Washington D.C. Tour

Our club has the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. over spring break to play in the Cherry Blossom Tournament and explore our nations capital. Going on tour is what makes rugby a special sport and highlights the social aspect of the game that draws so many. As we finalize the tour details, we would like to keep you updated on tentative dates and activities during the tour. As of now, the players in addition to playing in the tournament over two days, will be able hosted for post tournament social on Saturday, a team dinner Sunday evening and tour the National Mall before departing back to Corning.

Dates: April 3-6, 2020

Costs: $250 + spending money

Payment: Payments can be made by cash, check, PayPal (corningrugbyclub@gmail.com) or Venmo (@CorningRugby)

Pasta Dinner Fundraiser on 2/20/20 will be used to help offset costs of the trip for players who sell over 5 tickets

Chaperones: Coach McGee, Coach Mike, Coach Craig, Coach Scott, Coach Jenelle, and parents TBD

Use the following link for a ‘Tour Checklist‘ to better prepare what to pack


Below you will find an itinerary for the trip (subject to change)


Washington, D.C. Rugby Trip
APR 3, 2020 – APR 6, 2020

Washington, D.C. Weather



Day 1 – April 3rd

5:00 PM         Depart Corning-PP High School

10:00 PM       Check-In at Best Western Plus Rockville Hotel & Suites

Best Western Plus Rockville Hotel & Suites
1251 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850


Day 2 – April 4th

7:00 AM   Breakfast at Hotel

8:30 AM   Leave for Tournament

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM   Cherry Blossom Tournament

Congressional Polo Grounds
14660 Hughes Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837

7:00 PM   Post-Tournament Social

10:30 PM   Return to Hotel


Day 3 – April 5th

7:00 AM   Breakfast at Hotel

8:30 AM   Leave for Tournament

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM   Cherry Blossom Tournament

4:30 PM   Return to Hotel

7:00 PM   Team Dinner

Dave & Buster’s
8661 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

9:00 PM   Return to Hotel


Day 4 – April 6th

8:00 AM   Breakfast at Hotel

9:30 AM   Depart for National Mall

10:30 AM – 2:30 PM   Tour National Mall

3:00 PM   Depart for Corning-PP HS

8:00 PM   Arrive at Corning-PP HS


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