The AYRU follows USA Rugby's "Rookie Rugby" rules of play for all non-contact matches at the U9, U11, U13 and U15 age levels, with the following exceptions:
Please follow the document link below for full details of the Rookie Rugby non-contact game and the rules of play.
The AYRU follows USA Rugby's "Rookie Rugby Sevens" rules of play for all contact matches at the U13 and U15 age levels.
Dangerous tackling and other unsafe play is strictly enforced by referees through a warning, Sin Bin and expulsion from match protocol.
Please follow the document links below for full details of the Rookie Rugby Sevens contact game and the rules of play.
Without exception, all players must be registered and paid-in-full with the AYRU and USA Rugby (a.k.a. CIPP) to be eligible for match play. They also must be in good standing with the referees society.