High School Tournaments

2014 Ontario High School Spring Rugby Tournament Directory

Updated Apr. 21, 2014

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Rugby has been played continuously in Ontario high schools for more than 50 years. 

The number of rugby-playing schools has grown significantly in recent years. There are now more than 425 Ontario high schools with rugby programs, and more than 25,000 athletes playing the sport.

Organizers of tournaments not yet listed are encouraged to provide details to Glenn Tarver tarver@rogers.com so that coaches can select from as many options as possible.

The following information is provided by Rugby Ontario as a free service to Ontario high schools to promote the growth and development of the sport of rugby.

Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy.


Rugby Ontario assumes no responsibilities for the organizational arrangements for any tournament.

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APRIL

1st Annual Sheridan Spring Classic *formerly Bruin / Pirate Spring Classic ( at Sheridan College, Oakville )

Tuesday April 1 2014   -   Junior Girls

Friday April 11 2014   -   Senior Girls

Entry fee $325

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Extra therapists on site for free treatments for athletes

Mini coaching clinics for players

Contact tournaments@ruckwear.com

 

6th Annual University of Waterloo Early Bird Tournament

Artificial turf playing surfaces at the Columbia Icefields Athletic Facility

Wednesday April 2 2014   -   Varsity Girls and Senior Boys

Thursday April 3 2014  -   Bantam and Junior Boys

Friday April 4 2014   -   Senior Boys and Junior Boys

Entry fee $350

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Contact Luke Demeter   luke.demeter@gmail.com  

 

5th Annual Spring Thaw Tournament ( at St Joan of Arc CHS, York Region )

Wednesday April 2 2014   -   Senior Boys  

Wednesday April 9 2014   -   Junior Boys

Full size artificial turf playing surface

Entry fee $275

All teams guaranteed 3 games. 

Plaques for pool winning teams and medals for players

Contact Rob Fiore    robert.fiore@ycdsb.ca  

 

2nd Annual Lion’s Den Tournament ( at York University )

Friday April 4 2014   -   Varsity Girls

Tiered schedule based on team experience levels, schools can apply for tier 1 or 2

Entry fee $300 for one team, $500 if two teams entered

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Contact Kadi Koroma    kadi.koroma@hotmail.ca    

    

3rd Annual Northern Red Knights Boys Tournament ( at Birchmount Stadium Scarborough )  

Friday April 4 2014   -   Senior Boys

Friday April 11 2014   -   Junior Boys 

Wednesday April 16   -   Senior Girls

Artificial turf surface.  Tournament goes regardless of weather

Entry fee $300

All teams guaranteed 3 games. 

Player of the game awards

Contact Dan Gana    daniel.gana@tdsb.on.ca 

 

3rd Annual Father John Malo Tournament ( at St Michael’s College School, Toronto )

Saturday April 5 2014   -   Junior Boys

Wednesday April 14 2014    -    Senior Boys

Entry fee $300

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Artificial surface, all cleats can be worn

Contact Stephen Bailey   bailey@smcsmail.com 

 

1st Annual Indoor Classic ( at Pine Glen Indoor Academy, Oakville )

If weather permits, the event will be held outdoors at Sheridan College

Monday April 7 2014   -   Junior Boys

Entry fee $375 if indoors,  $325 if outdoors

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Extra therapists on site, free treatments for athletes

Mini coaching sessions for players

Contact tournaments@ruckwear.com

 

5th Annual Queen’s Spring Classic ( at Queen’s University )

Tuesday April 8 2014   -   Senior Girls

There will be a three tiered schedule based on team experience levels

Entry fee $275

All teams guaranteed 3 games

All games played on artificial turf surface.  Only short cleats permitted

Games will commence at 9:00 and the event will end at 5:00.  Schools travelling further will get later kickoff times for their morning games

Contact Beth Barz   barzb@limestone.on.ca   or   bethbarz@gmail.com 

 

3rd Annual Holy Name of Mary SS Classic ( at Chingacousy Park, Brampton )

Thursday April 10, 2014   -   Senior Girls ( 8 teams )

All teams guaranteed 3 games.  26 minute games

Artificial turf, soccer cleats only, no metal studs

Food concessions for players, coaches lunches provided

Entry fee $300.  Payment required by Mar 31

Entry fee includes MVP awards for every game

Contact Erica Elliott   erica.elliot@dpcdsb.org 

 

1st Annual Sheridan Spring Classic ( at Sheridan College, Oakville )

Thursday April 10 2014   -   Senior Boys

Entry fee $325

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Extra therapists on site, free treatments for athletes

Mini coaching sessions for players

Contact tournaments@ruckwear.com  

 

14th Annual Saltfleet High School Spring Rugbyfest ( at McMaster University )

This highly competitive event usually attracts 8 to 10 teams that qualify for OFSAA

Thursday April 10 2014   -   Junior Boys

Friday April 11 2014   -   Senior Boys

Entry fee $300.00

All teams guaranteed three 30 minute games. 

Field turf, no metal cleats and no other cleats larger than ½ inch, players must remove footwear when crossing synthetic track surface

Contact Paul Pendakis   paul.pendakis@hwdsb.on.ca   or   Stephen Cadogan stephen.cadogan@hwdsb.on.ca        

 

2nd Annual Carleton Ravens Rugby Fest ( at Carleton University )

Friday April 11 2014  -   Senior Girls

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Entry fee $250

All games played on newly renovated artificial grass surface.  Only rubber cleats permitted

Tournament schedule permits later first game for teams with further to travel

Contact Denis Blondin   denis.blondin@carleton.ca   or   denis.p.blondin@gmail.com

 

Annual Excalibur Tournaments ( at Trent University )

Tuesday April 15 2014   -   Senior Girls   

Wednesday April 16 2014    -   Senior Boys

Thursday April 17 2014   -   Senior Boys

Momentum Turf artificial grass playing surface

Entry fee $235

All teams guaranteed three 30 minute games

Contact Brian Greer    greer.athleticrecruiter@gmail.com   

 

1st Annual Crusaders Spring Fling *formerly Pocock Early Bird Outdoor Tournament  ( at Oakville Crusaders RFC )

Wednesday April 16 2014   -   Junior and Senior Girls

Wednesday April 23 2014   -   Junior and Senior Boys

Entry fee $325

3 games guaranteed

Extra therapists on site, free treatments for athletes

Mini coaching sessions for players

Contact tournaments@ruckwear.com 


8th Annual Ridge Classic Tournament ( at Pine Ridge SS, Pickering )

Thursday April 17 2014   -   Bantam Boys and Varsity Girls

Friday April 25 2014   -   Junior Boys and Senior Boys

Entry fee $300

3 games guaranteed

Every team plays on the same field all day

Tournament MVP shirts and championship photo plaques

Certified athletic therapists on-site

"best on-site food concession in Ontario"

Contact George Burford    burford_george@durham.edu.on.ca

 

11th Annual Oakville Trafalgar Cup Tournaments ( at Sheridan College )

Thursday April 17 2014   -   Senior Girls

Friday May 2 2014   -   Junior Girls

Friday May 23 2014   -   Junior Girls

Entry fee $300

All games on newly constructed artificial turf surface.  Short metal cleats allowed

3 games guaranteed.  14 minute halves

Championship / consolation format after round one

Contact Dan Valley    valleyd@hdsb.ca

 

2nd Annual McMaster University Skills Clinic and Sevens Tournament ( at McMaster University )

Thursday April 17 2014   -   Junior Boys

Time: 9AM-4PM

Details: This clinic and tournament is designed to provide your players with tons of individual attention and skill work and an opportunity to then test those skills in the afternoon 7s tournament.

Morning Skills Clinic: This event will provide players with individual and positional skills development opportunities in the morning. The morning sessions will feature numerous McMaster forwards/backs coaches and players as instructors.

Afternoon 7s Tournament: All teams are guaranteed three 13min games. Each school may enter 2-3 teams. Plaques will be awarded to the winning team.

Entry fee: $300 per school

Contact: McMasterRugby@gmail.com 

Schedule:

9AM – 9:45AM: General skills work

9:45AM – 11AM: Separate players into Backs and Forwards to work on position specific drills

11AM – 12 Noon: Lunch, taping, wrapping (teams split and prepare for afternoon tournament)

12 Noon – 4PM: Round Robin 7s Tournament


21st Annual Red Hot Rugby Tournament ( at multiple sites province-wide )

The Red Hot Tournament is the largest and most prestigious high school tournament in Ontario and amongst the very best in North America.  The 2014 version will have 76 entries.  Tournament results often have an impact on seeding for OFSAA tournaments.  Many regional tournaments are organized by Ontario colleges and universities that will be showcasing post-secondary opportunities for players.  Every effort will be made to ensure appropriate levels of competition and minimize travel requirements.

Any revenues from this tournament will be used to support the Ontario Junior Blues Program

Tuesday April 22 2014   -    Junior Boys regional tournaments at 3 sites ( all 8 team events ):  St Maximilian Kolbe CHS Aurora, Trent University and Sheridan College Oakville. 

Thursday April 24 2014   -   Senior Boys regional tournaments at 4 sites ( all 8 team events ):  Stamford HS Niagara Falls  ( tier 1 ), Sheridan College ( tier 1 ), McMaster University ( tier 2 )  and St Maximilian Kolbe CHS Aurora ( tier 2 ).  Regional winning teams advance to semi-finals

Saturday April 26 2014   -   Semi-final and final games for Senior Divisions at St Joan of Arc CHS in York Region.  Teams will have advanced from April 24 tournaments  

Friday May 9 2014   -   Senior Boys regional tournament at University of Western Ontario ( 8 teams )

Tuesday May 13 2014   -   Bantam / Midget ( gr 9 ) tournament at Humber College ( 12 teams )

Check the tournament web site for more information   www.redhotrugby.com

Entry fee $300 ( if paid before April 1 ), $350 afterwards, no refund if a team drops out

All teams guaranteed 3 games. 

Contact Dom Scuglia    dscug@sympatico.ca


Gee-Gees Women's Rugby Tournament for Girls ( Matt Anthony Field, Ottawa, ON )

Tier 1/Senior Division: Thursday, April 24 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tier 2/Junior Division: Friday, April 25 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Teams guaranteed 3 games;   

Each game will be 20 minutes in length with a 5-minute halftime;

Student therapists on site;

Access to locker rooms;

$200/team per day OR $300/team if entering both days

(cheques payable to uOttawa Women’s Rugby);

Coaching staff and current members of the Gee-Gee’s on site;

For more information and registration, please contact Gee-Gee’s head coach Jen Boyd at jboyd@uottawa.ca



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Annual Highlander Bantam Rugbyfest (  Sir John A Macdonald SS, Waterloo )

Friday April 25 2014   -   Bantam ( grade 9 ) Boys

Entry fee $300

All teams guaranteed 4 games. 

Contact James Montgomery    james_montgomery@wrdsb.on.ca    519 880 9979 ( w )

 

8th Annual Doogie Cup Tournament ( at Sacred Heart and Walkerton HS’s )

Friday April 25 2014  -   Junior and Senior Girls

This tournament is organized in memory of Allison Dugas a former Sacred Heart player

Entry fee $13 per player

3 games guaranteed. 

All players will receive a free tournament t shirt

Contact Bill King    bill.king@sympatico.ca    519 881 8431 ( cell )

 

20th Annual Spring Tune-Up ( at Earl of March SS, Kanata )

Friday April 25 2014   -   Junior Boys ( 14 teams maximum )

Entry fee $200

This event is organized to provide players, especially those new to the sport, with a fun experience. No awards, no trophies, and no declared winners.  No conversions after tries are scored.  Coaches encouraged to be on the field to help players with positional play but not otherwise impact the flow of the game

Games are two 15 minute halves with a 10 minute ½ time.  All teams play 3 games

Cash barbeque on site

Contact Dave Waterhouse        dave.waterhouse@ocdsb.ca 



Barrie Central Season Starter Tournament ( at West Orillia Sports Complex )

Friday April 25 2014   -   Varsity or Senior Girls

4 team round-robin.  All teams guaranteed 3 games

Momentum Turf artificial grass playing surface.  Players must wear short cleats or soccer boots

Change rooms, washrooms and water on site

Entry fee $225 to cover costs of field rental and referees

Contact Brad Chestnut   bchestnut@scdsb.on.ca 

 

MAY

10th Annual Centennial Cup Tournament ( at Guelph Centennial High School )

Thursday May 1 2014   -   Senior Girls and Junior Girls

                                               Bantam ( grade 9 ) Boys

Friday May 2 2014   -   Senior Boys and Junior Boys

Entry fee $250 

All teams guaranteed 3 games. 

Concession stand and bbq open both days

Contact Kealey McMillan    kealey.mcmillan@ugdsb.on.ca  

6th Annual Crusader Classic ( at Waterloo Oxford DHS , Baden )

Friday May 2 2014   -   Junior and Senior Boys

Entry fee $260

All teams guaranteed 3 games, round robin schedule

Grass fields

BBQ food available for purchase on site

Contact Craig Stuart     craig_stuart@wrdsb.on.ca   



9th Annual Stamford Collegiate Tournament ( Niagara Falls )

Friday May 2 2014   -   Senior Boys ( 8 teams )

Entry fee $225

All teams guaranteed 3 games, 14 minute halves, pool winners will play in a final game, pool runners-up will play in a consolation final game

On-site food concession

Contact Gary MacDonald      gary.macdonald@dsbn.edu.on.ca  

 

7th Annual G L Roberts Classic ( Oshawa )

Sponsored by Ruckwear and Konno Performance Wear

Friday May 2   -   Varsity Girls and Senior Boys

Entry fee $300

3 games guaranteed

Food concession on site

Contact Chris Conway   Conway_chris@durham.edu.on.ca     905 728 7594



Centennial Secondary School - Belleville Jr. & Sr. Boys Invitational ( at MA Sills Park )

Thursday May 8 2014   -   Junior and Senior Boys - *SOLD OUT*

Entry fee   -   $150

Junior Teams: Centennial SS, Ashbury College, Col. By SS, Uxbridge SS, Stouffville SS, Lindsay CVI

Senior Teams: Centennial SS, Trenton HS, Ashbury College, Col. By SS, Uxbridge SS, Stouffville SS, Pineridge SS, Lindsay CVI

Contact Scott terHaar: sterhaar@mcdougallinsurance.com

 

4th Annual Humber Hawks Classic ( at Humber College )

Friday May 9 2014   -   Junior and Senior Girls

Entry fee   -   $325

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Extra therapists on site, free treatments for athletes

Mini coaching sessions for players

Contact tournaments@ruckwear.com

 

2nd Annual Spring Blast Girls Tournament ( at St Mary’s CHS Waterloo )

Friday May 9 2014   -   Varsity Girls ( 16 teams )

Two tiered competition:  premier and development

Entry fee $225

All teams guaranteed 3 games, 2 x 15 minute halves, 2 fields

Food and beverages can be purchased on site

Trophies for winning and consolation winning teams, t shirts for each team’s MVP

Contact Tom Mandich   tom.mandich@wcdsb.ca  

 

19th Annual Chinguacousy Cup Tournaments ( at Chinguacousy SS, 1370 Williams Pkwy, Brampton )

Friday May 9 2014   -   Senior Boys ( 8 novice and/or tier 2 teams )

Thursday May 15 2014    -   Senior Girls ( 8 novice and / or tier 2 teams )

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Entry fee $250

Contact Mike Gauley        michael.gauley@peelsb.com  



2nd Annual A N Myers Prom Dress Tournament
  ( Niagara Falls )

Friday May 9 2014   -   Varsity Girls

Entry fee $250

3 games guaranteed

Contact Michael Aitken  mike.aitken@dsbn.org  



2nd Annual St Maximillian Kolbe CHS Bantam Tournament ( Aurora )

Tuesday May 13 2014 ( 8 teams )

Entry fee $300

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Artificial turf field

Individual player awards and plaques for schools

Contact Dom Scuglia      dscug@sympatico.ca  



Bruce County Rugby Invitational Tournament ( Tiverton )

Tuesday May 13 2014   -   Senior Boys, Junior Boys, Senior Girls

Entry fee $260

All teams guaranteed 3 games ( 14 minute halves, no conversions )

Ties go directly to kicks

Team & tournament awards, lunch provided (For more information, check out the tournament poster)

Contact Ryan Clancy     bruce.invitational@gmail.com 


27th Annual Miller Cup Tournament ( at Stratford Northwestern HS )

Tuesday May 13 2014   -   Senior Boys, Varsity Girls, Junior Boys   

NOTE THE DATE CHANGE TO ONE WEEK LATER THAN ORIGINAL DATE

Competitive and recreational divisions, 4 fields in close proximity, up to 40 entries

Entry fee $275 ( 1 team), $500 ( 2 teams ), $700 ( 3 teams ) and $200 for any additional entries

Contact David Redfern       daviredf@fc.amdsb.ca  



22st Annual Tahi Teamwear High School Rugby Tournament ( at St George’s Rugby Club )  

www.tahi.co 

Wednesday May 14 2014   -   Junior and Senior Girls, Senior Boys

Thursday May 15 2014   -   Senior Boys and Junior Boys

There are senior boys divisions on separate days because of anticipated entries

Entry fee $275

All teams guaranteed 3 games.   Half the teams will get 4 games. 

Awards will include game MVP’s and plaques for schools

For entry form downloads go to www.londonrugbyclub.com 

Contact Murray Young    murryoung@hotmail.com   


1st Annual Devils Spring Fling Tournament ( at MA Sills Park )

Thursday May 15 2014   -   Senior Girls

Friday May 16 2014   -   Junior Girls

$275 entry fee, all teams guaranteed 3 games

To be held at MA Sills Park in Belleville (site of 2014 A/AA OFSAA Girls Rugby, 2014 Barbarian Cup)

Contact Scott Dewar   sdewar@hpedsb.on.ca 

 

3rd Annual Bruins Bash ( at Sheridan College )

Thursday May 29 or Friday May 30   -   Junior Girls

Entry fee $325

All teams guaranteed 3 games

Extra therapists on site, free treatments for athletes

Mini coaching sessions for players

Contact tournaments@ruckwear.com 

 

JUNE

1st Annual Ruckwear Championship Cup ( at Fletcher's Fields )

Friday June 7   -   Bantam, Junior, Senior Girls; Bantam, Junior, Senior Boys

Entry fee $200

Includes: extra therapists on site, free mini coaching clinics facilitated by Upright Rugby Canada

Extra therapists on site, free treatments for athletes

A dinner will be hosted that evening in the club house, with guest speakers from the National Men's & Women's Teams ($25 per person, limited registration)

Contact tournaments@ruckwear.com 



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Annual Barbarian Cup Junior Provincial Championships Tournaments ( organized in 2014 by the Bay of Quinte Athletic Association in conjunction with Belleville Bulldogs RFC at M A Sills Park, Belleville )

Scheduled for the weekend after the OFSAA tournaments 

The Junior Boys tournament is invitational for association winning teams across Ontario.  Some association finalist teams might also be invited as wild card entries at the discretion of the organizing committee

The other two divisions ( Junior Girls and Bantam Boys ) are open to any schools with entries up to a maximum of 16 teams

Sunday June 8 2014   -   Junior Boys Invitational Tournament ( 16 teams )

                                           Junior Girls Open Tournament ( 8, 12 or 16 teams )

                                           Bantam Boys ( grade 9 ) Open Tournament ( 8, 12 or 16 teams )

Monday June 9 2014   -   medal games for all divisions

Entry fee $350

No additional costs for parking or spectator admissions

All teams guaranteed 3 games on Sunday

Please visit  www.barbariancup.ca

Entries   -    Rob Cooke    registration@barbariancup.ca 

Questions   -    Scott Clarence   scott.clarence@genmills.ca  

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