Costs of the Sport

Wheelchair Rugby, like many sports, is costly. The difference is, unlike mainstream sports, it is quite difficult to get the adequate funding. Since the sport is unknown to most people, or others are uncomfortable with the idea, many are reluctant to get involved. 

 These are the costs of a typical rugby season:

  Expenses  
     
  Individually Per Season
Tires (pair)  $                   45.00  $                      360.00
Tubes  $                     6.25  $                      125.00
Bearings  $                     4.99  $                        49.99
Spokes  $                     6.99  $                        69.99
Gloves (pair)  $                     3.00  $                       120.00
Axles  $                   25.00  $                      150.00
Wheels (pair)  $                 800.00  $                      800.00
Casters  $                     7.50  $                        30.00
Travel (could be up to)    $                   2,000.00
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Total    $                   3,704.98
     
  Other Expenses  
     
*Rugby Chair  $              5,000.00  

 

 

 

 *Note: Rugby chairs are only a once in a few years cost.

 

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