FRI 26 - SUN 28 MAY 2023 (BANK HOLIDAY)

YOUR ALL-IN-ONE CLUB TOUR:
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THE ULTIMATE TOUR DESTINATION SINCE 2008

We know how tough it can be to get your teammates to pull their fingers out and organise themselves. 

That's why we created this All-In-One Club Tour

Get your accommodation, entertainment, sporting activities and festival tickets in one package. 

No fuss, no complications, no worries!

Bournemouth 7s Festival has an unrivalled sporting atmosphere and has something for everyone. It doesn't matter if your thing is summer house or cheesy pop, our 12 music arenas cater for everyone.

Check out our packages below or watch the 2022 Aftermovie here.

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MARCH

£250pp

APRIL

£270pp

CLUB TOUR PACKAGE ONE:

VIP + CAMPING + DODGEBALL 

Includes:


🤾 Dodgeball Team Entry (min. 10 matches)

🌟 Festival Weekend Ticket

🏕️ 3 Nights Camping

🤩 Access to VIP Arena 

🥳 Exclusive access to Friday Night Players Party

...and much more

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MARCH

£250pp

APRIL

£270pp

CLUB TOUR PACKAGE TWO:

V.VIP + GLAMPING + DODGEBALL 

Includes:


🤾 Dodgeball Team Entry (min. 10 matches)

🌟 Festival Weekend Ticket

🏕️ 3 Nights Glamping

🤩 Access to our V.VIP & VIP arenas

🚀 Festival Queue Jump

🥳 Exclusive access to Friday Night Players Party


...and much more

WHATSAPP US

Mon-Thur: 9am-5pm
Fri: 9am-4pm

PHONE US

01202 545 630

Mon-Thur: 9am-5pm
Fri: 9am-4pm

EMAIL US

info@bournemouth7s.com

We will respond within 1 working day

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DODGEBALL
WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY TICKET?

All Team Tickets will be emailed to the captains of each team in early May. This includes any upgrades individuals would have purchased. You can either bring e-tickets or print them off and distribute them to your team members.


NO TICKET = NO ENTRY

CAN WE WEAR FANCY DRESS?

Yes, Dodgeball cups are very social and fancy dress is encouraged!

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE GAME ENDS IN A TIE?

If it’s a tie, the team that gets the next person out wins.

DO WE NEED INSURANCE?

Players are responsible for sourcing their own insurance should they deem necessary. Bournemouth 7s accept no responsibility for any injury caused by participating in the Dodgeball Cups. First Aid provision is available throughout the weekend and can be accessed by contacting the tournament or event staff.

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY TICKET

All Team Tickets will be emailed to the captains of each team in early May. This includes any upgrades individuals would have purchased. You can either bring e-tickets or print them off and distribute them to your team members.


NO TICKET = NO ENTRY

THE ESSENTIALS
WHEN WILL BOURNEMOUTH 7S TAKE PLACE?

Bournemouth 7s Festival will take place on Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May 2023.

WHAT TIME DO GATES OPEN?

Friday 26th May (exclusively for Players and Campers):

  • Gates open from Midday

Please note you can start queuing from 10am on the Friday, however the gates and Festival Campsite will open at midday.


Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th May:

  • Gates open 8am (for General Admission ticket holders)
WHAT TIME IS LAST ENTRY INTO THE FESTIVAL?

Last Entry Times:

  • Friday â€“ 11pm (Players & Campers Only)
  • Saturday & Sunday â€“ 6pm
  • Under 18s – 1pm

B7s also operate a NO re-entry policy after 6pm. General ticket holders cannot exit and re-enter the Festival after this time.

WHAT ID DO I NEED TO BRING?

Bournemouth 7s accepts the following forms of ID:


  • Passport
  • UK Photo card Driving License

You must bring the physical copy of your ID. We do not accept photocopies or pictures of ID.


We operate a Challenge 25 Policy across all our the bars so if you are lucky enough to look Under 25, then be prepared to prove you are Over 18 when required.

TRAVEL
WHERE IS BOURNEMOUTH 7S FESTIVAL?

Our B7s home is:


Bournemouth University Sports Campus

Chapel Gate

East Parley

Christchurch

BH23 6BL


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WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO THE FESTIVAL?

As part of the B7s continued greener festival initiative we encourage all attendees to use the Shuttle buses from across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole or car share where possible. 


Shuttle Bus – Available to pre-book (cheaper) or purchase on the day with routes available from across the local area. 


Pick Up and Drop Off (PUDO) â€“ We have a dedicated area if you are being dropped of by friends or family. This is located within the Bournemouth Uni Sports Campus Main Entrance on the left hand side please follow the relevant signage to the PUDO area.

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Taxi â€“ We have partnered with United Taxis to give B7s customers discounted rates going to and from the Festival – Download their app here for the best rates.


Car / Minibus â€“ If travelling by car or minibus please arrive at the B7s Official Car Park which is located within the field opposite Bournemouth Airport Runway on Parley Lane. Please note that NO coaches or camper vans are permitted. Car parking tickets are available to purchase from our tickets page.

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WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO ARRIVE TO AVOID THE QUEUES?

The earlier the better!! Come and make the most of what the Festival has to offer and join everyone in watching the amazing sport being played. 

BUSIEST QUEUING TIMES:

Friday between 4pm – 7pm

Saturday and Sunday between 3pm – 6pm


We would highly recommend avoiding these times as it’s likely that they’ll be a longer waiting time despite our teams best efforts.

Please note: You will be searched upon entering the festival and anyone may be subjected to additional searches if our security deems it necessary.

Please plan ahead and arrive in good time to have the best possible experience.

DO THE TOUR PACKAGES INCLUDE TRAVEL?

Tour Packages DO NOT include travel to the event.

However the site is across the road from Bournemouth Airport, and Bournemouth train station is a 10minute drive away. 

The site.has easy and regular bus and taxi connections from the major transport hubs. 

CAMPING & GLAMPING
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN GLAMPING?

Our exclusive Glamping packages provide B7s fans with luxurious accommodation and services on site.


A separate Glamping area awaits with an abundance of luxury shower and toilet facilities. All our Glamping tents come pre-erected set up waiting for you to arrive.


All of the Spacious Bell tents come fitted with up to 5 single blow up beds, pillows, duvets, bedding, interior carpet, small table and exterior lights. Just a short distance from your B7s home is various charging facilities and a vanity area with mirrors and hair dryers to make sure your looking your very best for the evening celebrations.


This area has its own 24 hour security along with an onsite campsite management team to answer any questions you may have.

WHAT ARE THE CAMPSITE OPENING TIMES?

Opens: Friday 26th May from Midday

Closes: Monday 29th May at Midday 


Please note you can start queuing from 10am on the Friday however gates will open the same time as the Campsite (Midday).

WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO ARRIVE TO GET A GOOD SPOT IN THE CAMPSITE?

As always, the earlier you arrive the better chance you get at securing the best spots in the Campsite, avoiding those early morning walks across the campsite.


Everything is within close proximity including Toilets, Showers, Food, Shops and Bars. We do strongly advise turning up as early as possible once our gates open to ensure you have plenty of time to unpack, get set-up and grab a drink!

I'VE HEARD THERE IS WOMEN'S ONLY CAMPING, IS THIS TRUE?

The rumours are true, our Women's Only camping will return for 2023! Offering a private and safe environment for those ladies who want to be part of the festival atmosphere but have their own space over the weekend.


The Women Only camping area also offers the following; a secluded fenced off area within the main campsite, private toilets & showers and 24 hour security. However, this area is available on a first come first serve basis and cannot be pre-booked.

DO YOU HAVE HOT SHOWERS I CAN USE?

Hot showers are available at the following times in all camping areas:


Friday: 12pm – 9pm

Saturday & Sunday: 6am – 9pm

Monday: 6am – 10am

IF I AM UNDER 18, CAN I CAMP?

NO. Access to the whole campsite is strictly for Over 18s only. Anyone who is under the age of 18 will not be permitted to enter the campsite at any time.

CAN I BRING MY OWN ALCOHOL INTO THE FESTIVAL CAMPSITE?

No, you are not permitted to bring alcohol into the Festival, including the Campsite. 


However, fear not! There will be plenty of bars at the Festival where you can enjoy a drink! You can purchase alcohol from the Main Festival Arena and take it into the campsite. 

FESTIVAL FACILITIES
IS THERE SOMEWHERE THAT I CAN I STORE MY BELONGINGS AND CHARGE MY PHONE?

Yes! There will be lockers and device charging on site all weekend.


You can pre-book and find more information about the services available closer to the festival.

DO YOU ACCEPT CARDS AND CONTACTLESS PAYMENTS?

Yes, we accept card across all bars. Most bars within the Main Arena will accept card, contactless and cash payments however not all food traders will accept card.


We like to make life as easy as possible for our customers and we have multiple cash points clearly signposted around the festival site to get cash out if preferred or needed.

ARE THERE ANY SHOWERS THAT NON-CAMPERS CAN USE?

Yes, Bournemouth 7s Festival has its own changing block for PLAYERS ONLY located at the centre of the site. This has Male and Female changing areas plus showers and is open from 7am – 8pm on Saturday & Sunday. 

DO YOU HAVE FREE DRINKING WATER AVAILABLE?

throughout the festival site which are free to use and there to keep you hydrated over the weekend.


Free drinking water is also available from all of our festival bars, just ask any member of our bars team. 

IF I REQUIRE MEDICAL HELP, WHERE CAN I GO?

If you need first aid please locate the nearest member of security or staff who will be able to help. We have an extensive medical team based in the medical centre next to the main entrance. The service is run by experienced doctors, paramedics, nurses and physios who will be able to help with any injury or ailment. 

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF REQUIRE ASSISTANCE WHILST AT THE FESTIVAL?

If you require help for any reason whilst at Bournemouth 7s Festival, please speak to any member of staff or security and they will be able to help you. 


If you are unable to locate a member or our team or would prefer to report an incident in private, you can call our event control room on 01202 545631 at any point during the festival. You can also Contact Us via WhatsApp or email. 

ENTRY RULES
ARE THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS ON WHAT I CAN BRING INTO THE FESTIVAL?

Yes, the following are NOT allowed into the Festival, all of which will be removed and seized during the security searches upon arrival.


  • Alcohol
  • Glass Bottles
  • Campfires
  • Barbecues
  • Camping Stoves
  • Candles
  • Flares
  • Chinese Lanterns
  • Noz Gas
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Synthetic Highs


Bournemouth 7s operates a zero tolerance drugs policy. If you are caught with drugs upon entry, you will not be able to enter the festival and your ticket/wristband will be void. 

CAN I ATTEND THE FESTIVAL ON THE FRIDAY?

On Friday we host an exclusive Friday Night Players Party, which is open exclusively to all Campers and Players. The opening party is the stuff of legend so if you fancy starting your B7s experience in style, be sure to purchase a camping ticket and make the most of the whole weekend.


Please note: The Box office is not open to any General Admission Ticket holders who want to trade their ticket for a wristband. All Day and Weekend Ticket holders MUST arrive early on the Saturday / Sunday to do this.

IF I CAN'T COME, CAN I GET A REFUND?

No, the festival operates a ‘No Refund' policy across all Team Entry Packages and General Admission Tickets.


More details about our refund policy can be found in our Terms and Conditions.


In the unlikely event that the festival is cancelled, including if due to COVID-19, tickets will automatically be rolled over to the next available dates. There will also be a refund period which will be advertised widely, during this period full refunds can be applied for.

CAN I COME AND GO FREELY?

Yes, in essence but only until 6pm. Festival guests over the age of 18 can leave and re-enter freely up until 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. Any festival guests under 18 will not be permitted to come and go freely between the 1pm entry and 6pm leaving cut off times.


Late Entry Passes will be issued from the Info Point located near the main entrance to PLAYERS WHOSE MATCHES END AFTER 4PM ONLY. Late Entry Passes are for teams only and won’t be issued for General Admission ticket holders. Players wishing to enter site after 6pm must provide proof of local accommodation.

CAN I BRING MY CHILD WITH ME?

Yes, of course, children are more than welcome to come along to the festival. All children under 7 years old are able to attend for FREE at the door.Children 8 - 13 years old must purchase an 'Under 14 Years Weekend Ticket'.

Children over 14 years old must purchase a '14-17 Years Ticket’.


Please note: All U18 restrictions apply and must be adhered to details are explained in 'The Essentials' category. 

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