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USA Rugby South Summer Camps

April 6, 2017

USA Rugby South Summer Camps

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USA Rugby South Panthers Release: Dana Sommer Catron, April 6, 2017

USA Rugby South Panthers begin preparation for the Rugby Americas North (RAN) u19 15’s championship tournament in July and finish the North American High School 7’s (NAHS7s) tournament series in August.

Below is an updated calendar of summer events. More information will become available as each date approaches.

USA RUGBY SOUTH U19 PANTHERS
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
SUMMER 2017

APRIL

April 30: Combined Panther and Eagle Impact Rugby Academy (EIRA) Camps

• Location: Montague Park, 1175 East 23^rd St, Chattanooga, TN, 37408.
• Boys – RAN 15’S Focused.
• Players can travel to one location and participate in two camps on the same day.
• EIRA Camp – 10:00am to 1:00pm with Coach Brendan Keane. The cost is $50.00 per player, paid to the EIRA, however currently registered Panther members will receive a $25 discount. To sign up or for more details, please contact Brendan at bkeane.eagleimpact@gmail.com (mailto:bkeane.eagleimpact@gmail.com).
• USA Rugby South Panther Open Try-Outs and All-Star Player Camp – 2:00pm to 5:30pm. Panther coaches will run skill development and assessment drills. Players should be prepared for live practice sessions.

JUNE

June 3-4: Panther Open all-Star Try-Outs and Player Camp along with the South All-State Competition in Murfreesboro, TN at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)

• Location: MTSU Rugby Complex, 2111 East Main St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130.
• Boys – RAN 15’s Focused.
• On Saturday, South All-State teams will play in multiple scrimmages as they prepare for the upcoming High School Regional Cup Tournament (RCT). Panther coaches will be on-site to scout potential new players.
• Also on Saturday and for those interested and not playing in the RCT, the Panthers will hold open all-star try-outs and a player camp starting at 10:00am.
• On Sunday, the Panther Camp continues from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Afterwards, the MTSU Live Rugby Camp begins (see next event date below).
• This is a big weekend of rugby so all current Panther players should plan to attend.

June 4-8: MTSU Rugby Live Camp

• Players are encouraged to attend the MTSU 4 day rugby camp that follows Sunday’s Panther Camp. For more information, please visit: http://mtrugbycamps.com/.

June 17-18: Panther Open All-Star Try-Outs and Player Camp along with the High School Regional Cup Tournament (RCT) at Life University in Atlanta (Marietta), GA

• Location: Life University Rugby Fields, 1269 Barclay Cir, SE Marietta, GA 30060.
• Boys – RAN 15’s Focused.
• Players not involved in the RCT are welcomed to join and participate in the Panther Camp.

JULY

July 1-2: RAN Final Preparation Camp

• Location – TBD.
• Boys – RAN 15’s Focused.
• Final RAN Preparation Camp.

July 13-22: RUGBY AMERICAS NORTH (RAN) U19 15’S CHAMPIONSHIPS – Miami, FL

• Confirmed competing teams include USA Rugby South, Cayman, Mexico, Bermuda, Trinidad, Turks & Caicos, and South America.
https://rugbyamericasnorth.com/.

AUGUST

August 3-5: NORTH AMERICAN INVITATIONAL 7’S – Salt Lake City, UT

• Boys u18 Elite and Boys u16 Elite.
• Final stop for the North American High School 7s series (NAHS7s).
http://www.nahs7s.com/.

PLAYER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Current and interested Panther players must register with our program and submit an annual $25 feee. New participants can do that here:
https://form.jotform.com/theresa812/2016-2017-All-StarRugbyReg

Panther players must also be current with USA Rugby CIPP Player Registration requirements, at which can be found: http://www.usarugby.org/membership/

Players interested in defending the Panthers’ 1st Place title in the 2017 RAN Championships must be born January 1, 1998 or later and meet the World Rugby Regulation (8) for 3-year residency requirements. More information can be found via their website: https://rugbyamericasnorth.com/

During Panther camps and try-outs, please wear a numbered jersey, rugby shorts, and cleats. Also bring a mouthpiece and your own tape and or braces if needed. Please bring plenty of water and snacks.

MANAGEMENT

Director of USA Rugby South – Kevin Kitto k.kitto@verizon.net
South u19 & Youth Program Director – Mark Williams mwilliams@rsucontractors.com
Management & Travel – Theresa Williams theresa@willtravelvacations.com
Marketing & Communications – Dana Catron xxrugby@gmail.com

SOCIAL MEDIA

Website http://www.usarugbysouthpanthers.com/
Join us on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/groups/686006471445734/

CONTACT US

pantheru19men@usarugbysouth.com

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