For clubs and schools wishing to tour in another Union, in accordance with WR Regulation 16, all tours travelling outside of Canada must be sanctioned by BC Rugby and Rugby Canada. International Unions and World Rugby require that all teams must have National Union Sanctioning prior to the departure date.
All high schools, colleges, universities or any other third-party organisation travelling outside of Canada to play Rugby must provide adequate insurance coverage. Emergency Travel Medical and Sports General Liability Insurance Coverage (which covers contact sports) from the school/school board or third party must be presented prior to departure.
Submit a sanctioning application at least two weeks in advance of departure date. An expedite fee will be assessed to late applications that do not meet the two-week submission deadline
Application Form Checklist:
- A fully completed tour roster which includes all players, coaches and support staff (all listed participants on the roster must be registered and active, for the duration of the tour, on SportLomo)
- Details of your match itinerary must be outlined in your application
- Your Provincial Union will also be required to approve your tour, prior to Rugby Canada providing clearance
All finalised rosters must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org 2 weeks prior to the departure date. In exceptional circumstances should the roster change please email email@example.com