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
-One womens Amateur competition
-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.
Postponed in 2020, W7S will be back February 27th and 28th, 2021 and will take place during two days within the European Circuit that includes 10 Steps.
The Sevens European Series gather, in 2020 ten steps around Europe : Winter sevens (Montpellier, France), le Melrose Sevens (Scotland), le Norwich Sevens (England), le Lisbonne Sevens (Portugal), le Rovigo Sevens (Italy), le JC Technique Paris Sevens (France), Andorre Sevens, le Bern City Sevens (Switzerland), le Brussels Sevens (Belgium), et le Praha Sevens (Prague).
With 3 mandatory steps, the working order is the same as the Elite Sevens Circuit.