Financial Services for Member Clubs

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MEMBER CLUBS HOSTING A USA RUGBY COACHING CERTIFICATION CLINIC

EPRU will award a $500 grant to a member club who hosts a USA Rugby Coaching Certification Clinic, such as Level 200 or Level 300 Course. Grants for other clinics may be awarded on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the EPRU Executive Committee.

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MEMBER CLUBS HOSTING NATIONAL EVENTS

EPRU will provide a $500 sponsorship to a member club who hosts a USA Rugby national event. A National event is defined as one where a USA Rugby National Champion is declared.

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MEMBER CLUBS ATTENDING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (only applies to an event where a USA Rugby or NSCRO National Champion is crowned)

The EPRU offers assistance to all EPRU member clubs whom (at the time of request for assistance) are in Good Standing with the Union (ie. have paid EPRU dues in full and have no outstanding fines, are not on probation and are fully CIPP enrolled under EPRU). The maximum amount of assistance provided is $3,000 for 15's and $1,500 for 7's. At the discretion of the EPRU Executive Committee, a maximum of up to $1,500 may be provided to 15's teams who participate in a semi-final national event. The goal of this program is to help reduce costs incurred by member clubs who have been given the opportunity to represent the EPRU at a national championship. This program does not apply to play-ins, play-offs, quarter-finals, or invitational tournaments. Eligible costs for this program are: Travel costs incurred by the team (airfare and lodging) for players and coaches, and Tournament Fees. The EPRU will not offer assistance for any expenses incurred for meals and entertainment. 

The following information must be provided to the EPRU prior to any assistance being issued: (1) Breakout of expenses for which the member club is seeking assistance and (2) Copies of receipts justifying that these expenses have been incurred. Breakout list (#1 above) and receipts (#2 above) should be submitted to EPRU, PO Box 393, Exton, PA 19341.

All requests are reviewed by the EPRU Executive Committee.