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2018-2019 Season Calendar Overview

By Krista O'Malley, 10/22/18, 7:15AM MST

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Fall 7s Season for Youth and HS/U16 Boys & HS/U16 Girls
  • Fall 7s season: Nov 3, Nov 10, Nov 17.
  • Nov 3 and Nov 17 - Saturday evenings at Tempe Sports Complex. 
  • Nov 10 – Saturday daytime.  Ora Mae Harn Park, 13250 N Lon Adams Rd, Marana, AZ 85653
  • Dec 1: Arizona Rugby Festival - 7s touch & tackle matches for U8, U10, U12, U14.
  • Dec 8: Roadrunner 7s Tournament - 7s Brackets for HS & U16 Boys & Girls.
Spring 7s Season for Youth & HS Girls (7 weeks total)
  • Jan 12 – Feb 23: League Season
  • 5 weeks of home and away
  • Semi-Finals on Feb 16
  • Finals on Feb 23
 
Spring 15s Season for HS & U16 Boys (14 calendar weeks total)

Cut-off date for HS & U16 teams to merge and declare Division: Dec 10, 2018

  • Jan 19: Mixed scrimmage in Phoenix at WSC
  • Jan 26 – April 6: League season.
  • 8 matches over 10 weeks of home and away (Jan 26 - Apr 6).
  • Mar 2 - bye for Las Vegas 7s o Apr 13 – HS Semi-Finals and U16 Finals
  • April 20 – bye for Easter weekend
  • Apr 27 - HS Finals
  • May 4: North vs South All-Stars match
  • Rotating to Tucson (hosted by UA tbd)
Bobcats Program Highlights
  • Bobcats Winter Camps: Dec/Jan tbd.
  • 7s: Las Vegas LVI = Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2019
  • 7s: Albuquerque Celtic – late May
  • 15s: Denver RCT - mid June
  • 7s: Potentially California State Games, NAI 7s (Utah) or Victoria 7s (B.C. Canada) over July-Aug.
Education/Certification Dates
  • Coach Education:
  • Oct 6 2018 – Chris Brown – overall fundamentals plus a 7s slant
  • Jan 5 2019 - Atavus Coach Education 2nd part. Coach education in the morning then player development with the coaches practicing their learnings in the afternoon.
  • Level 1 Referee Clinics - Oct 12/13 at Flagstaff; Nov 30/Dec 1 at AZ Rugby Festival
  • Level 200 Coaching Clinic – Sept 22 at ASU
  • Level 300 Coaching Clinic potentially in Jan/Feb.