The USA Sevens is an annual rugby sevens tournament held in Las Vegas in the United States. The USA Sevens is the largest annual rugby competition in North America, and is broadcast live in the United States by NBC and NBC Sports. The tournament takes place during the second weekend of February. The USA Sevens was introduced in 2004, and has been held at its current home, Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas every February since 2010. The USA Sevens tournament features 16 teams representing countries from every continent.
The USA Sevens is the fifth of nine tournaments on the IRB Sevens World Series. The IRB Sevens World Series is played throughout the world at eight other venues: Australia, Dubai, South Africa, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, London and Scotland.
8–9 February 2013 Winner Participants Argentina, Japan, Maple Leafs 1 and 2, USA Stars and USA Stripes, and various club selections ...
... The USA Sevens is played annually as part of the IRB Sevens World Series for international rugby sevens (seven-a-side version of rugby union) ... February 15 at PETCO Park in San Diego, California, was the fourth Cup trophy in the 2008-09 IRB Sevens World Series ... This was the last edition of the USA Sevens to be held in San Diego ...
56-William Ryder (Fiji) 2008 8-Chris Wyles (USA) Victor Vito (NZ) 51-Ben Gollings (England) 2009 8-Viliame Waqasduadua (New Zealand) 48-Peni Rokodiva (Fiji) 2010 11-Mikaele Pesamino (Samoa) 55-Mi ...
... More than 98,000 people are registered members of USA Rugby ... USA Rugby has formally become a member of the US Olympic Committee, allowing rugby players and programs access to Olympic resources ... several rugby tournaments on network TV, particularly rugby sevens tournaments, considered a television friendly format ...
... The IRB Sevens World Series, which is played every year from October through May, is the principal event in which the US national sevens team plays ... en route to placing sixth at the 2007 South Africa Sevens ... scored 26 tries on the season, and was the top try scorer at the 2008 USA Sevens with 8 tries ...
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