Collegiate Skills Camp 2015

The Dallas Ruby Football Club (the “Reds”) are pleased to invite you and your players to a collegiate rugby skills camp on Sunday, Dec. 20. 2015.   If you believe your players would be interested, please distribute this email to them this week so that they can sign up by clicking on the links below.  The sign up deadline is Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015.


Although we recognize that school will be out on Dec. 20, this camp is for any of your players who will be in the DFW area visiting family or for other reasons during that period of time.  Coaches are also welcome.  We are subsidizing the cost of the camp to keep it within reach of the average college student—the $15 entry fee includes lunch and a t-shirt.

The focus of the camp will be on individual and unit passing, open play, and defensive skills.  There will also be a video / classroom component.  The Coaching Staff will be segregating players by experience levels based on the information provided when signing up for the camp, so that participants can take part in drills with players of like skill levels, and all participants can get the most out of the camp.  A detailed agenda for the day will be distributed to each participant via email prior to the start of camp.

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Here are the logistical details:
When: Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015
Times: 9am Checkin / 3pm End of Day
Where: St. Philip’s School – 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Dallas, TX 75215
Cost: $15 per participant (includes lunch and a t-shirt)
Signup Deadline:  Dec. 6, 2015
How to Signup: Click this link and fill out the form:
How to Pay: Click on the “Pay Now” button and pay through PayPal
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The Reds will also be playing New Orleans RFC on Dec. 19, 2015 at 3:00pm at Lake Highlands Field (1000 N. Buckner Blvd., Dallas, TX 75218).  All players and coaches are welcome to attend.

Coaching Staff:
Dean Robinson:  Coach of Texas All-Stars in 2014 & 2015; Coach of Northern Counties Texas Selects 2013; Head Coach Dallas RFC 2012-13 and 2014-15 seasons; former Head Coach of Dallas Harlequins and SMU Rugby.
Alasdair Blues:  Scotland international team alternate (halfback).
Fil Keuppens:    Dallas RFC D-2 Coach 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons; DARC Head Coach 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2013-14 seasons; C1 Level Referee.
Chris Howard:  Tiger Rugby Academy – Dallas Division President.
Rhys Ball:  Dallas RFC Head Coach 2015-16 season; Dallas RFC D-1 Forwards Coach 2014-15 season.
Bruce McGregor:  Dallas RFC D-1 Backs Coach 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons.
Kevin Clark:  Dallas RFC D-1 Forwards Coach 2015-16 season.
Joe Kelly:  Dallas RFC D-3 Coach 2015-16; Northern Counties High Performance Academy Head Coach 2011-14; Texas High Performance Academy Coach.
Various DRFC Assistant Coaches and D-1 Players.


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Cancellation & Refunds:  Dallas RFC reserves the right to cancel the Camp and provide refunds if: (1) less than 50 players sign up and pay prior to Dec. 7, 2015; (2) weather which results in the field at St. Philip’s being unplayable; (3) other similar factors or acts or omissions of third parties outside the control of the Club.  Camp entry fees are otherwise not refundable, but they may be transferred to another participant. Please just have the player email me with notice of the change.  All participants must be CIPP’d.

We sincerely hope you and your players can join us on December 20.  Should you have any questions in the meantime, please reach out to me at this e-mail address, or Phil Bolton at

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