Sponsored by:The Urban Oven. Schedule of Events: 9.30am-1.30pm: Play Rugby USA Children’s Tournament - This tournament will see grades 6-8 compete in several flag rugby matches, culminating in the various finals 10:45am: SMRC U18s vs Hawaiian Garden – Semi-final match 12:30pm: SMRC U14s vs San Clemente – Semi-final match.
Both Santa Monica Youth teams are undefeated in regular season play and winners of these matches advance to the So Cal Youth Rugby Championship on May 11th at Cal State University Fullerton. More information at www.socalyouthrugby.org2 pm: Santa Monica Rugby Club vs. East Palo Alto Bulldogs – After a successful regular season, our local men’s rugby club hosts Northern California rival in a USA Rugby round-of-32 playoff match. Winner advances to the Sweet 16 in Dallas. (TBD – SMRC Youth playoff matches) 4 pm: Finish —————————— 6pm – 8pm: Invite-only reception hosted by HSBC at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows at the Bungalow in Santa Monica. Guest speakers and presentation of the BritWeek trophy to winning adult team from the afternoon session. Interested in attending, contact email@example.com for availability. RSVP only. Play Rugby USA – with a mission of “Developing Youth through Rugby” – hosts 30 middle school teams from various after school programs for the 2013 Los Angeles Cup! Students from the After-School All-Stars, Beyond the Bell, Emerson and ICEF programs will be sporting uniforms representing two themes: The 22 boys teams will showcase clubs from the English Premiership, while the 8 girls teams will be representing the Pacific Nations. As an innovative program Play Rugby USA cleverly combines rugby with sports education, health, academic and community development programming to create a holistic and asset based approach to youth development. Corporate entities are encouraged to support this great cause by adopting a team for the day! Visit Play Rugby USA and contact Dallen Stanford (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.