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2019 HSBC Canada Sevens Single day tickets go on sale Tuesday, January 15 at 10:00AM; only General Admission tickets remain as organizers prepare for the HSBC Sevens Series stop in Vancouver on March 9thand 10that BC Place Stadium. 

January 9, 2019, Vancouver, BC:Canadian Rugby fans are gearing up for another epic weekend this March as Canada Sevens organizers confirmed the on-sale date for single-day tickets to the 2019 HSBC Canada Sevens at BC Place Stadium, March 9thand 10th. The Public on-sale for single-day tickets will begin on Tuesday, January 15that 10am via Ticketmaster. General Admission (GA) Single Day tickets are priced at $70.00 and GA Group (10 or more) tickets are priced at $65.00 plus service fees.  For full information on ticket pricing and availability, visit www.canadasevens.com

Similar to previous years, only General Admission tickets remain available, with all Suites, Premium and Reserved seating unavailable for purchase. In addition to single day tickets, Tournament passes for both days of the event are also still available in the GA category for $109.00 plus service fees. Although ‘festival seating,’ General Admission tickets do provide fans access to the lower bowl, including front row seats, as available.

“With the Series now underway, we are hard at work to make sure that when the worlds’ best players arrive here in Vancouver, we deliver a world class experience that builds on the success we’ve had over the past three years,” said Jamie Levchuk, Managing Director for HSBC Canada Sevens. “The release of single day tickets provides an additional opportunity for fans and sports enthusiasts both young and old to experience the unique spectacle of sevens rugby, whether it’s team building with co-workers, celebrating with friends, or families introducing their kids to the magic of sevens – there are truly experiences for everyone.”

The tournament takes place over two days, withthe Saturday competition schedule featuring 24 round-robin pool games. Sunday features another 21 playoff matches, including the Bronze and Gold Medal finals where the 2019 HSBC Canada Sevens Champion will be crowned. In its first three years, the tournament has delivered a dynamic atmosphere for both days, with Saturday playing host to a high-energy celebratory party that showcases colourful costumes and jubilant crowd participation, and Sunday bringing more focus to the celebration of high performance sport and community, that sets the perfect stage for families to come out and watch the 21 play-off matches amid a colourful, enthusiastic and supportive crowd.

This years’ HSBC Sevens Series carries additional significance, with results and rankings counting towards qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.  Sevens made its debut on the Olympic Sport Program in 2016 in Rio, and quickly established itself as a fan favourite thanks to its unique and enthusiastic fan culture, along with the fast paced and dynamic 14-minute matches on the field of play.

To follow the HSBC Sevens Series:Fans in Canada can follow the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series via live web stream at www.cbc.ca/sports. For all other information on tickets and event updates, visit www.canadasevens.com.

Media Accreditation for the HSBC Canada Sevens:For all media interested in attending the HSBC Canada Sevens in Vancouver, application for accreditation is now open, and can be accessed at www.canadasevens.com/contact/under “Media Accreditation.” Thedeadline for application is Friday, February 22nd.

About HSBC Canada Sevens:
HSBC Canada Sevens is a two-day indoor rugby sevens tournament, hosted March 9–10, 2018 at the world-class BC Place Stadium, host venue to Canada’s most prestigious events, and will feature 16 of the world’s top men’s sevens teams. The HSBC Canada Sevens will be the sixth stop in a 10-stop world tour as part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Sevens rugby, a fast-paced and shorter version of traditional rugby with only seven players per side, has built a huge international audience through the success of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, which attracts large audiences in markets around the world. The 2018-19 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series kicked off November 30th in Dubai, and the full ten-stop tour schedule of the 2018-19 Series can be found at www.worldrugby.org/sevens-series.

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For more information, please contact: media@canadasevens.com