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Seasons

Overview

Southern California is the  largest youth & high school SRO (State Rugby Organization) in the country and we continue to experience rapid growth, with new members, new high school teams and new clubs joining every year.  We are committed to making rugby fun, safe and available to every child in Southern California!

SCYR runs multiple leagues and divisions for both High School and Club rugby in different formats (15s and 7s) throughout the year. Here is the breakdown of the various divisions: 

Our High School league aligns with the CIF Winter season and runs from December through February. 

Our Club leagues serve Under 8s to Under 18s. U8-U14 season begins in January and finishes in March. The Boys U16/U18 and Girls U15/U18 seasons run from March to May. 

The summer comprises of The Summer 7s Series. These are 7 tournaments  that are hosted by various clubs in different regions across SoCal. 

SCYR teams travel around the world to play other youth teams and we welcome teams visiting from around the US and the world.  Please visit our Tours page for more information on Inbound and Outbound Tour requirements.

Rugby Laws & Regulations

The game of rugby follows the laws set by World Rugby, the International Governing body.  The Laws of Rugby are available online, as a download and as iOS or Android apps.  USA Rugby, our National Governing Body, also sets a number of policies and regulations.  In some cases, SCYR has modified those policies to meet the needs of our members and our competitive structure and to ensure the health and well-being of our athletes.  SCYR's Youth Law Variations and Youth Law Variation Quick Guide are available below as well as on our Policies, Documents, Bylaws and Minutes page.