2016 Summit – Save the Date!

Mark your calendars! The Texas Rugby Union is holding our second annual Regional Development Summit on August 19-21, 2016. We have partnered with the Allen Griffins and the event will be held at the Courtyard Dallas Allen at the John Q. Hammons Center at 210 E Stacy Rd, Allen, TX 75002. This event is for rugby of all …

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The first annual Texas Rugby Union Summit has concluded and was an overwhelming success. This one of a kind event was hosted by the TRU, TRRA and the Griffins Rugby Club in Allen, TX over 2.5 days. Throughout the weekend we certified: 10 L300 Coaches 24 L200 Coaches 19 L1 Referees 5 L2 Referees 6 …

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TRU Summit – LIVE!

We’ve kicked off the #TRUSummit! Check back for updates and photos throughout the weekend. [View the story “TRU Summit LIVE!” on Storify] Not sure what the Summit is? Get the details here.

Welcome Reception at Nine Band Brewery – TRU Summit

We’d like to welcome everyone to the Friday evening social/reception before the TRU Summit begins. Join us at at Nine Band Brewery (9 Prestige Cir, Allen, TX 75002) from 8-9:30pm and enjoy drinks* and Torchy’s Tacos. Please RSVP to Wendy by 9pm on Tuesday to confirm your attendance and let us know about any food allergies we may need …

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L200 & L300 Coaching Courses FULL | TRU Summit

The L200 and L300 coaching courses are FULL and not accepting new registrations at this time. We are hoping to host more in the future, if your club is interested in organizing, fill out a hosting form. We are still accepting registrations for the Administration Workshop, Referee L1, L2 and CMO. Register at https://texasrugbyunion.com/summit.

TRU Summit Location CHANGE

It’s with regret that the 2015 TRU Summit will not be hosted by The Den. Due to unforeseeable delays in construction, the facility is a few weeks behind and the opening has been pushed back to later in the fall. There’s no need to change your plans though. The official hotel, Courtyard Marriott, Allen, will …

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Administration Workshop – TRU Summit

We’re excited to announce that the Administration Course, which we’ve renamed the Administration Workshop will be given by Martin Gardner of the USA Rugby Club Strategic Committee. The workshop will focus on giving clubs ideas on developing a strategy and goals for growth. Then building on that foundation through organization and structure to achieve their goals. This …

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Complete the Referee L1 Course & we’ll refund you the cost!

Refereeing is a fun, exciting, non-contact way to be involved with Rugby. There are many reasons to take up officiating, you get to see all the action from the best position on the field, it’s a great way to keep fit, enhance your knowledge of the laws, and meet new and interesting people. The one-day Level 1 …

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L200 Certified Coach [Team Requirement]

For the upcoming 2015-2016 competitive season, all teams will be required to have a L200 USA Rugby Certified Coach. Please note that the TRU is offering a L200 coaching courses at the TRU Summit in Allen, TX on Aug 29, 2015. The TRU Board highly encourages all teams to send representatives to the Summit in order to be …

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