The USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championships (R7CC), taking place at Kennesaw State University’s (KSU) Fifth Third Bank Stadium from May 14-15, 2022, has released a bunch of names of teams competing in the various brackets.
USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championship will serve as the official national championship tournament event for both men’s and women’s collegiate 7s Rugby.
USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championships Live Broadcast Schedule:
Saturday (May 14, 2022) 2-4 pm EST | CNBC
Sunday (May 15, 2022) 2-4 pm EST | CNBC
Sunday (May 15, 2022) 4-6 pm EST | NBC
R7CC Games Streaming Schedule
Saturday (May 14, 2022) 10 am–6 pm EST
Sunday (May 15, 2022) 10 am–6 pm EST
The event is the USA Rugby-supported national championship tournament for both men’s and women’s collegiate 7s, and will be R7CC broadcast live on NBC, CNBC, and Peacock.
The tournament will include over 60 teams across three division tiers (three each for men and for women). Men’s teams will be broken into Gold (D1A), Red (D1 Club), and Blue (D2) divisions while women’s teams will compete in Gold (D1 Elite and NIRA), Red (D1), and Blue (D2). With the completion of recent qualifier tournaments, event organizers have announced the first group of confirmed teams. More participating teams will be announced as regional and conference qualifiers are completed.
Men’s Gold Division: University of Arizona, Central Washington University, Indiana University, Life University, Lindenwood University, The Ohio State University, Saint Mary’s College, UCLA. Eight teams are named and more will come in, including the winners of the Red River Conference tournament and the Rocky Mountain conference tournament. At-large bids will round out the bracket.
Women’s Gold Division: Central Washington University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Life University, Lindenwood University, and Penn State University. This is a division that basically combines the NIRA teams and the D1 Elite teams, providing a special chance for these two competitions to face off. The NIRA qualifiers will round out this bracket, and there will be some at-large teams.
Men’s Red Division: University of Florida, Long Beach State University, and the University of Tennessee. There’s a lot of fill out here, with Pacific Western, Heart of America, Lonestar, Northwest (NCRC), and Mid-America conference champions set to send teams. There will also be some at-large bids.
Women’s Red Division: Qualification tournaments from the Big 10, Northeast, Pacific Desert, and Pacific Mountain conferences are yet to be concluded. Added to that will be some at-large candidates.
Men’s Blue Division: The Men’s Blue Division will consist of Gold Coast, Lonestar, and Rocky Mountain conference representatives, as well as several at-large bids.
Women’s Blue Division: The Women’s Blue Division will consist of conference champions and several at-large bids.
USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championships Tickets on Sale Now
USA Rugby 7s Collegiate Championships (R7CC) is officially sanctioned by USA Rugby and serves as the national championship tournament event for both men’s and women’s collegiate rugby 7s. Reserved, general admission, group and VIP presale tickets are now on sale.
On May 14 and 15, 2022, approximately 60 of the top men’s and women’s collegiate 7s teams will compete for their national titles at Kennesaw State University’s Fifth Third Bank Stadium. The championships will be broadcast live on NBC and CNBC, with additional coverage streamed on Peacock.
2-day passes start at $49 for adults and $25 for children. Single day tickets start at $35 for adults and $18 for children. Groups of 10 or more can buy tickets at a discounted rate of $22 per day for adults, $12 per day for children, and will enjoy exclusive fan experience opportunities. Presale ticket prices are valid through March 31, 2022. Ticket prices will increase on April 1, 2022.
R7CC will follow the Olympic format of seven players per side and seven minutes per half, showcasing the high scoring and fast-paced nature of the sport. The tournament will also feature an all-day fan festival, offering global food and drink vendors, a beer garden, music, and family entertainment.
Fans can purchase presale tickets online at R7CC.rugby. For questions, email [email protected] or call 404-806-1451. Follow us on social media @Rugby7CC.
AEG, National Rugby 7s LLC (NR7s), and The Aspire Group (Aspire), partnered to create R7CC.