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Rugby Virginia is the primary development vehicle for youth and high school rugby
within the Commonwealth of Virginia and a USA Rugby Level 3 State Based Rugby Organization (SBRO).

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Policies, Protocols, & Guidelines

Rugby Virginia has adopted various policies, protocols, and guidelines to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment in which our athletes, coaches, and spectators can experience the sport of rugby.


Laws of the Game

Rugby Virginia follows and adheres to the Laws of the Game and other policies as promulgated by the International Rugby Board (iRB) and USA Rugby


Competition Rules - Spring Leagues

Competition in the Rugby Virginia Spring Middle School/Youth and High School rugby leagues is governed by and subject to certain policies, rules and guidelines.   

Rugby Virginia's Spring Middle School/Youth and High School rugby programs are both governed by Competition Rules.  

Spring Middle School/Youth Rugby - Laws & Modifications 

SPRING MIDDLE SCHOOL/YOUTH Rugby is designed to introduce 6th, 7th, and 8th grade athletes to the fifteen-a-side contact game of rugby and do so in a safe and enjoyable environment. 

Spring Middle School/Youth Rugby is coached and played under an additional set of modifications to the standard iRB Laws of the Game and iRB Under 19 Variations.  

Spring Youth Rugby - Laws & Modifications 

N.B.  The Youth Summer Rugby program has its own set of competition rules and modifications.  See following section.

Youth Summer Rugby

The Youth Summer Rugby program operates under its own set of competition rules and modifications.  See Laws for Youth Summer Rugby




Online form for filing disciplinary report.

Rulings & Findings

Rulings and findings published by the Disciplinary Committee.


Forms & Publications

Various rugby related forms and publications are available for download on the Forms & Publications page.