Apr 23

Updates on MAC Championship Info

Final Schedule and Hotel Information for the 2016 Women’s Event has been posted here in the Women’s XVs section: http://macrugby.org/womens2016playoffs/. The Match Commissioner for the weekend is Bryan Dewease. All check-in procedures will take place with him.

 

Final Schedule and Hotel information for the 2016 Men’s Event has been posted in the Men’s XVs section: http://macrugby.org/mens-xvs/mensplayoffs2016/.  The Match Commissioner for the weekend is Tony Frederick. All check-in procedures will take place with him.

Apr 11

2016 Sevens Qualifiers

The qualifiers for our MAC Sevens season will be:

  • 6/25 – Wilmington
  • 7/9 – NOVA
  • 7/16 – Rocky Gorge
  • 7/23 – Richmond
Thanks to all who submitted bids.
We will have updated 2016 Sevens guidelines published soon.
Reminder: The CIPP deadline for all players and transfers is July 1st.
Apr 01

April Fool’s CIPP deadlines!!!

Today is the deadline for any new CIPP registrations and transfer requests to be approved.

If you are on the CIPP list, but not showing up on a CMS roster, don’t forget to resync the players to pull in any new players.
There are a number of transfer requests where i have been sent the USARugby letters showing that a transfer has been approved but the player has not yet appeared on the CIPP roster. I’ve asked USA Rugby for information about the delay and to know when these will electronically process. Consider it an April Fools joke on behalf of USA Rugby.
In the meantime, for those of you preparing your rosters, keep the spaceholder open, and we’ll have it updated by week’s end. Do go ahead and provide as of much a roster as you can for your Saturday matches.
For those of you asking about overall eligibility:
1 – Players must be CIPP’d to play any rugby.
2 – Players must be CIPP’d by April 1 to be eligible for competitive matches including upcoming MAC championship matches.
3 – Minimum matches for eligibility is not something we look at for the MAC championships. The MAC championships will count towards a player’s number of matches, when we determine the rosters for the National Playoffs on May 21.
If you are having issues with players not showing up in the CiPP system (NOT CMS, you must check your CIPP public roster first), please send me the players name, number and any transfer request documentation not later than 1pm today.
Mar 02

2016 MAC Championship Information

MAC 2016 Playoffs and Championship Events    (THIS IS OUTDATED INFO)

MAY 7
Men’s D1 and D2: – Semifinals – At the higher seed – Top Four teams from final league standings
Men’s D3: Quarterfinals – At the higher seed
  1. D3-North #1   v  8. D3-South #3    (Game A)
  2. D3-Central #1 v  7. D3-North #3   (Game C)
  3. D3-South #1   v 6. D3-Central #2  (Game D)
  4. D3-North #2   v  5. D3-South #2   (Game B)
Men’s Championship May 14-15
Wilmington DE – Alpacas State Park  (Hosted by Wilmington RFC)
SATURDAY
Field 1
Field 2
11:00 am
Men D3  A v B
Men’s D3   C v D
1:00 pm
Men’s D2 Championship
Men’s D4 Championship
(D4-Central v D4-North)
3:00 pm
Men’s D1 Championship
SUNDAY
Noon
Men’s D3 Championship
Women’s Championship May 7-8 
Wilmington DE – Alpacas State Park (Hosted by Philadelphia WRFC)
SATURDAY
Field 1
Field 2
11:00 am
Women’s D3
1 v 4
Women’s D3
2 v 3
1:00 pm
Women’s D2
1 v 4
Women’s D2
2 v 3
3:00pm
Women’s D1
N1 v S2
Women’s D1
S1 v N2
SUNDAY
11:00 am
Women’s D3
Championship
1:00pm
Women’s D2
Championship
3:00pm
Women’s D1
Championship

 

Mar 02

Spring 2016

Reminder: Everyone should confirm that their CMS match schedules and the schedules within their local referee society match.

Event News: MAC Championship locations announced!

On May 7-8, Philadelphia will be hosting the Women’s event.

On May 14-15, Wilmington will once again host the Men’s event.

BOTH of these will take place at Alapocas Run State Park.

CIPP Deadline – April 1st. All players must be CIPP’d.

Any roster submitted for matches played after April 1st must include players that were CIPPd before the deadline.

While you can CIPP someone after April 1st, they are not allowed to play in a competitive match, as that will create a roster violation. Non-league matches are okay.

New Facebook Group – Invite your admin folks to join:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1641770649408428/

Nov 10

Closing out the Fall Season

All matches that need to be rescheduled from the Fall, must have updates in CMS reflecting the newly agreed upon date by November 21st.

EPRU clubs are encouraged to submit bids for one or both championship dates by November 30th. Bid information is available here. The dates have been published.

There are two event weekends:

May 7-8 will be the Women’s MAC Championship weekend.

May 14-15 will be the Men’s MAC Championship weekend.

2016 Championship Information:

Men’s D3 seeding for 2016 is:

  1. D3-North #1
  2. D3-Central #1
  3. D3-South #1
  4. D3-North #2
  5. D3-South #2
  6. D3-Central #2
  7. D3-North #3
  8. D3-South #3

Seeding will be rotating from year to year.

 

Sep 01

2015-2016 CMS Schedules

Everyone should be hearing from their coordinators regarding CMS login information for their club and should be able to soon see their 2015-2016 schedules loaded within CMS.

If you need assistance with using CMS, USA Rugby has provided a user guide. Please reference this as necessary. Clubs with mulitple sides will receive a single login and will be able to access the matches for each side.

If you have not received your login information by September 3rd, please contact Margy Thomas.

Jul 20

Congratulations MAC 7s Champions

Congratulations to the Mid-Atlantic Conference Clubs who competed in the 2015 Sevens Season.

Men’s Premier:
1. U.S. Army Selects
2. Schuylkill River
3. NOVA
4. Baltimore-Chesapeake
Men’s Open
1. NOVA 2
2.Tidewater Titans
3. Schuylkill River 2
4. Baltimore-Chesapeake 2
Women’s Open
1. Scions
2. NOVA
3. Philadelphia
4. DC Furies

Congratulations to U.S. Army Selects, Schuykill River, Scions, NOVA, and Philadelphia as they continue on to the National Sevens Championships in Des Moines, Iowa on August 8.

May 06

Congratulations 2015 MAC Champions

Congratulations to the following clubs who will represent the Mid-Atlantic Conference in Charlotte NC for National playoffs:

Men’s D1 – Potomac Exiles

Men’s D2 – Rocky Gorge

Men’s D3 – Old Gaelic

Women’s D1 – Pittsburgh Angels

Women’s D2 – Severn River

Congratulations also goes to the MAC Champions for our M-D4 and W-D3 divisions:

Men’s D4 – Whitehorse Rugby

Women’s D3 – Phoenixville Whitehorse