NOVEMBER/DECEMBER INDOOR RUGBY PROGRAMS
FOR YOUTH PLAYERS 1st-8th GRADES
THIS IS FOR NEW AND RETURNING PLAYERS!
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS ARE INVITED TO HELP COACH AND GET SERVICE HOURS!
Sign up at https://www.newlenoxparks.org/rugby/
Programs will run on 5 Thursday evenings (Nov 2nd, Nov 9th, Nov 30th, Dec 7th, Dec 14th)
1st-3rd graders will sign up for “Rookie Rugby” and will meet from 6:15-7:15pm
4th-8th graders (our U13 & U15 players) will sign up for “Rugby 101” and will meet from 7:15-8:15pm
Location: Lincoln-Way Central High School Field House (1801 E Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, IL 60451)
ALL RETURNING PLAYERS ARE EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE – and also try and encourage a friend to come along and try out rugby!
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND AND HELP COACH AND GET SERVICE HOURS!
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR SPRING 2024!
Teams playing in Spring 2024 season
High School Boys
High School Girls
U15 (grades 7-8, co-ed)
U13 (grades 4-6, co-ed)
Rookie Rugby (grades K-3, co-ed, non-contact flag rugby)
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE 2 STEPS TO REGISTER:
1. REGISTER WITH USA Rugby ON RUGBY XPLORER
CLICK HERE... https://myaccount.rugbyxplorer.com.au/
HS Girls, HS Boys, U15, and U13 player registration fee is $45.
Rookie Rugby player registration fee is $15.
2. REGISTER WITH SOUTH SUBURBAN COBRAS RUGBY CLUB
and PAY ANNUAL CLUB MEMBERSHIP DUES ON TEAMSNAP
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR U13, U15, BOYS & GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL ...
This year we are using TEAMSNAP for registration, dues payments, team management, and communications. Dues will be $325 for high school players, $225 for U13 and U15 players, and $25 for Rookie Rugby players. Multi-player family discount* is $50 for second player and $100 for any additional players in the same family (*discount does not apply to Rookie Rugby).
**A MONTHLY INSTALLMENT PLAN IS AVAILABLE**
Dues will include** team t-shirt, 2024 season patch, rugby shorts, and will cover costs of indoor training facilities at Roma, outdoor fields, team equipment and kit, match-day fees including referees & trainers, bus service for high school teams, and other associated costs (Rookie Rugby dues will include team t-shirt and 2023 season patch).
All players need to provide his/her own mouthguard.
Included in each registration will be a $50 fundraiser fee for all players. Each player will receive 5 raffle tickets in the spring to keep or sell. We will have a drawing for cash prizes at our golf outing in June.
**PLAYERS MUST REGISTER AND PAY DUES BEFORE THEY CAN PARTICIPATE**
**IF THERE IS FINANCIAL HARDSHIP PLEASE INDICATE ON TEAMSNAP REGISTRATION**
WINTER INDOOR TRAINING FOR SPRING 2024 RUGBY SEASON BEGINS JAN 15th!
Pre-season winter training will begin the first week of January at Roma.
On Mondays we will be on the turf field
U13 & U15 7:00pm to 8:30pm
High School Girls & Boys 8:30pm to 10:00pm
* bring your own personal water bottle and please have it labeled with your name
* we will be running a lot – so don’t eat or drink too much before training sessions!
* and for those newcomers, ‘rugby boots’ are what rugby players call their cleats – you can find rugby cleats online, but any pair of soccer or football cleats will work well
located east of Center Road set back off of Laraway Rd on the south side
SPRING SCHEDULE – OUTDOOR TRAINING, SCRIMMAGES AND GAMES
OUTDOOR TRAINING STARTS IN MARCH
Following the conclusion of our indoor training we will go outside and generally practice two days a week the last part of March until the end of May. This training schedule will apply to all sides and generally training sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
U13 and U15 will practice at Walker Country Estates Park and High School practices will be at Liberty Jr High field inside the track. (see link below)
SCRIMMAGES AND GAMES IN APRIL AND MAY
Competitions will begin as soon as we can schedule them – this will depend on availability of teams and facilities. Typically we arrange a couple high school scrimmages the last week of March. For U13 and U15 scrimmages will likely start the first weekend of April.
Boys High School Games – these will be once per week in April and May, typically on a weeknight Wed, Thurs, or Friday evening
Girls High School Games – once per week in April and May, typically on a Sunday but occasionally on a weeknight (if so, then likely be on a Friday)
U13 and U15 Games – these are always on Sundays in April and May (except for Mother’s Day weekend is on the Saturday) – games will be scheduled as part of a Rugby Illinois festival where all teams play at the same venue
*ALL GAME TIMES AND LOCATIONS WILL BE SET LATER AND WILL BE PUBLISHED ASAP
Rookie Rugby sessions will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on Tuesday April 9th and ending on Thursday May 30th
Location: Walker Country Estates Park or Liberty Jr High alongside the U13 and U15 practices
Rugby 101 and Rookie Rugby for new and returning players
We offer non-contact introductory rugby programs for players in 1st-8th grades through the New Lenox Community Park District.
Programs are offered in Nov/Dec (indoors)
Registration information is available at the NLCPD website.
OUR SPIRIT WEAR STORE IS ALWAYS OPEN!
Order through Squad Locker and items will be delivered to you directly.
Home Pitch and Training Grounds:
Liberty Jr High School Field and Fields at Walker Country Estates Park
South Suburban Rugby Club
Contact us at email@example.com