San Luis Obispo

Rugby Football Club

Grand Masters

Team registration fees include the Southern California Rugby Referee Society $75 per team referee fee.  This fee is mandatory, and passed on to your team at approx. $7.50 per player.

Tri Tip 7s is brought to you annually by the SLO Rugby Board of Directors.
It is with their tireless efforts every summer that we bring you this event. Their labors are recognized by the rugby community as a whole, and deserve our thanks.

Kevin Devaney - Board Chair, Jay Woolpert - Director of Safety, Jorge Castro - Board Secretary
Lindsey Organ - Director of Sponsorship and Special Projects, Lief McKay - Board Treasurer
Paul Cappellano - Director of Coaching, Reggie Greenwood - Director of Youth Rugby/Vice Chair,
Zeke Graf - Men's President, Lindsey Organ - Women's President


There is a limited block of rooms reserved at the Following locations:

  • Holiday Inn Express, located at 1800 Monterey Street. (805) 544-8600 and reference Tri Tip Sevens Rugby Tournament. A 2 night minimum is required.
  • Sands Suites in SLO Call them directly at (800)441-4657 and reference Tri Tip Sevens Rugby Tournament.
  • Quality Suites SLO Call them directly at (805) 541-5001. Ask for AAA Discount
  • Courtyard Mariott Call them directly at (805) 786-4200. Ask for AAA Discount
  • Lamplighter Inn Call them directly at (866) 756-7378. Ask for AAA Discount

The hotels are close to downtown, have pool/spa amenities.
Hotels in town fill up fast due to activities at Cal Poly, so we suggest making reservations early.

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners

Men: University of Southern California

Women:  Chico State

Grand Masters:  Pacific Coast Fossils

Grand Masters Over 40 Division

  • Play 2 games - go to Beer and BBQ - Done by 1 or sooner
  • Watch great rugby, and drink beer in our Beer garden along the whole sideline of the Center field. Watch the games with your beverage in hand.
  • Put on the boots again one more time, with those clowns you call friends...
  • Sausages and other snacks all afternoon in the Beer garden
  • VIP Area for your luxurious after game indulging.
  • Both teams and individuals with a HARLOT MIND can enter

Tournament Highlights

  • Fields with grass!
  • Canterbury gear booth for the things you forgot at home
  • Beer garden operating throughout the afternoon until the finals
  • Legendary downtown SLO pub crawl (with souvenir cups)
  • Famous BEEF tri-tip steak barbecue dinner included with fees
  • Nor Cal vs So Cal bragging rights. We have teams traveling from all over the United States too.
  • Live Music
  • Original "Open Format Competition" in men's bracket and women's bracket play
  • Collegiate vs. Masters

Contact the Tri-Tip Boss

Tri-Tip Sevens

Tri-Tip Sevens Registration

Tournament Information

  • Your entry fees include a minimum of 4 games, and famous TRI TIP barbecue dinner and beer for 10 players.
  • Extra players/guests over 10 pp can purchase meal tickets for $10 due at Registration booth the day of playing.
  • We will fill the first 16 openings in the brackets first (first come, first served). Following that, teams will be placed on a waiting list in the order they register, and we will open new brackets in blocks of 4 teams. We imagine a field of 40 Men's and 12 Women's for this year as our limit for play.
  • No Zulu (nudie runs) or poor behavior will be tolerated and will be subject to arrest.
  • No walk-ups are guaranteed team entry.
  • Tournament rules will be published in the game-day program.
  • Alcohol is not permitted to be brought into the facility per City Ordinance - please help us by complying. The beer garden will have reasonably priced beer and wine available throughout the afternoon. Tickets will be issued, and violators will also be subject to team forfeit.
  • Dogs are not permitted, please leave your pups at home.
  • Concessions (hot dogs, burgers, drinks, etc) will be available for purchase throughout the day.
  • A limited amount of first aid equipment will be available at the field, but we STRONGLY RECOMMEND each team brings their own first aid kit and trainer.

2017 Entries


Aptos Beachdogs

B. A. Baracus

Berkley Hobos

​Big Dogs Gotta Eat

Cal Poly Alumni

Chico Beercarts

CSU Fullerton Titans

Dead Elephants

Eagle Rock

East Bay Blues

Fresno State




Kern Tuskers

Las Vegas Irish 

Los Angeles 

Long Beach State



Napa Valley

Oxy Olde Boys

San Diego Old Aztecs

San Francisco State

San Fernando

San Jose A

San Jose B

Santa Rosa

Sepi's 7'S


SLO Young Guns


South Valley Bucks




Black Roses

Chico State 

Fresno State 

Fullerton Wolfpack


San Fernando 

San Jose 

Santa Monica Dolphins

SB Superfriends




Grand Masters

Bald Eagles

Fresno Old Guard

Pacific Coast Fossils

Pismo Clams 

War Daddys

Teams Updated upon Registration.

Register your team for 2018