Acadia University and U SPORTS announced on October 19, 2017 that the 2018 U SPORTS Women's Rugby Championship will be hosted by Acadia University in Wolfville, N.S. on November 1-4, 2018.
The 2018 season will mark the 16th year that the Acadia Axewomen rugby program has been a varsity sport and the 21st anniversary of the Women's Rugby national Championship.
Acadia Athletics hosted the 2016 U SPORTS Women's Soccer Championship with a positive response from participants and fans as one of the top championships in women's soccer history.
Of the 19 U SPORTS championships played since 1998, only two have been in Atlantic Canada, including StFX in 2012 and the AUS conference office hosting in 2004.