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The 2018 USA Sevens international rugby tournament will take place March 2 – 4th, 2018 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. As the fourth stop on the 2017-2018 HSBC Sevens World Series, USA Sevens is the premier rugby tournament in North America. This March the world’s best rugby players will descend on Las Vegas for three days where 16 countries will grind out 45 matches as they compete for world supremacy. In the stands and at parties throughout Las Vegas, fans from all over the globe will be celebrating at what can only be described as an International Party that only rugby can deliver!

2018 USA Sevens Daily Schedule of Events

TOURNAMENT PLAY IS SCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES AND TIMES:

FRIDAY, MARCH 2 – DAY ONE OF TOURNAMENT  

  • Gates Open: 2:00pm PT
  • USA Women vs. Australia Women: 2:30pm PT
  • First Match: 3:00pm PT

SATURDAY, MARCH 3 – DAY TWO OF TOURNAMENT

  • Gates Open: 10:00 am PT
  • First Match: 11:30 am PT
  • Highlights: Pool Round 3 & Quarterfinals

SUNDAY, MARCH 4 – DAY THREE OF TOURNAMENT

  • Gates Open: 10:00 am PT
  • First Match: 11:00 am PT
  • Last Match: 4:30 pm PT
  • Highlights: Semi-finals and Finals

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

HSBC Adopt-a-Country - Various Clark County Schools

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

HSBC Adopt-a-Country - Various Clark County Schools

 

1:00PM-3:00PM

HSBC Adopt-a-Country – Various Clark County Schools

ULTIMATE VEGAS SPORTS WEEKEND PEP RALLY

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

From March 2 – 4, Las Vegas will feature four major sporting events across a variety of fan disciplines when NASCAR, USA Sevens Rugby, the Vegas Golden Knights and UFC all take the stage. Fans will have action overload every day and the unparalleled experience of Las Vegas every night. 

To kick off this unprecedented weekend of action, the destination and MGM Resorts International will host a pep rally on Wednesday, February 28, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.., at the Toshiba Plaza in front of the T-Mobile Arena. Stars from all four of the sports will join community leaders, mascots and more to celebrate the greatest weekend in sports. The pep rally will feature interactive games and events and prize drawings, including tickets to events.

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The largest amateur rugby tournament in the United States takes over Star Nursery Fields and Silver Bowl fields this year Thursday, March 1 to Sunday, March 4. Each year this premier amateur tournament hosts athletes of all divisions and age groups playing to have their team qualify for the Collegiate Rugby Championship. In addition, fans are treated to drink specials provided by Las Vegas Invitational Sponsors.

USA RUGBY MEDICAL SYMPOSIUM

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Healthcare professionals, coaches and health administrators can register to attend the only rugby-specific sports medicine course offered in North America at Aria Resort & Casino Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2. A separate training course covering immediate care in rugby is offered Wednesday, March 1 through Thursday, March 2. For more information and to register for the symposium, visit the USA Sevens Medical Symposium website.

PARADE OF NATIONS AND OPENING CEREMONY

6:00pm – 8:00 pm

The ultimate kickoff to the USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament begins with the annual Parade of Nations and opening ceremony. Fans have the opportunity to interact with their favorite players and fans from around the world as they watch the participating teams proudly march down Fremont Street. This event is free and open to the public and includes live entertainment following the parade. 

9:00pm – 1:00am

Official Rhino Rugby Kickoff Party at Troy Liquor Bar at the Golden Nugget

FRIDAY, MARCH 2 – DAY ONE OF TOURNAMENT  

  • Gates Open: 2:00pm PT
  • USA Women vs. Australia Women: 2:30pm PT
  • First Match: 3:00pm PT

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

USA Rugby Medical Symposium at Aria Hotel

CALLIDUS CLOUD USA SEVENS CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC

8:30 am

The Las Vegas Country Club will once again host the USA Sevens Rugby 2018 Charity Golf Classic for an epic day of golf with numerous Rugby Legends and Internationals. This fun-filled tournament benefits the Adopt A Country Program and Atlas Foundation. The format of the event will be a shotgun scramble and we are pleased to announce the opportunity to play with a current international player or rugby legend such as Rugby Union President, Jason Leonard, former Scotland Rugby Union star, Gavin Hastings, former USA Eagles players, former Australia Rugby Union player, Troy Coker and more. Teams are welcome to sign up for the tournament, and participation includes tournament entry, continental breakfast, a lunch buffet, player gift bags and more. For more information on cost and how to sign up, visit the golf tournament website.

INTERNATIONAL FAN FESTIVAL

  • FRIDAY: 2:30 pm – 10:oo pm
  • SATURDAY: 10:00 am – 9:45 pm
  • SUNDAY: 10:30 am – 5:30 pm

Coinciding with the USA Sevens International Rugby Tournament, fans can visit the International Fan Festival located next to Sam Boyd Stadium. The festival is a global celebration of the sport of rugby on and off the field featuring food, drink and live entertainment from each nation competing in the tournament. Rugby fanatics from around the world will take in large screen televisions showing live game play and can visit activations by 5-hour Energy, Maverick Helicopters, SPEEDVEGAS and more. This year’s festival also provides the largest selection of international cuisine and wine in partnership with Rock ‘n Roll Wine.


USA SEVENS FAN WELCOME PARTY

To celebrate the first day of the tournament, USA Sevens is giving fans a grand welcome party at some of Las Vegas’ hottest nightclubs including:

10:30 pm – 4:00 am

LIGHT NIGHTCLUB - Fans with a tournament ticket get free entry and open bar until midnight. 

CHATEAU NIGHTCLUB - Rugby Costume Party at Chateau Nightclub with International DJ Fully Focus. Exclusive 3-day discounted entry. Register now.

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Las Vegas Invitational amateur competition at Star Nursery fields and Silver Bowl fields, both located adjacent to Sam Boyd Stadium and Heritage Park

SATURDAY, MARCH 3 – DAY TWO OF TOURNAMENT

  • Gates Open: 10:00 am PT
  • First Match: 11:30 am PT
  • Highlights: Pool Round 3 & Quarterfinals

LAS VEGAS INVITATIONAL OFFICIAL ‘OLD BOYS’ PARTY

7 P.M.

Rugby fans have the chance to celebrate the success of the Las Vegas Invitational at the ‘Old Boys’ Party hosted by the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery.  At the Tilted Kilt, guests can enjoy delicious menu offerings and cold drinks served up by their famous Kilt Girls. Fans can take advantage of exclusive food and drink specials provided by the Tilted Kilt as well.

USA SEVENS SATURDAY RUGBY DAY PARTY

To celebrate rugby day, USA Sevens is giving fans a grand welcome party at some of Las Vegas’ hottest nightclubs including:

10:30 pm – 4:00 am

MARQUEE NIGHTCLUB - Official USA Sevens After Party with DJ DEORRO Marquee Nightclub at Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino. Free entry and drink ticket with USA 7s Ticket

CHATEAU - Official Rugby After Party with DJ Big Body Cisco at Chateau Nightclub. Exclusive 3-day discounted entry. Register now.

SUNDAY, MARCH 4

  • Gates Open: 10:00 am PT
  • First Match: 11:00 am PT
  • Last Match: 4:30 pm PT
  • Highlights: Semi-finals and Finals

USA SEVENS RUGBY WRAP PARTY

6:30 pm 'till closing

Following the championship final, all fans can celebrate the successes of their favorite teams at the official tournament wrap party at the House of Blues located at Mandalay Bay.

  • Location: House of Blues Music Hall - inside the Mandalay Bay (short walk inside through shops from host hotel Luxor to Mandalay Bay escalators)
  • DJ, drinks, & food
  • Free entry, open to public
  • 21+ over event
  • Teams invited and likely to attend

Late Night Party

CHATEAU NIGHTCLUB - Official Championship Rugby Party with DJ KOKO and BAYATI at Chateau Nightclub. Exclusive 3-day discounted entry. Register now.

TOURNAMENT PLAY IS SCHEDULED FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES AND TIMES:

FRIDAY, MARCH 2 – DAY ONE OF TOURNAMENT  

  • Gates Open: 2:00pm PT
  • USA Women vs. Australia Women: 2:30pm PT
  • First Match: 3:00pm PT

SATURDAY, MARCH 3 – DAY TWO OF TOURNAMENT

  • Gates Open: 10:00 am PT
  • First Match: 11:30 am PT
  • Highlights: Pool Round 3 & Quarterfinals

SUNDAY, MARCH 4 – DAY THREE OF TOURNAMENT

  • Gates Open: 10:00 am PT
  • First Match: 11:00 am PT
  • Last Match: 4:30 pm PT
  • Highlights: Semi-finals and Finals

Times and locations subject to change.

For one week in March, Las Vegas becomes the Home Of Rugby. See for yourself what Vegas has in store for you. Posted by USA Sevens Rugby on Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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