The Tournament does not provide any complimentary player meals or refreshments during the tournament. However, there is a Player Buffet available each day which offers a good quality meal at a pre-booked subsidised rate (55dhs per person per day of competition which is only available when paying the Tournament Fee). The buffet includes salads, two meat and one vegetarian main meal options with fruits for desert and soft drinks. The cost to include the Player Buffet with the Tournament Fee is itemised above. Teams not pre-booking the Player Buffet will be able to purchase player meals each day of the tournament at 65dhs per meal per person.
There are also numerous commercial outlets selling a large variety of food and drink items during the course of the tournament.
The two official Invitation Tournament Travel Agents can book training pitches as required, go to https://www.expatsport.com/sport/invitation-team-travel/ or http://www.arabian-adventures.com/rugby/ for more information.
In order to participate in the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens tournament team players must be eligible to play in their chosen section as follows (please see specific Tournament Rules for full details):
Complimentary water is available pitch/court-side and in changing areas for participating teams throughout the tournament.
Teams wishing to enjoy the Dubai tourist scene may book excursions through the two official Invitation Tournament Travel Agents, go to https://www.expatsport.com/sport/invitation-team-travel/ or http://www.arabian-adventures.com/rugby/ for more information.
Teams traveling to the tournament from overseas are responsible for arranging their own flights, accommodation and internal transport. The two official Invitation Tournament travel providers are Expat Sport and dnata Travel, for information regarding packages available go to https://www.expatsport.com/sport/invitation-team-travel/ or http://www.arabian-adventures.com/rugby
Visas for invited teams can be arranged via the two Invitation Tournament Travel Agents, go to https://www.expatsport.com/sport/invitation-team-travel/ or http://www.arabian-adventures.com/rugby/ for more information. Teams are liable for all visa costs.
This section comprises invited women’s rugby teams made up of highly competitive players who compete at international/county/provincial standard.
Note this section is exclusive to rugby teams or players.
Accreditation: Teams receive - 12 Player & 3 Personnel passes i.e. 15 passes in total.
Accreditation: Teams receive - 15 Player & 2 Personnel passes i.e. 17 passes in total
Teams in this section must comprise adult women (18yrs or older) who reside in the Gulf/Middle East region and hold a valid resident’s visa for the Gulf/Middle East country in which they reside.
Teams in this section must comprise adult women (18yrs or older).
Teams in this section must comprise young women who are between the ages of 14yrs and 19yrs and are born on or after 1st January 1999 and before 30th November 2004.
Please see Tournament Rules for full age-related eligibility criteria.
All players must be accredited and issued with a Player Pass to participate in this event. Player Passes allow access to the main stadium and specific restricted areas for the duration of the tournament.
Expressions of interest should be received by: 30th June 2018
Teams expressing an interest in competing are not guaranteed an invitation to the tournament. Invitations will be sent to successful teams, via email, on or after 1st July 2018.