The Winter Sevens tournament was created by Esprit Sud Sevens, in 2018, the aim was to play Sevens Rugby during the Winter season. It's the only french Sevens Rugby tournament to take place during the winter season. In 2019, it joined the European Circuit which resulted in the Sevens Rugby European Series.
It is focussed on 5 competitions :
- One mens Elite competition
- One womens Elite competition
-One mens Amateur competition
-une compétition Amateurs filles
-One Veterans competition
During the Winter Sevens 2019, 20 teams assembled, among them the current French National Champions : the Seventises, the swiss team, Midland Hawks Rugby, and the Czech team ASC but also the girls and boys of the 7 fantastics.
Suspended in 2020, the W7S returns from February 27 to March 6, 2021 in digital. The tournament will take place online over 8 days with two competitions: girls and boys.
For 2 years, a European Circuit indépendant de toute fédération a vu le jour. Le Sevens European Series réunit en 2020 dix étapes à travers l’Europe : le Winter sevens (Montpellier), le Melrose Sevens (Ecosse), le Norwich Sevens (Angleterre), le Lisbonne Sevens (Portugal), le Rovigo Sevens (Italie), le JC Technique Paris Sevens, Andorre Sevens, le Bern City Sevens (Suisse), le Brussels Sevens (Belgique), et le Praha Sevens (Prague).
With 3 mandatory steps, the working order is the same as the Elite Sevens Circuit.