So here's a relatively unscientific analysis of Regional Cup Tournament popularity.
In 2016, as in 2019, there were five official Regional Cup Tournaments—aka High School Select Side tournaments.
Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN hosts the South Regional Cup Tournament this weekend.
This tournament is has three brackets, all for boys: Tier 1, Tier 2, and Middle School. Tier 1 is basically Varaity (11th and 12th grade), and Tier 2 is 9th and 10th grade.
The teams are:
Here are some scores from the Regional Cup Tournaments this weekend:
Tennessee 14-5 Colorado
South Carolina 20-0 Georgia
North Carolina 29-0 Louisiana
South Carolina 17-12 Tennessee
Colorado 19-5 North Carolina
Louisiana 14-7 Georgia
Louisiana 17-5 Georgia
South Carolina 0-7 Colorado
Here are scores from Day One at the Northeast Regional Cup Tournament, and the matchups for Gay Two.
Rocky Mountain Challenge Scores from June 9-10.
Rugby Texas logged an excellent weekend at the Rocky Mountain Challenge, taking both the Boys Tier 1 and Boys Tier 2 titles.
The HS all-star event is split into two tiers for boys and for girls, with Tier 1 being for U18s, and Tier 2 for U16s. Sophomores and Juniors can play up or down depending on age, but Seniors and Freshmen cannot.
Celtic Ohio won the Boys Varsity Bracket at the Midwest RCT.
Celtic had the best record in the Northeast RCT a week before, and impressed once more this time around, holding the Indiana Hawks to no tries in the semis, and then defeating EIRA Midwest 31-24 in the final.
Scores from the Great Northwest Challenge Regional Cup all-star Tournament Day Two.
More on Day One Here
Boys HS All-Star Rankings!
NorCal Sacramento Valley and the Washington Loggers played to a 26-26 tie in the final of the Boys Varsity bracket at the Great Northwest Challenge, and maybe it should have ended there.
Here are the scores from Day One of the Midwest RCT
Celtic Elite OH enjoyed a solid day of rugby at the Midwest RCT in Fishers, Ind. with four teams going 7-0.