Aber 7's

Held in the lovely seaside town of Aberystwyth; THE biggest Rugby7s festival in Wales will once again take place on the first weekend of May; 2-3rd May 2020. Entry will open on Friday 6th December 2019. Contact the Event Organiser, Lucie Gwilt (leg13@aber.ac.uk) for more details.

Men’s Competition:

There will be 3 different tiers of competition for which you can enter your team: Premier, Intermediate and Beginner’s. You will need to decide which league is best suited for your team, based on the following information:

  • Premier: Aimed towards teams who’s players compete at club level or higher. Teams in this league will have minimum 8 players with playing experience*.
  • Intermediate: Aimed towards teams who’s players have some previous / current playing experience. Teams in this league will have no more than 8 players with playing experience*.
  • Beginners: Aimed towards teams who’s players have either little or no playing experience. Teams in this league will have no more than 4 players with playing experience*.

 *Playing experience - anyone who currently plays / has in the past played full contact rugby at club level or higher

If before / during the event it is found that you have purposefully placed your team in the wrong league, your team will be immediately withdrawn from the competition, and no refund will be given.

Winning teams of each league will receive prize money from the £3000 total prize pot; figures dependant on the standard of league you select


We are delighted to be working with the University this year in regards to accommodation for our teams. We have been able to secure a discounted Aber7s rate of £24 per person per night (minimum 2 night stay) in their newly refurbished 'BunkHouse' flats. For more information on the BunkHouse, please click here.

Key Information @ the Event

Dates: 2 - 3 May 2020

Entry: Spectators entry to Aber7s 2019 is £5 a day or £8 for both days.

Parking: There will be a parking charge for all vehiclesm- £3 per day or £5 for both days. This will need to be obtained by an AberSU staff member (in Hi Viz) who will be at the parking site.  

The car park is located at Padarn United FC. 

The car park will be closing following the final games on Sunday & will not be open on Monday.

Food and Drink: We have a range of food and drink options on the Aber7s site: American Diner, Indian cuisine, Hog roast, ice cream, coffee van and the university bar. You don’t need to leave the field!

Results: You can follow live results throughout the weekend on www.aber7s.co.uk

Fundraising in aid of Aberystwyth Students' Union #1150576

Event Supporters

Without the help & support of the local community, this tournament would not be possible and definitely wouldn't have grown to be as popular as it is today.

A big thank you to this year’s sponsors who we are very proud to be working with;

Details for Captains

Useful Documents:

Team Registration Form | Competitions | Saturday Fixtures | Sunday Fixtures

Knockouts Structure | Site Map | Rules & Regulations

Entry: Entry is free for all registered players so make sure to arrive with plenty of time prior to first fixture! Remember, you will all be searched for alcohol by security. If any alcohol is found, it will be confiscated.

Team Registration: From 9:00am on Saturday morning at the Officials Tent on Blaendolau. (Captains only please).

Fixtures: The first fixtures will begin at 9.30am SHARP on both days. Any team who is late / does not show for a fixture will be withdrawn from the whole competition.

Gum shields: There will also be a small separate stall selling gum shields.

Presentation: The Awards Presentation will take place at the venue, following the Main Cup Final at approximately 5:30pm on Sunday.