The Chillicothe Barbarians are a boys high school rugby team for students in grades 9-12.
The Barbarians compete in Rugby Illinois Division 3 in the Central Conference, along with teams from Peoria/Pekin, Washington, Bloomington/Normal, Champaign, and Springfield.
While most players are from Illinois Valley Central High School in Chillicothe, players also come from Princeville, Midland, Dunlap and other high schools north of Peoria.
The competitive season is in April and May, with most matches played on Saturdays. The state championships are played on Memorial Day in Chicago. Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays during the season, but winter pre-season practices may be on a different schedule. Check the calendar for the schedule.