In case of medical urgencies, a physician, with a professional medical staff, will be present during the entire time of the tournament. Injuries that require minor treatment such as stitches or bandages can be treated on site. For major injuries transfer to the hospital is required. Make sure you have health insurance that covers hospital care in Switzerland.
Please note that in case of accidents and injuries that require hospital care PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE is REQUIRED and REMAINS MATTER OF THE PARTICIPANTS.
The attention of participating clubs, club members and players is drawn to the following condition: any costs to individual clubs, club members and players arising out of loss, theft or injury whilst attending or participating in the Bishopscup International 10s 2017 must be met by the clubs, club members or players involved and their insurers.
NO LIABILITY IN THIS OR ANY OTHER RESPECT WILL BE ACCEPTED BY THE BISHOPSCUP INTERNATIONAL RUGBY 10s ORGANIZING COMMITTEE AND/OR THE RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB THE BISHOPS ST. GALLEN.
The winners of the previous years
The city of St. Gallen
The history of the city traces back to the 7th century. Today, St. Gallen is the cultural and economic center of Eastern Switzerland. Famous landmarks include the Abbey of St. Gallen, the convent and library, which is one of the richest and oldest medieval libraries in the world. The Abbey and its surroundings are been a UNESCO world heritage site since 1983. Around 1910, St. Gallen really started to flourish. During that period, St. Gallen grew into one of the largest and most important manufacturers and exporters of embroidery. Today, this rich historic heritage is still very much present and can be seen in the impressive architecture, most visible in the lovely old part of the city.
Other sights in the region include the Rhine Fall, the biggest waterfall in Europe, or the Säntis, the highest mountain in the region and famous hiking area. Both can be easily reached in about an hour and a half, using public transportation, or about an hour, if you have a car.
The arguably biggest sight in the region is the Lake of Constance. It not only feeds the region with drinking water, but also is one of the favorite places for locals to pass their free time.
If you are interested in any kind of sightseeing activity and have a question, don’t hesitate to ask us. We will gladly provide you with city maps, organize a tour for you, or help you out in any way possible.