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2017 FLORIDA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT

The 2017 Florida Rugby Championship Tournament will be returning Palm Beach International Equestrian Center's Polo Fields in Wellington. The third annual tournament will feature multiple divisions from the Men’s State Championship all the way down to the Boys Under 10s. The Championship is a culmination and celebration of a wonderful 2017 rugby season.

 

Where
Polo Fields @
3499 South Shore Boulevard
Wellington, Florida 33414

Technical Boxes and Bench Tents

All fields will have techincal boxes. That coaches, medical and water runners may stand within. Water runners must wear the supplied pennies to enter the field. Field 1 & 2 will have team tents and benches for the team reserves to be within.

Parking

Parking is a $5 donation per car, this donation goes towards the continued development Florida Youth Rugby Union and covering the cost of running this great event. Parking will be directed by our volunteers please follow their direction and drive safely on the campus.

Team Check-In

Every team and player must check in at the tournament tent. Players will be required to bring ID’s (Rosters only required for Youth & Middle School teams). Teams must have their complete 23 player rosters including their starting players (Youth Teams just need a complete roster).

Water

Please note we will have large water jugs available for teams to fill up their water bottles. These jugs will be available at each of four main fields sidelines. Please note there is no running water at the facility, teams should plan on bringing their own water as well.

Vendors & Food

We have food and drink vendors at the event. We request that teams and fans support our food beverage vendors at the event by not bringing BBQs and large quantities of food. A full list of food vendors will be posted on the tournament website.

  • Ryve Apparel Sales 
  • Aarons Catering & BeerStream Truck 
  • Ed's Southern Style Bar B Que
  • Austin's Franks 
  • Coke Cola Truck & Pizza 
  • Kona Ice 

Team Tents

We have tents set up around the facility for teams and supporters to use. These will be available on a first come first served basis. Teams are encouraged to bring their own tents and equipment for the day.

Medical Coverage

We will an Athletic Trainer on site to cover injuries. They will be available tape however, you will have provide your own tape. Please allow extra time should your players want use the Athletic Trainer.

National Anthems

All State Championship matches will have the National Anthem prior to each game. To accommodate all teams are required to be on Championship pitch approximately 5 minutes prior to kick off. Teams need to plan their warm ups to accommodate this.

The approximate national anthem times are:

  • 9:55am - High School Boys Junior Varsity (10am Kick Off)

  • 11:25am - Under 10’s & Under 12’s (11:30am Kick Off)

  • 12:10pm - Junior Juice (12:15pm Kick Off)

  • 12:55pm - Boys Varsity (1:00pm Kick Off)

  • 2:25pm - Women’s Division 2 & Men’s Division 3 (2:30pm Kick Off)

  • 4:25pm - Men’s Division 2 (4:30pm Kick Off)

SCHEDULE

***Please Note: Fields 1, 2, 3 & 4 are full sized Adult Match Fields. Multiple Youth & Games can be played at the same time on these fields.***

**Please note this schedule is subject change based on the final team participation confirmation numbers** 

FIeld #1
Match # Time Teams Division Referee Assistant Referees
1 10:00 AM Okapi v West Pines HS Junior Varsity Championship Ciampa
2 11:30 AM U10 Championship Match Slaughter
3 11:30 AM U12 Championship Match Devonport
4 12:15 PM JJ Championship Match Brown
5 1:00 PM Okapi v St Thomas High Boys Division 1 - Championship Slaughter Monk/Ciampa
6 2:30 PM Gainesville v Sarasota Men's Division 3 Championship Devonport Duval/Roehm
7 4:30 PM Miami Tridents v Boca Raton Men's Division 2 Championship Brown Lopez/Slaughter
Field #2
Time Teams Division Referee Assistant Referees
8 10:00 AM Wizards v Key Biscayne U10 Cup Semi Final (1) Devonport
9 10:00 AM Okapi v West Pines U10 Cup Semi Final (2) Kryns
10 10:45 AM Wellington v Sarasota HS Varsity Division 4 - Final P. Lopez
11 12:15 PM Cape v RBMA (TO BE CONFIRMED) HS Varsity Division 2 - Final C. Lopez P. Lopez/TBD
12 1:45 PM Ruckus v Wellington HS Girls 7s -- McCourt
13 2:05 PM Jupiter v Orland/Cape HS Girls 7s -- Clough
14 2:30 PM Ft Miami v Orlando Women's Division 2 Championship Kryns Dzerefos/Hickey
Field #3
Time Teams Division Referee Assistant Referees
15 10:00 AM Wizards v West Pines U12 Cup Semi Final (1) Roehm
16 10:00 AM Okapi v Key Biscayne U12 Cup Semi Final (2) Dzerefos
17 10:45 AM West Pines v Wizards JJ Cup Semi Final (2) Pereira
18 11:30 AM Jupiter v Key Biscayne HS Varsity Division 3 - Final Roehm Kryns/TBD
19 1:00 PM Jupiter v Welllington HS Girls 7s -- Duval
20 1:30 PM Miami Tridents v Boca Raton Men's Orange Cup Pereira
21 3:30 PM FTL v Okapi Old Boys -- 3 x 20 mins Ciampa
Field # 4
Time Teams Division Referee Assistant Referees
22 10:00 AM Key Biscayne v Cape JJ Bowl Semi Final (1) Hickey
23 10:45 AM Okapi v Boca Raton JJ Cup Semi Final (1) Duval
24 11:30 AM Ruckus v Jupiter HS Girls 7s -- Hickey
25 11:50 AM Wellington v Orlando/Cape HS Girls 7s -- Hickey
26 12:15 PM U12 3rd/4th Match
27 12:15 PM Cape Pirates v Boca Raton U12 Bowl Match (2)
28 1:00 PM Cape/Orlando v Ruckus HS Girls 7s -- Hickey
Youth Field (1)
Time Teams Division Referee Assistant Referees
10:00 AM
29 10:45 AM Boca Raton v Cape Pirates U12 Bowl Match (1) McCourt
30 11:30 AM Sarasota v Key Biscayne JJ Bowl Match (2) Dzerefos
31 12:15 PM JJ 3rd/4th Playoff Clough
32 1:00 PM Sarasota v Cape Pirates JJ Bowl Match (3) Dzerefos
Youth Field (2)
Time Teams Division Referee Assistant Referees
33 10:00 AM Cape Pirates v Jupiter U10 Bowl Match (1) Silver
34 10:45 AM Hessler
35 11:30 AM Cape v Boca Raton U10 Bowl Match (2) Silver
36 12:15 PM U10 3rd/4th Match Hessler
37 1:00 PM Jupiter v Boca Raton U10 Bowl Match (3) Silver

Schedule by Division

Adult Games

130pm - Orange Cup Championship - Field #3 - Miami Tridents v Boca Raton

230pm - Men’s Division 3 - Field #1 - Gainesville v Sarasota

230pm - Women’s Division 2 - Field #2 - Ft Miami v Orlando

330pm - Old Boys - Field #3 - Ft Lauderdale v Okapi

430pm - Men’s Division 2 - Field #1 - Miami Tridents v Boca Raton

 

High School Boys Games

1000am - Boys Junior Varsity - Field #1 - West Pines v Okapi

1045am - Boys Division 4 - Field #2 - Wellington v Sarasota

1130am - Boys Division 2 - Field #3 - Jupiter v Key Biscayne

1215pm - Boys Division 3 - Field #2 - Cape Pirates v RBMA

100pm - Boys Varsity State Championship - Field #1

 

High School Girls

1130am - Girls Sevens - Field #4 - Ruckus v Jupiter

1150am - Girls Sevens - Field #4 - Wellington v Cape/Orlando

100pm - Girls Sevens - Field #3 - Jupiter v Wellington

100pm - Girls Sevens - Field #4 - Cape/Orlando v Ruckus

145pm - Girls Sevens - Field #2 - Wellington v Ruckus

205pm - Girls Sevens - Field #2 - Cape/Orlando v Jupiter

Junior Juice - Middle School

1000am - Boys Bowl Match (1) - Field #4 -  Key Biscayne v Cape Pirates

1045am - Boys Championship Semi-Final (1) - Field #3 - West Pines v Wizards

1045am - Boys Championship Semi-Final (2) - Field #4 - Okapi v Boca Raton

1130am - Boys Bowl Match (2) - Youth Field #1 - Key Biscayne v Sarasota

1215pm - Boys State Championship Match - Field #1 - Winner S/F1 v Winner SF2

1215pm - Boys 3rd/4th Playoff Match - Youth Field #1 - Loser S/F1 v Loser S/F2

100pm - Boys Bowl Match (3) - Youth Field #1 - Sarasota v Cape Pirates

 

Under 12’s

1000am - Boys Championship Semi-Final (1) - Field #3 (left side) - West Pines v Wizards

1000am - Boys Championship Semi-Final (2) - Field #3 (right side) - Okapi v Key Biscayne

1045am - Boys Bowl Match (1) - Youth Field #1 - Boca Raton v Cape Pirates

1130am - Boys State Championship Match - Field #1 - Winner S/F1 v Winner SF2

1215pm - Boys 3rd/4th Playoff Match - Field #4 (Left) - Loser S/F1 v Loser S/F2

1215pm - Boys Bowl Match (2) - Field #4 (Right)  - Boca Raton v Cape Pirates

 

Under 10s

1000am - Boys Championship Semi-Final (1) - Field #2 (left side) - Key Biscayne v Wizards

1000am - Boys Championship Semi-Final (2) - Field #2 (right side) - Okapi v West Pines

1000am - Boys Bowl Match (1) - Youth Field #2 - Jupiter v Cape Pirates

1130am - Boys State Championship Match - Field #1 - Winner S/F1 v Winner SF2

1130am - Boys Bowl Match (2) - Youth Field #2 - Boca Raton v Cape Pirates

1215pm - Boys 3rd/4th Playoff Match - Youth Field #2 - Loser S/F1 v Loser S/F2

100pm - Boys Bowl Match (3) - Youth Field #2 - Boca Raton v Jupiter

TOURNAMENT HOTELS

Hampton Inn & Suites in Wellington
5.1 miles from the facility (10 minutes) 
2155 Wellington Green Drive,
Wellington, Florida, 33414
 
 
Hampton Inn in Lake Worth
6.1 miles from the facility (11 minutes) 
8205 Lake Worth Road,
Lake Worth, Florida, 33467
 
 
Holiday Inn Palm Beach-Airport Conference Center
17.8 miles from the facility (26 minutes) 
1301 Belvedere Rd.
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
 

TOURNAMENT PARTNERS

Palm Beach International Equestrian Center

Palm Beach International Equestrian Center is considered the most recognizable equestrian sporting venue in the United States.It encompasses a total of 500 acres,and the competition rings alone cover over 80 acres. 

Click Here for information about the PBIEC

Palm Beach County Sports Commission

The Palm Beach County Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization contracted by Palm Beach County to promote and market the County as a sports and sports tourism destination.  The Commission brings sporting events and activities to the County, enhances economic impact, stimulates bed tax revenues (with a focus on the off-season), and maximizes utilization of County facilities. 

Click Here for more information on the PBSC