Non-Contact Rugby

Last updated 3/20/20

Why the Youth Sport Your Kids Should be Playing is Rugby


Important News 3/20/2020:

– Registration is still open for the Summer, 2020 Youth Season. If the season is canceled due to COVID-19 before the season even starts, you will be issued a full refund.



Central Alabama Non-Contact Rugby Sevens = Flag

(Ages 6 – 15) – ages of each team to be determined based on what we have

Click here for a quick video about flag rugby

Registration for ages 6 – 15 (flag): Date of Birth between 9/1/04 and 9/1/13 for the year ending 8/31/20. Yes, you can be older than 11 or 12 to play in this division now!

Follow the instructions below:

Note: 11 year olds have the option to move up to contact rugby with parents’ permission.

  1. Read all of these steps before you click any links because there are two places to sign up and two places to make separate payments.
  2. Go to
  3. In the menu, select Membership, then select Register.
  4. Click the appropriate link as to whether or not you are a current or former member of USA Rugby, not a member but want to join, or a current member requesting a login account.
  5. Make sure you register for “Central Alabama Non-Contact Rugby Sevens.”
  6. Continue with the rest of the questions, online signatures, and online payment.
  7. When you’re asked to chose a role, choose “Player Member” unless you are a ref, coach, or admin. (Player dues are only $11.50 but that is not the same as your CAYR dues).
  8. Click the button below to sign up and pay dues for this season.

Sign Up for Youth Rugby

Style = CoEd Flag Rugby

Practices/Scrimmages for this age will be Monday nights from 6:00 – 7:30 at Krebs Field at Ramsay Park (3601 Montclair Road in Birmingham). Starting date is June TBD, 2020 with and end date tentatively as late as July TBD, 2020. Check this website’s calendar for cancellations or date changes.

Tournaments for the 2020 U13 Flag Rugby Team:

June 27, 2020 = Vulcan 7s in Birmingham, AL

August TBD, 2020 = likely Elvis 7s in Memphis, TN

Stay tuned for details on these and possibly additional tournaments. This website will be updated.

Cost: $70 (This includes a jersey and entry fees into all tournaments). Each child will need to provide cleats (soccer cleats are fine) and black shorts (preferably with a draw string). If you cannot afford CAYR dues or know someone else who is interested in benefiting from or donating to our youth scholarship program, see our Scholarship page for details.

Laws (a.k.a. Rules):

Click here for the U12 laws and “progressions” used by Central Alabama Youth Rugby

Click here for the JV laws and “progressions” used by Central Alabama Youth Rugby


Misc Info:
– Krebs Field (at Ramsay Park) is located at 3601 Montclair Road, Birmingham, Alabama
– Matches are handled by coaches and referees certified by USA Rugby.
– Players of certain ages are allowed to “play up” an age group with the permission of a parent or legal guardian, but no player is allowed to “play down.”
 – For more information please contact one of the following:
Field Hotline = 205-933-6285