Summer 7s, time to start planning your schedules

Whether you like playing 7s or just watching 7s you summer calendar will be filling up fast.

The Midwest Rugby Football Union has announced the 2015 men’s and women’s 7s qualifier locations and dates. This year’s qualifier series will be held at locations across the Midwest Competitive Region for both men’s and women’s teams. Selection for National Advancement is based on points accumulated at each event as in their qualifier series. Here's a quick list of the Sevens Tournaments in the area.

Saturday, June13th. If you're not going to be at nationals that weekend, make other rugby plans! Jailbreak Sevens will be the first 7's tournament of the season. There will be 56 teams this year. 32 men's social teams, 8 premier, 8 women's social, and 8 women's premier Joliet, IL

Saturday June 20th. you can watch or play 7s rugby and experience the best of Scotland without leaving Chicago at the 29th Annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games, June 19-20, 2015 at Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Illinois 

Saturday June 27. Lakefront 7s Get some great games of rugby in, sun, and then get your tickets form Milwaukee Fest as the concerts are just a short ride around the lake. Milwaukee, Wisconsin  

Saturday July 11th. at Schiller Park participate in the Shipwrek Sevens tournament with the Chicago Sirens. It's open to Men's and Women's, as well as University and Old Boys teams welcome! Three game minimum guarantee. Schiller Woods, Chicago, Illinois.

Saturday July 25th. The Chicago Blaze will host their annual Firehouse Sevens tournament. Register early as it has a huge turn out. Last year there were games Friday through Sunday with a variety of age groups and competitive levels. Lemont, Illinois


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