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Regional Cup College Showcase Tournaments 

The Basics

• 5 tournaments, sanctioned by USA Rugby. 
• The pathway to College Rugby, Collegiate Scholarships. Also scouts will be in attendance for our HS All American Teams and U20 teams. 
• Tournament fee is determined by each Tournament Host (same price for multiple teams). Refer to www.usarugby.org/rctfor more information.

• Registration deadline for each event is 2 weeks prior to the event date or until the tournament has reached capacity.

• Every tournament will have two tiers available for both boys and girls.

• All tournaments will use USA Rugby Technical Zone and Medical Player Welfare Protocols.
Eligibility

• Players must be in high school (grades 9-12) during the 2018-19 school year. No college freshmen, no 8th graders.

• Tier 1 includes players who are 16 years old or older at the time of the event. 15’s format.

• Players must have been 18 or younger on September 1, 2018 (could not have turned 19 before that date. Same as HS Eligibility).

• Tier 2 includes players who are 16 years old or younger at the time of the event. 15’s format.

• Players must be at least 14 by the event date to participate in Tier 2, if 14 the U15 waiver must be signed and approval given to participate.

• Other levels of competition please contact the tournament directors. 


College Scouting

• Each tournament will hold a college fair; college coaches will be invited to have tables to meet players, coaches and parents
• Coaches will be on site throughout the weekend watching matches and players in action. Each field will have a college coach watching section.
• The RCT's are one of the top spots for college coaches to not only see players but get the chance to meet them and their parents.

tournament dates

• Denver, CO –June 14-16

• springfield, MA –June 29-30

• Boise, ID –June 28-29

• Cottage grove, wi –June 22-23

• murfreesbourough, tn –June 22-23

 

Action Items for Teams

• Contact your state organization to communicate your intention to take a team to the RCT events. 


• Registration opening soon.  Find the links at usarugby.org/RCT and register early to reserve your spot! 

For More Information:

usarugby.org/rct