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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.


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Bay Area Pelican Rugby Football Club website home page.

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

Tues - 6:30pm
Thurs - 6:30pm
(Expecting to being May 2. Check our Facebook page for the absolute latest plans.)


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

2014 -15 CIPPs are available now!


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ApRil 9, 2015

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

April 18- Eckerd College 7s Tourney

April 22- 6:30pm Pelican Rugby Annual meeting (upstairs from Pelican Pub, downtown St. Pete)

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

June 6 Caymans --beach rugby (Undertow, St. Pete)
June 13, Tampa 7's qualifier
June 20th open/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
May28 or 30 --Chingford RFC/home (touring side)
---probably start 7s season in May

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!