ABOUT THE SHIELD
11 Players Drafted in 2022
More players drafted than any other MLR Predraft Event.
Network with MLR GMs
More MLR GMs attended CRS than any other predraft event
Train in a professional enviorment
Learn and train from professional coaches and staff in a state-of-the-art facility.
Learn from Industry Experts
Attend workshops from industry experts that will help you get to the next level
Players who desire to compete in the Collegiate Shield competition can submit their information online, which will be reviewed by competition coaches and scouts.
WHAT IS THE COLLEGIATE RUGBY SHIELD?
The Collegiate Rugby Shield is an invitational event played at Zions Bank Stadium, in Herriman Utah. Collegiate Rugby players will be invited to participate in a series of practices in preparation for the Collegiate Rugby Shield game to be played each year.
WHO IS ELGIBLE TO PLAY IN THE COLLEGIATE RUGBY SHIELD?
The Collegiate Rugby Shield is available for any collegiate rugby player who wishes to increase their exposure to MLR teams.
HOW CAN I APPLY TO BE A PART OF THE COLLEGIATE RUGBY SHIELD?
Prospective athletes can apply on the Player Inquiry page.
WHAT IS THE COST TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COLLEGIATE RUGBY SHIELD?
Invited players will be expected to cover the cost of travel. All other costs will be handled by the event.
WHAT ADDITIONAL EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THE COLLEGIATE RUGBY SHIELD FOR INVITEES?
Participants will be entered into a professional training environment. During their time with the Collegiate Rugby Shield, they will learn with experts within their respective fields both on and off the field. The Collegiate Rugby Shield is a holistic event, in which not only will participants be involved in rugby development, but also in personal development as well. Participating in workshops put on by applicable experts that can help grow their rugby careers.