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NEW RUGBYWA STATE CHAMPIONS!

Rainier Highlanders swept the day winning all three divisions on Saturday May 21st at a beautiful but very windy Central Washington University field.

Rainier Highlanders 7th/8th Graders over Budd Bay 14-5

Rainier Highlanders JV over Eastside Lions 31-10

Rainier Highlanders D1 Var over Liberty Patriots 25-15

Tacoma Tsunami D2 Var

Kent Crusader Girls Var over Rainier Highlanders 56-0

 

2016 SUMMER SEVENS PLAYER PAYMENT INFORMATION

2016 Summer 7s Player Payment Information

2016 SUMMER SEVENS PLAYER REGISTRATION

Didn't play in the Spring but will in the Summer, register here and NOW!  Click on the picture and it will take you the the registration page.

Excited to play Summer Sevens! Ready to sign-up and be part of the fun!  Don't know if you registered and paid already?

If your player is in 1st thru 8th grade and they played in the Spring Season, they are eligible to play Summer Sevens already!!!

Grade level eligibility of your player for the summer is the same level they played in the spring.

We look forward to all divisions and levels encouraging participation in this year's Summer 7s Series.

There will be scheduled matches for Girls Varsity levels, Boys 7/8, JV and Varsity level as well.  We will be scheduling time slots between matches for our youth participants; to include 1st-4th (non-contact) and 5th/6th.  These can be motley games so all can participate.

Summer 7s - July 30th

Some important information for Summer 7s event - July 30th

Address: Orting Lions Community Playing Fields - 19725 Orville Road East Orting 98360

 Venue Rules

No Dogs (Even on Leash)

No BBQ's or cooking grills 

No vehicles beyond controlled and designated parking areas

Designated team tent / assembly area

Other

Dunk Tank  (fee to participate)

Bounce Castle (free for appropriate age)

3 fields - 1 & 2 primary game fields and # 3 is smaller with no posts for younger ages

Concession stand onsite

Plate Sale Fund Raiser

$10 per plate
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Boneless Chicken
Pork Riblets
Turkey Tail
Polish Sausage
Chop Suey
Macaroni Salad
Rice
Soda or Water

Onsite Mobile Spirit-wear Vendor - Sale of Event wear

Summer 7s Series- July 30th

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2016 SUMMER SEVENS TEAM REGISTRATION

Coaches....click on the picture to continue on to REGISTER your team for 2016 SUMMER 7S.

We start summer 7s with the tournament at Chuckanut on July 10th.  The summer series will consist of 3 dates, which will count towards points.  You may choose one or all of the dates to play. The State Championship will be decided on the last day of matches, August 13th.

Cost: $25 per date or $75 for all three dates in the series

Please select all the dates your team will participate:

  • 7/10/2016 at Ferndale Polo fields, 7038 Dahlberg Rd, Ferndale, WA 98248
  • 7/30/2016 at Orting Lions Community Park - 19725 Orville Road East, Orting, WA 98360
  • 8/06/2016 at Cedar Heights Middle School - 19640 SE 272nd St, Kent, WA 98042
  • 8/13/2016 at Regional Athletic Complex - 8345 Steilacoom Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98513 (State Championship)

For clubs that will be registering more than one team for Summer 7s and that will be participating in all three dates...there will be an opportunity for you to use a Team discount code.

Codes for multiple teams registered with one club:

  • 2nd team registered ($10 off) - summer72 
  • 3rd team registered ($15 off) - summer73 
  • 4th team registered ($20 off) - summer74 

At checkout you will be able to apply the code.  Please coordinate with all coaches of all levels with your club.  

 

2016 Summer 7s Schedule

The schedule looks like this…..

The Summer 7 series will be three Saturdays this year, July 30th at Orting Lions Community Park - 19725 Orville Road East Orting 98360, August 6th, Cedar Heights Middle School - 19640 SE 272nd St, Kent, WA 98042 , and August 13th, Regional Athletic Complex - 8345 Steilacoom Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98513

2016 Summer 7s - July 30th

Rainier Junior Rugby Girls 6th-8th Grade Summer Program

 

Rainier Junior Rugby Girls 6th-8th Grade Summer Program

We are excited to invite you to an inexpensive and low commitment seven week summer program which will include four core skill introduction practices followed by five week night Jamborees.  All practices and Jamborees will be held in the Auburn area. There are no school district boundaries affiliated with this program and any female currently in Grades 6-8 are eligible to participate.

All participants will be provided instruction in the necessary core skills to participate in a modified version of the normal game. Scrums and lineouts are eliminated but tackling, running, passing and kicking skills are included to maximize the exposure to the primary elements of the normal game. This version will involve full contact and players will be tackled and expected to tackle others.

Teams will be selected after the four preliminary practices to ensure we have a good balance of players on each team. The teams are likely to have at least one current Rainer player and will be limited in size to 7 or less. Teams will be coached by Rainier Coaches and former players.

Athletes who play other sports that will be out of season during this period or have the flexibility in their schedules to do both are encouraged to come out and try the fastest growing sport in the country and the newest sport in the Rio Olympics.

Practices will commence the week of July 11th and continue twice a week in the evening until July 21st.

Game nights will commence on Monday 7/25 from 7pm-9 pm at Auburn Riverside HS Sports Turf Football Field. Game nights will continue 8/1, 8/8, 8/15 & 8/22.

All participants will receive mandatory membership to USA Rugby and a Uniform Jersey to keep.

Fees:

Current Player who played spring 2016 - $20

New Player to Rugby                                      $45

Forms of payment include cash, check or credit card.

More Information Needed

Please email Coach Andy  a.s.ramsay@comcast.net and provide the following information

Online Registration Sign up -  Available at www.rainierjuniorrugby.com look for the green registration 

 

 

 


Hannah S, Teulia T, Telikai M, Gracie S, Nadine A, Hepisipa O, Alexa V Not shown Jessica M, and Martina L

These are the first year players in our newly formed 7th and 8th grade girls team.  Credit Andy Ramsay for taking the lead in getting the girls together from a couple of squads and all the parents and girls for wanting this to happen.  They drive down every weekend to play in the Rugby Oregon girls league and are 2-0!

Go Girls!

Thank you's to Andy and the Parents to make this happen for them.

 

It's always Rugby weather!

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Jul
  • 30
Summer 7
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  • Rainier hosting.... @ Orting Lions Community Park - 19725 Orville Road East Orting 98360
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  • Aug
  • 6
Summer 7
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  • Kent hosting....Cedar Heights Middle School - 19640 SE 272nd St, Kent, WA 98042
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  • Aug
  • 13
Summer 7
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  • Budd Bay hosting...Regional Athletic Complex - 8345 Steilacoom Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98513
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  • Aug
  • 31
End of the 2016 Season
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  • Sep
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1st Day of the 2017 Season
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  • On-line registrations now open for 2016-2017

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PREFERRED GEAR AND EQUIPMENT VENDOR

RugbyWA has also signed a sponsorship agreement with World Rugby Shop.  WRS is able to set up a team store for each of your clubs. Apparel can be printed with your team logo and your club will receive and annual 10% rebate check.  Ask your coach or manager for your store so you can represent.  Buy only 1 item and have it printed with your team logo!  

RugbyWA changes to Grade-Based Registration 2015-2016

In general, RugbyWA eligibility rules follow those of USA Rugby with some local variations. Please see the full Eligibility Policy document below as well as the Eligibility Waiver Application.

As we continue to move toward more acceptance by the local schools to gain school-based team status, we are also changing the way we register our players by considering their grade level of instead of their birthday and year.  This is more in-keeping with the way the schools think and talk about their students and athletes, making us less weird.

The 2015-2016 School year registration for RugbyWa will open September 1, 2015.

Students going into 1st and 2nd grade, 6 -8 years old, previously the U-9 teams, will play in Jamborees.  These are team sponsored matches where all kids in that age group come together, to play rugby.  They are coach reffed with coaching happening on field of play.  All boys and girls are welcome and matches will be played so every player gets maximum playing time.  These Jamborees are usually followed by a potluck.

Students going into 3rd and 4th grade, 8-10 years old, previously the U-11 teams, will also be part of the Jamboree scheduling.

Students going into 5th and 6th grades, 10-12 years old, previously the U-13 teams will have scheduled games but scores will not be recorded or kept as league play.  These are the early development teams and the importance is on skill acquisition, sportsmanship, fitness and safety.  

Students going into 7th and 8th grade, 12-14 years old, previously the U15's, will have scheduled and refereed matches using USAR rules for time and discipline. These teams are considered league play and will follow the path for play-offs and state championship tournaments.

Students going into 9th and 10th grade, 14-16 years old, previously the U-17's will be called Junior Varsity, JV.  These, too, will be refereed matches and follow the path for play-offs and state championships.

Students going into 11th and 12th grade, 16-19 years old. previously the U19's will be called Varsity.  Also refereed and will follow the path to play-offs and state championships

 

 

New Season Grown-Up Code of Conduct

Please Remember:

These are kids, your kids, and your friend's kids

This is just a game.  These are teaching moments.

All of the coaches and assistant coaches are volunteers.

The Refs are human and have kids of their own.  They get it.

We are always looking for new refs and would be happy to have you sign up and take the course.

This is not Six Nations, The World Cup, The Olympics or The Super Bowl. It's just a game.  Please be Respectful of the players, the refs and the game.