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The biggest rugby tournament in North America, the USA Sevens Rugby tournament is making its much awaited return. Since its inception nine years ago the event has solidified its reputation among the best and most watched rugby events in the world. Now that its latest edition is rolling into town make sure catch USA Sevens Rugby tournament tickets so that you don’t miss out on all the fun.
The USA Sevens Rugby tournament was incepted in 2004 and the first editions was played at The Home Depot Center. It was a historical moment since that was the first ever IRB sanctioned competition to be held on the shores of the US. Initially the country was awarded the rights to host the tournament for three years. Argentina won the first edition by beating New Zealand in the final. The USA Sevens garnered a lot of interest from fans around the country which is why in 2006 the US was awarded the honor of hosting the competition beyond the initial three year time frame. It has been staged continuously since 2004 which makes it one of the longest running rugby tournaments of all time to be held in one country.
Sixteen countries compete in the USA Sevens Rugby tournament. Forty five matches are played over the course of its three week run. The teams are divided into four different groups and they are seeded based on performances in the past IRB Seven World Series tournaments. A win earns three points, draw gets two and a loss gets a single point. Teams that make the top two in each group go and play the quarterfinals. Countries from ninth to twelfth spots go head to head for the Bowl while the remaining ones compete for the Shield.
The USA Sevens Rugby tournament starts in the middle of February and has been a huge success. It moved to the US at a time when Rugby was among the fastest growing sports in the country. Well over sixty four thousand fans turned up to watch the event in 2012 with over thirty thousand of those making it to the stadium on the second day. That made it the biggest crowd for a rugby event in the US. The surge in popularity attracted the attention of major sports broadcasters of the region that began to cover it live.
The next USA Sevens Rugby tournament will be held at the legendary Sam Boyd Stadium. It will also be the tenth edition of the competition. The event has played its part in brining the sport to the masses in the entire North American continent. Millions have tuned into watch every installment of the competition to make it one of the most watched rugby tournaments in the world now. So if you are a rugby fan then book your cheap USA Sevens Rugby tournament tickets now and watch as it celebrates a decade in the USA.