Become a Player

Become part of the inclusive rugby community, all experience levels welcome

Rugby is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S today! Whether you are an experienced rugby player, or a complete beginner, the Baltimore Flamingos offer a very welcoming, gay, and trans inclusive option to strengthen your fitness and community.


Whether you’re interested in joining us on the pitch or supporting us in our efforts to make Baltimore a better place, you’ll find additional information in this packet. We want to introduce you to the game of rugby, the team, and give you a better of idea of who and what we are.
In this packet you'll find information on our mission statement, leadership board, competitive seasons, field location, social events, what to bring to practices, additional rugby resources, and expectations.


USA Rugby requires that all active players become a member with USA Rugby. Click the button and follow the instructions and complete payment to become a USA Rugby member.
Membership benefits include insurance that covers rugby-related accidents, access to league and tournament participation, opportunity to compete in a National Championship Series, structure by the governing body that includes keeping the league referees current with their training, providing coaching staff background checks, communicating recent medical updates and information and creating a strong foundation for the game, and staying connected through E-News updates, 
USA Rugby Membership
If you do not become a member through USA Rugby (CIPP), you will not be able to participate in matches. We encourage all perspective players to CIPP as soon as possible.


All rugby teams have an application to learn more about the players. This is ours!

If you are not sure how to respond to any of the questions (like preferred rugby position) or do not want to agree to something (like a photo release), fill it out to the best of your ability and comfort and  confirm with a board member that you have filled it out effectively. 
If you are ready to fill out the application, please print, complete, sign & return to a board member or through email.