Entries open for West Wittering beach rugby tournament

Entries are now open for the popular annual West Wittering Under-19s Mixed Beach Touch Rugby Tournament, taking place on Friday 22 June 2018.

There is a £30 entry fee per team (Maximum of 2 teams per college) to cover some of the inherent costs of running the event.
The closing date for applications is Monday 7 May – due to limited spaces, please book your place ASAP. Please make out cheques to Chichester College.

Due to the tides it is essential the event starts on time, so timings will be as follows:

09:30hrs (registration / team briefing)
10:00hrs (matches start)

Should you miss your match slot, you will forfeit the points as we will not have enough time in the day to reschedule the game – Please arrive prior to 09:30am to register.

For touch rugby rules and directions to West Wittering Estate please go the following websites:



Queries to be sent to: mark.bonar@chichester.ac.uk or Tel: 01243 786321 Ext: 2362

Main Beach Touch Rugby Rules 

• 5 players on the pitch at any one time (Either – 2 Boys, 3 Girls or 2 Girls, 3 Boys). Rolling subs.
• Maximum of 8 players in your team
• Touch Rugby is a NON-CONTACT sport
• The game start is non contested
• Contact with 1 or more hands to the carrier constitute as a ‘touch’.

Valuables / Food & Drink

There is no dedicated safe storage area so valuables are brought at your own risk. Players are advised to bring a packed lunch and plenty to drink. Gazebos for shelter are also advisable if you have them. A communal BBQ will be available, bring own food, tongs etc..

There are showers and toilet facilities at the site for players an staff to use.


There is free parking for the team minibus/coach; however, there will be a parking charge (per vehicle) for all other spectators.

To get a free parking space, you MUST inform the estate office your minibus number plate in ADVANCE of the event. Only 1 slot will be allocated per team.