This is the
National Competition played by 16 University teams who are qualified
at each Regional Tournament.
The 8 winners of the 1st Round will be divided into the two pools,
where "round-robin" games will be played within the pools.
The two best teams of the pool games will proceed to the Semi Finals,
and then to the Final to be played on Saturday 17 January at the National
The best 6 teams of the University Rugby Championship will qualify
to participate in the 41st JAPAN CUP (from 7 February to 21 March