Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

USA Beach Rugby

Welcome to Cleveland, USA Beach Rugby!

Cleveland is proud to be one of six cities in the nation to host USA Rugby's Beach Rugby Tournament. Gather your team, pack your cooler and get ready for some fun in the sun as this tournament returns to Edgewater Beach on July 25, 2020.

With a festival-like atmosphere and several divisions including contact and non-contact games, beach rugby is a fast-paced, 5-on-5 competition perfect for any age and skill level. Tournament winners will receive prize money while players and fans alike have opportunities to compete in contests off the sandy pitch.

This event is expected to bring over 400 athletes to the shore of Lake Erie and generate an estimated $275,000 in economic activity.

Divisions include:

  • Men Beach 5s Rugby (Includes College)
  • Women Beach 5s Rugby (Includes College)
  • Men and Women Co-ed Beach Touch Rugby*
  • High School Boys Beach 5s Rugby
  • High School Girls Beach 5s Rugby
  • High School Co-ed Beach Touch Rugby*
  • Youth Beach Touch Rugby

*Co-ed touch teams must have 1 male and 1 female on the field at all times.

Tournament Trainers

USA Rugby will have trainers scheduled to be on-site to tend to those participating in matches - please plan to handle all pre-game taping, etc. on your own.

Food and Drinks

USA Rugby has partnered with Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Beach House providing food and drink specials throughout the day including: Burger, fries and fountain drink OR chicken tenders, fries and fountain drink for $10. For players 21 and over, there will be $3 Miller Lite or Corona tall boys.

Please reach out to Frank at fpalumbo@usarugby.org with questions, comments or concerns.

USA Beach Rugby
USA Beach Rugby
USA Beach Rugby
USA Beach Rugby

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