On Saturday, August 24, in Austin, TX, we are excited to announce the induction of the 2024 Texas Rugby Union Hall of Fame Class. The prestigious event will take place at the historic Austin Airport Hilton, commencing with a delightful cocktail hour at 6:00 PM.

During this memorable evening, we will honor the Hall of Fame inductees, present the esteemed Alan Sharpley Award, and celebrate the 2001 Baylor University Rugby team for their USA Rugby Men’s Division 2 Collegiate National Championship win.

Saturday, August 24, 2024

  • Cocktail Hour – 6:00PM
  • HOF Banquet – 7:00-11:00PM
  • After Social – at hotel bar until they close us down

Please wear business or semi-formal attire for the HOF Banquet.

2024 Hall of Fame Class

Scott Green

Mike “Panama” Mazzerole

Michelle Persica

Traci (Schmidtke) Young

Alan Sharpley Memorial Award

We’re celebrating the original shareholders and developers of Burr Field, the ‘Burr Field OGs’.

Honor Team

2001 Baylor University Rugby team – Men’s Division 2 Collegiate National Champions



When traveling to the Austin Airport Hilton, you’ll want to fly into Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The Hilton Austin Airport is just two minutes from the terminal and is the only hotel on airport grounds, offering a free shuttle service.


We have organized a group of rooms at the Austin Airport Hilton [MAP] with a special discounted rate of $149 per night for 1 King Bed or $169 for 2 Queen Beds. It’s important to know that these rooms will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Kindly note that this room block will be valid until August 2. If you encounter any issues or receive a notification stating that no rooms are available before August 11, please contact us at traci@texasrugbyunion.com. We will promptly inform the hotel and explore the possibility of securing additional rooms.


You have the option to purchase individual tickets or tables for the event. If you prefer a table, simply adjust the quantity to 10 seats. For two tables, adjust the quantity to 20, and so forth. As you make your selection, a 10% discount will be automatically applied, and you can review the discounted price in your cart.

Kindly be aware that ticket sales will close on Sunday, August 18, and no tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Make sure to secure your tickets before the deadline.


As a TRU HOF member, don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your HOF pride with our exclusive merchandise offerings. 

Additionally, HOF members can also discover a wider range of Texas Rugby Union merchandise available at our online shop.

To ensure you receive your merchandise before the banquet, please pre-order by July 15!