Tournament details

2022/23 competition

Bookings will open on Tuesday, 13 September 2022 at 0900.
Bookings will close on Friday, 18 November 2022 at 1700.

A "Book Now" button will appear on the left. You will select the qualifier that you wish to attend. 

For events in the Autumn term, bookings will open during the Summer term preceding it.
For events in the Spring term, bookings will open during the Autumn term.
For events in the Summer term, bookings will open during the Spring term.

Age groups

U11 & U13 festival 


9-a-side, with squads of 12 players maximum.


Pupils can only participate in one age group throughout the competition and must follow RFU guidelines.

Format of play

Team will play the same number of matches throughout the day.
The festival will be touch rugby.
There will be no scores published and prizes awarded reflective of results.

Refereeing at IAPS events


Schools must provide a competent and confident referee, unless otherwise advised.


At all finals, where possible, neutral referees will be provided.

Schools should be prepared to provide a referee for the finals.

Competitor details
Once you have booked, you will be asked to provide some details about your competitors before the event. In line with GDPR, only essential information is collected in order to be able to organise the sports event.


Rules and regulations

The national governing body for rugby is England Rugby.

All IAPS rugby tournaments are conducted under the England Rugby rules and regulations, including their ruling on gender splits within tournaments.

All Rugby tournaments will follow the 1/2 game rule as recommended by the RFU. For more information click here.

Please read the rules and regulations in full before entering the event.

Eligibility & policies

Please make sure you have read and understand the following eligibility criteria and policies before booking onto an event:

  1. eligibility criteria
  2. booking terms and conditions
  3. safeguarding policy
  4. media policy
  5. codes of conducts

Upcoming events

There are no upcoming events.