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To find the updated schedule and scores during the tournament, download "Tourney Machine" on your iOS or Android phone.

Click on "Search for an Event / Other / California / This Weekend" and you will find the Rhinos Stomp 2017.


Sunday January 29th, 2017

Orange County Great Park

6950 Marine Way, Irvine, CA 92618


Tournament Director: Derek Nellmapius

Phone: (949) 502-5927

Email: info@rhinosrugbycrash.com



Please read through the ENTIRE tournament packet as it contains important information regarding rules, regulations and other important information needed for the event.

The final tournament schedule will be sent out on or by Friday January 27th.

Thank you for registering for the 2017 Rhino Stomp!

We look forward to seeing you all there!



Tournament Rules


Paperwork Required


Players will not be allowed to play unless the below paperwork is available at sign in.

SCYR and USA Rugby age eligibility rules will be followed.

  • All players must be CIPP registered to their own team and cleared to play.
  • Mixed teams (i.e. players from different clubs, all-star teams, traveling teams etc) are not eligible to participate.
  • There will be no play for: unregistered and “ID pending” athletes;
  • SCYR and USA Rugby age eligibility rules will be followed
  • Every Coach must turn in a fully completed match report/roster printed from the SCYR’s CMS.
  • All players age waivers need to be approved online in SCYR’s CMS and must be displayed on match report. This means that no player who has a box around their age on the match report  is allowed to play.
  • Athletes must be present at check-in and will be verified against their name and photo on the printed match report/roster.


Sign in Process

  • Check-ins begin at 9:00 am at Field 1 (U14), Field 2 (U12), Field 3 (U8/U10)
  • All players must be present.
  • Provide all required paperwork to the sign-in desk (see above under “Tournament Rules”)
  • Teams that do not check-in on time are subject to forfeit.


Games Schedule

  • To find the updated schedule and scores during the tournament, download "Tourney Machine" on your iOS or Android phone.
  • Click on "Search for an Event / Other / California / This Weekend" and you will find the Rhinos Stomp 2017 .


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General rules of play & tournament

Every player is required to wear a mouthguard. No exceptions.

Please ensure you are at the field of play, 10 minutes prior to your scheduled kickoff.


Substitution policy: U8 - U12:  Rolling Subs - U14: 3 Subs per Half

  • No kicks after a try
  • Away team (1st listed team per game) kicks off to start the game, from the far side of the field (U12/U14 - side farthest away from field; U8/U10 - side closest to the balloon).
  • Once a game is finished, please clear the field immediately so we can stay on schedule. Sportsmanship of handshaking, team coach talk etc should be done on the side of the field.


Competition points for pool play will be awarded as follows:

  • 3 points – win
  • 2 points – draw
  • 1 point loss
  • 0 points forfeit


The following methods are used to rank teams, in order of priority:

  • Most competition points
  • Winner of the head-to-head match, if applicable
  • If the teams have the same amount of points, and they don’t have a head-to-head match, then their total game points will be considered.


In the case of a tie in the championship game, the following will determine the winner

  • Extra time of 5 minutes, on “sudden death” basis.


All and any challenges on a rule violation are to be lodged directly to the Tournament Director, Derek Nellmapius.


All decisions by the Director are final.

Substitution Policy

U8 - U12:  Rolling Subs U14: 3 Subs per Half

U8 (co-ed, 7-a-side)

U10 (co-ed, 10-a-side)

7 Players Minimum per team

10 Players Minimum per team

18 Players Maximum per team

22 Players Maximum per team

U12 (co-ed, 12-a-side)

U14 (Boys & Girls, 15-a-side)

12 Players Minimum per team

15 Players Minimum per team

22 Players Maximum per team

23 Players Maximum per team

Roster Size Policy

The tournament is in the CMS so please build your rosters.

We will be checking them at check-in process starting 9:00am, Field 1 (U14), Field 2  (U12), Field 3 (U8/U10).


There will be a certified, neutral referee on each field, for all games.

Referees will be tasked

to first and foremost ensure a safe and secure playing environment for every player on the field, and any circumstance that violates the safety of a player, the referee will be asked to take strong action.

Each team will

be asked to provide a line judge for games they are involved in.

Any issue with

a referee must be reported directly to the Tournament Director, Derek Nellmapius.

Yellow Card

Yellow cards will not accumulate from game to game.

There is a zero

tolerance for any abuse of the referee.

Red Cards

A player that is issued a red card will not be allowed to continue in the tournament. Referees will be instructed to only issue Red Cards if absolutely necessary. All red card offences will be reported to SCYR and further sanctions will be at their discretion.

Medical Treatment

Medical staff will be provided and will have sole discretion to determine if a child is fit to return to the field of play. If a player refuses treatment, the parents or coaches will be required to sign a Refusal of Care Against Medical Advice release. No exceptions.

Field Rules

  • No alcohol is permitted on the premises of the tournament.
  • Pop-up tents are allowed in designated areas.
  • No glass containers or smoking is allowed.
  • No dogs allowed at the tournament

Awards & Ceremony

  • Medals will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place for each age division.
  • Experienced divisions will receive medals and prizes for 1st and 2nd place (Club Team training session with Elvis Seveali'i; Rugby Balls; Club Team Body Metrics; Habit burgers; Galinha Deli & Cafe sandwiches; Gifts cards for Yoghurtland; Gift cards for In-n-Out).
  • Award ceremony will take place at the main tent right after each finals match.

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