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Tornado Alley 7’s – RRRC and TOLA 6/24

Oklahoma University Rugby Football Club (A Registered Student Organization at OU) Norman, Oklahoma, June 24, 2017– 3 Divisions: Red River Rugby (RRRC) Conference National Championship Qualifier (Men and Women) – TOLA (Texas-Oklahoma-Louisiana-Arkansas) Open Division (Men and Women) TOLA High School Division (Young Men and Young Women) “TWIST LIKE A TORNADO AND SHOUT LIKE THUNDER!” Three …

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RRRC 7s Qualifier Tournament Rules and Regulations

General Provisions: Eligible teams that would like to participate in the RRRC 7s Series must be in good standing with USA Rugby, the Red River Rugby Conference (RRRC) and the Texas Rugby Union (TRU). If applying from outside the RRRC or the TRU, the team must be in good standing with a Geographic Union (GU) or a Local …

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7s Registration/Transfer Deadline – July 1

We wanted to remind you about an important transfer and registration deadline for 7s, July 1 (USA Rugby Eligibility Bylaw 9.2). Players must be present on the Clubs USA Rugby roster to be eligible for RRRC  7s tournaments. We wouldn’t recommend waiting until June 31st to request transfers as it can take more than 3-5 business days for transfers to be approved. …

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7s Reminders

With 7s just around the corner we wanted to send out a few reminders: New 7s clubs must apply to the TRU by June 1; the TRU Board will expedite applications to have them reviewed as quickly as possible: TRU Application Clubs and 7s-only teams must be in good standing with the TRU by June 1. Good …

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Level 1 Officiating 15s – June 17 in Austin, TX

Level 1 Officiating 15s Saturday, June 17, 2017 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) Comfort Suites Austin Airport 7501 E Ben White Blvd Austin, TX  78741 : Hosted by: Texas Rugby Referee Association Pre-course Registration Requirements.  Students must complete the following World Rugby online modules available at the World Rugby Passport website.  First, register with WR on …

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2017 RRRC 7s – Schedule and Locations Finalized

The 2017 RRRC 7s Qualifier Series will consist of four tournaments featuring Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s divisions. The teams that accumulate the most points during the course of the series will be awarded a slot in the USA Rugby 7s National Club Championship tournament. In order to be eligible, teams must meet USA Rugby and RRRC …

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RRRC Competitions Committee Notes – 5/1/17

The Red River Competitions Committee will now be releasing their monthly committee call minutes and notes. View all of the archived RRRC minutes** or read on for the most recent: Opening of the meeting and Roll Call (A.Sharpley) Sharpley Tate Young Kolberg Butch Turner Kurylas Watson Iker Hughes Approval of the Agenda (A.Sharpley) No objections to the agenda, …

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2017 RRRC 7s Series – Call for Qualifier Host Bids

The bidding for the right to host a 2017 Red River Rugby Conference (RRRC) 7s Qualifying Tournament has opened. This year the 7s committee has added a fourth tournament in order to raise the level of competition and to allow for teams to have more opportunities to ensure that all of their players are eligible …

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World Rugby announces new measures to limit contact with the head

New law application guideline will codify zero-tolerance to contact with the head Approach informed by largest-ever study identifying most common situations leading to head injuries Players, coaches and match officials urged to be proactive in changing culture Latest step in proactive, evidence-driven approach to injury reduction Head is a no-go area World Rugby has further strengthened its …

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UPDATED: TRU/RRRC, Who Does What?

Updated October 2019 We often hear questions regarding duties between the Texas Rugby Union and the Red River Rugby Conference. A quick bit of history might help… When USA Rugby started the GU pilots around 2010, part of it included merging Local Area Unions (LAUs) together. We were fortunate that we didn’t need to merge …

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