Founded in 1975, USA Rugby is the governing body of rugby union in the United States. USA Rugby is responsible for the promotion and development of the sport in the country and governs the administration of men’s and women’s senior, college and youth clubs.
Commencing in 2016, the California Cup is a high-level amateur competition that provides domestic players a chance to further develop and brings exciting play to new and old rugby fans. Six teams from California are participating in the inaugural season.
SCRFU is the geographical union under USA Rugby representing the area but boasts a history of representing southern California rugby since 1937. SCRFU is responsible for the administration of USA Rugby competitions and the development of the sport.