Last Updated 6/24/19
2019 Vulcan 7s
Birmingham – June 29, 2019
U13 co-ed flag, U15 boys tackle, U19 boys tackle, Men’s, and Women’s.
–Eligibility Information: EVERYONE who plays in our tournament (even youth) MUST be CIPP complaint with USA Rugby. There are no exceptions to this rule. Motley teams are more than welcome, but they must still be CIPP complaint. This means they have a USA Rugby Membership ID. They will need to know this ID number. Age is determined as of Sept 1, 2018 (not 2019).
Tournament : Saturday June 29, 2019
The schedule will be posted here the week of the tournament, if not before.
Tournament Venue : Heardmont Park: 5458 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35242
Social Venue : Zydeco – 2001 15th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35205
- Note= We are ramping up the social this year! This is going to be a fun pirate themed social with drink specials and a DJ on the patio with games.
Conveniently located Hilton Room Rate @ $129.00 (w/tax $151.57 inclusive). These are 2 queen beds and floor space available for blowup mattress(es).
Sharing a room? Here’s the breakdown players can pay per night inclusive:
– $75.78 if shared 2 People per room per night
– $50.52 if shared 3 People per room per night
– $37.89 if shared 4 People per room per night
– $30.32 if shared 5 People per room per night
– and so on…
– Breakfast can be à la carte which can be as low as ~$3 for a quick bite.
– Or buffet breakfast will be Discounted @ $10.00 per person per day as opposed to $15.00.
– Or players can bring their own bananas from home for some breakfast.
– Parking will be Discounted @ $10.00 per day per car as opposed to the normal $14.00.
– Or you can park for free along the city streets on weekends.
– Within walking distance to and from the social at Zydeco
– Complimentary Airport Shuttle to and from the Airport and within 1 Mile Radius of Hotel
– Complimentary Wi-Fi in all Guest Rooms
Cutoff Date for Discounted Rooms:
– The cutoff date for which reservations must be received is Friday, June 14, 2019. All room nights which have not been reserved as described above will be deemed to be room nights which your group will not use, and they will lose discounts and be returned to the hotel’s general inventory.
- Chairs, coolers, tents, etc., are welcome
- There may be food trucks on site: Stay tuned
- Air conditioned bathrooms and portable toilets will both be available
- Tournament t-shirts and other rugby merchandise will be for sale
- Non-Contact (flag rugby) laws: Click here for the U12 / U13 flag rugby laws and “progressions” used. (updated 5/2/18)
- JV flag (likely U15 or U16 age) laws: Click here for the JV flag rugby laws and “progressions” used. (updated 5/2/18)
- JV, U19, College Men’s, College Women’s, Men’s, and Women’s Brackets: Stay tuned.
- USA Rugby rules will determine eligibility for the tournament. That includes the age determination date of September 1, 2018.
How much to register a team:
Men’s: Registration DEADLINE = June 26, 2019. Early bird discount for men’s clubs ends June 9, 2019 for $250, then it goes up to $300.
Women’s: $250. Registration DEADLINE = June 26, 2019.
College (Men’s and Women’s): $250. Registration DEADLINE = June 26, 2019.
Youth (including Flag, U15, and U19): $100. Registration DEADLINE = June 26, 2019.
Dress Code at the Social: This is not mandatory but we encourage you to dress with the pirate theme in mind.
Our Tournament Director is DC Miles at firstname.lastname@example.org. or you can leave a message for DC on our team hotline 205-933-MAUL.
Data from previous years is below:
Past Vulcan 7s Winners:
2018 = Men’s = Birmingham A, Women’s = Memphis, U19 = CAYR, U12 = CAYR Red
2017 = Men’s Premier = Optimus, Men’s Social = …Women’s = … U19 = Ravenwood Raptors, JV = Ravenwood Raptors, U12 = CAYR
2016 = Men’s Premier = Atlanta Old White, Men’s Social = U. of Alabama, Women’s = Knoxville Minx
2015 = Men’s Premier = GRU (Select Side), Men’s Social = Jackson
2014 = Mens Premier = New Orleans, Women’s = Defiant, Men’s Social = Gadsden
2013 = Old White
2012 = Birmingham
1984 – 2011 = Can’t recall all of them