The Glendale Raptors Set Dates for Youth Rugby League and USA Rugby Youth Academy

GLENDALE, Colo., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Glendale Raptors Try Rugby League (TRL) announced today the sign-up, practice and match schedules for its Youth Rugby League as well as the sign-up and attendance dates for the three day Glendale Raptor/USA Rugby Youth Academy (RYA).

The Youth TRL will run from May 6th - June 28th, 2008. Practices for all divisions, ages 5-15, boys, girls and coed, will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-6:30 pm at Mir Park in Glendale. Matches will be held on Saturday mornings, beginning May 24th - June 18th, culminating in an end of the season tournament on June 28th. To register your child please contact Jenna Anderson, Rugby Program Youth Development Coordinator, at 303-639-4713 -- email [email protected] or go to the website at http://www.glendalerugby.com/youth.htm and fill out the request form at the bottom of the page. You may also register on May 6th at Mir Park. The registration fee is $100 and includes: all club fees; USA Rugby Membership; equipment; jersey; shorts; socks; mouthpiece; water bottle; and, a rugby ball.

July 30th - August 1st, 2008, are the dates that have been set for the Glendale Raptor/USA Rugby Youth Academy. The RYA is a national outreach to children and young adults under the age of 19, and their parents, in the United States and Canada, to attend the three day academy designed with professional rugby instruction. Academy attendees will have the opportunity to acquire a full range of skills needed to develop a complete understanding of rugby. Instruction will include: individual and unit skills; proper running techniques; passing; kicking; tackling; and, conditioning, with the use of both contact and non-contact drills in combination with other important facets of the game of rugby.

The RYA is being held in conjunction with the NA4 International Tournament between the USA and Canada. There will be special appearances and training opportunities by tournament players at the RYA and each academy attendee will receive a game ticket to the NA4 Tournament on Saturday August 2nd.

Early registration can be completed on July 29th at the NA4 matches at Infinity Park in Glendale from 6-9 pm. Regular registration will be held on July 30th from 7-8 am at Infinity Park proceeded by a welcome from the Head Coach of USA Rugby at 8:10 am.

Registration is $150 and includes: three days of instruction; academy shirt; water bottle; academy play book; certificate of participation; NA4 game ticket; lunch during the academy; and, sponsor goodie bags.

For more information or to obtain a registration form phone 303-639-4713 or go to the website at http://www.glendalerugby.com/youth.htm and fill out the request form at the bottom of the page.

About Glendale Raptors Try Rugby League

The Glendale Raptors Try Rugby League provides an opportunity for children under the age of 14 (U14) to learn contact and non contact rugby. Non contact rugby enables children to learn the beginning skills needed to learn and play rugby. U11 children will learn ball handling and passing, evasive running skills, continuous movement, nutrition and teamwork. Contact rugby offers U14 children the opportunity to acquire a full range of capabilities to develop a complete rugby skill set.

Contact Information -- Jenna Anderson, Rugby Program Youth Development Coordinator, at 303-639-4713 -- email [email protected] website http://www.glendalerugby.com/youth.htm

Media Contact -- DES International at http://desinternational.com/ or call 720-226-9720.

SOURCE Infinity Park

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