General Information

LOCATION

WestDale Middle School
5650 Claycut Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

ADMISSION

Free

TIME

Gates open at 3pm; Game starts at 4pm

TEAMS

Prairie View A&M University

Morehouse College/Florida A&M

BASIC RULES OF RUGBY

  1. You can only progress the ball by passing it laterally or backwards, running with the ball, or kicking the ball forward
  2. Players cannot block or obstruct and opponent for their teammate
  3. Score by touching the ball down in the end-zone for 5 points, also known as a TRY. You can attempt a penalty field goal for 3pts. The PAT or conversion after a Try is worth 2pts. You can drop kick the ball in play for 3 points.
  4. When the player is tackled on the ground, they must release the ball and teams can vie for control of the ball known as a ruck
  5. Tackles have to be made below the shoulders, and must fully wrap the player
  6. If the ball goes out of bounds in normal play, the opposing team is given advantage to throw the ball in for what is called a LINE OUT
  7. Play is continuous, unless there is a stopped penalty by the referee

ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE OF THE GAME! HAVE FUN! CHEERS HARD!!

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