Salt Lake City, UT September 2016 – Move over football- there’s a new game in town. This fall marks the welcome introduction of the Fall 7s Series, an intense competition among the growing Utah Youth Rugby league. Rugby is the fastest growing sport in the U.S. and Utah Youth Rugby, which launched in 2010, is on it’s way to becoming a force to reckon with.
Salt Lake company Zurixx is eager to support the burgeoning rugby community and adds to the passion with their title sponsorship for the Fall 7s Series. “We’ve been big rugby fans for years now and value the sports mission of fair play and community. Our team is excited to play a strategic role in the development of the Utah Youth Rugby brand” states Zurixx CEO, James Carlson. Zurixx understands that supporting underserved players and teams pays off for years by serving the very families, communities, coaches and youth in their area. Zurixx will also be supporting high school girls from across the country this fall by sponsoring the Annual Pink 7s Tournament benefiting Cancer Research October 7-8.
“We are so pleased with this important partnership for our teams. Passion and dedication go a long way and now we’ll be able to foster more competitive, spirited play on the field” says Owen Power, Utah Youth Rugby President. Zurixx is known for giving back in the community through annual donations and volunteer efforts by its employees, and donated over $350k to local charities in the past year.
Zurixx, LLC is one of America’s most successful and wide-spread financial education companies. With offices in Utah and Puerto Rico, Zurixx was founded in 2012 by James Carlson to provide clients with a premier level of financial education, coaching and customer support. The company has received widespread recognition for its success including awards from Utah Business Monthly, and the Mountain West Capital Network. By building brands, developing training materials and launching sales programs, Zurixx team members are constantly evolving the educational programs to fit their clients’ needs and the changing needs of the market. In 2016 Zurixx was ranked 43rd in the annual list of Inc Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and also received the highly coveted Great Place to Work distinction as voted in an independent survey. Find out more at: https://zurixx.com/.
About Utah Youth Rugby
Utah Youth Rugby is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that fosters an environment in which participation in the sport of rugby enhances the life experiences of the youth athletes and families we serve regardless of race, religion, gender and socioeconomic status. The organization supports and governs all youth rugby activity in the state of Utah with comprehensive management of seasonal league programs. Utah Youth Rugby was formed in 2010 to promote, serve, advocate, and organize youth rugby in the state of Utah with over 60 high school and youth teams for boys and girls.
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