Launch Event

The launch Event is a prestigious event hosting 400+ students from Paris top universities, our main partners and sponsors, as well as some of the world’s most prominent rugby personalities. The event takes place at the offices of Capgemini in Issy-les-Moulineaux, and begins with an introductory conference, followed by the much-awaited group draw, and concluded by a buffet where students can meet with the rugby players.


A tournament sponsored by prominent figures

2019 – Conrad Smith (world champion with the All Blacks)/ Thibaut Daubagna (scrum-half of the Section Paloise) 
2018 – Max Guazzini (former president of the Stade Français)/ Shannon Izar (french international player)
2017 – Jonathan Laugel/Terry Bouhraoua (french international 7s players)
2016 – Maxime Machenaud (french international XVs player and scrum-half of the Racing 92)
2015 – Thomas Castaignède (former french international player)/ Gonzalo Quesada (Stade Français coach)
2014 – Paul Albaladejo and the whole French 7s National Team
2013 – Pascal Papé (captain of the French rugby team)
2012 – Pierre Rabadan (5-time Top 14 champions with the Stade Français)
2011 – Henry Chavancy (now captain of the Racing 92)
2010 – Andrew Mehrtens (world vice-champion with the All Blacks)
2006 – Peter de Villiers/Shaun Sowerby/Mirco Bergamasco/Agustín Pichot (Stade Français)
2005 – Mathieu Blin/David Skrela (Stade Français)