BC Rugby holding contest to select Ball Boys and Girls

Winners will attend Americas Rugby Championship matches in February 2017

BC Rugby is hosting a contest to select 18 Ball Boys and Girls for the Americas Rugby Championship matches in Langford and Burnaby in February 2017.

In addition to participating in an exciting international match, each of the chosen Ball Boys and Girls will receive two complimentary tickets for their family and friends to attend the match to watch them in action. Finalists will also have the opportunity to be flag-bearers at the match.

How to Enter:

Participant must share any or all of the following social media posts:

Share on Facebook

Retweet on Twitter

Repost on Instagram

Entrants must complete this form to specify which games they’re available for and to provide contact information

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be between the ages of 13-18

Must understand the Laws of the Game

Available for at least one of the ARC dates (5 p.m.* kick-off on Feb. 4, 11 and 18, 2017)

Preference will be given to those applicants who have completed World Rugby’s Concussion Management online module. They will be able to upload their certificate of completion upon entering.

About the Americas Rugby Championship

Six National and National “A” teams from the Americas will play in a round-robin tournament (five games each) with points earned for each match. The team with the most points at the end of the tournament will be crowned the 2017 Americas Rugby Champion.

Participating nations are Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, USA and Uruguay.

Canada will be playing on home turf, kicking off at 5 p.m.*, for the following three matches:

Canada vs. Argentina on Feb. 4 at Westhills Stadium, Langford

Canada vs. Chile on Feb. 11 at Westhills Stadium, Langford

Canada vs. USA on Feb. 18 at Swangard Stadium, Burnaby

For more information about the contest and to enter, click here.

*Please note, selected Ball Boys and Girls will need to be available from 3.30 p.m. on game day.

 

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