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Captain: 727.465.3353

Coach: 727.420.2957

Match Secretary: 727.420.2957

5701 Lee Street Northeast
St Petersburg, FL, 33703
United States

(727) 420-2957

Bay Area Pelican Rugby Football Club, St. Petersburg, FL is a sports club for men over the age of 18.  Members come from Clearwater, Tampa, Oldsmar, Safety Harbor and Pinellas County.  We play games in St. Pete and travel the State of Florida.  We play year round.



Bay Area Pelican Rugby Football Club website home page.

Training Information Season: 7s
Puryear Park, 5701 Lee St NE
St Petersburg, FL 33703

Tues & Thurs - 6:30pm
(Begins May 5. Check "Pelican Rugby" on Facebook page for the absolute latest.)


Before you can take the field, or even participate in practice, for Bay Area Pelican RFC, you MUST register (aka "CIPP") with USA Rugby at

Summer 2015 CIPPs reduced to $60!


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MAY 3, 2015

Limited time offer:  Contribute $30 to Pelican Rugby's Summer 2015 7s season and receive one of our new 7s shirts.  Supplies & sizes are very limited (esp in yellow), so order while supplies last.  (In yellow, we might ask you to accept a game-worn shirt.)

Summer 2015 7s Donation: Choose shirt color
$150 Pelican RFC Annual Dues

April 30, 2015

Pelican Rugby's 2105 GulfCoast 7s tournament is confirmed for July 11, 2105 at Lakewood Soccer Complex.  We have fields, hotels, & social all lined up & we are now accepting club applications.

Apply today to reserve your space!

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April 1, 2015

Pelican Rugby 2015 Summer 7s schedule, sponsored by Movement Mortgage (

May 5: 7s practice resumes, CIPPs now $60

May 16 Sunshine state games (Ft. Lauderdale)
May 23 Open
May 30, English side (15s match Lakewood) 1:00 pm
June 5 Caymans (15s match Lakewood
) 7:00 pm

June 6 Caymans --beach rugby (Undertow, St. Pete) 3:00 pm
June 13, Tampa 7's qualifier
June 20th Pelican RFC Annual Banquet
June 27, Fiji 7's second qualifier (Miami)
July 4th weekend
July 11, GulfCoast 7's St. Pete (Lakewood)
July 18 south championship/Todd Miller 7s (Orlando)
July 25 open
Aug 1 Beerfoot
7s (Ft. Myers)

FEBRUARY 2, 2015

Spring, 2015 season is underway!

Please get yourself to practice & reserve your weekends per the dates below. We are going to be BUSY!:
Feb07-- Indian River /home
Feb18-- Old Boy Social @Copperhead's Taphouse
Feb20-22 @Ruggerfest /Ft. Lauderdale
Feb28-- Sarasota /home (2 games!)
Mar07-- @Daytona (2 games!)
Mar13-15 @Savannah --do we want to go???
Mar21-- @West Palm Beach (2 games!)
Mar28-- Tallahassee /home

Saturday, Jan 24, 2015
Pelicans @ USF--- 2:00pm kick-off;

Location: Magnolia Field, USF Alumni Drive, Tampa
EVERYBODY CIPP'ed with dues up-to-date will play
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Next D3 match Feb 7, vs Indian River Rugby Club @Puryear Park.

Practice resumes Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30pm at Puryear Park 5701 Lee Street n., st. Pete, fl 33703

Jan 24: CONFIRMED match @ USF/Tampa Jan, 24 (friendly)


Pelican Social Meetup

Wednesday, February 18th, at Copperheads Taphouse

We will be honoring one of our founders, Peter Gibson!  Try to arrive between 5:30 and 6:00.  If you have any pictures of Peter in action or stories of the man - the legend - in action, please share!