept of weighted scoring.

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40th Annual Santa 7s
40th Annual Santa 7s

Time & Location

Dec 02, 2023, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Strawberry Plains, 9435 College St, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871, USA

About the event

Tournament Details 

Weigh-in (check-in)

  • All players must be registered with USA Rugby.
  • Teams and players must sign this waiver before playing.
  • Weigh-in (check-in) is 30 minutes before your first match.

Format

  • Teams are guaranteed 3 matches.
  • Pool play is followed by semi-finals or consolation match.
  • Coal card will be in play during pool games = Spin of the Festive Wheel.
  • No drop goals. Conversions must be taken from the back.

Extras

  • Friday Night Welcome Party
  • Saturday Night Holiday-themed Pub Crawl

MEN’S BRACKET

  • Players must be at least 200lbs to score. 
  • Men Only: Total weight on the field must be at least 1,500lbs
  • < 200lbs | 0 points + COAL carded
  • > 200lbs | 3 points
  • > 225lbs | 4 points
  • > 250lbs | 5 points
  • > 275lbs | 6 points
  • > 300lbs | 7 points

WOMEN’S BRACKET 

  • Players must be at least 140lbs to score
  • < 140lbs | 0 points + COAL carded
  • > 140lbs | 3 points
  • > 155lbs | 4 points
  • > 170lbs | 5 points
  • > 185lbs | 6 points
  • > 200lbs | 7 points

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FAQ:

Limited parking. Carpooling is highly encouraged

A shuttle will run from overflow parking at Carter High School

Trainer will be set-up at the park for taping/wrapping

Food will be available through Across the Pond food truck 

Two restrooms are on-site with running water

Clubhouse is only for referees and admin

Press box is available as a changing room

We encourage you NOT to bring your pet 

Kicks

Kicks must be taken from the back of the try-zone towards the playing field OR you must have a non-playing member of your squad retrieve the ball and place it at the half-way touch line while play continues. Sanction: kick disallowed.

Coin Toss

Captains will meet each other at the check-in & referee clubhouse for the coin toss during half time of the match prior to theirs. If a captain does not show, the choice is given to the captain that does!

Ties

Only ties in playoffs will go to extra time (first score wins)

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