2018 RUGBY IN THE SQUARE
2018 Corporate Champions Eventi Capital pictured with Finalists Dineen Coffee
About THE EVENT
The RUGBY IN THE SQUARE tournament is a chance to witness rugby's spirit of competitiveness and camaraderie. We've invited Toronto's most engaged employers to tough it out on the pitch IN A 5-ASIDE VERSION OF FLAG RUGBY.
2018 was the inaugural Rugby in the Square event! It was a huge success in its first year and we are already looking forward to the 2019 edition.
Rugby in the Square is a co-ed non-contact flag rugby tournament with industry-focused brackets. Each team (of up to 10 players) is guaranteed a minimum of 3 games. Teams can participate in activations around Nathan Phillips Square from the Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation, Rugby Ontario and some of our partners.
The day will also include Canada's first ever Mixed-Abilities Rugby Showcase with members of the Abilities Centre's Thrive Program. For more information on the Showcase, CLICK HERE.
$5,000 per team (10 players maximum on a roster)
5v5 flag rugby on turf
3 games GUARANTEED
Registration also includes:
Player swag bags
Lunch and refreshments
2019 REGISTRATION opening soon!
ABOUT THE LOCATION
Nathan Phillips square is a vibrant, active space in the heart of Toronto. attracting 1.5 million visitors every year, the square will welcome rugby in the square in its inaugural year.
Address: 100 Queen Street West, Toronto
Transit Information: Located at Toronto City Hall. Take the subway to Queen Station and walk west along Queen Street (north side) just past Bay Street.
To find out more about Nathan Phillips Square and the City of Toronto, please go to https://www.toronto.ca/data/parks/prd/facilities/complex/1089/index.html.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS
ESTABLISHING A STRONGER IDENTITY FOR RUGBY IN ONTARIO BY PROMOTING THE SPORT'S CORE VALUES AND BY FOSTERING A CULTURE OF INCLUSIVENESS AND EXCELLENCE ON AND OFF THE FIELD OF PLAY.
Rugby Ontario is the provincial sports governing body responsible for the organization of rugby in Ontario. Our mission is to lead the sport of rugby in Ontario into a new era of growth through increased participation, community involvement, sound administration and successful player development.
Rugby Ontario is a proud member of Rugby Canada and is extremely proud to be part of the pathway to representing Canada on the international stage.
For more information, please visit www.rugbyontario.com.
TORONTO INNER-CITY RUGBY FOUNDATION
Building community through rugby and rugby through community
Toronto Inner-City Rugby Foundation (TIRF) is a rugby-centred community development organization that uses rugby as a tool for social good. TIRF, a registered non-profit founded in 2011, builds community through rugby in 31 of Toronto’s under-served, low-income and priority neighbourhoods. Working in partnership with Rugby Canada; Rugby Ontario, nine Toronto-based rugby clubs; school boards and community service providers, TIRF reduces the financial, geographical, and cultural barriers that prevent children and youth from participating in the sport.
For more information, please visit www.tirfrugby.ca.