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USA Rugby's Regional Cup Tournament College Showcases (RCTs) are the pathway to collegiate rugby play, college recruitment and exposure, and selection to the High School All American Teams!

Each RCT has two Divisions for both boys and girls, 9/10 grade (JV) and 11/12 grade (Varsity), where America's best players compete for a Regional Cup Championship. Please see below for eligibility for each division.

Want to know more? Check out the Regional Cup Tournament Presentation and the Regional Cup Tournament Informational Video.

2017 Roster Submittal

Rosters for the 2017 Regional Cup Tournament will be submitted through the USA Rugby HiPer Database at HiPerforms.com. For instructions and information to create your profile please go to Coach Profile Step by Step or Player Profile Step by Step

College Coaches and Recruiters!

The RCT's are an excellent venue for college coaches and recruiters to see up and coming talent in action! Learn more about the amazing opportunities at the events in our College Coach Informational Video featuring Karen Fong-Donoghue of The Ruggers Edge. Or check out the presentation here.

Submit your information here and tournament college coordinators will contact you with more information about their tournament.


Upcoming Schedule

EventLocationDatesContactUSA Rugby StaffUSA Rugby Assigned RefereeCollege Coordinator Contact
Registration Closed South Regional Cup Atlanta, GA June 17-18, 2017 Colton Cariaga Alicia Allen Peter Watson Paul Raio
Registration Closed West Regional Cup Denver, CO June 17-18, 2017 Bob Lesnansky Nick Bridenbaugh, Justin Holshuh Richard Every Chuck Crowley
Registration Closed Northeast Regional Cup Rahway, NJ June 17-18, 2017 KJ Feury Mike Lovinguth, Nic Clapinson Bob Hausler Luke Matthews
Registration Closed Midwest Regional Cup Indianapolis, IN June 24-25, 2017 Heather Harley Katie Dyke, Emily Sharfstein Riaan Van Greuning David Bouckley
Registration Closed Northwest Regional Cup Corvallis, OR June 23-24, 2017 Gerard Schneider Alicia Allen, Robby Crips Marc Nelson James Saddler

Having questions about registeration? Check out our FAQ section below.

Eligibility/Tournament support
Contact Alicia Allen at aallen@usarugby.org
Team Registration Technical/Payment support:
Email Customer Success Team: help@sportngin.com
Phone Support: 1-888-255-7840, select option 1, then option 2.
Our primary customer support response hours are: Monday - Friday: 8am to 7pm (Central Time) Weekends and Holidays: 9am to 6pm (Central Time)

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is RCT?

"RCT" stands for Regional Cup Tournaments. Each RCT is organized by the local State Rugby Organizations (SRO).


How do I participate in RCT?

Contact your local SRO to find out how to join an All-Star team attending a RCT near you!


How much are the Tournament fees?

Tournament fees are $450 per team, registration for teams will close June 1, 2017. The fees are the same for both 9/10 grade and 11/12 grade teams.


Who is eligible to play on an 11/12 grade team?

Player eligibility is determined by school grade.

This tier is comprised of only students enrolled as a Junior (11th grade) or Senior (12th grade) in high school for the 2016-2017 school year, and were 18 or younger on September 1st of the 2016-2017 school year. No college or adult players allowed.


Who is eligible to play on a 9/10 grade team?

Player eligibility is determined by school grade.

This tier is comprised of only students enrolled as a Freshmen (9th grade) or Sophomore (10th grade) in high school for the 2016-2017 school year. 8th graders or "rising 9th graders" are not permitted to participate in the 9/10 grade tier.


Will any player eligibility exceptions be granted for the 2017 Regional Cup Tournaments?

Player exceptions will be granted on a very limited basis for the 2017 RCT's. If you have a player you would like to have play up a tier (e.g. 10th grade player to play on the 11/12 grade team) please Click Here to review the exception requirements and complete the request form.

I'm trying to register for a tournament using the "Register Here" link above but it wants me to create an account, do I have to do this to register my team?

No, you do not need to register with Sports Engine to sign up for an RCT. When you click on "Register Here" there will be an option to "Continue as a guest", please click this link and you will be able to register your team without trouble.