I·SPARC seeking expressions of interest from eligible athletes/coaches and announces details for the BC Indigenous Provincial Rugby Development Camp.
The sport of RUGBY 7’s has been added as a demonstration sport to the Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG), to be held July 12-18, 2020. The NAIG Rugby 7’s competition is to consist of both male and female teams for the 19U (born 2001 & later) age category.In order to help determine feasibility of whether BC will enter team(s) into the Rugby 7’s competition, I·SPARC is seeking Expressions of Interest from eligible Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) male and female rugby athletes and coaches who are interested in potentially participating in the 2020 NAIG.
To be added to the list of interested athletes or coaches, please click on the button below and fill in the form.
Announcing the BC Indigenous Provincial Rugby Athlete Development Camp
Capilano Rugby Club, North Vancouver
March 21-22, 2019
I·SPARC is pleased to present the first BC Indigenous Provincial Indigenous Athlete Development Camp for the sport of rugby in partnership with Thunder Rugby and BC Rugby.
Indigenous youth (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) rugby players born in years 2001-2004 are invited to attend this 2-day camp featuring skills clinics with provincial level coaches, scrimmages, and opportunity to meet other Indigenous rugby athletes and role models. The event will be facilitated by provincial level coaches through Thunder Rugby and BC Rugby.
Please note that this camp is NOT a Team BC selection event for the NAIG, however, this event does provide an opportunity for preliminary talent identification and to better prepare for the Team BC selection processes should BC be able to pursue sending a team to the Halifax 2020 NAIG.
Click on the button below for more information and to register for the camp.
Deadline to Register for the Camp – Friday, March 15, 2019