The True South Rugby Union Men’s DII, DIII and Women’s DII competitions will be combined starting with the 2017 playoffs.
There are two pools in each division. After completing the scheduled pool matches, two teams from each pool will advance to the True South Championships in Gadsden AL on April 22nd and 23rd, 2017. Within each division, the top seeds will play the second seeds from the other pool on Saturday. The winners of those matches will meet on Sunday to determine the True South Champion of each division.
The True South Champions qualify to advance to the National Competitive Southern Championships (TBA), which are going to be hosted by the Florida GU. Each GU in Southern region (Carolinas, Georgia, Florida & True South) will qualify one team in each division for this Championship. Within each division, there will be semi-final games on Saturday with the winners advancing to the Championship Final on Sunday. Each GU will take turns hosting the Southern Championships with Florida in 2017, Carolinas in 2018, Georgia 2019, and the True South in 2020.
The winner of the NCR2 Championship Match advances to the USA Rugby Playoffs.