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


Games are 12 minutes one way including the final.

Only if you are granted permission from the Tournament Manager. This will not be given unless the player is deemed to be playing in a stronger cup competition than she/he was originally registered.

Due to the amount of teams which are participating at the festival, turn-around times are very quick. If you are late, this will result in a forfeit (loss) as this will effect the days schedule.

All games will be played according to the 2017 FIH Rules of Hockey, apart from specific Bournemouth 7s Rules.

Yes, umpires will be provided for you by the tournament manager.

Mixed teams must have at least 1 male or female in the playing team at all times.

Yes you can wear fancy dress for the Hockey cups as long as it is safe to play in and your team kit is still clearly visible.

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 Hockey cups. First Aid provision is available throughout the weekend and can be accessed by contacting the tournament or event staff.