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Women’s Collegiate Rugby Championship

Below is the 2016 Event Guide for the Penn Mutual Women’s CRC. Please check back shortly for details on the 2017 event!


DateJune 3rd – June 5th, 2016 (Friday – Sunday)
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TimeJune 3rd (Friday) 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

June 4th (Saturday) 09:00 am – 08:00 pm

June 5th (Sunday) – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
OrganizerUnited World Sports
PrizeWomen's Collegiate Rugby Championship Cup
Competing Teams
Previous Champions2011 - Army

2012 - did not compete

2013 - Penn State

2014 - Penn State

2015 - Penn State
Tournament BracketPool Games: 4 pools of 4 will play 3 matches each on Friday. 3 points for win, 2 point for draw, 1 points for loss

Championship: Top 8 teams from pool play will compete in Championship bracket on Saturday with Final and consolation games on Sunday

Challenger: Non-playoff teams from pool play compete in Consolation bracket on Saturday and Sunday
Official DrawTo Be Announced
Match DurationSeven minutes each way with two-minute intervals for pool, knock-out matches. Tournament Challenger final will be seven minutes each way with two-minute intervals; 7 minutes each way for the Championship final.
Sevens RugbyWith only seven players per team playing on the same size pitch as a 15’s rugby match, sevens rugby offers non-stop action where speed, high scoring & athleticism rule the day. Rugby Sevens will be an Olympic sport starting in 2016 and the USA Sevens Rugby Collegiate Championship Invitational offers fans a preview of the talent pool available for the U.S. Olympic team.

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TelevisionNBC Sports (national), NBC 10 (local), NBC Sportsnet, NBC Universal, Comcast Sportsnet (local and regionally for event showcase and promotions)