Commitment to Growing the Rugby Community
For Immediate Release:
May 13th, 2021
Marietta, GA- Rugby ATL’s commitment to growing the game at the grassroots level leads to a new USA Rugby Member benefit.
Over the past two years, Rugby ATL has traveled across the Southeast developing the rugby community at the grassroots level.
Rugby ATL and the Atlanta PAL are working to provide higher education and individual development opportunities through rugby.
Alongside their partners, Rugby ATL assisted in the development of over 3,000 youth rugby players from 5-19 years of age. 45% of these players identify as female, with 83% from an ethnic minority, and 80% from under-resourced communities. Rugby ATL is proud to know these initiatives have positively empowered more youth in our community through rugby.
At the collegiate level, 57 different University student-athletes, 14 collegiate coaches, 17 Columbian International coaches, and players participated in various business seminars, leadership training, or rugby development interactives. Knowing community growth through rugby begins with leadership, supporting the development of current and aspiring leaders is paramount to the overall sustainability of the sport.
Currently, there are 13 members of Rugby ATL who have represented the United States on the men’s & women’s international stage. Each one of them will tell you that the experience, characteristics, and values developed through this sport, have made them successful enough to represent their country internationally, graduate from college, and have helped accomplish their highest goals.
Now, any and all currently registered USA Rugby players, coaches, referees, and admin can redeem a $5 ticket to any Rugby ATL home matches with proof of an active USA Rugby Membership.
“We want to encourage players, coaches, and referees across the Union to come to the game, learn from the opportunity, but most of all, enjoy the rugby experience. This isn’t just about the Southeast, but an opportunity for us to help grow the game across the country and spread the tremendous values that come from within the rugby community,” said Rugby ATL Owner, Marcus Calloway.
That is in essence, the commitment of accountability from Rugby ATL’s leadership to the community, the continuous development of self-sustaining leaders.
To learn more about how Rugby ATL is developing self-sustaining leaders in the community through sport, or to get involved, please visit our website. rugbyatl.rugby
Member benefit tickets are on sale now!
Get yours today and become a USA Eagle tomorrow!
Use code “USA2021” when reserving tickets to redeem.
Next Home Game:
Saturday, May 15
8:00 PM ET
The Rugby Network
Leadership Development Partners:
Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
Rugby ATL Expands Capacity to 50%
As the local Cobb County government continues to make vaccinations available and with Major League Rugby events being outdoors, Rugby ATL will increase their ticket availability for their game on Saturday, May 15th.
All the existing health and safety measures at “The Snake Pit” will remain in place. Measures include strong encouragement of face-covering unless actively eating or drinking in your ticketed seat, cashless concessions, mobile ticketing, and ordering.
Revisions to the 50% seating capacity and the other health and safety measures will continue to be monitored as more information becomes available.
Tickets for all remaining 2021 games, beginning with Saturday, May 15th, are currently available at rugbyatl.rugby/tickets
Saturday, May 15th Details:
Rugby ATL vs. New England Free Jacks
8 PM EST
The Snake Pit