The National 7s Youth Championships is filling up nicely but there remains a little space for some girls teams.
The tournament will be held June 12-13 in Cleveland, Ohio on the fields at St. Ignatius HS.
"We got a massive response," said Tournament Director Pat Rahill.
The Charlotte Junior Rugby Association has announced it is hosting the Queen City Rugby Jamboree at the end of May in Matthews, NC.
Many eyes at the Tropical 7s were on the Panther Rugby Academy.
Given that the Panther program entered 16 teams in the tournament was reason enough, but there was also the fact that the PRA has earned the USA Rugby designation of National Development Academy. With that kind of stamp of approval, they beter perform well.
Only a few weeks after the announcement of a national championships for U15 7s teams, the tournament is almost (but not quite) full.
National 7s Youth Rugby Championships Launches
The model of making championship tournaments invitationals seems to have worked, and in this difficult pandemic time, more competitions are looking at the model as a new option, or at least a short-term solution to a difficult problem.