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2019 Spring Season

 

         

"TRY RUGBY" Open House

Clay Middle School Gym
Friday, January 24, 2020 6:00-8:00pm

Flag & Tackle Teams for BOYS & GIRLS in Grades 2-8


CURIOUS ABOUT THE FUN, FAST-PACED OLYMPIC SPORT OF RUGBY?

Join us at our free “Try Rugby” Open House at Clay Middle School on Friday, January 24th from 6:00-8:00pm.

New and returning BOYS and GIRLS in grades 2-8 who are interested in rugby are encouraged to attend. No prior rugby experience is needed. We are welcoming new players for all four of our teams:

2ND-4TH GRADE COED FLAG TEAM

 5TH-6TH GRADE COED TACKLE TEAM

 7TH-8TH GRADE GIRLS TACKLE TEAM

 7TH-8TH GRADE BOYS TACKLE TEAM

Attendees will meet our experienced, USA Rugby certified coaches and learn about the sport while participating in a wide variety of fun, non-contact rugby related games and drills. They may stay and play for the full two hours or arrive and depart during any portion of the evening.

CDC Youth Rugby information packets will be available and the commissioner and coaches will be on hand to answer any questions parents have about rugby, the registration process and the 2020 spring season.

We look forward to seeing you on January 24th!

To learn more and register:
https://www.carmelyouthrugby.org/try-rugby

Carmel Youth Rugby Website:
www.carmelyouthrugby.org

General Commissioner:
Scott LeVeque, [email protected]




Recreational Rugby Program Overview

Welcome to CDC Youth Rugby!


We are excited that you are learning more about our rugby program and hope to welcome you soon to the Carmel Youth Rugby family.

Affiliated with the Carmel Dads Club, Rugby Indiana and USA Rugby, we provide opportunities for boys and girls in grades 2-8 to play flag and tackle rugby in a fun environment focused on safety, skill development, teamwork and participation, directed by experienced and USA Rugby certified coaches.

Our club is focused on developing the fundamental skills required to play rugby.  We believe that through development our athletes will grow to love the game and continue to play throughout their life.   

AGE DIVISIONS

2nd-4th Grade Coed Flag Rugby
5th-6th Grade Coed Tackle Rugby
7th-8th Grade Boys Tackle Rugby
7th-8th Grade Girls Tackle Rugby

SPORTS SEASONS
Rugby is a spring sport. Indoor practices begin in March, moving outdoors in April. Games begin in mid-April and conclude at the end of May.

COST
2nd, 3rd, & 4th Grade Coed Rugby: $90 sport fee to Carmel Dads' Club and $75 fee to Rugby Indiana for Scheduling & coordination of the season, and CIPP registration with USA Rugby (this is a blanket liability policy). Each player receives a t-shirt and rugby ball.

5th & 6th Grade Coed Tackle Rugby: $90 sport fee to Carmel Dads' Club and $100 fee to Rugby Indiana for game referees, schedule and coordination of the season, and CIPP registration with USA Rugby (this is a blanket liability policy). Each player receives rugby shorts, rugby socks and a t-shirt.  Game jerseys provided and stay with the team. New rugby players also receive a rugby ball.

7th & 8th Grade Boys Tackle Rugby: $90 sport fee to Carmel Dads' Club and $120 fee to Rugby Indiana for game referees, schedule and coordination of the season, and CIPP registration with USA Rugby (this is a blanket liability policy). Each player receives rugby shorts, rugby socks and a t-shirt. Game jerseys provided and stay with the team. New rugby players also receive a rugby ball.

7th & 8th Grade Girls Rugby: $90 sport fee to Carmel Dads' Club and $120 fee to Rugby Indiana for game referees, schedule and coordination of the season, and CIPP registration with USA Rugby (this is a blanket liability policy). Each player receives rugby shorts, rugby socks and a t-shirt. Game jerseys provided and stay with the team. New rugby players also receive a rugby ball.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENT/OPT-OUT FEE
Carmel Dads' club requires every family to pay $25 or work a in the concession stand for a sporting event.  Carmel rugby operates a concession stand at all home matches, providing several opportunities to rugby parents to volunteer. League commissioner, head coach or team sponsor are exempt from this requirement.

REGISTRATION
Registration for Spring is early January through late February.

*Refund Policy – If you register your child(ren) for one of our sports programs and then opt for them not to participate, refund requests are grated AS LONG AS the refund request is made during that sport season’s regular open registration period.  Refunds are NOT given if requested after open registration unless there is a medical reason you child cannot participate.  For more information or if you have questions or concerns regarding this refund policy, please contact the office.

PRACTICE AND GAME LOCATIONS
Practices and home matches are at River Road Park at 126th Street and River Road. Practice days are Wednesday and Friday evenings with games on Sunday afternoons. All teams compete against other local youth rugby programs such as Noblesville, Pendleton, Pike, Westfield, Fishers, Brownsburg and Avon.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED
Mouth guard, water bottle and cleats (soccer style)

EQUIPMENT PROVIDED
2nd-4th Grade Coed Flag:
T-shirt and rugby ball

5th/6th Grade Coed Tackle:
Rugby shortsrugby socks and a t-shirt. Rugby ball for new players. Game jerseys provided and stay with the team.

7th/8th Grade Girls Tackle:
Rugby shorts, rugby socks and a t-shirt. Rugby ball for new players. Game jerseys provided and stay with the team.

7th/8th Grade Boys Tackle:
Rugby shortsrugby socks and a t-shirt. Rugby ball for new players. Game jerseys provided and stay with the team.



SEVERE WEATHER POLICY

The decision as to whether fields are playable rests with the CDC Staff or their representative.

No outdoor practice or game shall begin with a STORM WARNING (Thunderstorm/Tornado) in effect at the start time of said practice/game.

Mandatory 30 minute wait when lightning and/or thunder is observed. Fields must be cleared. This 30 minute wait will restart at each observed lightning and/or thunder.

For more information regarding the full Severe Weather Policy please click here

volunteer opportunities

All families are asked to fulfill a volunteer obligation by working as Head Coach, Team Sponsor, Sport Commissioner, Concession Worker or paying the Opt-Out Fee when they have a child playing in this sport.

HEAD COACHES
Volunteer coaches are needed for every team. Please consider volunteering as head coach when registering your child. 

Head Coaches are asked to attend a coaches meeting before the season starts and will receive rosters, schedule and uniforms. Coaches will sign up for their practice time from available times and locations.

ASSISTANTS AND OTHER NEEDS
Each team needs a head coach, assistant coaches and a team parent.  there will also be opportunities to touch judge, help line the fields and other tasks.  These volunteer tasks would be in addition to their CDC volunteer requirement- out of goodwill for their team.  Your help is greatly appreciated!

Contact

Carmel Dads' Club
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Address:
5459 E. Main Street Carmel Indiana 46033 
   

Phone: 317-846-1663

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