Quick Guide To The Las Vegas 7s Invitational

The biggest event of USA rugby kicks off on March 3rd. The Las Vegas Rugby 7s Invitational may be considered the largest amateur rugby event on USA soil. Teams from all levels of rugby, coming from all over the world, arrive in Las Vegas, NV to put their bet down so they can find out who will come out on top. Las Vegas Invitational tournament sets up as the preliminary event to the headliner show, the HSBC USA Rugby 7s International Tournament. The Las Vegas Invitational takes place over three days, and is jammed packed full of action.

Teams that are expected to be at the tournament will include teams such as, the NAV Selects, Florida HPP Men’s and Women’s Sevens, Atlanta Old White, Lindewood Women’s Sevens, USA South Panthers, Tennessee Tri-Stars Girls and many more clubs from around the world.

You can check out the full list of participants right here

USA Las Vegas Invitational

 

This year, Pitchero will be live streaming several matches from the tournament. You can catch the streams here

The tournament is broken down into several different divisions. Click the link to catch up on the schedule:

American Cup 7’s 

Formerly Men’s Elite, this division is for Men’s National teams not in the IRB tournament and top professional and select sides from around the world. This will be Olympic quality rugby with a cash prize for the Champions and Runner up!

Men’s Aces 7’s

Aces is for the good sevens side that wants more that a social tournament but is not a National side or professional team. You could have bragging rights to being the best club side in the land!
PLAY ON: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Men’s Open 7’s

Social Sevens, still a decent quality but not as serious as the higher divisions. Who will take home the trophy and the hit Vegas!

PLAY ON: Thursday and Friday

Men’s College  CRC Qualifiers 7’s

The highest collegiate level of rugby at the LVI. Qualify to go to Philly in Vegas!

PLAY ON: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday
Men’s Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship 7’s

Men’s Grad School 7’s

Social Sevens, current students or recent graduates can play. Who will take home the Brain Bowl and then hit Vegas?

PLAY ON: Friday and Saturday

Men’s Club 15’s

Played in a Challenge Match format instead of tournament format. Challenge a club side from the other side of the country or the other side of the world and play in Vegas!

PLAY ON: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Men’s College 15’s

Played in a Challenge Match format instead of tournament format. Challenge a university side from the other side of the country or the other side of the world and play in Vegas!

PLAY ON: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Men’s Masters 15’s

Played at all levels and ages in a Challenge Match format. Define your side and we will match you up with the best opponent or challenge a side to play in Vegas. We promise a great match or 3 and close proximity to the Beer Garden!

PLAY ON: Friday

Men’s “Heroes” 10’s

Much like the Hong Kong 10’s (minus the monsoons), perfect for military and police/fire teams, combine both the fast and not as fast guys to make your best 10!

PLAY ON: Thursday and Friday

Men’s/Women’s/Co-ed Touch

Women’s Elite 7’s 

DIVISION CLOSED! – This division is for National teams and top professional and select sides from around the world. This will be Olympic quality rugby with a cash prize for the Champions!

PLAY ON: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Women’s Open 7’s

 

Social Sevens, still a decent quality but not as serious as the higher divisions. Who will take home the trophy and then hit Vegas!

PLAY ON: Thursday and Friday

Women’s College 7’s

Women’s college rugby is growing! Be a part of the best Sevens tournament in North America, with teams from all over the world!

PLAY ON: Thursday and Friday

Women’s Club 15’s

Played in a Challenge Match format instead of tournament format. Challenge a club side from the other side of the country or the other side of the world and play in Vegas!

PLAY ON: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Women’s College 15’s

Played in a Challenge Match format instead of tournament format. Challenge a university side from the other side of the country or the other side of the world and play in Vegas!

PLAY ON: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Boys U-20 Elite 7’s

This Division is made up of high level U-20 players on distinguished teams. Come watch our future Olympians!

(Must be at least 18 and not turn 20 before September 1 of 2015)

PLAY ON: Thursday and Friday

Girls U-20 Elite 7’s

This Division is made up of high level U-20 players on distinguished teams. Come watch our future Olympians!

PLAY ON: Thursday and Friday

Boys U-18 Elite 7’s

This Division is made up of high level U-20 players on distinguished teams. Come watch our future Olympians!

(Must be at least 18 and not turn 20 before September 1 of 2015)

PLAY ON: Thursday and Friday

Girls U-18 7’s

Come compete in the most exciting U-18 High School division in rugby!

(Must be at least 16, enrolled in HS and not turn 19 before September 1 of 2015 – most likely be 18)

PLAY ON: Thursday and Friday

Additional Division
Boys U-16 7’s
Boys U-14 7’s
Girls U-16 7’s
Girls U-14 7’s
Boys High School Open 7’s
Girls High School Open 7’s
Boys High School 15’s
Girls High School 15’s

 

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