The UON Central Coast Sevens features Australia’s premier women’s sevens tournament regarded as one of the most dynamic women’s sevens events in the world. Played directly alongside the men’s tournament, the quality of the Kinesio Cup women’s event has been referred to as “world class” with the event held in high esteem for its ongoing commitment toward leading the way to achieving equality in sport particularly within the sevens arena.
The tournament is open to premier domestic, international; club and invitational level teams with nomination via both Invitation and Expression of Interest. The CC7s is the fastest filling tournament in Australia receiving unprecedented interest annually. The UON Central Coast Sevens Kinesio Cup is regarded as one of the toughest tournaments in the world to win, due to the high standard of competition featured at the tournament.
The UON Central Coast Sevens is utilised as a talent identification platform, viewed intently by a variety of domestic and international talent scouts and high performance units.
The tournament structure is sixteen (16) team format, featuring four (4) pools of four (4) teams.
Day one (1) of the tournament features pool play rounds with results of pool play determining the final rankings leading into the day two (2) final series.
The main Kinesio Cup Division offers the prestige of being crowned the UON Central Coast Sevens Tournament Champion, winning the prestigious Kinesio Cup along with $20,000AUD in prize money (increased from $12,000 in 2014 and to $15,000 in 2015, in-line with the tournaments commitment to achieving parity and full equality within the tournaments ability and means over time).
The tournament continues to feature some of the very best women’s sevens players and teams in the world reflective of the tournaments reputation of prestige.