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Mini’s/Juniors (Under 7 to Under 15)
Season runs from the beginning of May to the end of July. Under 7 and Under 9 groups play flag rugby, contact is introduced at the Under 11 level. Teams are co-ed from Under 7 to Under 11, boys and girls are separated at the Under 13 level.
Pre-season: Drop-in sessions are held at the Kinsmen Fieldhouse in February and March. These skills sessions are organized by the Edmonton Rugby Union at $5 per session and are a great way to try out rugby or refresh basic skills.
Practices: Thursday evenings from 6 – 7 pm at Pirate’s fields.
Games: Festivals are every Saturday morning throughout the season with the
exception of long weekends (May and July). Festivals are played at various venues throughout the city, the majority being at Ellerslie Rugby Park.
Junior Age Grade (Under 17 and Under 19)
Season runs from the end of June to mid-August – games start at the beginning of July.
Junior members are encouraged to practice with the Senior Men’s and Women’s teams as this is a great way to increase skill.
Junior players 18 and over are eligible to play for the senior teams should they wish to play both levels.
Pre-season: Indoor training sessions are held with the senior teams from January/February to April.
Dates, times and location will be verified on the Pirates website closer to the starting date.
Practices: Mondays and Thursdays (subject to change by coach availability) at Pirate’s fields.
Games: Wednesday evenings from 7-8:30 pm at various venues around Edmonton.
✦ Mouth guard – required to participate in contact
✦White rugby or soccer shorts;
✦Royal blue and white socks
✦Rugby or soccer boots
✦Rugby Jersey (U7 to U15 only)
- Jersey, shorts and socks can be purchased from the Pirate’s kit shop at the clubhouse *
Tax Receipts – Fees paid for youth sport programs are eligible for the Children’s Fitness Credit, the club issues valid tax receipts prior to tax filing season.
Communication – Updates, schedules and upcoming events are communicated primarily through email, Facebook and the calendar provided on the Pirate’s webpage.
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