Month: January 2017

Rugby Montana Gear Available

Help us celebrate becoming a State Rugby Organization (SRO) with USA Rugby!

This is an amazing opportunity to get Under Armour gear at a low discounted price and support Team Montana!

10% of all purchases will be going to help Team Montana compete regionally!

The store will be open from February 1 through February 28.

Follow the links below and get ready to hit the pitch in style!

The apparel link has great quality shirts, pants, rain gear and much more!

The accessories link has cleats, shoes, and bags!

2017 Spring Registration is OPEN for all Montana teams

The 2016-2017 Montana Youth Rugby Registration is now available.  To be a team in compliance with USA Rugby, each player must register through our new Sports Engine registration portal.  Select the JOIN UP Tab to register.

Coaches and referees need to register directly through USA Rugby.  All new teams need to contact the Montana Youth Rugby Administrator

Review the requirements for registration and then click on the links to register for the open programs.

This registration covers:  High School Boys & High School Girls and Middle School Boys & Middle School Girls – Grades 6, 7 & 8.

IMPORTANT!  Please read the information for registration on the JOIN UP tab PRIOR to registering.

With our secure, online registration system, you will:

  • Complete required registration information and submit payments
  • Items needed to register:  Player Identification:  Accepted items are a driver’s license, State identification card or school id. Medical Insurance & Physician Information.  If no official ID photo is available, a clear headshot with no obstructions may be used.
  • Electronically sign required liability forms and waivers

*Note: Not all clubs are collecting dues directly through the state registration site.  Please follow up with your coach or club administrator for team specific dues and season kick off meetings.

Upcoming Training for 2017

Montana Youth Rugby & Montana Rugby Referee Society

are pleased to offer the following courses for Spring 2017

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING – clinic will be held Sunday March 12 in Missoula  

World Rugby Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Course Presented by USA Rugby

This World Rugby certification course is for coaches, referees, administrators, parents, players, and others who are involved with rugby. The aim of the course is for participants to develop a foundational understanding of Rugby specific Strength and Conditioning.

For coaches registered with USA Rugby, this course will be worth 10 Professional Development Credits towards an active certification in the 2016-17 membership cycle.

Level 200 Coaching – CLINIC WILL BE HELD Saturday March 11 IN MISSOULA 

All contact teams require an active Level 200 Coach to be in compliance with USA Rugby.

The Level 200 Coach Certification consists of online pre-course work and attendance at an in-person clinic. The course structure helps to blend the “how to coach” theory with the practical implementation of coaching Rugby.

The Level 200 Coach Certification focuses on player welfare and teaching players the technical skills to play safely. The assessment requires coaches to demonstrate effective coaching techniques. These techniques include teaching through games, technical skill development through progressions and collaborative coaching.

LEVEL 300 COACHING – CLINIC WILL BE HELD Saturday March 11 & Sunday March 12 in Missoula 

The Level 300 Coaching Certification is the next step in the American Rugby Model (ARM). The certification progresses towards advanced coaching skills used in athlete development and program building.

The Level 300 Course consists of a two-day certification clinic and successful completion of the home study tasks.

The object of the certification is for coaches to increase their ability to coach technical skills to achieve strategic and tactical outcomes. Coaches will be able to use the coaching process, key factor analysis and functional role analysis to achieve specific short and medium term goals for their teams.

REFEREE – clinic will be held Saturday March 18 in Missoula 


The purpose of this introductory course is to enable officials to acquire basic skills to officiate safe, enjoyable competition. Course certification is required for anyone who wishes to referee any match in Montana.  Players, parents, coaches and volunteers and encouraged to get involved as referees!