Canada Sevens is an international rugby tournament. It took place last year at Vancouver’s BC Place Stadium on March 7th and 8th.
GAME STATUS AND COVID-19
The status of the tournament in 2021 is to be confirmed. Below is information about the event in 2020. Future details will likely be similar to what happened the last time the event took place in Vancouver (although likely with extra COVID-related safety precautions in place).
Vancouver’s Canada Rugby Sevens
In 2020 there were 16 teams competing in Vancouver in the Rugby Sevens Tournament. There are 10 tournaments held around the world each year and the team with the most points out of all the tournaments wins.
The Teams in 2020
At the Rugby Sevens there were 16 teams that participated in Vancouver. Those teams in 2020 were Argentina, Australia, Canada, England, Fiji, France, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, New Zealand, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, USA and Wales.
Prices of tickets depend on if you want reserved seats and if you want to go for one day or the entire weekend. Ticket prices in 2020 are listed below.
General Admission (in 2020)
At the Canada Rugby Sevens event these tickets allow you to sit wherever you want within the General Admission area but your seats are not reserved and anyone can take them if you decide to leave and come back later.
- Single Day – $75
- Weekend – $119
These seats are designated seats that are saved for you for the entire weekend. They ensure that you will always be sitting with your group in the same spot with amazing views of the field.
- Regular – $149
- Sideline – $169
These seats each have their own perks such as behind the scenes access, private lounges, private bars and/or in-seat food services. Check the official website to see the specific extras included in each type of ticket.
- 7s Access – $179
- Elite 500 – $279
- Grosvenor Club – $299
The Rugby Sevens Schedule
Every game lasts for about 16 to 22 minutes, so they are very short. Games start almost immediately after the other. Each game is broken up into two 7-minute halves with a 2-minute half-time in the middle.
Saturday, March 7th, 2020
On the Saturday in 2020 the games started at 9:00 am. There was a short 10-minute break around noon and at around 3:15 pm. Saturday games ended by around 7 o’clock.
Team Canada played at 11:15 am against France, at 2:50 pm against Fiji, and at 6:05 pm against Wales.
Sunday, March 8th, 2020
On the Sunday games started at 9:40 am and ran until 7:00 pm. There was a 10-minute break scheduled at 12:45 pm and an hour long break scheduled at around 4:00 pm. The finals took place at 6:30 pm and there was a medal presentation directly after at around 6:50 pm.
For more information about this tournament click Canada Rugby Sevens.
If you’re interested in this event then check out the following too:
- Whitecaps Soccer
- BC Lions Football
- Vancouver Canucks Hockey
- BC Place Stadium
- Festivals and Events in Vancouver