UPDATE: The TSS has been postponed until 2014. Read the full press release here.
In an effort to provide TRU Member Clubs a Competitive 7s Structure, the TRU announces the 2013 Texas 7s Series (TSS). This will be a competition for Clubs who wish to participate in a comprehensive competition comprised of three (3) separate events that will culminate in the crowning of the 2013 Texas 7s Cup Champion and a monetary award.
TRU Texas 7s Cup Series Schedule
- June 29 (Central Texas Regional)
- July 13 (DFW Regional)
- July 27 (Houston Regional)
Each event will have a separate and independent competitive structure/bracket that includes those teams that commit to compete in the TSS. Competition Points will be awarded at/for each of the 3 events. The Team amassing the most competition points over the 3 regional events will be crowned Texas 7s Series Cup Champion and will receive $2000.
- Texas 7s Series Cup Champion receives $2000
- Second in Total Competition Points receives $1000
- All other participating teams receive $400
NOTE: All Teams MUST complete ALL competitive matches in the series to receive ANY Award.
NOTE: Monetary award amounts are based upon participation of at least 8 teams. Monetary awards may be less than or exceed the amounts stated above, depending on the ultimate number of teams entering the competition. The above-referenced format is based on eight (8) teams participating, however the ultimate structure and payouts will be contingent on the number of teams participating.
Clubs who wish to compete must:
- Be a TRU Member Club (including TRU 7s ONLY Clubs);
- Apply to TRU by June 7, 2013 by sending an email to TRU Director of Competitions-Ron Watson (firstname.lastname@example.org) committing to participation; and,
- Send a $1000 check (Entry Fee) payable to TRU to: Texas Rugby Union, P.O. Box 980405, Houston, TX 77098 (post-marked by June 7, 2013).
For more information about the Texas Sevens Series, go to the TSS page.