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Northern Lights Playoff Weekend - Collegiate Men & Women

When: October 28 & 29, 2017
Where: Fuad Mansour Soccer Complex (2100 Collegeview Road East | Rochester, MN 55904)

Discounted Hotel Information: MN Rugby has worked with the Rochester Sports Commission to negotiate group rates for our participating clubs and fans; information is available at: http://www.rochsports.org/rugby.  Please stay at one of the tournament hotels, as it assists the union in keeping the cost low for the field and medical expenses. 

Team & Player Check-in Process: All teams and players are required to check-in with your league commissioner at least 75 minutes before kick-off of your first match. 
Items you will need for check-in:

  1. The original version of your schools registrar form with signatures and supporting letters if necessary for special cases/waivers. The form is attached to this email and needs to be dated after October 15 to ensure players are still eligible after university's withdrawal deadlines.
  2. Government Issued Photo ID (not school ID) for all competing players
  3. Printed Entire USA CIPP list for your club

Medical staff will be present at the field. Players needing preventative taping should bring their own supplies.

Coaching Staff: Each team is allowed to have up to (2) coaches in front of the restraining ropes and must remain in the designated technical zone. If your club has more than (2) coaches CIPP'd with your club, you will still only be allowed to have (2) in front of the ropes.

Certified medical staff are able to be in front of the ropes and outside of the technical zone. Everyone else: players, fans, spectators are all to be behind the ropes for liability purposes. The teams will be asked to mark the players allowed in front of the ropes when they complete the match report.

Weekend Schedule - October 28 & 29, 2017

SATURDAY Field #1 Field #2
9:00 am NSCRO Men Tier 2 Semi-Final: Gustavus 138 v. Macalester 5
11:00 am NSCRO Women Semi-Final: St. Olaf 15 v. MSU - Moorhead 49 NSCRO Women Semi-Final: St. Benedict 15 v. Gustavus 47
1:00 pm NSCRO Men Tier 1 Semi-Final: St. Johns 28 v. Winona 25 NSCRO Men Tier 1 Semi-Final: Iowa Central 83 v. St. Thomas 15
3:00 pm D2 Men Semi-Final: Duluth 29 v. Mankato 15
4:00 pm D2 Women's Final: Winona 78 v. UND 5
SUNDAY Field #1 Field #2
9:00 am NSCRO Men Tier 1 3rd Place Match: Winona 39 v. St. Thomas 36 NSCRO Women - 3rd Place Match: St. Ben's 51 v. St. Olaf 5
11:00 am NSCRO Men Tier 2 - Final: St. Scholastica 29 v. Gustavus 19 NSCRO Women - Final: Gustavus 37 v. Moorhead 17
1:00 pm NSCRO Men Tier 1 - Final: Iowa Central 57 v. St. John's 0 D2 Men - Final: NDSU 57 v. Duluth 10




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