Frequently asked questions

TOURNAMENT FORMAT

What will the Canada Sevens tournament schedule look like?

The HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens tournament will feature 33 games played by 12 different countries over 2 days – May 27th & 28th, 2017. Rugby Sevens matches consist of two 7-minute halves of play with a 2-minute half time.

Will in and out privileges be allowed each day?

Yes we will allow in and out privileges!

How is the Canada Sevens Tournament structured?

Teams will be divided into three pools (A,B,C) consisting of four teams each. Pools will be designated after the Japan Sevens held in Kitakyushu on April 22nd & 23rd, 2017. The tournament features 12 countries, including 11 core teams with the additional country being invited by the host nation. The core teams for the 2016-17 season are: Australia, New Zealand, Canada, England, France, USA, Russia, Fiji, Spain, Brazil and Ireland.

Teams will play a round robin schedule of three games each within their respective pools. Based on these results teams will be ranked from 1st to 12th.

The top 8 teams will compete in a knock out round with the winners advancing to the Cup Semi Finals. For more information on Rules and Regulations click here: Women’s Sevens Tournament Rules
For more information on the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, click World Rugby Sevens Series

STADIUM

Are animals allowed in Westhills Stadium?

No animals are allowed in Westhills Stadium other than certified PADS animals.

Where is the First Aid station?

The first aid station will be location near Section L.

What methods of payment are available in the stadium?

Cash, Debit and Credit will be accepted at Westhills Stadium.

Can I bring my own beverage container into the stadium?

There are no outside bottles allowed in Westhills Stadium.

Am I allowed to bring my vuvuzela?

No vuvuzela’s are allowed in Westhills Stadium.

Is my seat undercover?

Sections A, B and C, Row G or higher are under cover. All other seats are not.

TICKETING

I have a question about my ticket purchase…

If you would like to purchase a ticket to the HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens tournament you can complete this online, in-person at a Ticket Rocket Box Office in Victoria or by calling their toll-free number. Details below:

Online:
http://www.ticketrocket.co/event/details/92878/hsbc-canada-womens-sevens

Ticket Rocket Box Office:
Location – #2 -1609 Blanshard, Victoria BC, V8W 2J5; Google maps:

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday: 10:00 – 17:00;

Ticket Rocket Number (Local):
Toll-free: 1-855-842-7575
If you experience any issues, please contact our ticketing team – tickets@canadasevens.com.

What does GA mean? Will we be seated together?

General Admission (GA), or “festival seating”, entitles you to access specific areas of the venue where seating is provided but not assigned. Spectators with GA tickets will be allowed to sit wherever there is an open spot within the designated GA sections.

Can I purchase tickets at the door?

Tickets will be sold on tournament days at the gate, but are subject to availability. Spectators are encouraged to buy tickets ahead of time, as certain sections may sellout in advance of the event and gate prices will be a higher rate on tournament day.

What time will ticket services open on tournament day?

There will be both a Ticket Kiosk for ticket sales as well as a Will Call table located at the Main Entry Gate off Langford Parkway.

Tickets will go on sale at the following times:

Saturday May 27 at 9:00am
Sunday May 28 at 8:00am

I would like to purchase a large group of tickets for my rugby club.

For large group purchases please contact the Ticket Rocket Box Office at Local: 1-250-590-6191 / Toll-free: 1-855-842-7575 or tickets@canadasevens.com

I am a wheelchair user. Can my friends and family sit with me?

Yes, at Westhills Stadium we have wheelchair accessible seating available and based on availability your friends and family can sit nearby. Please contact the box office to arrange wheelchair seating.

BOX OFFICE: 1-250-590-6291

Is there alcohol-free seating available?

Yes! There is an alcohol-free zone in the reserved seating area of the stadium. Section L, Row A to L Seats 38-45. You can book these tickets on TicketRocket using the Alcohol-Free heading.

FAMILY

At what age is a guest required to have a ticket?

Children 5 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

What types of food and beverage options are available at BC Place stadium?

We will have a full range of food choices for people including burgers, hotdogs and gourmet food trucks.

VOLUNTEERS

We’re Hiring!

If you want to work with international athletes from around the world, you are in luck. We are currently looking for Volunteer Team Liaisons to work during the week of May 7-May 14 when the Women of World Rugby Sevens come to Langford, BC.

Our Team Liaison Officers (TLO) are the main point of contact for teams during their time on Vancouver Island. The TLO will provide professional communication, services, and organization to make sure teams are taken care of.

To learn more about this position click HERE

If you have interest in other volunteer positions at the 2018 HSBC Canada Sevens Women’s Tournament, please send an e-mail to volunteers@canadasevens.com noting your interest and we will be in contact with you at a later date.

MEDIA ACCREDITATION

The 2018 HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens is now accepting applications for media credentials. Media space is limited, and some applications may not be able to be accommodated. Please click HERE if you wish to submit an application for a media credential.

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