HSBC CANADA WOMEN’S SEVENS ANNOUNCE SINGLE DAY TICKET ON SALE DATE

HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens to launch single-day ticket sales on Tuesday, April 24; Mother’s Day promotion encourages families to celebrate Mom while cheering on the worlds’ best Sevens players.

Thursday, April 19; Langford, B.C. – The Canada Women’s Sevens organizing committee announced today that single-day tickets for the 2018 HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens on May 12-13 at Westhills Stadium in Langford B.C., will go on sale Tuesday, April 24 at 10:00am PST. Tickets can be purchased through www.canadasevens.com or by calling the Ticket Rocket Box Office: 1-855-842-7575 – hours 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

General Admission tickets are $30.00, with a reduced-price point of $25.00 for groups of 10 or more, and $35.00 for select Reserved seating.

In its fourth year at Westhills Stadium in Langford, the HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens will also offer a unique promotion in honour of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 13th, where fans can buy three GA tickets and get a fourth ticket for free when using the code MOMPLUS3. Organizers are encouraging fans to include this weekend of sport and celebration in the family plans this coming Mother’s Day.

“Year over year, the HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens in Langford proves to be a great weekend for die-hard rugby enthusiasts, families of all ages, and the community at large that supports our players and our programs year-round,” said Allen Vansen, Rugby Canada CEO. “Once again, we look forward to welcoming the world’s best women’s sevens teams to Langford, and we strongly encourage the public to come out and be a part of this world-class weekend.”

The HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens is the fourth stop on the five-stop Women’s Sevens Series, which wraps in Paris on June 10. After two competitions, the Canadian Women’s Sevens team sits number three in the standings, and will be competing on the third stop of the Series this weekend at the Kitakyushu Women’s Sevens in Japan. Last year, Canadian Women placed second in Kitakyushu and then Langford, where they thrilled the crowd with an electric match against New Zealand who scored late to seal their victory. This year, Canadian women will be seeking their first tournament title on home soil.

About HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens Victoria/Langford

The HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens is a two-day tournament held on May 12-13, 2018. It is hosted at the home of Canadian Rugby at Westhills Stadium in Langford BC, and will feature twelve of the world’s top women’s rugby sevens teams on Canadian soil. The HSBC Canada Women’s Sevens will be the fourth stop in a five-stop world tour as part of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series. Sevens rugby is a fast-paced and shorter version of traditional rugby with only seven players per side. It has built a huge international audience through the success of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, which attracts large audiences in markets around the world. The 2018 HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series kicks off in Dubai on November 30th. Find the entire 5-stop tour at www.worldrugby.org/sevens-series/series-info

-30-

For more information, contact: media@canadasevens.com