The Rugged Rugby Tour & Florida
There are a number of factors for a Rugged Rugby Tour stop in Florida. We thought we would share our reasons and entice you to visit the Rugged Ruby Tour Florida.
#1 THE WEATHER
# 2 THE INTERNATIONAL POLO CLUB
The International Polo Club Palm Beach is the premier polo destination in the world, hosting the largest field of high-goal teams and the most prestigious polo tournaments in the United States. Polo enthusiasts descend upon Wellington, Fla., each winter season to enjoy their love of the sport in the most prominent and well‐equipped polo facility. Polo matches are open to the public, with a wide range of hospitality and guest seating that includes elegant grandstand viewing, field tailgating, stadium seating, field-side champagne brunch at The Pavilion, and exclusive sponsor boxes.
#3 FLORIDA RUGBY
Florida Rugby Union has four divisions: Men’s, Women’s, Collegiate Men’s, and Collegiate Women’s, as well as an intramural high school division.
24 MENS TEAMS
There are currently six registered clubs in the Women’s division.
There are currently twelve registered clubs in the Collegiate Men’s division.
There are currently eight registered clubs in the Collegiate Women’s division.
The curtain raiser will be an action-packed boy’s high school All Star game. The contenders from The South Florida Lightning All Stars will face off against A.R.E. United.
The South Florida Cup will cover a North vs. South game. The North All Stars will feature players from the Boca Buccaneers and WPB Panthers. The South team will include players from Miami Bumble Bees, Miami Tridents and Fort Lauderdale Knights.
Florida Rugby is the home of all Rugby in Florida. Florida Rugby is a partnership between Florida Rugby Union and Florida Youth Rugby Union. Run passionately by local Carlos “Charlee” Velázquez.
# 5 MORE THAN RUGBY
Bustling entertainment & retail district
Palm Beach International Airport
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
#6 West Palm Beach
Located along Florida’s Atlantic Ocean Coast, West Palm Beach offers visitors year-round excitement within easy reach of smooth-sand beaches and some of the nation’s most enticing waterways. If you want to see some of the nation’s top musical entertainment, time your visit for SunFest – Florida’s largest waterfront music festival. And downtown West Palm Beach is home to four retail and entertainment districts: Clematis Street, CityPlace, Northwood Village, and Antique Row.
Wellington is a village just west of West Palm Beach in central Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. As of 2014, the city had a population of 61,485 according to the U.S. Census Bureau, making it the most populous village in the state. It is the fifth largest municipality in Palm Beach County by population. Wellington is part of the Miami metropolitan area.