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ACRC Bowl Series College Rugby Tournament Returns to Charlotte

Competition includes schools of the SEC in conference title game

Philadelphia, Nov. 2015—High-level collegiate rugby returns to Charlotte. N.C. Nov. 20-21, 2015 with the American Collegiate Rugby Championship (ACRC) Bowl Series. The Bowl Series, one of the most talked-about events in college rugby, will bring teams, families and fans to the Queen City for top-notch competition from elite squads like Clemson, Indiana and Kutztown.

The Details

This 20-team bowl competition brings college rugby teams from around the country to Charlotte’s Rugby Athletic Center, a sports and events venue located three miles from downtown.

The Bowl Series (#ACRCBowlSeries) features 10 championship bowl games over two days, nine of which take place at the Rugby Athletic Center. The Iona-Delaware Ice Bucket Challenge Bowl takes place in New Rochelle. NY. 

Competition gets underway Friday, Nov. 20 in Charlotte and continues through Saturday evening. The event includes the Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference (schools of the SEC) championship game between Tennessee and South Carolina, 6:40 p.m. Saturday at the RAC.

All games are live-streamed to a worldwide audience through our media partner Next Level Rugby. The Bowl Series is covered on the ACRC Bowl Series, URugby and Goff Rugby Report websites as well as other media outlets. Teams/standout players are featured in a professional program that is also a valuable keepsake. 

2015 ACRC Matches Set

Friday Nov 20: Rugby Athletic Center

4:50  UMass vs NC State
6:40  Notre Dame College vs Syracuse
8:30  Boston College vs Alabama 

Saturday Nov. 21: New Rochelle, NY

1:00 Delaware vs Iona 

Saturday Nov. 21: Rugby Athletic Center

11:20 St. Bonaventure vs Western Michigan
1:10 Univ North Texas vs Rutgers
3:00 Stony Brook vs Cincinnati
4:50 AIC vs Clemson
6:40 SCRC Championship: Tennessee vs South Carolina
8:30 Indiana vs Kutztown

Bowl Series Hotel & Ticket Deals

Discounts on area hotels are available for family and fans supporting the ACRC teams. Book Now »

General admission tickets and a limited number of VIP passes are also on sale now. Use promo code: ACRC15 for a 20% discount. Get Tickets »

The Rugby Athletic Center

Charlotte’s state-of-the-art Rugby Athletic Center sports well-lit fields, locker rooms, modern facilities and meeting rooms. Trainers and other support personnel will be on hand throughout the event. Food, concessions and souvenirs will be available on site. 

Media Contact

To schedule interviews or get more information, contact Tournament Coordinator Stephen Siano at: or 610.389.4474.

About URugby

URugby manages premier sporting events for collegiate rugby teams across the United States. We produce the ACRC Bowl Series in Charlotte, inter-conference collegiate sevens tournaments in Philadelphia and Virginia Beach, and the legendary Surfside Sevens in Stone Harbor, N.J. Our mission is to provide teams, fans and vendors with spectacular experiences capturing the excitement, high-level competition and camaraderie of collegiate rugby. 

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact or call Stephen Siano 610.389.4474

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