Central Alabama Youth Rugby (est. 2010)

Last updated 12/11/2014

Age 6-11 (Flag) | Age 11-14 (Tackle) | Age 14-19 (Tackle)

| Age 18-Up Vulcans (Tackle) |

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Important News 12/11/14:

Registration is open for the Summer, 2015 youth and high school season but we just got informed that the team dues can no longer be collected via the USA Rugby registration. Players and coaches will still need to register via USA Rugby as described below, but stay tuned for further instrucsions on how to pay dues to Central Alabama Youth Rugby. Exact dates are TBD but will likely be May through part of July.

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Central Alabama Youth Non-Contact Rugby

(Ages 6-11)

(a.k.a. Flag Rugby)

Click here for a quick video about flag rugby

Registration for ages 6-11 (flag): Folllow the instructions below:

1. Go to www.usarugby.org

2. Click the red button near the top right labeled "Register."
3. Click the appropriate link as to whether or not you are a current or former member of USA Rugby, not a member but want to join, or a current member requesting a login account.
4. Make sure you register for "Central Alabama Youth Non-Contact Rugby." If you search for Birmingham you might be on a team from Michigan
5. Continue with the rest of the questions, online signatures, and online payment.
6. If you're asked to chose a role, and you're signing up your child only, select "Rookie Player (used to be $73 but the USA Rugby part should now be $5 and soon we will tell you how to pay CAYR dues) (Age: 6-11).
7. After you have finished registering online, Click Here to open the Liability/Waiver Form. Print out the form, fill it out, and give it to one of the coaches from Birmingham Rugby at the pitch or mail it to Birmingham Rugby, PO Box 59262, Birmingham, AL 35259.

Style = CoEd Flag Rugby

Practices/Scrimmages are planned for Monday nights from 5:45 - 6:45 at Krebs Field. Starting date TBD but likely in May, 2015 and ending in July, 2015.

Tournaments: This event WILL be a part of Alabama Sports Festival (Alabama Games) in Birmingham on June 6, 2015. See our "Sevens" page for details.

Cost: $73 (This includes a jersey). Each child will need to provide cleats (soccer cleats are fine) and black shorts.

 

 

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Central Alabama Youth Contact Rugby

(Ages 11-14)

(a.k.a. Middle School)

Registration for age 11-14 tackle:  Folllow the instructions below

1. Go to www.usarugby.org

2. Click the red button near the top right labeled "Register."
3. Click the appropriate link as to whether or not you are a current or former member of USA Rugby, not a member but want to join, or a current member requesting a login account.
4. Make sure you register for "Central Alabama Youth Contact Rugby." If you search for Birmingham you might be on a team from Michigan
5. Continue with the rest of the questions, online signatures, and online payment.
6. After you have finished registering online, Click Here to open the Liability/Waiver Form. Print out the form, fill it out, and give it to one of the coaches from Birmingham Rugby at the pitch or mail it to Birmingham Rugby, PO Box 59262, Birmingham, AL 35259.

 

Style = Boys Only Tackle Rugby (if enough girls are interested we will have a girls division as well).

Practices/Scrimmages are planned for Monday and maybe Wednesday nights from 5:45 - 6:45 at Krebs Field. Starting date TBD but likely in May, 2015 and ending in July, 2015.

Tournaments: This event WILL be a part of Alabama Sports Festival (Alabama Games) in Birmingham on June 6, 2015. See our "Sevens" page for details.

Cost: used to be $150 but now the USA Rugby part should be $20 and soon we will tell you how to pay the CAYR dues - This includes a full kit (jersey, shorts, and socks)

 

 

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Central Alabama High School Rugby

(Ages 14-19)

Registration for age 14-19 High School tackle: Folllow the instructions below:

2. Click the red button near the top right labeled "Register."
3. Click the appropriate link as to whether or not you are a current or former member of USA Rugby, not a member but want to join, or a current member requesting a login account.
4. Make sure you register for "Central Alabama Youth Contact Rugby." If you search for Birmingham you might be on a team from Michigan
5. Continue with the rest of the questions, online signatures, and online payment.
6. After you have finished registering online, Click Here to open the Liability/Waiver Form. Print out the form, fill it out, and give it to one of the coaches from Birmingham Rugby at the pitch or mail it to Birmingham Rugby, PO Box 59262, Birmingham, AL 35259.

 

Style = Boys Only Tackle Rugby (if enough girls are interested we will add a girls division as well). 7s. That means 7 on 7 rather than 15 on 15. 

Practices are planned for 5:30 till 6:45pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Starting date TBD but likely in May, 2015 and ending in July, 2015. All practices will be held at Krebs Field at Ramsay Park (3609 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, Alabama) unless we get enough players to split up into regional teams.

Tournaments: We WILL have a High School bracket in the Alabama Sports Festival (Alabama Games) here in Birmingham on Saturday June 6, 2015. We will likely also enter the team in the Georgia Games and we will be looking for other opportunities for additional matches and tournaments. See our "Sevens" page for details.

Cost: used to be $150 but now the USA Rugby part should be $30 and soon we will tell you how to pay the CAYR dues  - This includes a full kit (jersey, shorts, and socks) and paid entry into at least the Birmingham tournament. It also means you will get all of the benefits of being a registered member of USA Rugby. Details can be read at www.usarugby.org 

 

 

 

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Birmingham Vulcans

18 or Over = Eligable to play for the Birmingham Vulcans.

Practices are Tuesday and Thursday nights at 6:30 almost all year round.

 

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Misc Info:
Krebs Field is located at 3609 Montclair Road, Birmingham, Alabama
 
 
 
Matches are run by certified rugby coaches and referees. 
 
 

Click Here to view the Rules of non contact Youth Rugby that will be used.

For more information please contact Patti Bennett, Youth Rugby Commissioner at mailto:benn34@charter.net or 205-919-9555.
Field Hotline = 205-933-6285