At USA Sevens, We Love Rugby, which is why we’ve partnered with NBC to create the Collegiate Rugby Championship. The 2013 CRC will feature 20 of the top collegiate men’s rugby clubs playing 47 matches over two days. Participating teams including the University of Florida, Army, Navy, Penn State, Notre Dame, University of Texas, Kutztown, UCLA, and Cal have been chosen based on the quality of rugby, fan following and the potential for exciting rivalries. Tickets to this year’s tournament also include access to the Women’s Collegiate Rugby Championship, National Small College Rugby Championship, U.S. Military Memorial Cup featuring competing teams from all 5 branches of the armed services, and the High School Rugby Challenge. For rugby to continue to thrive, it’s critical we shown America that the rugby community supports the game. The best way to show your support is to show a packed stadium full of rugby fans LIVE on national television. So, it’s up to us ruggers to each bring 10 friends to Philadelphia this June 1st – 2nd to experience rugby like never before and prove to America that we We Love Rugby!
The 2013 National Small College Rugby 7s Championship fgeatures 8 men’s teams that must qualify through regional NSCRO qualifying 7s tournaments to be held from April to early May, 2013.
Starting on May 31st, the 2013 Hisgh School Rugby Challenge will feature 32 top high school boys teams and 16 high school girls teams. The tournamnet will be held at Univeristy of Pennsylvania and Drexel University and at PPL Park on Sunday alongside the Collegiate Rugby Championship.
The 2013 Women’s Collegiate Rugby Championship Cup is set to feature 8 premier women’s collegiate teams competing for the title.
The inaugural U.S. Military Cup features rugby teams from all five branches of the United States armed services including US Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy.