Press Release: Badger State Games August 3 Youth Rugby

WAUSAU, WI (July 31, 2019) - The Badger State Games' Summer Games are celebrating 35 years of bringing Olympic-style sporting events to Wisconsin, allowing athletes of all ages and abilities to "Go for the Gold". Custom spinning medals in Gold, Silver, and Bronze are new this year to commemorate our 35th Anniversary. Those who metal, are then eligible to compete in the State Games of America taking place in Lynchburg, VA. Here is what's happening this weekend.

Rugby Football
Loosehead Prop, Hooker, Tighthead Prop, Blindside-Flanker, Half-Backs, Inside-Center…just a few of the rugby player positions to be filled as USA Rugby teams compete in the 2019 Badger State Games Rugby Tournament in Wausau this weekend. Divisions will include Youth Flag State Championship (Grades 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8), High School 7’s State Championship (U19 Girls and U19 Boys), as well as Adults (Women and Men). More details are available at www.visitwausau.com/youth-rugby.  

For spectators unfamiliar with the game of rugby, a guide may be found at this link: https://bit.ly/2K7enkA.

Saturday, August 3
Eastbay Sports Complex: 602 E Kent Street, Wausau, WI 54403
Games Begin: 9:30 am

Badger State Games' events are hosted in various cities and towns around the state of Wisconsin. For information regarding schedules, locations, athlete sign-ups, becoming a sponsor, or volunteering, please visit us at www.badgerstategames.org or call 715-355-8788.

2019 BSG Summer Games sponsors include CoVantage Credit UnionFox WZAW & WSAW-TV 7Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.Marshfield Children’s HospitalMBE CPA’sAuto SelectESPN Sports Fan 100.5, and MSA Professional Services. Badger State Games are brought to you by Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority – Wisconsin’s Leader in Sports, Events & Tourism.

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