The Men’s D2 and D3 League Schedules have been released to the clubs. Clubs may change/switch dates upon approval of the Men’s VP and the FRRA Referees Society. We are currently finalizing the Women’s D2, College Women D1 and D2, and the College Men’s NSCRO and D2 Schedules to try to align some of the matches where possible (multiple teams playing in the same city on the same day). The men’s schedules can be found at the following link, and subsequent schedules will be posted to this master page : 2016/2017 Schedules
It is with great enthusiasm the Florida Rugby Union and 7’s High Performance Program wish Stephanie Browne the best of luck on her invitation to the Rugby Women’s 7s Academy Camp June 15-June 19 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA.
The 2016 USA Women’s Olympic team will be chosen from this camp and we look forward to Stephanie performing like she did in Las Vegas Invitations against France & Japan. Those efforts earned her this opportunity and the FRU HPP program will continue to provide venues like this for our Florida rugby athletes to showcase their abilities.
- Have you player log into their account on the USA Rugby registration system. They can do that by clicking here.
- Once they logged in, please find the tab of left hand side that says “Change Club Affiliation” it is at top under Member Area.
- Follow the instructions to complete the transfer.
- If player is transferring from outside of the FRU they will have pay $15 membership fee to USA Rugby for the transfer to be complete.
- Go http://www.usarugby.org/transfer-request/ — complete the form
- Once completed you will have to your old club write a email to USA Rugby stating that you have been released. USA Rugby will guide you in this process.
- Orlando Women
- Ft Miami
- Phoenix Sevens
- Miami RFC
- Naples Hammerheads
- Daytona Beach (Playing as Rolls Royce)
- Brevard Red Eye
- Orlando Men
- Bay Area Barracudas Sevens
- Boca Raton
- Gainesville Hogs
- Okapi Wanderers
- Treasure Coast
- Survey Link — Click Here — Due by Midnight on June 13th
We need FRU clubs to vote for Congress Representation using the following link . This page has more information on the election as well.
Bay Area Pelicans is hosting Gulf Coast 7s May 21st, 2016 at the Lakewood Sports Complex, 2001 Country Club Way S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712.
The 2016 Sunshine State Games Broward Festival features Figure Skating and Rugby
TALLAHASSEE – More than 350 skaters will lace up their skates and 14 rugby teams will toss around the distinctly-shaped oval ball to compete for gold, silver and bronze medals in a variety of skill levels at the 2016 Sunshine State Games Broward Festival beginning Friday, May 13.
The SSG Figure Skating Championships begin Friday morning and runs through Sunday, May 15 in Coral Springs, FL at the Panthers Ice Den. The age-level of registered figure skaters who will compete are from 4 to 80 years old. A highlight of the weekend will come when two skaters will be recognized as the top intermediate and juvenile division skaters
The Dorothy Dodson Award for Figure Skating Excellence will be presented at the end of the competition to the skater with the highest combined score in the Intermediate Ladies Free Skating and Short Program event. Last year’s winner for the Dorothy Dodson Award, named after veteran Figure Skating Judge, Dorothy Dodson, was Paxton James, from Estero, FL, who is also registered for the 2016 SSG Figure Skating Championships. Upon her success, James went on to compete in the 2016 South Atlantic Regional Championships where she won the Ladies Intermediate Skating division.
The Elizabeth “Betty” Stark award will recognize the Juvenile skater the highest score in the Juvenile Girls Free Skate. The 2016 Championships mark Stark’s 30th anniversary as the SSG Figure Skating Sports Director. This will be the second year that this award will be presented.
As in many Sunshine State Games events, there will be a wide age range in this year’s Figure Skating Championships. While youngest competitor Olivia Weiss, 4, from Parkland, FL will be celebrating her birthday Friday, May 13th as she competes in the basic program event, 80-year-old husband and wife, Beverly and Jack Rienks from Englewood, FL will be competing in the Adult Couples Dance.
The 2016 SSG Rugby Championships features 14 teams in three divisions, Boy’s High School and Men’s and Women’s Open. All rugby competition will be held Saturday at Brian Piccolo Park with matches beginning at 10:30 a.m.
The SSG Figure Skating Championships at the Panthers IceDen is free and open to the public during the more than 24 hours of events. Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs at the Panthers IceDen, visitwww.sunshinestategames.com and click on the Volunteer tab.
The Sunshine State Games high season will continue for seven out of the eight next weekends until June 26, 2016. There are a total of 10,000 athletes that are registered for this year’s state games. 28 sports are being offered and competitions will take place in 10 Florida communities. SSG held the Dominos Championship in February and the Artistic Roller Skating in March. Results of these two competitions are posted atwww.sunshinestategames.com.
2016 SSG Figure Skating Schedule
Panthers IceDen, Coral Springs
Friday, May 13, 2016 – 9:00 a.m. – 6:00p.m. (Stadium and Mezzanine Rinks in use)
Saturday, May 14, 2016 – 9:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. (Stadium and Mezzanine Rinks in use)
Sunday, May 15, 2016 – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Stadium Rink only)
2016 SSG Rugby Championships Schedule
Brian Piccolo Park, Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, May 14, 2016 – 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Sunshine State Games are an annual Olympic-style Sports Festival, presented by the Florida Sports Foundation, for Florida amateur athletes of all ages. The 2016 Broward County Festival is being held in conjunction with Broward County Sports Development. For more information about the 2016 Sunshine State Games you can visit www.sunshinestategames.com.
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10 a.m. onwards
Pine Trails Park, 10555 Trails End, Parkland, FL 33076
$250 for senior teams, $150 for high school
10% early discount if paid by May 21
As a bit of a wrinkle, we’re not having posts this year! Going to be similar to Beerfoot, but with 5-point and 7-point zones instead. Park won’t let us dig holes, so giving this a shot.
We will also be hosting USA South vs. Cayman Islands in an international 15s friendly at 5 p.m.
Our Senior Men’s State Championships this weekend will be held in conjunction with the Florida Youth Rugby Union. Additional details can be found at: http://www.floridayouthrugby.com/news_article/show/629998 and https://www.facebook.com/events/252071168470325/