Monthly Archives: September 2014

ALL FLORIDA DAY TOURNAMENT

SATURDAY & SUNDAY – OCTOBER 25TH & 26TH

  • Click Here to download tournament informational package
  • Click Here to register your team for the Tournament
  • Click Here to register for the Level 200 Coaching Course (October 26th at All Florida Day)

TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW 

The 2014 Annual All Florida Day Tournament will be held at the world class National Training Center in Clermont. In partnership with Central Florida Sports Commission the FYRU and FRU will be hosting the two-day four-division tournament.

DIVISIONS 

  • Men’s International 7s – Will feature National teams from across the Caribbean and the Florida Select Side.
  • Open Men’s 15s – Open to all 15s teams (College & Senior Men’s) from across Florida and its surrounding States. Games will be played in 25 minute halves each team will be guaranteed 3  games. However, we ideally would like to have 4 total, with two on Saturday and two on Sunday.
  • Open Women’s 15s – Like Mens the women’s division is open to all 15s teams (College & Senior Women’s) from across Florida and its surrounding States. Games will be played in 25 minute halves each team will be guaranteed 3  games. However, we ideally would like to have 4 total, with two on Saturday and two on Sunday.
  • High School Boy’s 15s & All American Camp – Salty Thompson will be traveling in from Arizona to observe and view talent for the USA High School All American squad. Salty will be running his camp from 9am to 11am on Saturday followed by observing talent in the High School Division.
  • Men’s College Florida Cup Matrix Play – 6 Florida Cup matches will be played across the two days. No b-side matches will be arranged however, college B-sides are encouraged to enter the Men’s Open Division.

DIVISIONAL ENTRY FEES

  • Men’s International 7s – $300
  • Open Men’s 15s – $250
  • Open Women’s 15s – $250
  • High School Boy’s 15s & All American Camp – $20 per player
  • Men’s College Florida Cup Matrix Play – $50 per team

Receive a $50 rebate by staying in a Tournament Hotel
Pay your Tournament entry fees by October 5th, book at least 4 rooms at a tournament hotel and receive $50 rebate after you final game on Sunday. Teams who do stay for Sunday’s games will not receive the rebate.
**Offer not valid for the High School Division and/or College Florida Cup Matrix Play.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW…
**Please note the High School Division Players need please register using this link

TOURNAMENT HOTELS

Days Inn & Suites
20390 N. US Hwy 27
Clermont, Fl 34715
Daily Rate of $43.99 +11% Tax
Call the hotel Direct on 352.429.0483 ask for the “All Florida Rugby” room block.

Crown Club Inn 
105 Summer Bay Blvd, Clermont, FL 34714
Daily Rate: $55 + 11%
Call the hotel direct on (407) 239-8315
ask for “Florida Rugby” group block

Holiday Inn Express 
Daily Rate: $99 + 11% tax
Call the hotel direct on 352.243.7878 ask for the “Florida Rugby” Room Block
Or Go Online by clicking here use the group code “FRG”

Fairfield Inn & Suites Clermont
Daily Rate: $99 + 11% tax
To book call hotel direct on 352.394.6585
ask for the “FL Rugby Union” group block
This is the closest hotel to the facility it walking distance

TOURNAMENT LOCATION

National Training Center
1935 Don Wickham Drive, Clermont, FL 34711
More information go to www.usantc.com

FOOD AND BEVERAGE VENDORS

  • On site Food and Beer will be provided by Beef ‘O’ Brady’s of Clermont. They will also be hosting the Social Saturday Evening.
  • Two other small food truck vendors will also be on site.

TOURNAMENT MAP 

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OPTIONAL EXTRAS 

$2000 – Extra all inclusive per/day cost Includes:

  • Up to 5-hours of practice time each day
  • Athlete recovery time after each practice
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner – Based on 30 players & staff)
  • Hotel (Based on 8 rooms per team @ Fairmont Inn & Suites or the Holiday Inn with Breakfast included)

Other extra services

  • ATC Trainers can arranged for any session for $35 per hour
  • Extra speed & agility session can be arranged. Session is lead by the NTC’s Olympic Training Staff – extra $150 per session
  • Extra strength & conditioning session. Session lead by NTC Staff within the NTC Athletic Center. – extra $150 per session

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR 

Evan Haigh
407-721-4080
evan.haigh15@gmail.com

Mens High Performance Program – Mens Select Side Rugby

 

The Florida Rugby Union is proud to announce the re-establishment of the Mens High Performance Program. The program focuses on running Florida Select Teams for both 15s and 7s along with elite player development.  

Program Objective and Goal:

The High Performance Program (HPP) is intended for athletes that want to play at a higher level of competition and improve their play.  Participation will provide athletes with training and competitive opportunities needed to improve their skills through exposure to coaching and competition not available at the local level.   

2014/15 – Scheduled Games

  • Saturday, October 11th @ Life University – 15s Squad

  • Saturday, February 21st @ RuggerFest versus Life University – 15s Squad

  • Sunday, February 22nd @Ruggerfest versus Argentina Alumni – 15s Squad

  • Saturday, May 2 @ TBA in Florida v Trinidad Caribs – 15s Squad

  • Saturday & Sunday, October 24th & 25th at All Florida Day- 7s Squad

  • Thursday, Friday & Saturday, February 12th, 13th & 14th @ Las Vegas 7s – 7s Squad  

Players Nominations

  • All players who wish to be selected for the October matches must nominate themselves by completing the player nomination form Click Here to do so.

  • Please also note only players who are registered with USA Rugby for the 2014/15 season are eligible to tryout for the team.

  • Player tryouts will be held Sunday September 14th at the Indian River Club. Start and finish times will be announced closer to the date.

Nominations for all coaching Positions

  • To apply to any of the coaching positions Click Here
  • Click Here for job description details.
  • Applications Close this Friday, September 5th.

Practice/Tryout Dates 

  • Sunday September 14th – Player Tryouts 
  • Sunday September 28th – 15s Squad Practice 
  • Sunday October 5th – 15s Squad Practice 
  • Sunday October 25th – 7s Squad Practice