The USA Sevens international rugby tournament in Las Vegas is the fifth of nine stops on the 2012-13 HSBC Sevens World Series. The three-day tournament is the only North American stop for the Sevens World Series, and is the largest rugby tournament in North America. As one of the premier sevens rugby tournaments in world, fans are able to view 16 national teams compete in 45 matches during the three-day competition in an attempt to gain points in the Sevens World Series standings.
Played on the same size field as traditional 15-player rugby, sevens rugby is played with just seven players per team. Matches have seven minute halves, with two minute intervals for pool and knock-out matches. The fast pace and short duration of matches makes every moment of the action thrilling for spectators.
Through a partnership with NBC Sports Group, the USA Sevens Tournament is broadcast live for 8 hours on NBC and NBC Sports. In addition to the USA Sevens Tournament, NBC has committed to broadcasting all 9 stops on the HSBC Sevens World Series tour.
The 2017 USA Sevens is scheduled to take place March 3-5, 2017 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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