The USA Rugby South u19 program competed for the first time and finished 3rd in the 2014 U19 North America Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) Championships. We are beginning preparation for the 2015 NACRA Championships.
Posted on 10/2/2014 5:47:28 AM
The USA Rugby South
u19 program competed for the first time and finished 3rd in the 2014 U19 North America Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) Championships.
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are beginning preparation for the 2015 NACRA
Championships. Below is a schedule
and information on Regional Camps. We
are looking for location to host regional camps -- Please contact us if you are
interested in hosting a camp.
Events & Schedule November 2014 –
- Ø November 15-16th – Camp at Life University – This will be our official kick-off
for the 2015 NACRA Campaign. We shall
have a Coach & Management meeting on Friday evening. Saturday morning session, watch Life’s Elite
Training Team play Lindenwood University; Team Meeting and a Sunday morning
- Ø March 21-22 --
Camp at Life University - Saturday
morning session, watch South Men play Cayman Islands in a NACRA playoff match;
Team Meeting and a Sunday morning practice.
- Ø Regional Camps
& Additional Dates TBD –We have
identified several possible dates and are looking to organize a USA Rugby South
u19 Camp for any Region/State. We have
plans for 1 and 2-day camps. There may be
a nominal player fee to cover coach’s travel and out-of-pocket expenses to
organize and run the camp. We need
enough participation to insure a meaningful scrimmage game which would target around
(40) players. Every Camp must be
organized to attract the top-talent with safe playing facilities. We need a Host Contact to help organize these
events. If you are interested in hosting
a camp please contact us as soon as possible.
- Ø May 24-26th (Memorial Day weekend) – Camp at MTSU & Welsh Touring
Side. There will be a 2-day Camp at Middle Tennessee
State University that includes a match against a Welsh u19 Touring Side.
- Ø June 6th- 7th Knoxville, TN – Scrimmage Games and Camp at the
University of Tennessee – Rugby Park.
- Ø June 13th & 20th TBD – Possible camps, practices and scrimmages along with having coaches and
scouts involved in the USAR High School RAST event.
- Ø June 27th – Final Camp TBD
- Ø July 9th – 18th – NACRA – Tournament assembly &
- Ø August 1st – TBD Possible English Touring side (Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire & Derbyshire)
Players must be born between January 1st 1996 and December
31st 1998. This Program is a Travel
all-Star Team and all players need to have a minimum standard of athletic
ability and rugby experience. We also
Dedication to attend Camps
Commitment to a personal Fitness, Strength and
Ability to meet budget requirements through
current funds & Fundraising efforts.
Each Player must cover their own travel and
lodging at each camp.
There may be one-time camp fees at some events.
If selected Expenses will include:
At this time the exact location of the NACRA
event is not yet determined, therefore we cannot give accurate travel &
lodging expenses for this event.
There will be a Team Fee for kit, apparel and
Passport, Travel Insurance and other expenses
Rugby Experience & Athletic Ability
Willingness to do Hard Work
Ability to follow directions as a player and
with Team Management
Ability to have a Valid passport
IRB Regulation 8 applies to all players in the
national U19 teams i.e. born in the country, parents or grandparents born in
the country or player resident for previous 36 months. For more information on the IRB go to
Player Application Process
1. Read and understand Player
eligibility and requirements.
2. Make sure you can meet the Schedule
& Budgeted Expenses for Camp and Tours
3. Complete Player Application on-line http://www.usarugbysouthpanthers.com/
4. Have your Coach send us a letter of Recommendation
Managers Meeting; Friday November 14th
Prior to our first camp at Life University we shall have a
Coaches meeting in Marietta, GA on Friday at 7:00 Eastern. Kevin Kitto, Director of Rugby for the USA
Rugby South invites anyone interested in coaching, management and supporting
the USA Rugby South Programs (men and u19).
Make plans now for this meeting and participate in the weekend camp.
Please contact us.
USA Rugby South u19 http://www.usarugbysouthpanthers.com/
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