Alberta Summer Games 2020
RUGBY TECHNICAL PACKAGE
U15 Boys & Girls
- All ages will be defined as the player’s age,
as of January 1, 2020.
- Born in years 2005 & 2006.
ZONE TEAM COMPOSITION
The maximum Zone team size shall be:
24 Athletes per zone (# of females: 12 # of males: 12)
4 coaches or chaperones per zone (# of females min. 1 # of males min. 1)
2 managers/Zone reps per zone (# of females: 1 # of males:1)
If a Zone cannot enter a Games team, the first opportunity to fill will be given to the host Zone (Lethbridge). The second opportunity to fill will go to the Zone with the greatest participation in either Zone playoffs or Zone selection camps.
- Fills must be submitted to the Rugby - Provincial Sport Coordinator for approval to the Alberta Sport Connection by June 17, 2020.
- Each athlete shall compete for the Zone (or region) in which he/she makes his/her permanent residence.
- The Provincial Sport Coordinator may request approval from the Alberta Sport Connection to permit individuals who are registered members of a Rugby club or league in a Zone (or region) other than that of their place of permanent residence to compete for that Zone (or region), provided it is the only club/league that he/she is registered with.
- Teams will be created for the 2020 Alberta Games competition based on the eight (8) Alberta Games Zones.
For Alberta Games Eligibility Policy information please visit
- NCCP Certification—A minimum of one (1) member per Zone of the staff registered as a coach must have fully completed all parts (Course, Online MED and Coach Evaluation) under the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) to at least Competition Introduction and World Rugby Level 1 7s
- All coaches/chaperones, managers and Zone reps must be at least eighteen (18) years old by the start of Games.
- There will be one North Qualifying tournament and one South Qualifying Tournament that will both take place on June 13, 2020. The north qualifier will take place at Ellerslie Rugby Park, and the south qualifier will take place at Calgary Rugby Park. These locations are subject to change, but any changes will be communicated well in advance of the tournaments. Schedules will be confirmed once all teams have been declared.
- Team declarations are due May 1, 2020.Teams will compete within their zones, and the winning teams will proceed to represent their zones at the Alberta Summer Games.
- Clubs are required to pay the team fees in advance of the qualifying tournament, by June 1st; any teams NOT moving on to the ASG competition will be refunded immediately following the qualifying tournament.
- Team Fee: $1,500 per team (per gender). This team fee includes the Athlete Registration Fee listed immediately below. E-transfer is preferred. Payment deadline is June 1, 2020.
ALBERTA GAMES – ATHLETE REGISTRATION FEE AND DEADLINE
- All Zone team athletes who qualify to compete at the 2020 Alberta Summer Games, are required to pay an individual registration fee of $80.00. This fee will offset the costs related to transportation, accommodation, meals, Zone identification, medals, athlete entertainment and sport competitions.
- Male & Female Eight (8) Team Tournaments – Pool Play + Cup and Bowl format
- Top 2 in each pool will compete for the Cup; bottom 2 from each group will compete for the Bowl
Win = 4 points; Tie = 2 points; Loss = 0 points; Win by Forfeit/Default = 4 points;
Ties in Standings
If at the conclusion of the competition, two or more teams being equal on points for any position then sudden death with take place to determine the winner. http://laws.worldrugby.org/?variation=2
- A discipline committee will be established for each Games consisting of the Provincial Sport Coordinator, Sport Chair and Head Official. The committee will decide on an appropriate sanction for the player(s) via a majority vote.
- The committee will follow all guidelines set out in the World Rugby Regulation 17— Discipline-Foul Play. Find this at: https://www.world.rugby/handbook/regulations/reg-17?lang=en
- The Rugby Alberta—Provincial Sport Coordinator shall report the committee decision in writing to the Zone coach(es) and athlete(s) involved, and the respective Zone Chef(s).
- The protest or appeal procedure is set out in the same document listed above.
All equipment must meet the rules and regulations of World Rugby under Law 2 - The Ball, Law 4 - Players Clothing, and Regulation 12 - Provisions Relating to Players Clothing.
Please visit www.worldrugby.org and click on Laws and Regulations.
ENTRY AND ZONE PLAYOFF PROCEDURES
- The team from each region will be an existing club registered with Rugby Alberta that declares to Rugby Alberta to represent that region. If multiple clubs within a region declare, there will be a playoff for the right to represent the region.
- If only one club applies, they will receive the position by default. Where there is a region with no club applications, the host region will enter a fill team. If there are not multiple teams in the host region, the vacant position will be opened to the region with greatest participation in the Zone playoffs.
- All teams that wish to represent their Zone must submit the Google Form application to Rugby Alberta no less than one month before the playoff date. The playoff date is set for June 13, 2020 (see “Qualifying Tournament” section on Page 2.)
Consult the Provincial Sport Coordinator or the Rugby Alberta website at www.rugbyalberta.com for any questions or concerns:
PROVINCIAL SPORT COORDINATOR
Eve Fletcher, Rugby Alberta
11759 Groat Road
ZONE SPORT REPRESENTATIVES
Each of the eight (8) zones has a designated Rugby Alberta - Zone representative. The list of Rugby Zone Sport Representatives is shown below:
ALBERTA ZONE MAP