The Rugby Virginia Youth League groups players school grade level and gender. The levels of play are:
Pre-K & 2nd Grade - Coed Tag
3rd & 4th grade - Coed Tag
5th - 8th grade - Coed Tag (based on demand)
5th & 6th grade - Coed Tackle
7th & 8th grade - Tackle*
9th - 12th grade - JV and Varsity Tackle*
*Boys and Girls play separately.
Tag rugby is played by Federation of International Touch (FIT) rules.
Tackle rugby is played in accordance with the Federation of International Touch Laws.