Rugby has been the fastest growing team sport in the United States over the last five years. Locally, the volunteer-run SYA Youth Rugby Program has steadily grown and has increased in player participation from 18 to 110 players in just 5 years & continues to grow!
The success of the SYA Youth Rugby program strives to ensure youth have sufficient equipment, a safe environment to play, and offer provide playing opportunities for all area youth. As a program, SYA Rugby raised over $4,710 through donations, fund-raising efforts, and sponsorships from generous donors to keep player costs reasonable. This year, the greatest financial need includes uniform costs ($6,450) and tackle rings ($1,250), rugby balls ($480), and we have a long-term plan of goal posts and pads ($4,500).
We would like to enter a partnership with organizations to ensure youth have a safe and fun environment to play and give local businesses the opportunity to be involved with the community. Our latest fund-raising efforts include in-kind donations for raffle which has raised over $2,000 in services and merchandise.
SYA can give your local businesses added value through increasing visibility of families in the Centreville, Chantilly, and Clifton communities. Per IRS regulations, all donations are tax-deductible as charitable contributions. SYA is qualified as an approved non-profit, 501(c)3 organization. View our the SYA Rugby Sponsorship Form (2017) and let’s discuss options about what works for you.
What can you do to make this program a success?
This program is entirely run by volunteers with a passion for the game, family members who want the best for their kids, students that need community time or a service project, or just some darn good-natured people who want to help out.
Areas we need help in include: website (WordPress), social media, team managers, athletic trainers, and field preparation. This program is rapidly growing and with it, the number of responsibilities. Send the league office email today! email@example.com