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URugby Announces ACRC Bowl Series in Charlotte

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URugby Announces ACRC Bowl Series in Charlotte

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — High-level collegiate rugby competition comes to Charlotte, N.C. Nov. 21-23, 2014 with the inaugural American Collegiate Rugby Championships Bowl Series. This series of matches in traditional bowl format brings the very best college rugby teams from around the country to Charlotte’s Rugby Athletic Center, a sports and events venue located just three miles from downtown.
 
The ACRC Bowl Series will feature eight championship bowl games over three days. Many of the participating teams are selected based on their finish in their respective collegiate conferences. The event also anticipates including local high school matches.
 
The tournament is managed by URugby, a division of Sevens Sports LLC, a sports event management and marketing company specializing in creating great experiences around the sport of rugby.
 
Charlotte’s state-of-the-art Rugby Athletic Center boasts well-lit fields, locker rooms, modern facilities and meeting rooms. Food, concessions and souvenirs will be available on site.
 
Competition gets underway under the lights Friday evening Nov. 21, and heats up Saturday as the best college teams in the nation take to the pitch to compete for hardware and glory.
 
Be a part of the inaugural ACRC Bowl Series. A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact sponsor@URugby.com or call Stephen Siano 610.389.4474
 
Participating Teams
Confirmed teams include 2014 ACRC 7s winner American International College from the East Coast Rugby Conference, as well as three or more top teams from the Rugby East Conference, perennial top finisher and Independent Life University, the top two teams from the Atlantic Coast Rugby League (ACRL), the top two teams from the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference (SCRC), the top team from the Empire Rugby Conference, and the top team from the Mid American Conference (MAC).
 
ACRC Bowl Series Committed Conferences and Teams
Atlantic Coast Rugby League — Clemson, Maryland, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, North Carolina and North Carolina State
East Coast Rugby Conference — AIC, Boston College, Middlebury, UMass, UConn, Northeastern, Albany
Empire Rugby Conference — US Merchant Marine Academy, Stony Brook, Brockport, Syracuse, Binghamton, Colgate, Fordham
Mid American Conference — Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Western Michigan, Ball State, Northern Illinois, Miami of Ohio, University of Dayton, Ohio University, Cincinnati, Louisville
Rugby East Conference — St. Bonaventure, Army, Buffalo, Iona, Kutztown, Penn State, Wheeling Jesuit
Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference — Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Alabama, Auburn, Louisiana State, Mississippi State, Ole Miss
Independent — Life University