Founded in 2013, the Washington Scandals Rugby Football Club is an inclusive rugby union football club based in Washington, DC. The Scandals was established to foster community and athleticism for the LGBT+ in the DC metropolitan area. The organization currently works to promote diversity and an inclusive environment for all athletes regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, religion, or fitness level through learning and playing the dynamic sport of rugby.
The Washington Scandals RFC is an active member of IGR (International Gay Rugby) and participates in their bi-annual Championship, the Mark Bingham Cup. Regionally, the Scandals compete in the Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) of USAR.