Rugby Sevens

Confirmed sports information and a link to on-line registration for the 2018 Bay State Games Rugby Sevens competition will be posted on this page in February or March of 2018. To receive an email when details and registration are available, please click on the link below to join our mailing list.


Saturday July 28, 2018


Irish Cultural Centre - Canton, MA




Registration Deadline

To ensure proper registration and sanctioning with US Rugby, the registration deadline for all teams is TBA



All grades as of 2017/2018 academic year

Grade 3 & 4 (half-field, flag, no contact, MUST be age 8 as of 9/1/2017, teams can be co-ed)

Grade 5 & 6 (half-field, flag, no contact, teams can be co-ed)

Grade 7 & 8 (half-field, contact)

Grade 9 & 10 (full field, contact)

Grade 11 & 12 (full-field, contact)

No player is allowed to play for more than one team


Each athlete on a team must meet the following criteria 

  • A full time student or resident in Massachusetts, New Hampshire & Rhode Island currently playing on a Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization team

Competition Highlights

  • 5 competition divisions will be offered
  • All teams play minimum of 3 and up to 5 games
  • All players receive a Bay State Games t-shirt
  • Appropriate Gold, Silver or Bronze medals awarded to top 3 finishers in each division
  • All medal winners receive a Bay State Games award item


  • Each team can have a maximum of 12 players for the tournament

  • Seven starters and 5 subs allowed on each team

  • Each team must have at least one but no more than two adult coaches, one of whom must be a USA Rugby Certified level 200 coach

  • Matches will be played under the IRB Laws of the Game using the variation for Under 19 and Seven-a-side play

  • 15-minute games

State Games of America


Tournament Director 

Bill Good 

Email Bill


Massachusetts Amateur Sports Foundation

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