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DI Elite & NCAA Varsity Teams Comprise R7CC Gold Division

  • 24 Mar 2022
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R7CC PRESS RELEASE – The premier domestic event of the rugby season, USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championships (R7CC), will take place at Kennesaw State University’s Fifth Third Bank Stadium from May 14-15, 2022. R7CC is the official national championship tournament for both men’s and women’s collegiate 7s and will be broadcast live on NBC, CNBC, and Peacock.

The tournament will include over 60 teams across three division tiers. Men’s teams will be broken into Gold (D1A), Red (D1 Club), and Blue (D2) divisions while women’s teams will compete in Gold (D1 Elite and NIRA), Red (D1), and Blue (D2). With the completion of recent qualifier tournaments, event organizers are excited to announce the first group of confirmed teams across the men’s and women’s divisions. The subsequent rounds of competing teams will be announced over the next several weeks as regional and conference qualifiers are completed.

Men’s Gold Division Announcements: University of Arizona, Central Washington University, Indiana University, Life University, Lindenwood University, The Ohio State University, Saint Mary’s College, UCLA. Remaining Gold Division participants will include the Red River and Rocky Mountain conference champions as well as at large bids selected by the competitions advisory committee.

Women’s Gold Division Team Announcements: Central Washington University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Life University, Lindenwood University, and Penn State University. Remaining Gold Division participants will consist of NIRA qualifiers and at large bids.

Men’s Red Division Team Announcements: University of Florida, Long Beach State University, and the University of Tennessee. Future Red Division participants will include the Pacific Western, Heart of America, Lonestar, Northwest, and Mid-America conference champions as well as several at large bids.

Women’s Red Division Team Announcements: Women’s Red Division pariticipants will consist of champions from the Big 10, Northeast, Pacific Desert, and Pacific Mountain conferences as well as several at large bids.

Men’s Blue Division Team Announcements: Men’s Blue Division participants will consist of Gold Coast, Lonestar and Rocky Mountain conference representatives, as well as several at large bids.

Women’s Blue Division Team Announcements: Women’s Blue Division participants will consist of conference champions and several at large bids.

Tickets for the USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championships are on sale now. 2-day passes start at $49 for adults and $25 for children. Single day tickets start at $35 for adults and $18 for children. Groups of 10 or more can buy tickets at a discounted rate of $22 per day for adult, $12 per day for children, and will enjoy exclusive fan experience opportunities. Presale ticket prices are valid through March 31, 2022. Ticket prices will increase on April 1, 2022.

AEG, National Rugby 7s LLC (NR7s), and The Aspire Group (Aspire) partnered to support USA Rugby and its Collegiate Council (CRAA) for the USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championships.

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