February 4, 2022

Women's Qualification Pathways

The Collegiate Rugby Championship will showcase women’s rugby with unprecedented national coverage, and include 28 of the nation’s best rugby 7s teams in two divisions:

Women’s Divisions

  • 16 Premier Cup teams
  • 12 Division I club teams

Premier Cup Qualification

Qualification Pathways


Open Regional Automatic Qualifiers

Four Automatic Qualifier tournaments have been scheduled around the country.

Deadlines

Register soon - spots are filling up!


Conference Automatic Qualifiers

NCR conferences are automatic qualifiers provided that the tournament includes 75% member participation and at least five teams.

Non-NCR conferences can apply for Automatic Qualifier status.

Deadlines

Non-NCR conferences must apply by March 1.


At-Large Bids

Several spots will be offered to qualified At-Large bids. To be considered for an at-large bid, a team must be an NCR member and submit a tournament application.

Deadlines

Applications due April 24.

Division I Club

Qualification Pathways


Conference Automatic Qualifiers

NCR conferences are automatic qualifiers provided that the tournament includes 75% member participation and at least five teams.

Non-NCR conferences can apply for Automatic Qualifier status.

Deadlines

Non-NCR conferences must apply by March 1.


At-Large Bids

Several spots will be offered to qualified At-Large bids. To be considered for an at-large bid, a team must be an NCR member and submit a tournament application.

Deadlines

Applications due April 24.


NCR schools can accept a bid without any additional registration steps. Other schools must register with NCR before they can accept a bid.

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