Global Trial for Chinese Rugby National Teams Is Coming to Shanghai on Dec. 1st!
Dec. 9th, 2017, Beijing Sport University Trial
Are you an excellent athlete? Do you have what it takes to compete on the international stage? Now it’s time to prove yourself! The chosen ones might be able to represent China to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics! Apply now for the chance of a lifetime!
Organizing Committee: National Administration of Sports of China Olympics Coordination Commission, Chinese Rugby Football Association (CRFA)、Beijing Sport University
This announcement is addressed to talents all over the world:
To prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and to lay foundation for the planned Chinese Professional Rugby Football League, the Chinese men’s and women’s national rugby sevens teams will be rebuilt in December, 2017 and immediately leave for training matches in the United States, South Africa and Fiji.
All who meet the selection requirements are welcomed to participate and applications are not restricted to rugby players in provincial teams, clubs, or social teams. This also includes athletes who play other sports, such as football, basketball, handball, and track & field. After we published the requirements for open selection in August, we received applications from all over the world. We have successfully hosted two trials in Beijing and Shanghai, and will host another trial in Beijing Sport University for Beijing Sport University students on December 9th.
Details of the Shanghai Trial are as following:
1.Starting Time: 9am Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2017
2.Location: Beijing Sport University Yingdong Sports Pitch
a.10 meter sprint
b.40 meter sprint
d.YO-YO (We advise you to practice in advance)
4.Please bring everything you need for tests and matches. Advised: flat shoes for track & field, spikes for natural grass pitch and sportswear (spikes for track & field will not be needed)
5.Wages: If you are selected, you will be offered 120,000 to 150,000 RMB a year. There is no limit to your annual salary if you are extremely capable.
6. If athletes are equally qualified, the ones with rugby background will be selected.
7.Contact Person: Ms Zhang (Tel/Wechat: +86 18810642298)
Please add 18810642298 on Wechat (send your name + Shanghai trial), then send your name + date of birth + nationality + mobile number after your friend request is approved.
We welcome you to participate!
A.For rugby players, you should
a. Agree with the five core values of World Rugby (Integrity, Passion, Solidarity, Discipline and Respect).
b. Possess outstanding rugby skills or show great rugby potentials.
c. Fulfill or be willing to fulfill World Rugby eligibility requirements if you are a foreign player (explained below).
B.For other talented athletes who are not rugby players but have rugby potentials, you should
a.Be a morally and behaviorally upstanding individual,
b. If you are a foreign player who meets the recruiting standards, you must also fulfill, or be willing to fulfill the eligibility requirements of World Rugby, (See eligibility criteria listed below).
C. World Rugby Eligibility Criteria
Subject to WR Regulation 8.2, a Player may only play for the senior fifteen-aside National Representative Team, the next senior fifteen-a-side National Representative Team and the senior National Representative Sevens Team of the Union of the country in which:
The existing World Rugby eligibility criteria set out in Regulation 8.1 will be maintained. This is based on the Player having a genuine, close, credible and established national link with:
a. the country in which the Player was born; or
b. the country in which one parent or grandparent of the Player was born; or
c. the country in which the Player has completed sixty consecutive months of Residence immediately preceding the time of playing(apply as of December 31 2020 ); or
d. the country in which the Player has completed ten years of cumulative Residence preceding the time of playing; and
e. for Olympic Event participation, the nationality of the Union or country the Player wishes to represent is also required.
Chinese Rugby Football Association (CRFA)
December 4th, 2017