Alexandria Rugby offers U15 and U13 tackle in both the spring and summer for boys and girls. In the spring we team-up with with Fort Hunt Youth Rugby and in the summer we work with the city's Department of Recreation to organize tackle teams for competition in Rugby Virginia's youth tackle leagues.
Trainings will be on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 430 pm to 600 pm. The first practice will be on Tuesday Feb 26.
Matches will be on Saturdays and will vary from morning to evening depending on the opponent. The first match will be on Saturday March 23 and the final match on Saturday May 11.
Trainings will be held at locations in the City of Alexandria and the Ft Hunt area of Fairfax County. Exact location to be announced after the Jan 8, 2013. Location of home matches will also be announced in January. Away matches might occur as far away as Culpepper.
$70 per player. If you are not a resident of the City of Alexandria there will be an additional charge of $25. Registration fee includes game jersey, shorts and socks. Financial assistance is available, please contact Fred Wixson (email below) for more details.
U13 - Birthdate of 1/1/2000 - 12/31/2001
U15 - Birthdate of 1/1/1998 - 12/31/1999
Players players born before 1/1/1998 will not be allowed to participate. Players born after 12/31/2001 are not encourage to participate but might be allowed to play only if there is agreement between coaches, parents and a medical professional that the individual player is mature enough to play safely with older kids.
All players will recieve a jersey, game shorts and socks with their registration. All players are expected to purchase their own mouth guard which is required for all trainings and matches.
The health and safety of all participants is our foremost priority. All coaches will receive concussion awareness training and all players will receive concussion baseline testing provided by Alexandria Rugby.
All players are also expected to receive a pre-season sports physical from a qualified medical professional. Parents are expected to share the results of the physical with the coaches and administrators of the team.
Register online here.