OLYMPIC STYLE RUGBY TOURNAMENT:
This one day
Tournament will feature 8 Teams competing in Olympic
style Rugby Sevens. A Seven-a-side match is only 14
minutes long, two 7 minute halves, with 2 minutes for halftime, and so, you see
three matches each hour. Each match has a lot of
great action, contact, and scoring packed into 14
This is the game that will be increasingly
familiar to the American audience because it will be
played for the first time in the Rio de Janeiro
Summer Olympics in 2016.
Four of the
Nation's top Collegiate programs, Ohio State University,
the University of Notre Dame, Penn State
University, and the University of
Michigan will compete for the College Cup while
Senior Men's Teams from Columbus, Louisville, Kalamazoo, and
Cincinnati will compete for the Men's Division Cup.
The game of Rugby Sevens has received a lot of
coverage since being named an Olympic sport. NBC
Sports has covered two major Tournaments in the USA
during the past 10 months.
The game has also grown in
Collegiate and Club circles because of the speed of
play, and the ease of Hosting a multiple game Tournament like this across a weekend or a single
The 3,000 seat stadium will be a large enough
venue for the crowd, and intimate enough to make
everyone feel close to the fast paced and high
Long time Rugby Fans
and people new to the game will enjoy the day.
Admission is free. It promises to be an exciting