Frequently asked questions


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. 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 are designated after the Japan Sevens held in Kitakyushu. The tournament features 12 countries, including 11 core teams with the additional country being invited by the host nation.

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


Are animals allowed in Starlight Stadium?

No animals are allowed in Starlight 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 Starlight Stadium.

Can I bring my own beverage container into the stadium?

There are no outside bottles allowed in Starlight Stadium.

Am I allowed to bring my vuvuzela?

No vuvuzela’s are allowed in Starlight Stadium.


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 purchase them online here

If you experience any issues, please contact our ticketing team –

What does GA mean? Will we be seated together?

General Admission (GA),  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?

The box office will be open 30 minutes prior to kick off

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

For groups of 10+ you can using the promo code “GAGROUP” during the buy process

For larger group purchases please email

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

Yes, at Starlight Stadium we have wheelchair accessible seating available and based on availability your friends and family can sit nearby. Please email to arrange accessible seating.

Is there alcohol-free seating available?

Alcohol-free seats will be provided in a General Admission section in a roped off area of the stadium.


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

Children 2 and under do not require a ticket if they can sit on the lap of a parent or guardian.



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.


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 noting your interest and we will be in contact with you at a later date.


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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