Saturday July 18th, 2015
- Southern Conference Team Check in 9am (more details for Southern Championships below)
live scoring link for southern championships
- Click Here for the Full Tournament Schedule
- Captains Meeting is 930am
- First Game Starts at 10am
Emery Hamilton Sports Complex (adjacent to the Central Florida Fairgrounds)
4400 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32808
Lucky Lure Bar on Lake Ivanhoe
1427 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32804
- $5 – Wrist bands gets you a bottomless cup
- Dinner and Food Discounts at Food Truck
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown
60 S Ivanhoe Blvd
Orlando, FL 32804
Booking Page – https://aws.passkey.com/event/13964408/owner/3897435/home.
or Call 407-313-6027 or (866) 247-3571 – Request the “Florida Rugby Room Rate”
CLICK HERE TO ENTER YOUR TEAM
(Please note that spots are limited only teams who make payment prior to tournament are guaranteed a spot in the tournament. )
Further Contact Information – Please contact Kyle McCormick at firstname.lastname@example.org
South Championships Additional Information
Roster Form – to be collected at check-in. Each player on roster must show photo ID and be available to show ID if requested later in the day if there are any challenges.
1 team advances to Nationals (down from 2 in 2014 due to poor showing by South region at Nationals)
2 Old White
3 Ronin (Krewe)
5 FIU Men
6 SW FL (Naples)
2. Ft. Miami
7 Team Format
There will be one pool of 3 teams and one pool of 4 teams as above.
The winner of Pool A plays the 2nd place team of Pool B in one semi-final
The winner of Pool B plays the 2nd place team of Pool A in the other semi-final
Seeding for the pools will be based on previous qualifier results.
The Number 1 team will play in Pool A
The Number 2 team will play in Pool B
The Number 3 team will play in Pool B
The Number 4 team will play in Pool A
The Number 5 team will play in Pool A
The Number 6 team will play in Pool B
The Number 7 teams will play in Pool B
The number one team will always play in the pool with 3 teams.
Teams that have not played in previous qualifiers will placed in the pools randomly (seeding from previous year or FL pool play)
Pool A matches
Knoxville v FIU
Charlotte v FIU
Knoxville v Charlotte
Pool B matches
Old White v SW FL
Ronin v Orlando
Old White v Orlando
Ronin v SW FL
SW FL v Orlando
Old White v Ronin
A1 v B2
A2 v B1
B4 (out) (7th)
A3 v B3 (5th & 6th place)
Losers of Semifinals (3rd & 4th place)
Winners of Semi-Final (1st and 2nd place)
3 Teams- Women’s
1 v 2
2 v 3
1 v 3
Top 2 Teams play for 1st and 2nd
Scoring and TIme
Each match shall consist of two 7-minute periods with a 1-minute halftime interval except for the final, which shall consist of two 10 minute periods with a 1 minute halftime interval.
Each team should be on the field and ready to play at their scheduled game time. At the qualifying competitions, the Host tournament rule(s) govern this situation. At the Championships, a try will be awarded at 2-minute increments(without goal kicks), with a forfeit occurring at the elapsed time of the first period.
In the case of round robin divisional scoring for advancement shall be as follows:
2 points for a win
1 point for a tie
0 points for a loss
In case of a tie at the end of pool or round robin play, the following criteria shall be used in the order listed:
a. Results of head to head competition between tied teams.
b. Most points scored in divisional play.
c. Point Differential – points scored minus points allowed for all games played.
d. Most tries scored in divisional play.
e. Most converted tries scored in divisional play.
f. Toss of a coin.
In case of a tie at the end of any knockout rounds, i.e. quarterfinals, semifinals, or final, there should be:
a. A rest interval not to exceed 3 minutes.
b. A coin toss to determine choice of kick or end.
c. Sudden Death, in rotating 5-minute periods with a 1 minute rest interval between
f. A maximum of three players may be replaced during a game.
g. If a player leaves a game due to injury, he/she may not participate any further in that
match. The injured player may participate in later matches for that team with approval of the Event Doctor.
h. If a player is sent off for foul play, he/she may not participate any further in that
tournament. The Referee will forward a Disciplinary Report to the host Disciplinary Chairman for review and action.
Eligibility – Formatting is not good, exactly as from – http://usarugby.org/documentation/membership/eligibility-regulations.pdf