is open to 24 Men's teams playing in a round robin format with four
pools each comprising of 6 teams. There is a Ladies tournament consisting of 6 teams playing in a round robin format, competing for a Cup and Plate.
team comprising a maximum squad number of 16 players.
the pool stages teams will progress into the knockout stage
made up of the following competitions: - CUP, PLATE, BOWL
and SHIELD. The knockout stages will follow a semi-final stage
followed by a final in each competition.
In 2014 RugbyFest hosted for the 1st time a Women's Competition consisting of 4 teams playing a round-robin format and with a winners and runners-up final.