Provo, UT - BYU Women's Rugby is officially recognized under Extramural Sports at Brigham Young University. There will be open tryouts for new players on the first week of every semester. No experience necessary. For the upcoming Fall Semester 2016, this will be held on Monday August 29, Wednesday Aug 31, and Friday September 2, from 5pm-7pm at Helaman Recreation Field, 1600 N Canyon Rd, Povo, UT 84604. Please be advised that you must be a full time student (12 credits at least per semester) to be able to participate and play of the women's rugby team at BYU.
Wear sturdy clothing. Bring a white, BYU blue, and gray t-shirt on the first day of practice. You must bring a mouthpiece - not negotiable (safety issue). You will need a pair of cleats for rugby (soccer cleats are acceptable). You can come to your first practices in sneakers if you do not have a pair cleats yet. Make sure all jewelry is removed and your finger nails are cut. In the warm weather bring extra water. In the cold weather dress in layers.
If you make the final roster of 40 players, you will be required to pay a yearly team due of $200.00 (Each player must pay dues in full as soon as they make the roster for the current year. This is paid online here on website under Team Member's menu.)
Almost all of our players started playing rugby without any prior experience at all. Some may realize that this is not for them, but the few, the proud Cougars go on to represent BYU at a higher level even at the USA Women's Collegiate All American program, USA U20 National Team, and the US Women's National Team. Rugby is indeed one of the the best games on the planet.
Check out FAQs at - https://womensrugby.byu.edu/faq