For the Spring 2017 season, both West End's boys HS team and girls HS team have been invited to Nationals. More info to come as it becomes available.
Here's basic itinerary. See detailed itinerary in the PDF document linked below.
Here are details re our team flights:
Courtyard Kansas City South, 500 E 105 St, Kansas City, MO 64131. The team will check in Wednesday May 17, and check out Saturday May 20.
Here's the reservations link for parents & supporters: https://booking.vroomz.com/boy-s-high-school-nationals-rugby-championship/2017-boy-high-school-rugby-national-kc-hotels. Again, we're staying at the Courtyard Kansas City South. Tournament rate applies if you use the link, but it's on a space-available basis so book quickly.
**ACTION ITEM FOR PLAYERS GOING TO NATIONALS**: Complete this additional paperwork and return to Coach Rupp ASAP. School eligibility forms must be completed and signed by school officials.
Note that these items are REQUIRED at team check-in. If yours are missing, you may be ineligible to play.
Click below for the forms.
Cost per player is $700, with additional money to be raised through fundraising. Cost will cover round-trip flight, ground transportation in Kansas City, hotel rooms, breakfasts, most lunches, and team dinners on Thursday and Friday. Players will be responsible for their own lunch on Wednesday and also Saturday dinner at the Kansas City airport.
We will offer a payment plan to make things easier by spreading out payments over time. But ASAP we need a deposit payment for all Boys HS team players who plan to go.
See below for payment methods.
We'll also to continue raise money through fundraising, so support all our fundraising activities!
Payable by check or credit card.
Please also consider making an extra donation to help fund those players with limited financial means and support the rugby program as a whole. All tax deductible and you'll receive a thank-you / acknowledgment letter for tax purposes (SYC is a 501(c)(3) organization). To donate, visit the Donation page. Thanks!
Players should bring the following items on the trip:
Quick reminder that all players are subject to the SYC West End Rugby code of conduct. See PDF link below for the full document.
In short, be on your best behavior. Don't do anything that would embarrass you, your team, or your family.
Those players found violating the code of conduct are subject to discipline, including dismissal from the team and being sent home at parent expense.
Many thanks to the following parent chaperones who are flying with the team, driving team vans, and keeping an eye on the boys in general:
In KC we can always use more help with bed checks, etc., so let us know if you're able.
Details to come once available.
West End Varsity Matches:
West End JV Matches:
Boys HS Rugby Nationals to be webcast at http://www.florugby.com/event/255399-2017-boys-high-school-rugby-national-championships. Note it requires at least a $20 purchase via a monthly subscription to FloRugby that you may cancel after the first month.
Questions? Contact Coach Jeff Rupp in person or by email (jeffrupp66 @ gmail.com).