The Los Angeles Rebellion RFC's 2018 Welcome Week(s) runs from Saturday September 22  - Saturday October 13. If you've had interest in joining the team, a fondness for occasionally bone-crunching sports, or are just curious about the game of rugby - now is your chance to get to know the team, toss around some balls, and see what we're all about!

ALL EVENTS ARE OPEN TO EVERYONE IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA. As the only all-inclusive rugby team in Los Angeles, we welcome ALL players and supporters regardless of sexual identity, age, ethnicity/race, religious preference, body type, fitness level or experience. Even if you've never played a day in your life, you'll be amazed what you can accomplish over the season, and the new family you'll gain in the process.

Check out the events listed below. If you have questions, feel free to message us on Facebook or email 


SATURDAY sept 22 | 10 AM - 1 PM

Santa Monica Beach - Lot 4 South B (South of Santa Monica Pier)
Find us by Lifeguard Tower 20
2030 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Surf, sun and scrums. Rugby, L.A. Style!

You'll want to bring the following:

  • Socks (trust us, the sand gets hot...)

  • Sunscreen

  • Water/Fluids to stay hydrated

  • Beach Towels

  • Rugby Shorts or Swim Wear

  • Beach Umbrella (if you're just coming to watch!)

FRIDAY OCT 5 | 9:30 - 11:30 PM

8737 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood 90069
Join the Rebellion for a beer (or several) and learn more about the team! Special thanks to our sponsor, GYM Sports Bar for hosting us!

RUGBY 101 Training Camp

TUESDAY OCT 2 | 8 - 10 PM

John Ferraro Athletic Field #1 @ Griffith Park
5101 Zoo Dr, Los Angeles CA 90027

Our Rugby 101 training camp begins at our first official practice of the season. If you’re new to the sport, you’ll begin learning the basics. Returning members and those who have played before will dive into conditioning and rugby fundamentals.

NOTE: Practice begins twice weekly starting October 2. New players are welcome to join at any time. Please check the calendar or our Season Schedule page for up to date information.

SATURDAY OCT 13 | Noon - 2 pm
RUGBY 101 Clinic

Field Location TBA

Couldn’t make it to our earlier Rugby 101 clinics but still want to give rugby a try? Join us Saturday October 13 for our final introductory training this fall!

Critical Info for All Players

FOR RETURNING PLAYERS: All current and returning players are expected to attend the full training camp. 

FOR NEW & INTERESTED PLAYERS: New & interested players are welcome to join at any time. This is your chance to learn the basics and rules of the game, as well as how our practices are conducted. If you're interested in joining or just curious about the team, make sure to attend this important practice!

You'll want to wear a t-shirt and shorts that you don't mind getting dirty. A mouthguard is highly recommended and can be purchased at any local sporting goods store. Rugby Cleats are not required for Rugby 101, but you’ll need to get a pair if you commit to joining the team.


SATURDAY OCT 13 | 4 - 7 pm

Private Event for Current/New Members and RugBAE Supporters
Eagle LA
4219 Santa Monica Blvd, LA 90029

Welcome Week concludes with our annual Kickoff BBQ and Drink Up. Sausages provided by our sponsor, Continental Gourmet Sausage, and free beer courtesy of Eagle LA and Coors Light. Our Board will be on hand to answer any questions about the upcoming season, so we request that all new, current and returning players make every effort to attend.