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HBCU Rugby Classic is going to Capitol Hill

The GiftTime Media will be partnering with Howard Rugby Football Club to host the 2023 HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival in Washington DC. This will mark the first time that the HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival will be taking place outside of Louisiana since its inception in 2018. The previous HBCU Rugby Classic… Continue reading HBCU Rugby Classic is going to Capitol Hill

HBCU Rugby Classic postponed to later date

The HBCU Rugby Classic & Music Festival for 2022 has been officially postponed until further notice.  Unfortunately, due to issues of travel and schedule with participants, we will have to push the date of the HBCU Rugby Classic & Music Festival to another date. That being said, please use this time as an opportunity to… Continue reading HBCU Rugby Classic postponed to later date

Interview with Chrissy Speaks

HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival founder and director, Gift Egbelu, had the opportunity to speak with media personality, celebrity interviewer, and HBCU alumni, Chrissy Speaks (@Crissy_Speaks). We were able to talk about the HBCU Rugby Classic, the importance of rugby to HBCUs, starting with GiftTime Rugby Network, growth in the rugby business, and so… Continue reading Interview with Chrissy Speaks

Interview with Dominique Vaultz

Journalist & media personality, Dominque M. Vaultz of In The Vaultz, took the time to interview HBCU Rugby Classic director and co-founder, Gift Egbelu. Talking about rugby at HBCUs, the impact that rugby and black culture can feed each other, and what the HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival is.

HBCU Rugby Classic Returns To Competition In 2022

The HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival will officially take place on March 26-27, 2022 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival is the premier rugby event that celebrates HBCU, rugby, and music culture. Since 2018, the HBCU Rugby Classic has featured historically black colleges and universities that carry rugby programs,… Continue reading HBCU Rugby Classic Returns To Competition In 2022

HBCU Rugby Classic Renames Trophies For 2021

The HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival is officially announcing a change to the championship and player of the match trophy starting this year.  Each year teams have the opportunity to compete for the HBCU Rugby Classic Championship trophy, as well as have the top player from each division have the opportunity to be awarded… Continue reading HBCU Rugby Classic Renames Trophies For 2021

Teams Accept Invite To HBCU Rugby Classic

The HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival is taking place on May 1-2, 2021 in Baton Rouge, LA.  The mission of the HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival is to promote historically black colleges and universities, while also celebrating the culture that resonates through and around HBCUs through rugby. In doing so, we aim to… Continue reading Teams Accept Invite To HBCU Rugby Classic

HBCU Rugby Classic Returns For 2021

On May 1-2, 2021, in Baton Rouge, Louisana, the HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival will return for its third year. The HBCU Rugby Classic and Music Festival is the premier rugby event that celebrates HBCU culture, Rugby culture and music. Started in 2018, the HBCU Rugby Classic has featured historically black colleges and universities… Continue reading HBCU Rugby Classic Returns For 2021

Rugby Outlet Mall Launches To Grow Rugby Culture Lifestyle

I am so proud to announce the official launch of our new digital store, Rugby Outlet Mall. I know that to many people, it may seem like an odd time to launch a commerce store during these tough times, but I believe that there couldn’t be a better time. The Rugby Outlet Mall is not… Continue reading Rugby Outlet Mall Launches To Grow Rugby Culture Lifestyle

Victoria Folayan – Black Moments In Rugby History

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 06: Victoria Folayan of the United States runs with the ball during a Women's Pool A rugby match between the United States and Colombia on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

This episode, we speak on the former Women’s USA Rugby 7s star, Victoria Folayan. Learn more about the Olympian and how she’s impacted rugby. She was one of the biggest game changers in USA Rugby Women’s Sevens history. A dynamic player who lead the way for players like Naya Tapper Kris Thomas, and other current… Continue reading Victoria Folayan – Black Moments In Rugby History