News & Events


The 2016/2017 Season is sponsored by:
Eagle Sportschairs / Fusion Medical / Melrose USA
The USQRA is looking for sponsors for the 2016/2017 Season. Contact for information

USQRA facebook link

There is post season information being posted on the USQRA facebook page.


March 5, 2015 — 11:25am

AUCTION: Eagle rugby chair

Auction for either an offensive or defensive rugby chair.

Winning bid was $3200.00.


March 4, 2015 — 4:52pm

2015 USA Wheelchair Rugby Selection Camp

 The following list of athletes have received an invitation, via email, to attend the 2015 USA Wheelchair Rugby Selection Camp.  All responses must be sent to Mandy Goff at by Saturday, 14 March.


February 27, 2015 — 10:00am

Internationals Shine in Tampa

The 23rd Tampa International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament was held this past January and saw some great competition. Rugby and weather in the 70’s is all it took to get some of these cold weather teams like St. Louis, Grand Rapids, Indy and London to make the trip South.


February 19, 2015 — 4:02am

Texas Wins RISE 6th Annual Invitational

Texas Orange and Black combine for 1st and 2nd at Irving Tournament

The Stampede (Sponsored by C&R Medical) concluded a successful weekend at the 6th annual RISE Invitational finishing 1 and 2. Both sides Orange and Black went unbeaten in games against common opponents and defeated their opponents on Sunday.


February 18, 2015 — 4:03am

Minnesota quad rugby team No. 1 in the country

Quad rugby is a mixed team sport for both males and females and it combines the elements of rugby, basketball and handball, and of course, a little bit of trash talk.

While the spectator's mind is racing to keep up in this Steelheads chess game, it's a physical game, too. Contact between wheelchairs is, as they say, "encouraged,” and they encouraged Fox 9's Dawn Mitchell to give it a try.


February 12, 2015 — 7:20pm

Richard Cartwright Memorial Tournament

Richard Cartwright Memorial Tournament
January 24-25th, 2015
California State University, Sacramento
Host: Sierra Storm
Sponsors: Ability Center, Access Leisure Sacramento, Paralympic Sports Sacramento, Hilton Garden Inn

Sierra Storm hosted it’s 2nd tournament of the season at Sacramento State University’s student recreational center, The WELL. Teams attending were Sierra Storm, NorCal Quakes, San Diego Sharp, Portland Pounders, and the Northridge Knights.


January 26, 2015 — 5:09am

Mid season Top 20 Rankings

2014/15 USQRA
Mid-Season Rankings

1. Minnesota
2. Phoenix
3. Texas
4. Tucson
5. St. Louis
6. Seattle
7. Shepherd
8. Grand Rapids
9. Sharp
10. Nor-Cal
11. U of A
12. Sierra
13. Tampa
14 Milwaukee
15. Brooks
16. Lakeshore
17. Carolina
18. TIRR
19. Indy
20. D.C.


January 6, 2015 — 5:20pm

Northeast Passage: Rugby and a whole lot more!

Quad Rugby is just one of the competitive disabled sports offered through Northeast Passage. For a look inside what else NEP has to offer, watch the news story:


December 4, 2014 — 9:02am

Pre-Season Rankings

2014/15 USQRA
Pre-Season Rankings

1. Phoenix Heat
2. Tucson Renegades
3. Texas Stampede
4. Minnesota Wheelchair Rugby Club
5. St. Louis Rugby Rams
6. Tampa Generals
7. Shepherd Smash
8. Grand Rapids Thunder
9. Sharp Edge
10. Seattle Slam
11. TIRR Texans
12. Nor-Cal Quakes
13. Lakeshore Demolition
14. U of A Wildcats
15. Milwaukee Iron
16. RHI Indy Brawlers


November 5, 2014 — 5:21am