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Registration is now open for the 2019 season!

Please note that age cut off has changed this year, it is now the age of the child as of September 1, 2018!

We have some great ideas coming out for our 25th season, so come out and join us.  All are welcome, no matter the history of play.  you are never too old to learn how to play rugby.

First night of Practice will be Monday June 3rd!

 

Coach Rob.

 

 


Weather Policy

In the case of inclement weather: The call will be made at least 30 minutes before the start of practice. If the decision is made to cancel practice, a notice will be sent via email as well as posted here. Usually practice is only canceled for lightning, excessive rain or sustained temperatures above 95.

Touch Rugby Travel Season Explained

The travel rugby season will start the second week of June on Saturdays.  All rugby players (intermural and travel) are welcome to play for the travel team.  Game times on Saturdays begin at 9:00 and depending on what age group your child is on will end by 12:30.  Travel games are played across the Baltimore / Washington area so these times will need to include additional time for traveling.  Home games will be played at Seminary Park off Seminary Rd.   Games will be played both on the turf field as well as on the outfield of the softball upper field.  The schedule for the travel season will not be finalized until the second week of June.  Once finalized, the travel schedule will be placed on the LT Viper Website's Calendar.  Every year we will try to get as many U7 games as possible so they are able to experience real game situations.  In addition, U7 are welcome to play with U9's if parents are comfortable with the idea and the U7 coaches are in agreement. 


LT Touch Rugby Intermural Season Explained (June and July)

'The touch rugby intermural season will take place on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:00pm to 8:00pm starting Monday, June 3rd (games begin approximately third week of June).  During the first week players will be broken down into age groups (U7, U9, U11, U13, and U15) and taught the fundamentals / rules of touch rugby.   During the second week of practice players U9 through U13/15 will be drafted equally onto 4 or possibly more teams depending on registration numbers.  U9 players will be playing on teams with U13/U15 players and will receive a mentor U13/U15 player as part of our Player Mentor Program.  All players will then be assigned to a county (USA, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, or possibly more).   Starting the third week of June, on Monday and Wednesday players will practice with their age group from 6:00 to 6:45 and then will play intermural games from 7:00 to 7:45.  All practices and intermural games will be played at Valley Field South just off Wellington Way.  The practice and intermural schedule will be set at the end of the second week of June once all registration numbers have been confirmed and that schedule will be located on the LT Viper Rugby Website Calendar.  

 

The U7 players will work together throughout the summer season as a developmental team and will not play in the intermural season (but highly encouraged to watch and enjoy).  Practice times for the U7’s will be from 6:00 to 7:00, Monday and Wednesday nights.

 


Information about the sport of rugby


Tackle Sevens Thursday Night Under The Lights

Every Thursday evening from 6-10 (weather permitting), we will be playing tackle sevens under the lights at Seminary Field. If you are a Viper, come on out. If you are a team, wanting a match with some Vipers, come on out. If you are a player between the ages of 11 and 18 and want to pick up a game, you can come on out too. BUT!! You must bring proof that you are CIPP'ed, a hard copy of our Seven's form (click on the top right) and $5 to cover the cost of the pizza and drinks. Come on out and have some fun.
Directions to Seminary Field are located to the left. Click on directions.

SIGN UP FOR OUR EMAIL AND TEXT ALERT LISTS!!!!

This is our main from of communication with you. Please sign up for our email list on the left! If you do not, you may not receive important information! When you register, please check both Vipers Rugby and the individual program you or your player belong to (ex. Vipers Tackle-Boys)

Text Alerts are only one group to warn of Cancellations of Practices at this time.  We may expand if this works well.

You will need to create a Leaguelineup account for yourself, we will not have access to your account, but you can set up email and Phone through that new account.


New to Vipers Rugby? Here's a little about us.

This program was started 20 years ago to introduce kids to rugby in the Northern Baltimore County area. We were strictly a touch program for many years. We were a member, and still are, in the PYRUL (Potomic Youth Rugby Union League) with other teams in the Baltimore Metro area.
As we continued to grow, we decided that adding tackle would be a natural progression for our program. Today we have over 150 participants in our program.
We have co-ed touch teams for boys and girls in the U-7, U-9, U-11, and U-13 age groups.
We offer tackle programs for boys U-13, U-15 and U-19 and girls U-19.

The biggest thing thing to us, though, is we are a family. Many of the players who have aged out have kept in touch. Many of the tackle players play for different teams in the high school season, but they stay friendly with their fellow Vipers. The most important lesson a Viper will learn is rugby is not a game but an attitude, and rugby players are big in heart and spirit.


Registering With USA Rugby (CIPP)

You need to register with USA Rugby. If your child is playing high school rugby now, they are probably signed up. You can check their membership at USARugby.org. If you have not signed up yet, touch players can sign up as Rookie Rugby for only $5. If you are playing tackle and you are NOT in high school, you may sign up as a youth Player for $20. If you are in high school, you MUST sign up as as high school player for $30. Click on Links (to the left) to get to the site.

We have Vipers Stickers available!

We have cool Vipers Rugby stickers available. They cost $3 or 2 for $5. They will be available when the season starts.

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