Division 1A is the elite collegiate rugby competition sanctioned by USA Rugby. The conference-based league features 72 elite men’s college rugby teams competing in eight conferences: Big Ten, California, East, Mid-South, PAC, Red River, West, Liberty and two Independent teams. The regular season sees all teams in the conference play one another, with the competitions 16 highest ranked teams qualifying for the post-season in East and West regions. Playoffs consist of four rounds of single elimination matches leading up to the D1A National Championship match, each year in early May.

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