LITTLE PANTHER FLAG RUGBY REGISTRATION - ALL GENDERS GRADES K-5th (CO-ED TEAMS)

Opportunity: These non-tackle flag teams will compete in the Canton League with a chance to be named RugbyOhio state champs! Fifth graders have the choice of playing on the flag team or the middle school tackle team (see below for tackle registration).

Qualifications: All genders grades K-5* are welcome to join. Players do not need to attend Perry Local Schools to participate! Home and Alternative schooled children, as well as children from neighboring districts are welcome! No prior rugby knowledge required. 

Time Commitment: The flag season runs April thru May with practices one night a week and matches one night a week. Home matches are held at Perry Stadium. The state championships are held on a weekend, and there may be a couple of additional opportunities for the kids to play at other rugby events. 

 

Cost: Registration for Flag Rugby costs $100 and must be completed and paid online. A substantial portion of this fee covers RugbyOhio’s costs to administer the rugby program (insurance policies, etc). RugbyOhio does offer financial assistance to those who qualify. With payment, your child will be insured to play rugby until August 31st, 2023. They will also receive shorts, socks and a jersey for match days. Your only other out of pocket cost would be for cleats and a mouthguard.  Please contact club President Jason Doyle privately if you need any assistance with fees or gear. Registration Deadline for Flag is March 15th. 

Register at: Coming Soon!

*Please be sure to register your 5th grader under the appropriate team - they can choose to participate in this non-tackle Flag Rugby team OR the Middle School contact team below. 

MIDDLE SCHOOL REGISTRATION - ALL GENDERS GRADES 5th-8th (INDIVIDUAL TEAMS)

Opportunity: This age group plays Rugby 7's which is a very exciting and fast paced version of rugby. There are 7 players from each team on the field, playing (2) 7 minute halves with a 1 minute halftime. This is a contact game, but with adjustments to the adult rules for the safety of children. Panther Middle School Teams competes in the Canton League for a chance to be crowned RugbyOhio State Champions.

Qualifications: All genders grades 5th-8th* are welcome to join. Players do not need to attend Perry Local Schools to participate! Home and Alternative schooled children, as well as children from neighboring districts are welcome! No prior rugby knowledge required

 

Time Commitment: The middle school season runs March thru May with practices two nights a week and matches on Saturday. Home matches are held at Perry Stadium. The state championships are held on a weekend, and there may be a couple of additional opportunities for the kids to play at other rugby events.

 

Cost: The registration fee is $125, and must be paid onlineA substantial portion of this fee covers RugbyOhio’s costs to administer the rugby program (insurance policies, etc). RugbyOhio does offer financial assistance to those who qualify. With payment, your child will be insured to play rugby until August 31st, 2023. They will also receive rugby shorts and socks to wear on match days, as well as a Panther Rugby t shirt.  Match jerseys are provided by the coaches at each game.  Your only other out of pocket cost would be for cleats and a mouthguard.  Please contact club President Jason Doyle privately if you need any assistance with fees or gear.

Register at: Coming Soon!

*Please be sure to register your 5th grader under the appropriate team - they can choose to participate in this Middle School contact team OR the non-tackle Flag Rugby team above. 

HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRATION - ALL GENDERS GRADES 9th-12th: (INDIVIDUAL TEAMS) 

Opportunity: This age group plays Rugby 15's which consists of 15 players from each team on the field, playing (2) 35 minute minute halves with a 5 minute halftime. This is a contact game played by the International Youth Rules, which are very close to adult rules but still include some adjustments for safety. High School Boys and Girls compete in RugbyOhio's DII League with a chance to be crowned RugbyOhio State Champs.

Qualifications: All genders 9th-12th are welcome to join. Players do not need to attend Perry Local Schools to participate! Home and Alternative schooled children, as well as youth from neighboring districts are welcome! No prior rugby knowledge required

Time Commitment: The high school season runs March thru May with practices two nights a week and most matches on Friday or Sunday. Home matches are held at Perry Stadium. The state championships are held on a weekend, and there may be a couple of additional opportunities for the kids to play at other rugby events.

 

Cost: For players who DID play in the fall 2022, spring 2023 registration is $185 on or before 12/31, or $200 after 12/31. For players who DID NOT play in the fall, registration is $210 on or before 12/31. or $225 after 12/31. RugbyOhio offers financial assistance to those who qualify. With payment, your child will be insured to play rugby until August 31st, 2023. They will also receive rugby shorts and socks to wear on match days, as well as a Panther Rugby t shirt. Match jerseys are provided by the coaches at each game. Your only other out of pocket cost would be for cleats and a mouthguard. Please contact club President Jason Doyle privately if you need any assistance with fees or gear.

Register at: https://myaccount.rugbyxplorer.com.au/choose-registration?name=Perry%20Panther%20Rugby

SPRING 2023 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS ONLY. 
FLAG and MIDDLE SCHOOL REGISTRATION SHOULD GO LIVE AFTER THE 1ST OF THE YEAR!

FLAG RUGBY 

(grades K-5th, all genders)

MIDDLE SCHOOL RUGBY
(grades 5th-8th, all genders)

HIGH SCHOOL RUGBY 
(grades 9th-12th, all genders)