The USA Club 7s National Championships, the pinnacle event for club rugby in the United States, is set to take place on August 12-13 at the Wisconsin Rugby Sports Complex in Madison, Wisconsin. This eagerly anticipated tournament brings together the finest rugby sevens teams from across the country to compete for the coveted national title. With teams qualifying through Regional Pathways and an intense level of competition expected, the event promises to deliver thrilling matches and showcase the growth and passion for rugby in the United States.
To earn a spot in the USA Club 7s National Championships, teams must go through the Regional Pathways. The country is divided into four regions: West, Central, Northeast, and South. Each region consists of sub-regions, with specific teams vying for qualification.
The Regional Pathways ensure that a total of 16 teams, 9 for men and an equal number for women, will earn their place in the national championships. This guarantees a high level of competition as the best teams from each region and sub-region compete for a chance to represent their club on the national stage.
The West region comprises SoCal, NorCal, PNW, and Frontier. The Central region includes Red River and Midwest. The Northeast region consists of Northeast (sub-region has the same name as the larger region) and MAC. Finally, the South region is made up of Carolinas, Florida, Georgia, and True South.
For the men’s tournament, each sub-region champion from the Rocky Mountain, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, PNW, NorCal, Red River, SoCal, and South regions will receive a bid to nationals, resulting in a total of nine seeds. Additionally, there will be seven at-large bids awarded, with the selection process currently underway.
The women’s tournament follows a similar regional qualification structure. The number of seeds allocated to each region at the USA Club 7s National Championships will be determined based on the teams’ strength and performance during the Regional Pathways. The aim is to ensure fair representation from each region, showcasing the best talent from across the country.
The USA Club 7s National Championships in Madison, Wisconsin, are poised to captivate rugby enthusiasts and fans nationwide. With teams qualifying through the intense competition of the Regional Pathways, the tournament promises to bring together the best club rugby talent in the country. As the event draws closer, anticipation mounts, and the rugby community eagerly awaits the crowning of the new national champions.
For more information about the USA Club 7s National Championships, including the participating teams, match schedules, and ticketing details, please visit the official website at https://usa7srugby.club/national-championships/.
Streaming details for the tournament will be determined and announced at a later date. Fans who are unable to attend the event in person can look forward to enjoying the matches from the comfort of their homes. Stay tuned to the official website and social media channels for updates on how to access the live stream.
The tournament will not only showcase exceptional rugby skills but also highlight the continued growth and passion for the sport in the United States. Make sure to mark your calendars for August 12-13 and join us at the Wisconsin Rugby Sports Complex in Madison, Wisconsin, for an unforgettable weekend of top-level rugby action.