Summer Olympics Sneak Peek: Rugby in the U.S
23 Jan, 2014
USA Rugby will Present the USA Rugby 7s in Las Vegas, January 24-26
The Las Vegas Invitational presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has seen rapid growth in participating teams over the past few years. In 2011, 177 competed at the LVI. 2012 saw an increase to 232 teams competing as well as the addition of the Men’s College CRC Qualifier 7’s Division for a wildcard spot at the USA Sevens Collegiate Rugby Championship Invitational. For 2013, over 250 teams competed.
Information on registration is available at this link.
Founded in 1975, USA Rugby is the national governing body for the sport of rugby in America, and a Full Sport Member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the International Rugby Board (IRB).
Currently headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, USA Rugby is charged with developing the game on all levels and has over 115,000 active members. USA Rugby oversees four national teams, multiple collegiate and high school All-American sides, and an emerging Olympic development pathway for elite athletes.
USA Rugby is governed by a nine member Board of Directors, a Congress representing the membership and a professional staff headed by a CEO. The website is http://usarugby.org/