Rugby is Safer than Other Contact Sports

The risk of injury in rugby is relatively low compared to American sports – such as football, ice hockey, and lacrosse - a fact borne-out by numerous studies to ascertain the risk of sports injury in different activities.

- Lyle J. Micheli, MD
Past President of the American College of Sports Medicine

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High School

Register HS students for Spring 2019 season. We finished 2018 as state finalists, losing a closely contested match, and look forward to a very strong 2019 season!


Middle School

Register 7/8 grade below for Spring 2019 season. If your child is 5/6 grade, please contact us by email, as we will soon make a determination whether we are fielding a team for 5/6 grade.


Access Rugby

Access Rugby is a NON-CONTACT program specifically designed for athletes with disabilities, including boys and girls ages 5 - 23. The program involves modified rugby drills and skill-based games mixed with occupational therapy related activities. Learn more about our Access Rugby program. Check back for calendar of next sessions.

Rookie Rugby

Rookie Rugby is a NON-CONTACT sport intended for boys and girls grades K - 4. This program will teach your children the game of rugby in a positive environment, ending each session with a competition. Check back for calendar of next sessions.

Registration Instructions:

We will have a limited number of scholarships available that will cover all or part of your registration fees. Please contact us by email if you'd like more information.

1)Pay your Elmhurst Rugby registration fee via paypal or check. Email us for postal mailing address. Processing fees are added into all paypal purchases. If you have more than one child participating, please contact us by email so we can provide instructions to receive your family discounted rate.

2019 Registration for Contact Rugby

Age Group

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2)Complete the Google registration form.

3)Print and complete the participation waiver. You will need to provide an Elmhurst Rugby coach or administrator your printed/signed waiver before the athlete is allowed to participate.

4) Register with Rugby Illinois through their website. Elmhurst Rugby is a member of Rugby Illinois (RIL) and USA Rugby. Registration through RIL provides you membership with USA Rugby, which is a national requirement and lasts for one year starting August 1. Note: If RIL website is experiencing difficulties, return to this step of registration later, but don't delay registration with Elmhurst Rugby.

That's It! Wait for an email from our club about the upcoming schedule. Don't hesitate to contact us with any questions.


Rugby Illinois Registration $55 (HS), $45 (MS) and $5 (Non-Contact)
Elmhurst High School Dues $300
Elmhurst Middle School Senior Dues (7/8th grades) $200
Elmhurst Middle School Junior (5/6 grades) Contact us to express interest, as we will add a MS Junior side with sufficient registration numbers
Non-Contact - Access Rugby $25
Non-Contact - Rookie Rugby $50
Family Sibling Discount (HS & MS only) Full price for oldest child, additional siblings 1/2 off

Annual HS and MS Dues Include

Dues will include match shorts and socks for first year players. All registered players will receive a training top. We intend to purchase other items for the club in 2018 as the budget permits. Match jerseys are provided, but owned by the club and not taken home by the athletes. Our club is an approved federal 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization administered and coached entirely by volunteers.