The Midwest Rugby Football Union has announced the dates and locations for their 2018 rugby sevens qualifier series. The Midwest 7s Series is an elite competition used to select the team(s) that will represent the Midwest Competitive Region at the National Club Championships on the weekend of August 11-12.
Midwest 7s Series Dates
The full schedule for 2018 Midwest 7s Series is as follows:
- June 23 — Firehouse 7s, Lemont, IL
- July 7 — Legacy 7s, Brighton, MI
- July 14 — Rockford 7s, Rockford, IL
- July 28 — Cin City 7s, Cincinnati, OH
The first 3 events in the series will be used to seed the participating teams. The final event — Cin City 7s — will showcase the seeded teams in a championship with the winning team(s) qualifying for the national championship.
Details on how many teams will represent the Midwest, and which events will serve as qualifiers for Men’s and Women’s competition remain forthcoming. Another qualification option for teams in the Midwest are USA Rugby’s open events.
Wisconsin rugby 7s calendar updated
For those of you planning your summer rugby season around Wisconsin-based events, we’ve added the Midwest Series dates to our 2018 Wisconsin Rugby Sevens Calendar.