Rugby Sevens

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Online Registration is Closed. For registraion questions please contact the BSG office - Info@baystategames.org 

Date 

Saturday July 28, 2018

Venue 

Union Point Sports Complex, Weymouth, MA     

 

                       

Cost

Entry Fee:$245 for teams 3rd-6th grade                             

$270 for teams 7th-12th grade

Late Fee (as of 7/1/18): $25

Registration Deadline

To ensure proper registration and sanctioning with US Rugby, the registration deadline for all teams is Friday, July 13.

Divisions 

All grades as of 2017/2018 academic year

Grade 3 & 4 (half-field, flag, no contact, MUST be age 8 as of 9/1/2018, teams can be co-ed)

Grade 5 & 6 (half-field, flag, no contact, teams can be co-ed)

Grade 7 & 8 (half-field, contact, teams can be co-ed)

Male Grade 9 & 10 (full field, contact)

Male Grade 11 & 12 (full-field, contact)

Female Grade 9, 10, 11, 12 (full-field, contact)

No player is allowed to play for more than one team

Eligibility 

Each athlete on a team must meet the following criteria 

  • A full time student or resident in Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire & Rhode Island currently playing on a Massachusetts Youth Rugby Organization team

Competition Highlights

  • 6 competition divisions will be offered. A new female divisions for grade 7-12 will be addedd this year.
  • All teams play minimum of 3 and up to 5 games
  • All players receive a Bay State Games t-shirt
  • Appropriate Gold, Silver or Bronze medals awarded to top 3 finishers in each division
  • Gold medal winners receive a Bay State Games award item

Rules 

  • Each team can entering the tournament can bring a squad of up to 15 players. For each GAME a team plays in the tournament, they must submit a ROSTER of only 12 players. 

  • Each player can only play for ONE TEAM and may only play in ONE DIVISION.

  • Seven starters and 5 subs allowed on each team

  • Each team must have at least one but no more than two adult coaches, one of whom must be a USA Rugby Certified level 200 coach

  • MIAA rules regarding out of season coaching of high school teams will apply to the Bay State Games Rugby tournament. A high school head or assistant coach cannot coach an out of season contest if more than 50% of the team consists of players from the coaches high school team. This rule is interpreted as 50% of the players on the field at any point in the contest. Entire high school teams can enter the Bay State Games Rugby competition as long as the coach of the Bay State Games team is not a coach at the school that all the players come from. Violations of this rule could have an impact on the coach and team during the high school season.

  • Matches will be played under the IRB Laws of the Game using the variation for Under 19 and Seven-a-side play

  • 15-minute games

State Games of America

 

Tournament Director 

Bill Good 

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