International Rugby Returns to Houston!
The International Rugby Board and USA Rugby have awarded Houston a multi-year deal to host Round 2 of the IRB Women’s Sevens World Series. Twelve international women’s teams will compete at the event, scheduled for February 1 & 2, 2013, at BBVA Compass Stadium.
This historical two-day International Series, the second stop on a new Women’s World Series Rugby Sevens global tour, the first of its kind for women, and an Olympic qualifier series, will take place annually in Houston through 2015. Rugby Sevens will debut as one of the new Olympic sports at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Catch all the hard-hitting action as Australia, Canada, England, Netherlands, New Zealand and the United States take on Brazil, South Africa, Russia, Japan, Argentina, and Trinidad & Tobago in 7-minute, adrenaline-filled increments stretched over 14 total hours.
As a supporter of rugby & BBVA Compass Stadium, we are extending an exclusive pre-sale offer beginning Tuesday, November 27th at 10 a.m. through Thursday, November 29th at 11:59 p.m. Get your 2-day passes starting at just $15. The event will donate $1 per ticket to the Houston Area Women’s Center. To access pre-sale offer, click here.
Tickets for the International Women’s Rugby Sevens World Series will go on-sale to the general public beginning Friday, November 30 at 10 a.m. and will be available online at www.axs.com orwww.bbvacompassstadium.com or by calling 888-929-7849.